Peru is located in northeast New York. Peru is part of Clinton County. Peru has 1.59 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Peru population is 1,233, which has shrunk 18.56% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.26% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Peru median household income is $68,317 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 87.47% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 35.25% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Peru median house value is $135,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 60.07% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 90.79% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Peru is close to the state average in quality. The Peru area code is 518.