The City of Petersburg had a population of 32,589 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Petersburg: Appamatuck, Cockade City, Fals, Fort Henry, Peters Point, Peter's Point, Petersburgh, The Cockade City.
|Population in Households||31,702|
|Population in Familes||23,213|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||887|
|Median Household Income||$36,699|
|Average Household Income||$47,805|
|Per Capita Income||$20,954|
|Total Housing Units||17,049 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,664 (33.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||8,153 (47.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||3,232 (19.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$122,904|
|Average Home Value||$141,018|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.47%|
|Per Capita Income||2.93%|
The table below compares Petersburg to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 34||94th|
|Population Density||# 185||69th|
|Diversity Index||# 311||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 502||16th|
|Per Capita Income||# 490||18th|
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