Petersburg is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,507 people and just one neighborhood, Petersburg is the 645th largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Petersburg is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.09% of the Petersburg workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Petersburg is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Petersburg who work in management occupations (12.32%), office and administrative support (11.02%) and sales jobs (9.86%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Petersburg has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Petersburg a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Petersburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.