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Demographics Analysis

The people of Peru Township, Indiana 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, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 407

5 to 9 years : 272

10 to 14 years : 373

15 to 17 years : 399

18 and 19 years : 168

20 years : 180

21 years : 81

22 to 24 years : 92

25 to 29 years : 386

30 to 34 years : 321

35 to 39 years : 384

40 to 44 years : 478

45 to 49 years : 625

50 to 54 years : 412

55 to 59 years : 322

60 and 61 years : 164

62 to 64 years : 203

65 and 66 years : 68

67 to 69 years : 128

70 to 74 years : 206

75 to 79 years : 176

80 to 84 years : 116

85 years and over : 66

Female:

Under 5 years : 326

5 to 9 years : 332

10 to 14 years : 411

15 to 17 years : 239

18 and 19 years : 260

20 years : 51

21 years : 106

22 to 24 years : 146

25 to 29 years : 303

30 to 34 years : 349

35 to 39 years : 235

40 to 44 years : 455

45 to 49 years : 453

50 to 54 years : 412

55 to 59 years : 339

60 and 61 years : 332

62 to 64 years : 174

65 and 66 years : 106

67 to 69 years : 149

70 to 74 years : 309

75 to 79 years : 184

80 to 84 years : 227

85 years and over : 185


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 6,488

Multiple ancestry : 2,876

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 148

Ancestry not reported : 2,598


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 11,828

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 107

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 89

Not a U.S. citizen : 86


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 733

5 to 17 years : 2,026

18 to 24 years : 1,084

25 to 34 years : 1,359

35 to 44 years : 1,552

45 to 54 years : 1,902

55 to 59 years : 661

60 and 61 years : 496

62 to 64 years : 377

65 to 74 years : 966

75 years and over : 954

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 703

5 to 17 years : 1,671

18 to 24 years : 747

25 to 34 years : 925

35 to 44 years : 1,148

45 to 54 years : 1,168

55 to 59 years : 448

60 and 61 years : 370

62 to 64 years : 288

65 to 74 years : 530

75 years and over : 753

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 30

5 to 17 years : 317

18 to 24 years : 317

25 to 34 years : 375

35 to 44 years : 397

45 to 54 years : 654

55 to 59 years : 213

60 and 61 years : 126

62 to 64 years : 52

65 to 74 years : 410

75 years and over : 186

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 6

18 to 24 years : 20

25 to 34 years : 54

35 to 44 years : 7

45 to 54 years : 20

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 : 0

5 to 17 years : 32

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 5

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 60

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 37

65 to 74 years : 26

75 years and over : 15


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,254

Female : 4,497

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,589

Female : 1,488

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 53

Female : 54

Foreign born:

Male : 131

Female : 44


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 8,087

Born in other state in the United States : 2,603

Native: born outside the United States : 89

Foreign born : 167


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,772

Now married, except separated : 3,078

Divorced : 1,215

Separated : 200

Widowed : 581

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 754

Now married, except separated : 1,269

Divorced : 500

Separated : 83

Widowed : 293

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 40

Now married, except separated : 61

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 62

Divorced : 45

Separated : 22

Widowed : 14


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 11,074

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 98

Speak English less than "very well" : 91

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 30

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 70

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Peru Township, Indiana

  • German: 2,657   (26.4%)
  • United States Or American: 1,780   (17.7%)
  • Irish: 1,348   (13.4%)
  • Other Groups: 1,260   (12.5%)
  • English: 1,012   (10.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 315   (3.1%)
  • Dutch: 309   (3.1%)
  • Italian: 271   (2.7%)
  • Polish: 241   (2.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 164   (1.6%)
  • Scottish: 154   (1.5%)
  • Welsh: 85   (0.8%)
  • British: 76   (0.8%)
  • Norwegian: 68   (0.7%)
  • Ukrainian: 52   (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 26   (0.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 23   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 23   (0.2%)
  • Brazilian: 23   (0.2%)
  • European: 23   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 22   (0.2%)
  • Slovene: 22   (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 22   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 20   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 17   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 14   (0.1%)
  • Danish: 14   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 11   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 9   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 6   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Peru Township, Indiana is 12,110



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Peru Township, Indiana: 6,027
Female Population in Peru Township, Indiana: 6,083


