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Peru, IL Real Estate

Peru, Illinois is located in La Salle County. Nearby cities and towns include Dalzell, Spring Valley, LaSalle, Ladd, Oglesby, Cedar Point, North Utica, Standard, Cherry, Seatonville, Granville, Hollowayville, De Pue, Mark, Troy Grove, Tonica, Arlington, Hennepin, McNabb, Bureau Junction, Malden, Naplate, Leonore, Mendota, Dover, La Moille, Lostant, Ottawa, Magnolia, Princeton, Grand Ridge, Dayton, Kangley, Tiskilwa, Earlville, Henry, Sublette, Wenona, Streator, Varna, Ohio, Wyanet, Marseilles, Toluca, West Brooklyn, Compton, and Paw Paw. Peru is a suburban community with a population of 10,155. The median household income is $50,928. In Peru, 59% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 25% of the households. Half the population of Peru commutes 12 minutes or less to work, with 66% of residents holding white collar jobs and 34% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Peru, IL is 49 years, with 65% of those homes owned, 28% rented, and 7% not occupied. In the previous year, 101 Peru properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Peru in the previous year was $106,223.

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Peru offers a range of educational opportunities with 3 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 2 high schools.

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Peru, IL Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Peru, IL
  • 41% Single
  • 59% Married
  • 51% Single
  • 49% Married

Male VS. Female

Peru, IL
  • 52% Female
  • 48% Male
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Peru, IL

  • 44
  • 38
  • Peru, IL
  • Illinois

Average Age of Homes in Peru, IL

  • 49
  • 38
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  • Illinois

Vacant Homes in Peru, IL

  • 7%
  • 8%
  • Peru, IL
  • Illinois

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $64,185
  • $77,034
  • Peru, IL
  • Illinois

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Peru, IL
  • 65% Owned
  • 28% Rented
  • 60% Owned
  • 32% Rented