Peru Bennington County, Vermont

Peru: Town in Vermont, United States

About

Peru is a town located in the county of Bennington in the U.S. state of Vermont. Its population at the 2010 census was 375 and a population density of 4 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 355 inhabitants.

The town was created 260 years ago in 1761.

Peru Quick Facts

Population : 355 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Vermont (United States)
County : Bennington County
Postal code : 05152
Phone Area Codes : 802
Area : 96.7 km2
Altitude : 1,647 feet / 502 meters
Establishment : October 10, 1761 (260 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 02:50:54 (28th November 2021)
Density : 4 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.63% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Peru is located at 43°13'47"N 72°53'52"W (43.2298000, -72.8978800).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Peru decreased by 5.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 375 - census
2011 369 -1.63% estimation process
2012 367 -0.54% estimation process
2013 365 -0.55% estimation process
2014 361 -1.11% estimation process
2015 361 0% estimation process
2016 358 -0.84% estimation process
2017 357 -0.28% estimation process
2018 356 -0.28% estimation process
2019 355 -0.28% estimation process
2020 355 0% estimation process

Peru zip code is 05152. County name: Bennington, County fips: 50003

Bromley, Brumley, Peru, Peru Center

Local Places in Peru

People born in Peru (2)

People born in Peru, including botanist John Milton Bigelow, botanist, botanical collector and author Nellie Francena Waite Flynn, you can see a list of people who born in Peru.

Schools in Peru

College & universities near Peru, VT

Code Name City ZIP
230898 Green Mountain College Poultney (VT) 05764-1199

Stations (30)

Amtrak & bus stations near Peru, VT

Code Name Address Type
OKO Okemo, Vermont 77 Okemo Ridge Rd BUS
BLF Bellows Falls station 54 Depot St RAIL
RUD Rutland station 25 Evelyn Street RAIL
CLA Claremont Plains Rd. and Maple Ave. RAIL
CNV Castleton station 266 Main Street RAIL

Post offices near Peru

Post Office Name City ZIP
Peru Post Office Peru (VT) 05152

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 , 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 Bennington County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bennington County , VT.

City Name Population Title
Bennington 14,897 Town in Vermont, United States
Manchester 4,214 Town in Vermont
Shaftsbury 3,411 Town in Vermont, United States
Pownal 3,386 Town in Bennington County, Vermont
Arlington 2,204 Town in Bennington County, Vermont, United States of America
Dorset 1,937 Town in Vermont
North Bennington 1,694 Village in Vermont
Sunderland 947 Town in Vermont
Stamford 809 Town in Vermont, United States
Readsboro 720 Town in Vermont, United States
Rupert 682 Town in Bennington County, Vermont
Woodford 398 Town in Bennington County, Vermont, United States
Sandgate 380 Town in Bennington County, Vermont
Old Bennington 128 Village in Vermont
Searsburg 109 Town in Bennington County, Vermont