The City of Petersburg had a population of 33,477 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Petersburg is located at latitude 37.2047 and longitude -77.3924 in Petersburg (city) County. The formal boundaries for the City of Petersburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Petersburg (city) County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.
The City of Petersburg (GNIS ID: 1498435) has a C7 Census Class Code which indicates an incorporated place that is independent of any county. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Petersburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Petersburg: Appamatuck, Cockade City, Fals, Fort Henry, Peters Point, Peter's Point, Petersburgh, The Cockade City.
|Population in Households||32,419|
|Population in Familes||23,562|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,058|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||17,276 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,224 (36.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||7,986 (46.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||3,066 (17.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$115,221|
|Average Home Value||$131,049|
|Median Household Income||$36,119|
|Average Household Income||$45,058|
|Per Capita Income||$19,921|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.2%|
|Per Capita Income||0.14%|
The table below compares Petersburg to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia 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.
|Total Population||# 32||95th|
|Population Density1||# 182||69th|
|Diversity Index2||# 311||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 492||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 485||18th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.