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Peru Township, Indiana: 38.5
Median Female Resident Age in Peru Township, Indiana: 42.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Peru Township, Indiana


White


Both sexes

41.4

Male

39.7

Female

43.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

44.5

Male

42.5

Female

45.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.7

Male

41.0

Female

37.5

Asian


Both sexes

40.5

Male

22.0

Female

44.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

43.0

Male

38.5

Female

47.5

Other


Both sexes

24.3

Male

26.0

Female

11.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.2

Male

22.3

Female

16.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.5

Male

23.5

Female

17.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.7

Male

39.9

Female

43.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Peru Township, Indiana


  • White: 10,946
  • African American: 586
  • American Indian: 143
  • Asian: 8
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 18
  • Two or More Races: 409



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Peru Township, Indiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Peru Township, Indiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 77   (1.98%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 24   (0.62%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 27   (0.69%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 160   (4.11%)
  • 9th Grade: 147   (3.78%)
  • 10th Grade: 103   (2.65%)
  • 11th Grade: 95   (2.44%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 116   (2.98%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,731   (44.5%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 294   (7.56%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 467   (12.01%)
  • Associate Degree: 139   (3.57%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 322   (8.28%)
  • Master's Degree: 121   (3.11%)
  • Professional School Degree: 67   (1.72%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 62   (1.39%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 6   (0.13%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 66   (1.48%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 297   (6.65%)
  • 9th Grade: 142   (3.18%)
  • 10th Grade: 233   (5.22%)
  • 11th Grade: 150   (3.36%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 188   (4.21%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,975   (44.22%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 333   (7.46%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 409   (9.16%)
  • Associate Degree: 234   (5.24%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 224   (5.02%)
  • Master's Degree: 111   (2.49%)
  • Professional School Degree: 36   (0.81%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Peru Township, Indiana

  • Peru Community Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 35 W 3rd St, Peru, IN 46970, Phone: (765) 473-3081, Students: 2,290 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Peru Township, Indiana

  • Blair Pointe School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 300 Blair Pike, Peru, IN 46970, Phone: (765) 473-4741, Students: 556 )

  • Pipe Creek Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 3036 W 400 S, Peru, IN 46970, Phone: (765) 473-3121, Students: 392 )

  • Peru Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 30 E Daniel St, Peru, IN 46970, Phone: (765) 473-3084, Students: 383 )

  • Elmwood Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 515 N Wayne St, Peru, IN 46970, Phone: (765) 473-7335, Students: 315 )

  • South Peru Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: Park Dr, Peru, IN 46970, Phone: (765) 472-2961, Students: 169 )

  • Holman Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: 425 W Main St, Peru, IN 46970, Phone: (765) 473-7605, Students: 121 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Peru Township, Indiana

  • Peru High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 401 N Broadway, Peru, IN 46970, Phone: (765) 472-3301, Students: 746 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Peru Township, Indiana

  • St Charles Borromeo School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 80 W 5th Street, Peru, IN 46970, Phone: (765) 473-5669, Students: 105 )

  • St Johns Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 181 W Main Street, Peru, IN 46970, Phone: (765) 473-6659, Students: 7 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Peru Township, Indiana

  • Peru Public Library


    102 East Main Street, Peru, IN 46970

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Peru Township, Indiana


  • American Huey 369 Inc


    209 S Broadway, Peru, IN 46970

  • Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum


    250 River Rd, Peru, NY 12972

  • Circus Hall Of Fame Inc


    3076 E Circus Ln, Peru, IN 46970

  • Circus Model Builders Museum Inc


    30768 Circus Ln, Peru, IN 46970

  • Heritage Museum Foundation At Grissom Air Force Base Indiana


    1000 W Hoosier Blvd, Peru, IN 46970
    http://www.grissomairmuseum.com

  • International Circus Hall Of Fame


    3076 E Circus Lane, Peru, IN 46970

  • Miami County Historical Society Inc


    51 N Broadway, Peru, IN 46970
    http://www.coleporterfestival.org

  • Miami County Museum


    51 North Broadway, Peru, IN 46970

  • The Hegeler-carus Foundation


    315 5th St, Peru, IL 61354

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Peru Township, Indiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Peru Township, Indiana.

