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
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Petersburg is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.42% 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, 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
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.
One downside of living in Petersburg is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Petersburg, the average commute to work is 30.95 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Petersburg is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.