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Peru Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Peru Area is 36,394. The Peru Area population density is 96.44 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 179.64 people per square mile and is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Peru Area is white, which represent 91.19% of the total population. The average Peru Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 36,394. #717

Population Density, #392

Peru Area
96.44 per square mile
179.64 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:33,187 (91.19%, #291)
Black:1,819 (5.00%, #374)
Hispanic:937 (2.57%, #659)
Asian:66 (0.18%, #841)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):408 (1.12%, #198)
One Race, Other:274 (0.75%, see rank)
Two or More Races:640 (1.76%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

29,788 (81.85%) out of the total population of 36,394 reported first ancestry.

 Peru Area% of the Total PopulationIndianaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.28%0.56%
Czech330.09%, see rank0.26%0.47%
Danish440.12%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch7151.96%, see rank1.97%1.40%
English2,7027.42%, see rank8.65%8.02%
French7071.94%, see rank2.51%3.34%
German7,79521.42%, see rank23.81%15.03%
Greek420.12%, see rank0.36%0.41%
Hungarian2420.66%, see rank0.56%0.46%
Irish3,79110.42%, see rank11.76%10.80%
Italian7081.95%, see rank2.69%5.52%
Norwegian1100.30%, see rank0.57%1.42%
Polish4581.26%, see rank3.17%3.01%
Portuguese80.02%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian750.21%, see rank0.37%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2110.58%, see rank0.88%0.99%
Scottish3200.88%, see rank1.73%1.72%
Subsaharan African700.19%, see rank0.90%0.95%
Swedish1940.53%, see rank0.90%1.27%
Swiss1150.32%, see rank0.59%0.30%
Ukrainian170.05%, see rank0.15%0.31%
American10,43228.66%, see rank11.14%7.12%
Welsh1040.29%, see rank0.55%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 19,626 (53.93%, see rank)
Females: 16,768 (46.07%, see rank)

Peru Area
Male: 53.93%
Female: 46.07%
Male: 49.23%
Female: 50.77%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Peru Area
40.30 years old
37.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Peru Area
38.90 years old
35.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Peru Area
42.30 years old
38.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Peru Area% of the Total PopulationIndianaU.S.
Under 5 years2,0655.67%, see rank6.48%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,3526.46%, see rank6.81%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,1886.01%, see rank6.87%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,4226.65%, see rank7.09%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,2306.13%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years4,44912.22%, see rank12.78%13.47%
35 to 44 years4,89913.46%, see rank12.70%12.96%
45 to 54 years5,58615.35%, see rank14.04%14.09%
55 to 64 years4,76313.09%, see rank12.43%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,1158.56%, see rank7.52%7.64%
75 to 84 1,6944.65%, see rank4.22%4.25%
85 years and over6311.73%, see rank1.84%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Peru AreaIndianaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population25,137, 100%4,287,819209,056,129
Less Than High School3,930, 15.63%, see rank12.39%13.67%
High School Graduate10,720, 42.65%, see rank34.96%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree7,803, 31.04%, see rank29.03%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,784, 7.10%, see rank15.11%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree900, 3.58%, see rank8.51%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.53, see rank13.2913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Peru Area IndianaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten95586.07%13.93%68.29%31.71%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,76697.16%, see rank2.84%, see rank88.34%11.66%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,19395.17%, see rank4.83%, see rank90.81%9.19%90.60%9.40%
College2,09095.36%, see rank4.64%, see rank78.80%21.20%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School13483.58%, see rank16.42%, see rank71.77%28.23%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Peru AreaIndianaU.S.
Total Households13,246, 100%2,492,183116,211,092
Average Household Size2.60, see rank2.552.63
1 Person Households3,467, 26.17%, see rank27.83%27.57%
2 or More Person Households9,779, 73.83%, see rank72.17%72.43%
Family Households (Families)9,170, 69.23%, see rank66.45%66.22%
Average Family Size3.20, see rank3.203.32
Married-Couple Family7,044, 53.18%, see rank49.49%48.42%
Nonfamily Households4,076, 30.77%, see rank33.55%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Peru Area%IndianaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total29,789see rank5,223,072252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over16,154100%, see rank2,545,970123,281,364
Never Married5,29632.78%, see rank33.08%35.77%
Married8,03249.72%, see rank52.85%52.04%
Widowed4012.48%, see rank2.57%2.57%
Divorced2,42515.01%, see rank11.50%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over13,635100%, see rank2,677,102129,692,771
Never Married2,89521.23%, see rank27.13%29.48%
Married7,34753.88%, see rank50.10%49.19%
Widowed1,3219.69%, see rank9.23%9.16%
Divorced2,07215.20%, see rank13.54%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Peru Area%IndianaU.S.
Native36,03099.00%, see rank95.22%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence28,22277.55%, see rank68.43%58.73%
Born in Different State7,50420.62%, see rank26.16%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
3040.84%, see rank0.62%1.42%
Foreign Born3641.00%, see rank4.78%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1690.46%, see rank1.72%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1950.54%, see rank3.06%7.09%
Born In Europe1040.29%, see rank0.64%1.53%
Born In Asia660.18%, see rank1.51%3.82%
Born In Africa140.04%, see rank0.28%0.55%
Born In Oceania40.01%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America1600.44%, see rank2.22%6.83%
Born In Northern America160.04%, see rank0.10%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Peru Area%IndianaU.S.
English12,33093.08%, see rank91.16%79.39%
Spanish5183.91%, see rank4.71%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3472.62%, see rank2.48%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages240.18%, see rank1.24%3.36%
Other270.20%, see rank0.42%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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