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East Peru, Iowa
Post office in East Peru
Location of East Peru, Iowa
|• Total||0.94 sq mi (2.43 km2)|
|• Land||0.94 sq mi (2.43 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||958 ft (292 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||133.0/sq mi (51.4/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0465583|
East Peru had its start in the year 1887 by the building of the railroad through that territory.
East Peru is located at(41.227089, -93.925172).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.94 square miles (2.43 km2), all of it land.
|Source: and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 125 people, 47 households, and 38 families residing in the city. The population density was 133.0 inhabitants per square mile (51.4/km2). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 54.3 per square mile (21.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.
There were 47 households of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 19.1% were non-families. 12.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 2.92.
The median age in the city was 45.5 years. 27.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 1.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.8% were from 25 to 44; 32% were from 45 to 64; and 18.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 153 people, 53 households, and 46 families residing in the city. The population density was 163.3 people per square mile (62.8/km²). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 61.9 per square mile (23.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.42% White, 0.65% Native American, and 3.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.92% of the population.
There were 53 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.5% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.2% were non-families. 11.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.09.
In the city, the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 112.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $32,083, and the median income for a family was $32,083. Males had a median income of $35,000 versus $20,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,756. About 13.3% of families and 19.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 37.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.0% of those sixty five or over.
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