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People

Total Population 196
Male Share of the Population 53.6%
Female Share of the Population 46.4%
Senior Citizens 16.8%
Employed Population 16+ 103
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 54.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,036
% Above Poverty Level 78%
% Below Poverty Level 22%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 7.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 16.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.1%
Median Gross Rent $472
Median House Value $75,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.9%
US/American 0%
English 21.4%
Irish 12.8%

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

Petersburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 96 miles NW of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 307 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Nelson
Standard Zip Codes 58272
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.011
Longitude -98.001

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 2 N
Distance 1.5 miles
Jan Temp -8 to 13 F
Apr Temp 28 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 30 to 54 F
Annual Precip 20 inches
Station LARIMORE
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 14 F
Apr Temp 28 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 20.4 inches
Station SHARON
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 13 F
Apr Temp 31 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 21.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aneta 263 $60,313
Fordville 247 $56,250
Lakota 588 $52,708
Lankin 129 $58,542
Larimore 1,513 $55,573
McVille 321 $64,125

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

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Petersburg High Schools

DAKOTA PRAIRIE HIGH SCHOOL
518 4TH ST
701-345-8233
A Title I School.
Serves 177 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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