Peru strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):
Affordability of Property Taxes
College Educated Adults
Comparing Peru to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):
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|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Medium City||123 miles N of Schenectady, New York (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||197 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts|
|Standard Zip Codes||12972|
|Phone Area Codes||518|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||PERU 2 WSW|
|Jan Temp||8 to 28 F|
|Apr Temp||33 to 55 F|
|Jul Temp||59 to 82 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 58 F|
|Annual Precip||31 inches|
|Jan Temp||8 to 26 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 53 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 80 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 56 F|
|Annual Precip||34.4 inches|
|Station||BURLINGTON INTL AP|
|Jan Temp||9 to 27 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 53 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 56 F|
|Annual Precip||36 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.07|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||8||0.5%|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|French (except Basque)||15.6%|
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||2.7%|
According to the US Postal Service, Peru, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Harkness (12972)
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