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Demographics

People

Total Population826
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens11.4%
Employed Population 16+475
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married60.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.4%
Median Earnings25+$36,848
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,625

Wealth

Median Family Income$77,143
% Above Poverty Level92.9%
% Below Poverty Level7.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone19.2%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$190,300

Ancestry

Irish17.8%
German17.4%
English16.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.5%
Italian14.3%
Polish11.9%
French Except Basque10.2%
Scottish9.9%
Canadian5.6%
Dutch1.1%
Russian0.7%
Ukrainian0.5%
Swiss0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Greek0.2%
Czech0.2%
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Peru Almanac

CategoryValue
County Berkshire County
Standard Zip Codes1235
Phone Area Codes413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.42
Approximate Longitude-73.07

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)

StationCUMMINGTON HILL
Distance6.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 52 F
Jul Temp58 to 78 F
Oct Temp37 to 57 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationAMHERST
Distance26.5 miles
Jan Temp11 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches
StationGREAT BARRINGTON 5 SW
Distance27.5 miles
Jan Temp11 to 32 F
Apr Temp32 to 56 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 60 F
Annual Precip47.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Becket1,721$80,727
Dalton6,682$68,937
Hinsdale1,955$69,444
Middlefield497$92,188
Washington526$75,625
Windsor927$92,500
Sources :
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