Petersburg is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,525 people and just one neighborhood, Petersburg is the 645th largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Petersburg is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.36% of the Petersburg workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Petersburg is a town of sales and office workers, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Petersburg who work in office and administrative support (12.95%), management occupations (12.23%) and sales jobs (8.79%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Petersburg is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Petersburg is worth considering.
In Petersburg, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.31 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.