Petersburg is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,531 people and just one neighborhood, Petersburg is the 645th largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
Petersburg is a blue-collar town, with 37.42% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Petersburg is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Petersburg who work in office and administrative support (12.02%), management occupations (11.40%) and sales jobs (9.67%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Petersburg’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Petersburg has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Petersburg a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Petersburg, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.95 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Petersburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.