Petersburg, VA
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Petersburg Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (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
32,477

Age

PEOPLE OF Virginia DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.25
5 To 17 13.44
18 To 24 10.76
25 To 34 14.06
35 To 54 25.08
55 To 64 14.07
65 Years And Over 15.33

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 4.2
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 77.9
COLLEGE GRADUATES 15.9

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Petersburg 19149 17675.490117345704 #EE2025
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Petersburg 31798 15802.699890042304 #EE2025
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
28.0%

Employment Industries in Petersburg

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 20.0
Retail 14.1
Manufacturing 10.6
Accommodation 10.2
Public Service 7.9
Education 7.3
Administration 6.0
Transportation 5.7
Other 4.3
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3.2
Construction 2.9

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 15.6
Black Or African American 76.7
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 1.3
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Some Other Race Alone 2.0
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 4.2

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 3.9
English 3.2
Irish 2.5
African 1.8
European 0.7
Jamaican 0.6
Italian 0.5
French 0.5
Scots-Irish 0.5
Scottish 0.4
British 0.4
Welsh 0.4
Brazilian 0.3
Polish 0.3
Dutch 0.2
Ukrainian 0.2
Norwegian 0.2
Greek 0.1
Hungarian 0.1
Scandinavian 0.1

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 93.3
Spanish 4.1
French 0.8
Tagalog 0.6
German 0.6
Japanese 0.3
Korean 0.1
Greek 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
Thai 0.0
Slavic languages 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0
French Creole 0.0
Arabic 0.0
Italian 0.0
West Germanic languages 0.0
African languages 0.0
Hebrew 0.0
Hungarian 0.0
Native American languages 0.0

Foreign Born Petersburg Residents:
3.3%