|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Peru is 636. Peru, Nebraska is the 12,199th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Peru was in 1990, when its population was 1,106. In 1990, Peru was the 9,342nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,199th largest city in the US. Peru is currently 42.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Peru has shrunk 30.9% since the year 2000. Peru, Nebraska's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|12196||Garden City, Utah||636||63.9%|
|12200||Picture Rocks, Pennsylvania||636||-8.7%|
|12203||Brownsboro Farm, Kentucky||635||-2.7%|
|12204||Cuba, New Mexico||635||7.0%|
|12205||East Bend, North Carolina||635||-3.7%|
The total voting age population of Peru, Nebraska, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 765. The voting age population is 51.1% male and 48.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 4.0% of the residents of Peru are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Peru are 85.0% White, 8.3% Black, 3.4% Other, 3.1% Two or more races and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 9.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Peru, 33.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 5.3%. On a per-household basis, 14.0% of families are below the poverty line in Peru.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.4% of Peru residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.9% of Peru residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 28.9% have a bachelor's degree and 10.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Peru residents aged 5 and older, 4.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Peru is 10.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Peru, 35.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Peru is $42,917.
In Peru, 53.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.7% of housing units in Peru.
Of all the housing units in Peru, 72.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Peru, 5.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Peru is $494.
In Peru, 80.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.