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East Peru is a city in Madison County, in the Des Moines metro area.
The latitude of East Peru is 41.226N. The longitude is -93.926W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 958 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 153.
Sections below provide additional information and links about East Peru demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Madison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50222 ZIP code.
14% of East Peru residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Peru ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Peru was $14,756, compared with $21,587 nationally.
2% of East Peru residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in East Peru, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $480.
Madison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Peru political report.
The average commute time for East Peru workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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