Peru Township - LaSalle County, Illinois

Peru Township is located in LaSalle County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 10,732 and it contained 4,971 housing units. Peru Township was originally named Salisbury Township, but was changed on September 27, 1856.


Geography
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 17.98 square miles (46.6 km2), of which 17.48 square miles (45.3 km2) (or 97.22%) is land and 0.51 square miles (1.3 km2) (or 2.84%) is water.

Information from http://www.wikipedia.com & http://www.city-data.com


Office Location
1009 Peoria Street
Peru, Illinois 61354


Office Hours
Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Office Contact
Telephone Number: (815) 223-0746
Fax Number: (815) 223-0751
Township Clerk's Email Address: sweberski@gmail.com
Township Clerk's Telephone: 815-252-8050

QUICK FACTS

  • Established: September 27, 1856
  • Land & Water Area: 17.5 sq. mi. & 0.5 sq. mi.
  • Population: 10,272 (97% urban, 3% rural)
  • Males/Females: 4,844(47.2%) / 5,428(52.8%)
  • Median age of males/females: 41.5/43.2
  • Occupied houses/apartments: 9,994
  • Average household size: 2.33
  • Average family size: 2.92