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Demographics

People

Total Population7,010
Male Share of the Population51.8%
Female Share of the Population48.2%
Senior Citizens15.3%
Employed Population 16+3,367
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married60.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.5%
Median Earnings25+$32,308
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,090
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,889

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,683
% Above Poverty Level89.7%
% Below Poverty Level10.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone18.3%
Median Gross Rent$773
Median House Value$147,600

Ancestry

French Except Basque22.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.3%
Irish17.1%
Italian12.5%
English9%
Canadian8.7%
German5.9%
Scottish3.5%
Polish3.3%
Bulgarian2.1%
Norwegian1.3%
Dutch1.2%
Swedish0.9%
Austrian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Lithuanian0.5%
Ukrainian0.3%
Jamaican0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Danishn0.1%
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Peru Almanac

CategoryValue
County Clinton County
Standard Zip Codes12972
Phone Area Codes518
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude44.58
Approximate Longitude-73.53

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)

StationPERU 2 WSW
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp8 to 28 F
Apr Temp33 to 55 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 58 F
Annual Precip31 inches
StationPLATTSBURGH AFB
Distance5.8 miles
Jan Temp8 to 26 F
Apr Temp34 to 53 F
Jul Temp60 to 80 F
Oct Temp38 to 56 F
Annual Precip34.4 inches
StationBURLINGTON INTL AP
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp9 to 27 F
Apr Temp34 to 53 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp39 to 56 F
Annual Precip36 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Au Sable Forks426$61,154
Dannemora4,689$64,485
Keeseville1,869$40,625
Morrisonville1,279$61,042
Plattsburgh19,820$54,592
Redford503$0

Peru Public Libraries

Peru Free Library
3024 ROUTE 22
Peru, New York
(518) 643-8618

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Peru Public Schools

Peru Elementary School
116 Pleasant St
ZIP: 12972
(518) 643-6100
Primary
Total Enrollment 974
Peru Jr/sr High School
17 School St
ZIP: 12972
(518) 643-6400
High
Total Enrollment 932
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