In 2017, Peru, IN had a population of 36k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $46,666. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Peru, IN declined from 36,093 to 36,035, a -0.161% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,646 to $46,666, a 2.23% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Peru, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.96%), White (Hispanic) (1.62%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.32%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.01%). N/A% of the people in Peru, IN speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Peru, IN is $85,500, and the homeownership rate is 70.2%. Most people in Peru, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Peru, IN is 2 cars per household.