Peru Nemaha County, Nebraska

Peru: City in Nebraska, United States

About

Peru is a city located in the county of Nemaha in the U.S. state of Nebraska. Its population at the 2010 census was 865 and a population density of 635 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 792 inhabitants.

The city was created 164 years ago in 1856.

Peru Quick Facts

Population : 792 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nebraska (United States)
County : Nemaha County
Postal code : 68421
Phone Area Codes : 402
Area : 1.36 km2
Altitude : 1,083 feet / 330 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1857 (164 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:25:42 (7th December 2021)
Density : 582 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.22% (2010-2020)
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Location of Peru on Nebraska map.
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Geography

Peru is located at 40°28'27"N 95°44'1"W (40.4741700, -95.7336100).

Peru map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Peru decreased by 9.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 865 - census
2011 788 -9.77% estimation process
2012 772 -2.07% estimation process
2013 824 6.31% estimation process
2014 835 1.32% estimation process
2015 796 -4.9% estimation process
2016 783 -1.66% estimation process
2017 760 -3.03% estimation process
2018 758 -0.26% estimation process
2019 755 -0.4% estimation process
2020 792 4.67% estimation process

Peru zip code is 68421. County name: Nemaha, County fips: 31127

Local Places in Peru

People born in Peru (3)

People born in Peru, including astronomer Edison Pettit, chiropractor Sylva Ashworth, dramatist Ellsworth P. Conkle, you can see a list of people who born in Peru.

Schools in Peru

College & universities near Peru, NE

Code Name City ZIP
181534 Peru State College Peru (NE) 68421-0010

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Peru, NE

Code Name Address Type
OMA Omaha 1003 S. 9th Street RAIL
LNK Lincoln 201 North 7th St. RAIL

Post offices near Peru

Post Office Name City ZIP
Peru Post Office Peru (NE) 68421

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 , 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 Nemaha County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Nemaha County , NE.

City Name Population Title
Auburn 3,342 City in Nemaha County, Nebraska, United States
Johnson 327 City in Nemaha County, Nebraska, United States of America
Nemaha 143 Township in Nemaha County, Kansas
Brownville 132 Human settlement in Nemaha County, Nebraska, United States of America
Brock 107 Village in Nebraska, United States
Julian 56 Human settlement in Nemaha County, Nebraska, United States of America