Peru, NE 68421 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68421: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Peru, NE 68421

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Nemaha County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.48, Longitude -95.731
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68421 has segments in 2 Counties (Nemaha, Otoe).

  • Businesses Addresses: 18
  • PO Box Addresses: 149
  • Residential Addresses: 153
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 153

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Peru, NE 68421 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,300
Daytime Population: Workers 179
Daytime Population: Residents 709
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 888
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 916
Population in Familes 613
Population in Group Qrtrs 384
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $45,253
Average Household Income $63,296
Per Capita Income $18,813


Total Housing Units 452 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 229 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $81,649
Average Home Value $111,463


Total Households 360
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 192
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.29% -0.29%
Households -0.08% -0.45%
Families -0.28% -0.63%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Peru, NE 68421 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68421 to the other 586 ZIP Codes in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 202 66th
Population Density # 176 70th
Diversity Index # 140 77th
Median Household Income # 443 25th
Per Capita Income # 565 4th

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