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 38.36% 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, 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
Overall, Petersburg’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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 30.31 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.