Peru, New York Population 2020

6,913
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Peru is a city located in New York. Peru has a 2020 population of 6,913. Peru is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually and its population has decreased by -1.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,000 in 2010. Peru reached it's highest population of 7,000 in 2010.

The average household income in Peru is $76,057 with a poverty rate of 14.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,035 per month, and the median house value is $161,100. The median age in Peru is 39.6 years, 39 years for males, and 40.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.5 males.

Peru Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Peru was:

  • White: 95.99%
  • Other race: 1.22%
  • Asian: 1.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Two or more races: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Peru, New York is 6,913, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,927.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,000.

Peru, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,67195.99%
Some Other Race851.22%
Asian721.04%
Black or African American520.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.53%
Two or More Races330.47%
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Peru Population Pyramid 2020

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Peru Median Age

39.6


Total

39


Male

40.3


Female

Peru Adults

There are 5,299 adults, (1,117 of whom are seniors) in Peru.

Peru Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Peru Sex Ratio

Female

3,573

51.41%

Male

3,377

48.59%

Peru Households and Families

Peru Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Peru Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All74.6%25.4%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
Male61.3%38.8%
Female49.8%50.2%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6022.6274.6
Married1,4703.1986.2
Non Family6731.363.3
Female2992.6649.8
Male1602.9461.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Peru Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1252.62%
9th to 12th Grade4739.93%
High School Graduate1,43030.02%
Some College76115.98%
Associates Degree53511.23%
Bachelors Degree63113.25%
Graduate Degree80816.96%
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Peru Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,5503,9731,380
Hispanic917023
Other Race704923
Asian515117
Native American3737
Black24249
Multiple Races101010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,667$34,497$36,504
Less Than High School$21,144$25,638$20,505
High School Grad$27,764$30,375$22,000
Some College$41,971$38,750$47,951
Bachelors Degree$55,156$87,841$39,167
Graduate Degree$62,500$108,512$54,014

$35,667

Average Earnings

$34,497

Average Male

$36,504

Average Female

Peru Language

Peru Language by Age

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Peru Language

93.14% of Peru residents speak only English, while 6.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.98% of the population.

Peru Poverty

Peru Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,61092614.01%
Native3737100.00%
Hispanic1061514.15%
Other851517.65%

14.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.71%

Male Poverty Rate

14.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Peru

The race most likely to be in poverty in Peru is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Peru is White, with 14.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.63%.

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Name Poverty
High School29.75%
Less Than High School18.12%
Some College6.56%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Employed8.01%
Female Employed5.16%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Peru Income

Peru Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,480$76,057
Families$72,036$87,627
Married Families$89,506-
Non Families$31,426$36,550
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Peru Marital Status

Peru Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Peru Married by Age and Sex

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Peru Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Peru Marital Status by Race

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Peru Veterans

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536

Number of Veterans

523

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam258
First Gulf War81
Korea52
World War II41
Second Gulf War17
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74235
55 to 64122
75+108
35 to 5471
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White52110.33%
Black1528.85%
Hispanic65.66%

Peru Veterans by Education

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3.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Peru Employment Status

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58.9%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,913-7-0.10%
20196,920-7-0.10%
20186,927-7-0.10%
20176,934-4-0.06%
20166,938-16-0.23%
20156,954-32-0.46%
20146,986-3-0.04%
20136,989-1-0.01%
20126,990-10-0.14%
20117,0000.00%
20107,0000.00%