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: 697
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,533
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 300
  • 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, 2017)


Total Population 23,266
Daytime Population: Workers 7,802
Daytime Population: Residents 13,561
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,363
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 21,572
Population in Familes 17,348
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,694
Population Density2 130
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $43,402
Average Household Income $56,253
Per Capita Income $23,765


Total Housing Units 11,125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,365 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,074 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,686 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $87,037
Average Home Value $126,862


Total Households 9,439
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 6,250
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.25% -0.28%
Households -0.2% -0.2%
Families -0.39% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Peru, IN 46970 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46970 to the other 785 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 106 87th
Population Density # 335 57th
Diversity Index # 202 75th
Median Household Income # 636 19th
Per Capita Income # 494 37th

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