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People

Total Population 2,173
Male Share of the Population 44.7%
Female Share of the Population 55.3%
Senior Citizens 20.5%
Employed Population 16+ 896
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 55.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15%
Median Earnings25+ $30,774
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $4,688
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,092

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,729
% Above Poverty Level 84%
% Below Poverty Level 16%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.1%
Median Gross Rent $443
Median House Value $101,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.8%
US/American 0%
English 12.7%
Irish 14%

Petersburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NW of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Menard
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 62659, 62675
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.011
Longitude -89.848

Petersburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station RUSHVILLE
Distance 38.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Petersburg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Atterberry (62675)

Atterbury (62675)

Tice (62675)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Athens 1,996 $68,438
Cantrall 121 $81,250
Greenview 924 $67,750

Petersburg Public Libraries

Library
Petersburg P.l.
220 SOUTH SIXTH STREET
Petersburg, Illinois
(217) 632-2807

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Petersburg High Schools

PORTA HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 202
217-632-3216
Serves 447 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

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