Peru, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 538 housing units in Peru. This represents a 2.5% decline from 552 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 538 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Peru is about 81.7%. Peru's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.7%. Average household size is 2.7 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Peru were built after 1958.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom0%
Two Bedrooms24.20%
Three Bedrooms45.90%
Four Bedrooms28.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.7
Median year structure was built1957
Median Value of occupied units$84,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.72
Median year structure was built1966

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage9%
Home Equity Loan6.60%
Simple Mortgage47.40%
Debt Free37%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.2%