Petersburg SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
8

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Petersburg, Virginia Info Snack

Petersburg is an independent city in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,420. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines Petersburg (along with the city of Colonial Heights) with Dinwiddie County for statistical purposes. It is located on the Appomattox River and 21 miles (34 km) south of the state capital of Richmond. The city's unique industrial past and its location as a transportation hub combined to create wealth for Virginia and the region.
Population
32,037
Unemployment
12.2%
Poverty
27.6%
Median Home
$112,900
Median Income
$33,939
Median Rent
$882

Rankings for Petersburg in Virginia

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1

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2

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Population 17,582

3

Chester, VA
Population 21,957

4

Ettrick, VA
Population 5,403

5

Hopewell, VA
Population 22,353

6

Fort Lee, VA
Population 4,901

7

Bensley, VA
Population 6,363

8

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Population 6,504

Map Of Petersburg, VA

Population over time in Petersburg

Year Population % Change
2017 32,037 0.1%
2016 31,997 -0.4%
2015 32,123 -1.0%
2014 32,439 0.3%
2013 32,326 0.3%
2012 32,226 -0.3%
2011 32,337 0.1%
2010 32,303 -

Crime in Petersburg Per 100k

Crime Petersburg VA USA
Violent Crime 794.0 208.2 382.9
Murder 37.8 5.3 5.3
Robbery 236.3 51.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 478.9 117.9 248.9
Property Crime 3402.8 1792.9 2362.0
Burglary 557.7 218.0 430.4
Larceny 2489.1 1454.7 1694.0
Car Theft 356.0 120.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Petersburg

White
15.0% (4,806)
African American
75.6% (24,223)
American Indian
0.3% (86)
Asian
1.1% (343)
Hawaiian
0.0% (13)
Other
0.5% (152)
Two Or More
2.9% (922)
Hispanic
4.7% (1,492)
Race Petersburg VA USA
White 15.0% 62.6% 61.5%
African American 75.6% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.7% 9.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Petersburg, Virginia

Less than $10,000
14.8% (474,147)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.8% (249,888)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.6% (467,740)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.2% (454,925)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (483,758)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.2% (422,888)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.7% (310,758)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.4% (237,073)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (64,074)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (38,444)
Income Petersburg VA USA
Less than $10,000 14.8% 5.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.8% 3.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.6% 7.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.2% 7.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 11.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.2% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.7% 12.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.4% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 9.2% 6.3%

Gender in Petersburg

Female
54.1% (17,333)
Male
45.9% (14,703)
Gender Petersburg VA USA
Female 54.1% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 45.9% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Petersburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.9% (2,218)
9-12th Grade
12.5% (3,998)
High School / GED
33.4% (10,706)
Some College
24.3% (7,774)
Associate's Degree
5.4% (1,739)
Bachelor's Degree
10.1% (3,251)
Master's Degree
5.7% (1,837)
Professional Degree
0.9% (294)
Doctorate Degree
0.7% (217)
Education Petersburg VA USA
< 9th Grade 6.9% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 12.5% 6.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 33.4% 24.3% 27.3%
Some College 24.3% 19.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 5.4% 7.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 10.1% 21.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.7% 11.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.9% 2.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.7% 1.8% 1.4%

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