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Peru is a city in Nemaha County.

The community was named for Peru, IL.

The latitude of Peru is 40.474N. The longitude is -95.733W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,083 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 569.


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Median household income
Local
$27,216
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Peru demographic reports
Peru is on the Missouri River, at the Missouri border.
Former and merged names include:
· Mount Vernon
Local festivals include:
  • Old Man River Days - June 9-10, 2007
Dates often change. Check Peru web sites and events links in the sections below.
Colleges and universities: Peru State College

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Peru demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Nemaha County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68421 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

30% of Peru residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Peru ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Peru was $14,637, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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28% of Peru residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Peru, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $280.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $557.


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Nemaha County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Peru political report.

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The average commute time for Peru workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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