Petersburg is a very small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 2,317 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Petersburg is the 190th largest community in Indiana.
Petersburg is a blue-collar town, with 35.13% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Petersburg is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Petersburg who work in sales jobs (10.23%), office and administrative support (7.86%), and food service (7.10%).
Of important note, Petersburg is also a city of artists. Petersburg has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Petersburg’s character.
As is often the case in a small city, Petersburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Petersburg are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.71% of adults in Petersburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Petersburg in 2018 was $23,057, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,228 for a family of four. However, Petersburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Petersburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Petersburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Petersburg include English, Irish, German, French, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Petersburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.