Peru Miami County, Indiana

Peru: City in Indiana, United States

About

Peru is a city located in the county of Miami in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 11,417 and a population density of 848 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,937 inhabitants.

The city was created 188 years ago in 1833.

Peru Quick Facts

Population : 10,937 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Miami County
Postal code : 46970–46971
Phone Area Codes : 765
Area : 13.46 km2
Altitude : 650 feet / 198 meters
Capital city : Peru is capital of Miami County
Establishment : January 01, 1834 (188 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Indiana/Indianapolis
Local time : 20:53:49 (23rd January 2022)
Density : 813 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.39% (2010-2020)
Weather : 26℉ Partly Sunny 7-days weather
Peru locator map
Location of Peru on Indiana map.
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Geography

Peru is located at 40°45'13"N 86°4'8"W (40.7536500, -86.0688800).

Peru map

Weather

Peru forecast: Partly sunny, with a high near 26. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Peru decreased by 4.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,417 - census
2011 11,493 0.66% estimation process
2012 11,449 -0.38% estimation process
2013 11,334 -1.01% estimation process
2014 11,276 -0.51% estimation process
2015 11,269 -0.06% estimation process
2016 11,268 -0.01% estimation process
2017 11,174 -0.84% estimation process
2018 11,083 -0.82% estimation process
2019 11,005 -0.71% estimation process
2020 10,937 -0.62% estimation process

Peru zip code is 46970. County name: Miami, County fips: 18103

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People born in Peru (24)

People born in Peru, including Vaudevillian and Comedian Ole Olsen, composer and songwriter Cole Porter, politician Thurman C. Crook, .

List

  • Bob Gibbs (U.S. Representative from Ohio) he was born in 14/06/1954
  • Phillip Hinkle (American politician) he was born in 25/12/1946
  • Frank Fetter (American economist) he was born in 08/03/1863
  • Nancy Wilson-Pajic (American photographer) she was born in 01/01/1941
  • Alfred Bergman (American baseball player (1889-1961)) he was born in 27/09/1889
  • B. J. Penn (American government official) he was born in 02/04/1938
  • Charles Redmon (American hammer thrower) he was born in 01/02/1900
  • Dutch Bergman (American football player and coach, basketball coach, baseball coach, college athletics administrator (1895-1972)) he was born in 23/02/1895
  • Hiram Iddings Bearss (Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 13/04/1875
  • Richard Antrim (United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 17/12/1907
  • Paul Ray (American politician) he was born in 25/10/1966
  • Keith O'Conner Murphy (American musician) he was born in 09/11/1944
  • Robert Edward Weaver (U.S. regionalist artist and illustrator (1913–1991)) he was born in 01/01/1913
  • Martinus Andersen (American artist) he was born in 01/01/1878
  • Emil Schram he was born in 01/01/1893
  • James Richard Moseley (1948-) he was born in 02/06/1948
  • Frank Scott Clark (American photographer) he was born in 16/09/1865
  • James Edward Blake (American painter) he was born in 08/06/1864

Schools in Peru

College & universities near Peru, IN

Code Name City ZIP
462017 Summit Salon Academy-Kokomo Kokomo (IN) 46901-6248

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Peru, IN

Code Name Address Type
LAF Lafayette station 200 North 2nd St. RAIL
REN Rensselaer 619 North Cullen Street RAIL
CRB Crawfordsville (Bus), Indiana 1000 Smith Ave BUS
EKH Elkhart station 131 Tyler Avenue RAIL
SOB South Bend station 2702 West Washington Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Peru

Post Office Name City ZIP
Peru Post Office Peru (IN) 46970

Other places with the same name (10)

  • Peru , Illinois city in Illinois, United States with a population of 9,612 people.
  • Peru , New York town in New York, United States with a population of 6,882 people.
  • Peru , Ohio township in Morrow County, Ohio with a population of 1,531 people.
  • Peru , Maine town in Maine, United States with a population of 1,509 people.
  • Peru , Massachusetts town in Massachusetts, United States with a population of 833 people.
  • Peru , Nebraska city in Nebraska, United States with a population of 792 people.
  • Peru , Vermont town in Vermont, United States with a population of 355 people.
  • Peru , Wisconsin town in Wisconsin, United States with a population of 251 people.
  • Peru , Kansas city in Kansas, United States with a population of 125 people.

Other cities in Miami County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Miami County , IN.

City Name Population Title
Flora 1,998 Human settlement in Carroll County, Indiana, United States of America
Miami 1,259 Unincorporated community in Miami County, Indiana, United States
Denver 462 Town in Indiana, United States
Amboy 353 Town of the United States
Macy 200 Town in Indiana

Distance to Other Cities

Peru distances to largest Indiana cities