Peru Chautauqua County, Kansas

Peru: City in Kansas, United States

About

Peru is a city located in the county of Chautauqua in the U.S. state of Kansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 139 and a population density of 169 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 125 inhabitants.

Peru Quick Facts

Population : 125 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
County : Chautauqua County
Postal code : 67360
Area : 0.82 km2
Altitude : 784 feet / 239 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 22:17:13 (18th January 2022)
Density : 152 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.2% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Peru is located at 37°5'19"N 96°5'41"W (37.0886700, -96.0947100).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Peru decreased by 11.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 139 - census
2011 138 -0.72% estimation process
2012 136 -1.47% estimation process
2013 135 -0.74% estimation process
2014 132 -2.27% estimation process
2015 129 -2.33% estimation process
2016 128 -0.78% estimation process
2017 127 -0.79% estimation process
2018 126 -0.79% estimation process
2019 124 -1.61% estimation process
2020 125 0.8% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 19,959
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 18,047
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 10.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 21,569
April 1, 2010 Population : 17,503
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.3%
People over 65 (%) : 14.2%
Female persons, % : 50.4%
White only, percent : 82.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 4.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 13.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 78.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 947
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 9.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.1%

Peru zip code is 67360. County name: Chautauqua, County fips: 20019

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $119,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,030
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $331
2015-2019 median gross rent : $778
2015-2019 Households : 7,866
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.45
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 75.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 56,684
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 227,103
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,644,664
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 468,154
2012 total retail sales per capita : $25,278
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,944
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,378
Percentage of people living in poverty : 20.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,465
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 862
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 309
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 71
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,267
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 168
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,111
2010 population per square mile : 1,532.4
2010 land area in square miles : 11.42

People born in Peru (2)

People born in Peru, including maternal grandmother of Barack Obama Madelyn Dunham, soldier from America who fought in World War II Charles T. Payne, .

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Schools in Peru

College & universities near Peru, KS

Code Name City ZIP
155201 Independence Community College Independence (KS) 67301-0708

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Peru, KS

Code Name Address Type
TLS Tulsa, Oklahoma 317 South Detroit St. BUS

Post offices near Peru

Post Office Name City ZIP
Peru Post Office Peru (KS) 67360

Other places with the same name (10)

  • Peru , Indiana city in Indiana, United States with a population of 10,937 people.
  • 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.

Other cities in Chautauqua County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Chautauqua County , KS.

City Name Population Title
Sedan 992 City in Kansas
Cedar Vale 503 Human settlement in Chautauqua County, Kansas, United States of America
Chautauqua 88 Small city in Chautauqua County, Kansas, United State
Elgin 79 Human settlement in Chautauqua County, Kansas, United States of America
Niotaze 72 Human settlement in Chautauqua County, Kansas, United States of America