Petersburg, Michigan

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Petersburg, Michigan

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Petersburg strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Petersburg Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Petersburg People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Petersburg, Michigan

Comparing Petersburg to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 4 3
Age of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
People Above Poverty 6 6
College Educated Adults 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Working at Home 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 2
Affordability of Rents 4 4
People Living Alone 3 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Petersburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 18 miles NW of Toledo, Ohio
County Monroe
Standard Zip Codes 49270
Phone Area Codes 734
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.901
Longitude -83.715

Petersburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MILAN 4 ESE
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Station MONROE
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 64 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
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Petersburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,157 100%
Male 562 48.6%
Female 595 51.4%
Under 18 353 30.5%
18+ 804 69.5%
65+ 101 8.7%
Median Age 32.2
Average Family Size 3.23
White 1,120 96.8%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 23 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.1%

Estimated Petersburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,138
Growth -19
Growth % -1.6%

Petersburg Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 34.9%
US/American 11.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.8%
Polish 8%
English 7.8%
Italian 5.8%
French (except Basque) 5.7%
Irish 5.6%
European 1.7%
Dutch 1.5%
French Canadian 1.4%
Scottish 1.4%
British 1.1%
Hungarian 0.7%
Finnish 0.6%
Lebanese 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Petersburg 1,157 $58,000
Blissfield 3,223 $48,964
Britton 699 $50,703
Deerfield 1,005 $54,375
Dundee 3,522 $49,479
Maybee 505 $60,000
Tecumseh 8,574 $58,239
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Petersburg High Schools (2004)

Serves 266 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20

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