Peru Berkshire County, Massachusetts

Peru: Town in Massachusetts, United States

About

Peru is a town located in the county of Berkshire in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 847 and a population density of 13 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 833 inhabitants.

The town was created 255 years ago in 1766.

Peru Quick Facts

Population : 833 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Berkshire County
Postal code : 01235
Phone Area Codes : 413
Area : 67.4 km2
Altitude : 2,064 feet / 629 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1767 (255 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 04:01:11 (25th January 2022)
Density : 12 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.68% (2010-2020)
Weather : 25℉ Chance Snow Showers 7-days weather
Peru locator map
Location of Peru on Massachusetts map.
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Peru - 143 E
Peru - 143 E image

Geography

Peru is located at 42°26'17"N 73°2'45"W (42.4381400, -73.0459300).

Peru map

Weather

Peru forecast: A chance of snow showers after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Peru decreased by 1.68% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 847 - census
2011 853 0.7% estimation process
2012 853 0% estimation process
2013 848 -0.59% estimation process
2014 848 0% estimation process
2015 848 0% estimation process
2016 843 -0.59% estimation process
2017 840 -0.36% estimation process
2018 838 -0.24% estimation process
2019 834 -0.48% estimation process
2020 833 -0.12% estimation process

Partridgefield, Peru

People born in Peru (7)

People born in Peru, including Confederate Army general Claudius W. Sears, banker and financial publisher from Massachusetts, United States John Thompson, politician Luther Badger, .

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Schools in Peru

College & universities near Peru, MA

Code Name City ZIP
425986 Mildred Elley-Pittsfield Campus Pittsfield (MA) 01201-5300

Stations (25)

Amtrak & bus stations near Peru, MA

Code Name Address Type
PIT Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center 1 Columbus Avenue RAIL
NHT Union Station 170 Pleasant Street RAIL
GFD John W. Olver Transit Center 12 Olive Street RAIL
AMM Amherst, Massachusetts 13 Railroad St. RAIL
SPG Springfield Union Station 66 Lyman St. RAIL

Post offices near Peru

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hinsdal Post Office Hinsdale (MA) 01235

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  • 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 , 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 Berkshire County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Berkshire County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Pittsfield 41,834 City in Massachusetts
North Adams 12,737 City in Massachusetts, United States
Adams 7,955 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Williamstown 7,631 Town in Massachusetts
Great Barrington 6,976 Town in Massachusetts
Dalton 6,479 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Lee 5,629 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Lenox 4,933 Town of Massachusetts, United States
Sheffield 3,112 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Cheshire 3,105 Town in Massachusetts
Lanesborough 2,925 City in Massachusetts, United States
Hinsdale 1,902 City in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Stockbridge 1,883 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Becket 1,707 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Otis 1,531 City in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America
New Marlborough 1,450 Town in Massachusetts, USA