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Peru Township, Illinois Demographics Analysis

   (County: La Salle County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Peru Township, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 244

5 to 9 years : 367

10 to 14 years : 268

15 to 17 years : 174

18 and 19 years : 125

20 years : 63

21 years : 55

22 to 24 years : 177

25 to 29 years : 301

30 to 34 years : 430

35 to 39 years : 349

40 to 44 years : 336

45 to 49 years : 533

50 to 54 years : 391

55 to 59 years : 197

60 and 61 years : 78

62 to 64 years : 136

65 and 66 years : 106

67 to 69 years : 135

70 to 74 years : 205

75 to 79 years : 130

80 to 84 years : 83

85 years and over : 102

Female:

Under 5 years : 267

5 to 9 years : 270

10 to 14 years : 364

15 to 17 years : 211

18 and 19 years : 96

20 years : 82

21 years : 43

22 to 24 years : 123

25 to 29 years : 258

30 to 34 years : 203

35 to 39 years : 351

40 to 44 years : 343

45 to 49 years : 442

50 to 54 years : 407

55 to 59 years : 254

60 and 61 years : 107

62 to 64 years : 137

65 and 66 years : 102

67 to 69 years : 206

70 to 74 years : 207

75 to 79 years : 226

80 to 84 years : 266

85 years and over : 215


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,234

Multiple ancestry : 4,323

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 50

Ancestry not reported : 558


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Peru Township, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 9,628

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 48

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 277

Not a U.S. citizen : 212


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 511

5 to 17 years : 1,654

18 to 24 years : 764

25 to 34 years : 1,192

35 to 44 years : 1,379

45 to 54 years : 1,773

55 to 59 years : 451

60 and 61 years : 185

62 to 64 years : 273

65 to 74 years : 961

75 years and over : 1,022

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 468

5 to 17 years : 1,537

18 to 24 years : 534

25 to 34 years : 1,019

35 to 44 years : 1,104

45 to 54 years : 1,489

55 to 59 years : 395

60 and 61 years : 144

62 to 64 years : 215

65 to 74 years : 799

75 years and over : 928

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 9

5 to 17 years : 59

18 to 24 years : 121

25 to 34 years : 101

35 to 44 years : 174

45 to 54 years : 229

55 to 59 years : 50

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 22

65 to 74 years : 126

75 years and over : 77

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 48

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 34

5 to 17 years : 58

18 to 24 years : 61

25 to 34 years : 72

35 to 44 years : 101

45 to 54 years : 55

55 to 59 years : 6

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 36

65 to 74 years : 36

75 years and over : 17


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,241

Female : 4,391

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 504

Female : 492

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 48

Foreign born:

Male : 240

Female : 249


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 8,144

Born in other state in the United States : 841

Native: born outside the United States : 14

Foreign born : 82


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,582

Now married, except separated : 3,869

Divorced : 657

Separated : 222

Widowed : 634

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 222

Now married, except separated : 542

Divorced : 107

Separated : 0

Widowed : 81

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 48

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 124

Now married, except separated : 252

Divorced : 28

Separated : 0

Widowed : 17


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Peru Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 8,864

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 191

Speak English less than "very well" : 199

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 35

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 31

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 16

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 55

Speak English less than "very well" : 74

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 35

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 24

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 20

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 8


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Peru Township, Illinois

  • German: 3,158   (24.5%)
  • Polish: 2,177   (16.9%)
  • Italian: 1,790   (13.9%)
  • Irish: 1,550   (12.0%)
  • English: 970   (7.5%)
  • Other Groups: 820   (6.4%)
  • United States Or American: 522   (4.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 298   (2.3%)
  • Scottish: 251   (1.9%)
  • Slovene: 188   (1.5%)
  • Swedish: 167   (1.3%)
  • Norwegian: 132   (1.0%)
  • Lithuanian: 113   (0.9%)
  • Dutch: 112   (0.9%)
  • Belgian: 78   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 73   (0.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 64   (0.5%)
  • Albanian: 45   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 43   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 40   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 33   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 29   (0.2%)
  • British: 25   (0.2%)
  • Slavic: 22   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 21   (0.2%)
  • European: 20   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 16   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 16   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 14   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 14   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 11   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 7   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Ukrainian: 5   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Peru Township, Illinois is 10,165



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Peru Township, Illinois: 4,985
Female Population in Peru Township, Illinois: 5,180


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Peru Township, Illinois: 38.8
Median Female Resident Age in Peru Township, Illinois: 44.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Peru Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

46.2

Male

43.5

Female

48.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

22.8

Male

26.8

Female

20.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

30.5

Male

36.5

Female

27.5

Asian


Both sexes

35.3

Male

37.5

Female

33.2

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

26.3

Male

25.6

Female

28.2

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.9

Male

16.5

Female

17.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.0

Male

24.3

Female

26.2

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.0

Male

44.2

Female

49.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Peru Township, Illinois


  • White: 9,081
  • African American: 247
  • American Indian: 2
  • Asian: 286
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 401
  • Two or More Races: 148



(updated 2013)













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