Area Features of Peru Township, Indiana


Airport


(1) Goodenough Airport   (2) Robison Airport  

Building


(1) Miami County Emergency Management Agency   (2) Miami County Sheriff S Office   (3) Peru Fire Department Station 1   (4) Peru Fire Department Station 2   (5) Peru Police Department  

Canal


(1) Lesher Ditch   (2) Salem Ditch   (3) Schoolman Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Clayton Cemetery   (2) Crider Cemetery   (3) Fegley Cemetery   (4) Francis Godfroy Cemetery   (5) Keyes Cemetery   (6) Mount Hope Cemetery   (7) New Hope Cemetery   (8) Salem Cemetery   (9) Sharpee Cemetery  

Church


(1) Midway Church   (2) Salem Church   (3) Woodlawn Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Peru   (2) Miami County   (3) Township Of Butler   (4) Township Of Erie   (5) Township Of Pipe Creek   (6) Township Of Washington  

Cliff


(1) Cliffs Of The Seven Double Pillars  

Dam


(1) Mississinewa Lake Dam  

Forest


(1) Frances Slocum State Forest  

Hospital


(1) Dukes Memorial Hospital  

Park


(1) Maconaquah Park   (2) Miami State Recreation Area   (3) West City Park  

Populated Place


(1) Flora   (2) Missisinewa Historical   (3) Nead   (4) New Santa Fe   (5) Oakdale   (6) Oakley   (7) Park View Heights   (8) Peoria   (9) Peru   (10) Ridgeview   (11) South Peru   (12) Wells  

School


(1) Central Elementary School   (2) Elmwood Elementary School   (3) Holman Elementary School   (4) Liberty School   (5) Lincoln Elementary School   (6) Nead Elementary School   (7) Peru High School   (8) Ridgeview School   (9) Saint Charles School   (10) Saint John Lutheran School  

Stream


(1) Asher Branch   (2) Daniel Creek   (3) Gilbert Branch   (4) Little Pipe Creek   (5) Mississinewa River   (6) Schrom Creek   (7) Shrock Creek  

Tower


(1) Waru-am Peru   (2) Waru-fm Peru  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Peru Township, Indiana

46970 (pop. 25,373)


Cities Nearby Peru Township, Indiana

Peru City, IN  (pop. 12,119) 0.5 Miles
Mexico Cdp, IN  (pop. 707) 4.4 Miles
Erie Township, IN  (pop. 629) 4.8 Miles
Denver Town, IN  (pop. 505) 7.0 Miles
Bunker Hill Town, IN  (pop. 847) 7.4 Miles
Grissom Afb Cdp, IN  (pop. 2,072) 7.8 Miles
Onward Town, IN  (pop. 35) 8.0 Miles
Miami Township, IN  (pop. 1,362) 8.3 Miles
Tipton Township, IN  (pop. 2,560) 9.7 Miles
Walton Town, IN  (pop. 898) 11.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Peru Township, Indiana

765



Elevation in Peru Township, Indiana is 656.0 ft. (200.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Peru Township, Indiana

Lat: 40.764075 N        Long: -86.071596 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Peru Township, Indiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Indiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
  Total Electric Industry 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
  Total Electric Industry 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Peru Township, Indiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 176   (3.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 178   (3.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 349   (6.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 461   (8.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 979   (17.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 463   (8.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 907   (16.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 379   (6.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 159   (2.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 182   (3.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 107   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 65   (1.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 621   (11.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 447   (8.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,189

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 384

In 3-person carpool : 22

In 4-person carpool : 33

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 14

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 10

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 67

Walked : 245

Other means : 30

Worked at home : 61


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 458

5 to 9 minutes : 1,177

10 to 14 minutes : 1,028

15 to 19 minutes : 581

20 to 24 minutes : 487

25 to 29 minutes : 356

30 to 34 minutes : 415

35 to 39 minutes : 86

40 to 44 minutes : 31

45 to 59 minutes : 151

60 to 89 minutes : 169

90 or more minutes : 55


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Peru Township, Indiana)

With Social Security income : 1,797

No Social Security income : 3,040


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Peru Township, Indiana)

