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People

Total Population 2,592
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 18.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,045
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 50.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,636
% Above Poverty Level 85.3%
% Below Poverty Level 14.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.5%
Median Gross Rent $533
Median House Value $73,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13%
US/American 0%
English 8.4%
Irish 17.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Petersburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles NE of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles W of Louisville, Kentucky
County Pike
Standard Zip Codes 47567
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.491
Longitude -87.278

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 PETERSBURG 61 BRIDGE
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Station WASHINGTON 1 NNW
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station FREELANDVILLE
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Alford (47567)

Algiers (47567)

Bowman (47567)

Glezen (47567)

Little (47567)

Logan (47567)

Oatsville (47567)

West Petersburg (47567)

Willisville (47567)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Decker 257 $61,719
Oakland City 2,601 $44,219

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Petersburg Public Libraries

Library
Pike County Pl
1104 MAIN STREET
Petersburg, Indiana
(812) 354-6257
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Petersburg High Schools

PIKE CENTRAL HIGH SCH
1810 E SR 56
812-354-8478
Serves 619 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19

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