Petersburg is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,507 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
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Petersburg has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Petersburg has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Petersburg than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Petersburg may be for you.
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.