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People

Total Population 1,305
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 19.1%
Employed Population 16+ 627
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 54.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,864
% Above Poverty Level 92.4%
% Below Poverty Level 7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.3%
Median Gross Rent $717
Median House Value $127,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
US/American 0%
English 15.8%
Irish 11.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Peru Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 152 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Oxford
Standard Zip Codes 04290
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.506
Longitude -70.405

Peru Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station RUMFORD 1 SSE
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Station LEWISTON
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station MADISON
Distance 32.8 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Peru, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

West Peru (04290)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Canton 821 $52,292
Dixfield 1,039 $45,917
Jay 4,812 $62,404
Mexico 1,574 $36,324
Rumford 4,214 $36,827
Sumner 1,146 $44,038

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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