Living in Petersburg, WV

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Petersburg SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
4
Diversity
4
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Petersburg, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
2,520
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
13.4%
Median Home
$128,300
Median Income
$30,350
Median Rent
$618

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Rankings for Petersburg in West Virginia

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Map Of Petersburg, WV

Population over time in Petersburg

Year Population % Change
2017 2,520 1.0%
2016 2,495 0.5%
2015 2,482 1.3%
2014 2,450 -6.9%
2013 2,632 -5.3%
2012 2,778 6.6%
2011 2,605 -8.9%
2010 2,861 -0.7%
2009 2,882 -

Race / Ethnicity in Petersburg

White
94.0% (2,368)
African American
2.5% (62)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.1% (27)
Hispanic
2.5% (63)
Race Petersburg WV USA
White 94.0% 92.1% 61.1%
African American 2.5% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 0.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.5% 1.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Petersburg, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
10.0% (25,314)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.6% (29,190)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.5% (46,523)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.3% (33,523)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (36,260)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.0% (27,822)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.5% (18,928)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.1% (28,050)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (5,017)
$200,000 or more
0.5% (1,368)
Income Petersburg WV USA
Less than $10,000 10.0% 9.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.6% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.5% 13.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.3% 11.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.0% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.5% 11.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.1% 10.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 3.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.5% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in Petersburg

Female
47.9% (1,206)
Male
52.1% (1,313)
Gender Petersburg WV USA
Female 47.9% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 52.1% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Petersburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (226)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (226)
High School / GED
37.0% (932)
Some College
18.0% (453)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (201)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (277)
Master's Degree
7.0% (176)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (25)
Education Petersburg WV USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 41.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 12.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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