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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||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||965 ft (294 m)|
|• Density||122.86/sq mi (47.42/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.
The Winterset Community School District operates local public schools.
- Mark Pearson (1957-2012), agricultural journalist and television personality, resident of East Peru from 1995 until his death
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