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
When you are in Petersburg, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.42% of Petersburg’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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
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 30.95 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Petersburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.