Peru employment information

Income per capita$27,220$30,019$28,555
Median household income$48,689$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,111$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,518$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$37,000$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$21,482$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate7.6%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level9.4%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Peru is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Peru is 9% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Peru is 31% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Peru is 40% lower than the national average.

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Peru median earnings by income bracket

Peru employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector24.6%0.7%
Financial & insurance services1.2%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services13.2%17.3%
Public administration5.2%2.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.5%1.0%
Education, health & social services13.4%37.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
McNabb, IL376$71,96435%
Hollowayville, IL51$66,25024%
Troy Grove, IL236$57,1887%
North Utica, IL1,381$57,0197%
Ladd, IL1,231$55,2783%
Peru, IL10,172$48,6899%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Forestdale, AL10,168$49,0008%
Paris, TN10,165$29,70544%
D'Iberville, MS10,161$45,37815%
Valley Cottage, NY10,185$100,18887%
Lexington, NE10,189$44,96616%
Peru, IL10,172$48,6899%
Source: The Peru, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.