Peru 74 Excellent
Peru Livability #271 ranked city in Illinois#8,802 ranked city in the USARanks better than 69% of areas
A+ Peru Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B- Peru Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% lower than Illinois
9010% less expensive than the US average
982% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Peru cost of living
B+ Peru Crime Total crime is 18% lower than Illinois
Total crime
1,85925% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5425% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
14%Year over year crime is up
Peru crime
D+ Peru Employment Household income is 22% lower than Illinois
Median household income
$46,29516% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$27,0329% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%16% lower than the US average
Peru employment
F Peru Housing Home value is 33% lower than Illinois
Median home value
$116,50037% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$67829% lower than the US average
Home ownership
73%15% higher than the US average
Peru real estate or Peru rentals
F Peru Schools HS graduation rate is 3% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
87%5% higher than the US average
School test scores
30%39% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:113% lower than the US average
Peru K-12 schools
A- Peru User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in Peru
Overall user rating
79% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
75% 1 total surveys
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      Peru transportation information

      Average one way commute14min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work87.6%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.0%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.1%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.5%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home2.6%4.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Peru, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).