Petersburg, Nebraska

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Petersburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 96 miles SW of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Boone
Standard Zip Codes 68652
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.853
Longitude -98.078

Petersburg Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ELGIN
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 25.8 inches
Station ALBION 1 N
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 64 F
Annual Precip 27 inches
Distance 31.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 66 F
Annual Precip 26 inches
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Petersburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 374 100%
Male 173 46.3%
Female 201 53.7%
Under 18 102 27.3%
18+ 272 72.7%
65+ 105 28.1%
Median Age 44.1
Average Family Size 2.97
White 365 97.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 7 1.9%
Mixed Race 2 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 1.9%

Estimated Petersburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 340
Growth -34
Growth % -9.1%

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 80.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
US/American 3.4%
Norwegian 3.1%
Polish 2.8%
Irish 2.5%
Dutch 1.2%
Czech 0.9%
English 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Petersburg 374 $39,792
Albion 1,797 $42,105
Elgin 735 $38,250
Newman Grove 797 $39,653
Oakdale 345 $30,139
Spalding 537 $35,729
Tilden 1,078 $42,188

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