Peru, IN Employment & Jobs

Peru employment information

Income per capita$17,141$21,720$25,804
Median household income$31,201$45,237$52,328
Median household income owner occupied$47,434$57,158$63,664
Median household income renter occupied$25,420$32,220$35,685
Median earnings male$32,544$37,751$38,921
Median earnings female$19,286$21,227$23,115
Unemployment rate (2000)4.5%2.9%4.0%
Unemployment rate (2010)13.1%10.1%9.5%
Unemployment rate (2013)n/a8.1%7.3%
Poverty level11.8%8.9%12.3%
The data is based upon 2010 estimates.
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The income per capita in Peru is 21.1% less than the Indiana average and 33.6% less than the National average. The median household income in Peru is 31% less than the Indiana average and 40.4% less than the National average. The median household income in Peru for owner occupied housing is 86.6% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Peru.

The poverty level in Peru is 32.7% greater than the Indiana average and 3.9% less than the National average. The median earnings for males in Peru is 68.7% greater than the median earnings for females in Peru.


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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2000 census data.

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