With retirement income : 1,018

No retirement income : 3,819


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 212

$10,000 to $14,999 : 165

$15,000 to $19,999 : 94

$20,000 to $24,999 : 299

$25,000 to $29,999 : 232

$30,000 to $34,999 : 157

$35,000 to $39,999 : 188

$40,000 to $44,999 : 199

$45,000 to $49,999 : 168

$50,000 to $59,999 : 285

$60,000 to $74,999 : 390

$75,000 to $99,999 : 408

$100,000 to $124,999 : 139

$125,000 to $149,999 : 50

$150,000 to $199,999 : 20

$200,000 or more : 24


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $44,262


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Peru Township, Indiana

  • WSAL (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Logansport, IN; Owner: Mid-america Radio Group Of Logansport-peru, Inc.)
  • WBZQ (1300 AM; 0.5 kW; Huntington, IN; Owner: Larko Communications, Inc.)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5.0 kW; Oakford, IN; Owner: Mid-america Radio Group Of Kokomo, Inc.)
  • WBAT (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Marion, IN; Owner: Mid-america Radio Group, Inc.)
  • WBAT (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Marion, IN; Owner: Mid-america Radio Group, Inc.)
  • WJOT (1510 AM; 0.25 kW; Wabash, IN; Owner: Mid-america Radio Of Wabash, Inc.)
  • WARU (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Peru, IN; Owner: Miami County Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WMRI (860 AM; 1.0 kW; Marion, IN; Owner: Mid-america Radio Of Indiana, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Peru Township, Indiana

  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; Wabash, IN; Owner: Mid-america Radio Group, Inc.)
  • WLHM (102.3 FM; Logansport, IN; Owner: Mid-america Radio Group Of Logansport-peru, Inc.)
  • WHZR (103.7 FM; Logansport, IN; Owner: Mid-america Radio Group)
  • WJOT-FM (105.9 FM; Lagro, IN; Owner: Mid-america Radio Of Wabash, Inc.)
  • WXXC (106.9 FM; Marion, IN; Owner: Mid-america Radio Of Indiana, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Sims, IN; Owner: Electronic Applications Radio Service, Inc.)
  • WQKV (88.5 FM; Rochester, IN; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WQKV (88.7 FM; Silver Lake, IN; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; La Fontaine, IN; Owner: Faith Christian Center Of Columbus, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Bunker Hill, IN; Owner: Father Pettit Home Association)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Russiaville, IN; Owner: Friends Of Radio Maria, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Russiaville, IN; Owner: Temple Baptist Church)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Kokomo, IN; Owner: The Trustees Of Indiana University)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Russiaville, IN; Owner: Triangle Foundation Inc.)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Rochester, IN; Owner: Noll Club, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Rochester, IN; Owner: Towers For Jesus, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Sims, IN; Owner: Fort Wayne Catholic Radio Group, Inc. Dba Redeemer Radio)
  • WBSW (90.9 FM; La Fontaine, IN; Owner: Ball State University)
  • WIWC (91.7 FM; Young America, IN; Owner: The Moody Bible Institute Of Chicago)
  • WVSH (91.9 FM; Huntington, IN; Owner: Huntington County Community Sch. Corp.)
  • WROI (92.1 FM; Rochester, IN; Owner: Bair Communications, Inc.)
  • WZWZ (92.5 FM; Kokomo, IN; Owner: Mid-america Radio Group Of Kokomo, Inc)
  • WFRR (93.7 FM; Onward, IN; Owner: Christian Friends Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; La Fontaine, IN; Owner: Upper Wabash Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WMYK (98.5 FM; Bunker Hill, IN; Owner: Miami County Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCJC (99.3 FM; La Fontaine, IN; Owner: Mid-america Radio Group, Inc.)
  • WSHW (99.7 FM; Burlington, IN; Owner: Kaspar Broadcasting Co., Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Peru Township, Indiana

  • WTTK (Channel 29; Windfall, IN; Owner: Tribune Broadcast Holdings, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Peru Township, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 553  (18.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 304  (9.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 353  (11.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 22  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 553  (18.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 653  (23.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 579  (20.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 825  (29.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 12  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 16  (0.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 290 Farms In Peru Township, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Peru Township, Indiana

First Merchants Bank National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $11.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 100

First Farmers Bank And Trust Company - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.4m
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 33

Pnc Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $316.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

First Bank Of Berne - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $537.6k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 10

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Peru Township, Indiana

  • Grissom ARB


    (about 9.1 miles in Grissom Air Reserve Base, Indiana; Airport Code: GUS)

