Petersburg, Pennsylvania

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Petersburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 455 100%
Male 218 47.9%
Female 237 52.1%
Under 18 110 24.2%
18+ 345 75.8%
65+ 60 13.2%
Median Age 35.2
Average Family Size 2.91
White 453 99.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Petersburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 434
Growth -21
Growth % -4.6%

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 36.5%
US/American 18.1%
Irish 12.6%
English 10.1%
Dutch 3.6%
Scottish 2.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.2%
Italian 2.2%
Pennsylvania German 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
European 1.4%
Austrian 1.4%
Russian 1.4%
Slovak 1.1%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
Polish 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Petersburg 455 $35,417
Alexandria 401 $43,750
Bellwood 2,016 $40,091
Huntingdon 6,918 $42,684
Mill Creek 351 $30,833
Tyrone 5,528 $37,818
Williamsburg 1,345 $37,717
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