Peru employment information

Income per capita$19,953$27,367$28,555
Median household income$33,864$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,523$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$41,875$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$21,667$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$32,813$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate8.5%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level18.1%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Peru is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Peru is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Peru is 45% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Peru is 16% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Peru median earnings by income bracket

Peru employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry28.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector3.6%2.4%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services3.6%11.9%
Public administration0.0%9.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services32.1%61.9%

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Sedan, KS1,247$35,62533%
Elgin, KS97$34,68835%
Peru, KS144$33,86437%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Stotts City, MO144$20,62561%
Martin, NE144$31,02742%
Blenheim, SC144$32,75039%
Soham, NM144$0100%
North Washington, IA144$60,31313%
Peru, KS144$33,86437%
Source: The Peru, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.