Peru employment information

IndexPeruNew YorkNational
Income per capita$33,749$32,829$28,555
Median household income$68,317$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$75,132$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$67,942$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$35,875$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$44,821$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate2.3%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level8.3%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Peru is 18% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Peru is 28% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Peru is 61% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Peru is 47% lower than the national average.

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Peru median earnings by income bracket

Peru employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector23.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.6%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services4.8%7.8%
Public administration16.6%15.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services18.4%49.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Redford, NY544$100,83389%
Cumberland Head, NY1,578$73,61838%
Wilmington, NY955$63,66119%
Morrisonville, NY1,730$60,27813%
Au Sable Forks, NY393$54,0281%
Peru, NY1,233$68,31728%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Limestone, ME1,233$31,59741%
Black Eagle, MT1,233$24,50354%
East Bangor, PA1,233$57,9418%
Patrick AFB, FL1,233$59,43211%
Sykesville, PA1,233$33,78837%
Peru, NY1,233$68,31728%
Source: The Peru, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.