In 2019, Peru, IN had a population of 35.8k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $50,657. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Peru, IN declined from 35,901 to 35,815, a −0.24% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,460 to $50,657, a 6.74% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Peru, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.38%), White (Hispanic) (1.72%), Other (Hispanic) (1.23%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.2%). 0% of the households in Peru, IN speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
99.2% of the residents in Peru, IN are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Peru, IN was $88,700, and the homeownership rate was 71.5%. Most people in Peru, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Peru, IN was 2 cars per household.