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East Peru, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of East Peru had a population of 125 as of July 1, 2016. East Peru ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for East Peru is located at latitude 41.227 and longitude -93.9295 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of East Peru (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 965 feet.

The City of East Peru (GNIS ID: 2394605) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of East Peru is located within Township of Walnut, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Peru population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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East Peru, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 125
Population in Households 125
Population in Familes 108
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 134
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 47
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 51 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $219,231


Median Household Income $48,859
Average Household Income $65,570
Per Capita Income $27,380
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.16%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.86% -0.56%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

East Peru, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Peru to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 827 18th
Population Density1 # 935 7th
Diversity Index2 # 718 28th
Median Household Income # 654 35th
Per Capita Income # 457 55th

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