Petersburg, VA
Demographic Data



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Petersburg Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Petersburg Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
31,750

Age

PEOPLE OF Virginia DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.38
5 To 17 13.33
18 To 24 9.95
25 To 34 15.41
35 To 54 23.91
55 To 64 13.69
65 Years And Over 16.32

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 4.3
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 80.6
COLLEGE GRADUATES 17.5

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Petersburg 21992 18809.97761170093 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Petersburg 33939 15697.935440227573 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
27.6%

Employment Industries in Petersburg

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 19.5
Retail 14.9
Manufacturing 12.4
Accommodation 10.4
Public Service 6.8
Education 6.5
Transportation 6.2
Administration 5.6
Other 4.3
Professional, scientific, and technical services 2.8
Construction 2.5
Finance 2.3

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 15.0
Black Or African American 75.6
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.3
Asian 1.1
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 3.4
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 4.7

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 3.4
Irish 2.6
English 2.4
African 1.4
European 0.9
Italian 0.6
Jamaican 0.5
Scottish 0.5
Polish 0.4
French 0.4
Welsh 0.3
Greek 0.3
Brazilian 0.3
Dutch 0.2
Russian 0.2
British 0.2
Scots-Irish 0.2
Norwegian 0.2
Other Arab 0.1
Northern European 0.1

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 92.6
Spanish 4.9
French 0.7
German/Yiddish 0.5
Polish 0.4
Korean 0.3
Japanese 0.2
Arabic 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
African languages 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Langs. of India 0.0
Tagalog 0.0
Thai 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Laotian 0.0
French Creole 0.0
West Germanic languages 0.0
Hungarian 0.0
Navajo 0.0

Foreign Born Petersburg Residents:
3.6%