Peru is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 10,670, it is the 75th largest city in Indiana and the 2956th largest city in the United States. Peru is currently declining at a rate of -1.08% annually and its population has decreased by -6.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,417 in 2010. Peru reached it's highest population of 14,453 in 1960. Spanning over 6 miles, Peru has a population density of 1,936 people per square mile.
The average household income in Peru is $46,713 with a poverty rate of 25.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $660 per month, and the median house value is $61,800. The median age in Peru is 37.9 years, 37.1 years for males, and 38.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.6 males.