Peru, IN 46970 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46970: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Peru, IN 46970

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 701
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,552
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 322
  • County: Miami County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.754, Longitude -86.074
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 46970 has segments in 3 Counties (Cass, Miami, Wabash).

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Peru, IN 46970 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,467
Population in Households 21,753
Population in Familes 17,529
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,714
Population Density1 130
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 9,483
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 6,306
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,397 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,086 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,649 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $84,729
Average Home Value $118,411


Median Household Income $42,459
Average Household Income $53,664
Per Capita Income $22,632
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.24%
Households -0.13% -0.17%
Families -0.27% -0.27%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Peru, IN 46970 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46970 to the other 786 ZIP Codes in Indiana 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 # 104 87th
Population Density1 # 336 57th
Diversity Index2 # 198 75th
Median Household Income # 627 20th
Per Capita Income # 510 35th

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