Peru Oxford County, Maine

Peru: Town in Maine, United States

About

Peru is a town located in the county of Oxford in the U.S. state of Maine. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,541 and a population density of 32 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,509 inhabitants.

Peru Quick Facts

Population : 1,509 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
County : Oxford County
Postal code : 04290
Phone Area Codes : 207
Area : 47.6 km2
Altitude : 807 feet / 246 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:49:48 (3rd December 2021)
Density : 32 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.12% (2010-2020)
Weather : 32℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather
Toll Bridge Between Dixfield and West Peru  ME image
Toll Bridge Between Dixfield and West Peru ME
Toll Bridge Between Dixfield and West Peru  ME image

Geography

Peru is located at 44°30'24"N 70°24'19"W (44.5067300, -70.4053400).

Peru map

Weather

Peru forecast: Mostly sunny. High near 32, with temperatures falling to around 25 in the afternoon. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New snow accumulation of less than half an inch possible. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Peru decreased by 2.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,541 - census
2011 1,540 -0.06% estimation process
2012 1,533 -0.46% estimation process
2013 1,527 -0.39% estimation process
2014 1,521 -0.39% estimation process
2015 1,514 -0.46% estimation process
2016 1,509 -0.33% estimation process
2017 1,514 0.33% estimation process
2018 1,512 -0.13% estimation process
2019 1,511 -0.07% estimation process
2020 1,509 -0.13% estimation process

Peru zip code is 04290. County name: Oxford, County fips: 23017

Local Places in Peru

Schools in Peru

College & universities near Peru, ME

Code Name City ZIP
161226 University of Maine at Farmington Farmington (ME) 04938-9978

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near Peru, ME

Code Name Address Type
AGM Augusta, ME 9 Industrial Drive BUS
BIN Berlin, New Hampshire 318 Glen Ave BUS
NCW North Conway, NH 2760 White Mountain Highway BUS
FRE Freeport 36 Depot Street RAIL
BRK Brunswick Maine Street Station 101 Bath Rd. BUS

Post offices near Peru

Post Office Name City ZIP
Dixfield Post Office Dixfield (ME) 04224

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 , 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 Oxford County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Oxford County , ME. (more)

City Name Population Title
Rumford 5,735 Town in Oxford County, Maine, United States
Paris 5,162 Town in Maine, USA
Norway 4,990 Town in Maine, USA
Oxford 4,102 Town in Oxford County, Maine, United States
Fryeburg 3,436 City in Maine, United States
Bethel 2,749 Town in Oxford County, Maine, USA
Mexico 2,635 Town in Maine
Dixfield 2,481 City in Oxford County, Maine, United States of America
South Paris 2,267 Census-designated place in Oxford County, Maine
Buckfield 2,071 Town in Oxford County, Maine, United States
West Paris 1,689 City in Oxford County, Maine, United States of America
Hiram 1,659 Human settlement in Oxford County, Maine, United States of America
Brownfield 1,653 Town in Maine
Porter 1,525 Town in Oxford County, Maine, United States
Hebron 1,431 Town in Maine
Hartford 1,229 Town in Maine, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Peru distances to largest Maine cities