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.
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.