In 2017, Peru, NE had a population of 910 people with a median age of 22.7 and a median household income of $48,571. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Peru, NE declined from 968 to 910, a -5.99% decrease and its median household income declined from $51,146 to $48,571, a -5.03% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Peru, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.48%), White (Hispanic) (5.93%), Two or More Races (Hispanic) (1.98%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.21%). N/A% of the people in Peru, NE speak a non-English language, and 96.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Peru, NE are Peru State College (507 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Peru, NE is $58,100, and the homeownership rate is 62.2%. Most people in Peru, NE commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Peru, NE is 5 cars per household.