  • Kokomo Municipal


    (about 16.2 miles in Kokomo, Indiana; Airport Code: OKK)

  • Marion Municipal


    (about 27.9 miles in Marion, Indiana; Airport Code: MZZ)

  • Warsaw Municipal


    (about 37.7 miles in Warsaw, Indiana; Airport Code: WAR)

  • Frankfort Municipal


    (about 42.6 miles in Frankfort, Indiana; Airport Code: FXR)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 43.2 miles in Inwood, Indiana; Airport Code: PLY)

  • Nappanee Municipal


    (about 47.7 miles in Nappanee, Indiana; Airport Code: ZXV)

  • Fort Wayne Municipal


    (about 48.5 miles in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Airport Code: FWA)

  • Fort Wayne International


    (about 48.5 miles in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Airport Code: FWA)

  • Delaware County Regional


    (about 50.6 miles in Muncie, Indiana; Airport Code: MIE)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Peru Township, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.92%

Carpooled

12.87%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.44%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.23%

Walked

3.98%

Other Means

0.44%

Worked At Home

3.12%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Peru Township, Indiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,149

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 182

Female householder, no husband present : 699

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,629

Householder not living alone : 178


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 7

Male householder and female partner : 59

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 217

All other households : 4,554


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,784

Renter-occupied housing units : 365

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 158

Renter-occupied housing units : 24

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 464

Renter-occupied housing units : 235

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,136

Renter-occupied housing units : 671


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 430

$10,000 to $14,999 : 431

$15,000 to $19,999 : 316

$20,000 to $24,999 : 561

$25,000 to $29,999 : 448

$30,000 to $34,999 : 226

$35,000 to $39,999 : 312

$40,000 to $44,999 : 298

$45,000 to $49,999 : 220

$50,000 to $59,999 : 356

$60,000 to $74,999 : 524

$75,000 to $99,999 : 449

$100,000 to $124,999 : 166

$125,000 to $149,999 : 50

$150,000 to $199,999 : 26

$200,000 or more : 24


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Total : 5,785


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Occupied : 4,837

Vacant : 948


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 25

Built 2000 to 2004 : 246

Built 1990 to 1999 : 479

Built 1980 to 1989 : 373

Built 1970 to 1979 : 398

Built 1960 to 1969 : 307

Built 1950 to 1959 : 622

Built 1940 to 1949 : 496

Built 1939 or earlier : 2,839


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Utility gas : 3,935

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 99

Electricity : 745

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 9

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 49

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 103

$10,000 to $14,999 : 39

$15,000 to $19,999 : 65

$20,000 to $24,999 : 32

$25,000 to $29,999 : 110

$30,000 to $34,999 : 126

$35,000 to $39,999 : 119

$40,000 to $49,999 : 154

$50,000 to $59,999 : 320

$60,000 to $69,999 : 400

$70,000 to $79,999 : 490

$80,000 to $89,999 : 456

$90,000 to $99,999 : 224

$100,000 to $124,999 : 253

$125,000 to $149,999 : 190

$150,000 to $174,999 : 164

$175,000 to $199,999 : 43

$200,000 to $249,999 : 145

$250,000 to $299,999 : 43

$300,000 to $399,999 : 34

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 32


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 44

Home equity loan only : 334

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 31

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,746

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,387


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Peru Township, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : $58,900

Built 2000 to 2004 : $144,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $82,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $70,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $129,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $84,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $75,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $62,200

Built 1939 or earlier : $72,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Peru Township, Indiana: 63.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Peru Township, Indiana

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 41.9%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 53.81%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 4.29%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Peru Township, Indiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 87 87 $9,857,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 4 48 $2,250,000
  Total

91 135 $12,107,000
2000        
  Single Family 102 102 $10,374,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

102 102 $10,374,600
2001        
  Single Family 92 92 $11,520,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

92 92 $11,520,900
2002        
  Single Family 85 85 $8,262,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 6 48 $2,750,000
  Total

91 133 $11,012,000
2003        
  Single Family 16 16 $1,421,855
  Two Family 4 8 $90,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 6 48 $2,750,000
  Total

26 72 $4,261,855
2004        
  Single Family 43 43 $4,812,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

43 43 $4,812,900
2005        
  Single Family 61 61 $7,431,407
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

