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People

Total Population 541
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 12.2%
Employed Population 16+ 215
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 47.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,583
% Above Poverty Level 83.6%
% Below Poverty Level 16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.8%
Median Gross Rent $679
Median House Value $82,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
US/American 0%
English 2.4%
Irish 21.4%

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

Petersburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles NW of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Huntingdon
Standard Zip Codes 16669
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.572
Longitude -78.047

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 RAYSTOWN LAKE 2
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station STATE COLLEGE
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Station ALTOONA 3 W
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alexandria 406 $63,594
Bellwood 1,811 $56,875
Huntingdon 7,060 $47,522

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

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