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People

Total Population 1,137
Male Share of the Population 44.4%
Female Share of the Population 55.6%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 439
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 58.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,000
% Above Poverty Level 72.8%
% Below Poverty Level 27.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation 2.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 21%
Median Gross Rent $664
Median House Value $47,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 60.7%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 7.7%

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

Petersburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NE of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 257 miles SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Hale
Standard Zip Codes 79250
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.869
Longitude -101.596

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 FLOYDADA
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 50 F
Apr Temp 43 to 73 F
Jul Temp 66 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 20.9 inches
Station PLAINVIEW
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 19.9 inches
Station CROSBYTON
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 22.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Abernathy 3,290 $51,316
Floydada 2,916 $40,455
Idalou 2,373 $63,527

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

Petersburg Public Libraries

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Petersburg Public Library
1614 MAIN ST
Petersburg, Texas
(806) 667-3657

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Petersburg High Schools

PETERSBURG H S
1411 W 4TH
806-667-3574
A Title I School.
Serves 159 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.3

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