Petersburg strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):
Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
Short Commute Times
Comparing Petersburg to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in West Virginia (State):
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|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|People Living Alone|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Low Property Crime|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||95 miles W of Reston, Virginia (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||110 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|Standard Zip Codes||26847|
|Phone Area Codes||304|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||MOOREFIELD 1 SSE|
|Jan Temp||19 to 40 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 65 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 68 F|
|Annual Precip||32.8 inches|
|Jan Temp||18 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 62 F|
|Jul Temp||58 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||37.3 inches|
|Jan Temp||17 to 35 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 56 F|
|Jul Temp||58 to 76 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||42.1 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.75|
|American Indian & Alaskan||3||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||19||0.8%|
|Est. 2005 Population||2,634|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||5.1%|
|French (except Basque)||0.6%|
According to the US Postal Service, Petersburg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Arthur (26847)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
Moomau Public Library
18 MT. VIEW STREET
Petersburg, West Virginia
GRANT MEM HOSP
ROUTE 55 P O BOX 1019
Emergency Service: Yes
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207 JEFFERSON AVE
Serves 757 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9
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401 PIERPONT ST
A Vocational School
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