61 61 $7,431,407
2006        
  Single Family 47 47 $5,978,967
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

47 47 $5,978,967


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Peru Township, IN): $33,252
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Peru Township): $54,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Peru Township): $422
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Peru Township, Indiana

Utility Gas: 87.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.0%
Electricity: 8.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Peru Township, Indiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Peru Township, Indiana

Wabash-miami Home Health Care N Hospice


     Address: 710 N East Street, Po Box 548, Wabash, Indiana 46992
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 12/1/1979

Community Home Health Network Of Indiana Llc


     Address: 1815 S Plate St, Kokomo, Indiana 46902
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/7/2007

Woodlawn Home Health Care


     Address: 2316 East State Rd 14, Rochester, Indiana 46975
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/17/1984

Premier Home Health Care Llc


     Address: 504 N Bradner Ave, Marion, Indiana 46952
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/13/1997

Angels Of Mercy Home Health Care Llc


     Address: 1800 Wabash Ave Ste 100, Marion, Indiana 46952
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/8/2004

Hospitals Close To Peru Township, Indiana

Dukes Memorial Hospital


     Address: 275 W 12th Street, Peru, Indiana 46970
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Wabash County Hospital


     Address: 710 N East Street, Wabash, Indiana 46992
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Howard Regional Health System


     Address: 3500 S La Fountain St, Kokomo, Indiana 46902
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

"st Joseph Hospital & Health Center, Inc&


     Address: 1907 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Indiana 46901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1101 Michigan Ave, Logansport, Indiana 46947
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Peru Township, Indiana

Miller's Merry Manor


     Address: 317 Blair Pike, Peru, Indiana 46970
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 97
     Percent Occupied: 75%

Hickory Creek At Peru


     Address: 390 West Boulevard, Peru, Indiana 46970
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 28
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Caring Hands Health Care Center


     Address: 1850 Matador St, Peru, Indiana 46970
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 77
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Miller's Merry Manor


     Address: 1900 N Alber St, Wabash, Indiana 46992
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Centre


     Address: 600 Washington Ave, Wabash, Indiana 46992
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 35
     Percent Occupied: 35%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Peru Township, Indiana

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 85 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Peru Township, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 2,730
    Disabled Workers: 685
    Widowers Workers: 465
    Spouses Workers: 205
    Children Workers: 410


(updated 2007)



Miami County, Indiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 28.51%
  • Bush & Cheney 70.44%
  • Other 1.04%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Peru Township, Indiana citizens.

Relocation to Miami County, IN

6.75 % of Miami County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $30,769

Indiana Average 6.54 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Miami County, IN (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Howard County , IN 1.64 % ($29,170 AGI )
  • Cass County , IN 0.86 % ($30,883 AGI )
  • Wabash County , IN 0.47 % ($26,902 AGI )

Relocation away from Miami County, IN

7.13 % of Miami County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,028

Indiana Average 6.56 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Miami County, IN (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Howard County , IN 1.39 % ($32,790 AGI )
  • Wabash County , IN 0.64 % ($26,554 AGI )
  • Cass County , IN 0.56 % ($30,110 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Indiana

Low Bracket: $0 (3.40%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.40%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Indiana

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Peru Township, Indiana is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Peru Township, Indiana directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Peru Township, Indiana

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 1 n/a 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 9 n/a 9
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 1 3 n/a 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 8 8 26 n/a 9
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 2 6 n/a 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 33 16 52 n/a 18
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 20 13 11 n/a 17
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 164 107 96 n/a 152
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 48 69 57 n/a 52
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 393 566 497 n/a 463
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 128 137 143 n/a 76
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1,047 1,124 1,246 n/a 677
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 13 14 12 n/a 5
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 106 115 105 n/a 45
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5 4 2 n/a 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 41 33 17 n/a 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 6 4 5 n/a 5
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 49 56 54 n/a 33
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 27 30 29 n/a 19


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Indiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
7,300 8,500 8,652 9,486 11,951 10,515 9,053 10,030 14,585 11,196


(updated 2014)



Jails in Peru Township, Indiana


  • Miami County Jail


    35 Court Street, Peru, IN 46970
    Capacity: 50
    Confined: 77
    Avg. Population: 76
    Year Built: 1982


(updated 2006)



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