Peru Clinton County, New York

Peru: Town in New York, United States

About

Peru is a town located in the county of Clinton in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,998 and a population density of 76 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,882 inhabitants.

The town was created 250 years ago in 1771.

Peru Quick Facts

Population : 6,882 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Clinton County
Postal code : 12972
Phone Area Codes : 518
Area : 92.38 km2
Altitude : 436 feet / 133 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1772 (250 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:00:06 (25th May 2022)
Density : 74 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.69% (2010-2020)
Peru locator map
Location of Peru on New York map.
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Geography

Peru is located at 44°34'42"N 73°31'36"W (44.5783800, -73.5268000).

Peru map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Peru decreased by 1.69% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,998 - census
2011 6,999 0.01% estimation process
2012 6,986 -0.19% estimation process
2013 6,983 -0.04% estimation process
2014 6,978 -0.07% estimation process
2015 6,945 -0.48% estimation process
2016 6,925 -0.29% estimation process
2017 6,918 -0.1% estimation process
2018 6,912 -0.09% estimation process
2019 6,917 0.07% estimation process
2020 6,882 -0.51% estimation process

Peru zip code is 12972. County name: Clinton, County fips: 36019

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People born in Peru (2)

People born in Peru, including businessman Francis A. Pratt, computer scientist Frances E. Allen, .

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Schools in Peru

College & universities near Peru, NY

Code Name City ZIP
190053 Clinton Community College Plattsburgh (NY) 12901

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Peru, NY

Code Name Address Type
PRK Port Kent station Hwy 373 & Back Rd RAIL
PLB Plattsburgh station Bridge and Dock Sts. RAIL
ESX Essex Junction station 29 Railroad Ave. RAIL
SAB St. Albans station 40 Federal Street RAIL
WSP Westport station Hwy 9N and Ledge Hill Rd RAIL

Post offices near Peru

Post Office Name City ZIP
Peru Post Office Peru (NY) 12972

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  • 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 , 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 Clinton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Clinton County , NY.

City Name Population Title
Plattsburgh 11,823 City in the state of New York, USA
Champlain 5,579 Town in Clinton County, New York, United States of America
Beekmantown 5,441 Human settlement in Clinton County, New York, United States of America
Schuyler Falls 5,100 Town in New York state
Chazy 4,114 Town in New York, United States
Saranac 3,918 Human settlement in Clinton County, New York, United States of America
Mooers 3,555 Census-designated place in Clinton County, New York
Dannemora 3,512 Town in New York, USA
Altona 2,845 Census-designated place in Clinton County, New York
Russia 2,487 Town in New York
Rouses Point 2,109 Village in New York, United States
Ellenburg 1,660 Town
Cumberland Head 1,627 Census-designated place in Clinton County, New York
Morrisonville 1,545 Census-designated place in Clinton County, New York
Black Brook 1,469 Human settlement in Clinton County, New York, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Peru distances to largest New York cities