Petersburg is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,129 people and just one neighborhood, Petersburg is the 460th largest community in Michigan.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Petersburg is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.80% of the Petersburg workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Petersburg is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Petersburg who work in office and administrative support (13.84%), food service (9.27%) and sales jobs (6.13%).
Also of interest is that Petersburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In Petersburg, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.51 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.