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Demographics

People

Total Population2,333
Male Share of the Population42.6%
Female Share of the Population57.4%
Senior Citizens17%
Employed Population 16+969
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married49.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.1%
Median Earnings25+$31,360
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,719
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,910

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,469
% Above Poverty Level78.5%
% Below Poverty Level21.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.9%
Median Gross Rent$541
Median House Value$95,500

Ancestry

German34.3%
Irish16.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.3%
English12.9%
French Except Basque2.3%
Dutch2.2%
Italian2.1%
Swedish2%
Polish1.7%
Scottish1.4%
Russian1.3%
Romanian1.2%
Danishn0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Czech0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
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Petersburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Menard County
Standard Zip Codes62675
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.01
Approximate Longitude-89.85

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)

StationSPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance14.2 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches
StationMASON CITY 1 W
Distance15.2 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches
StationRUSHVILLE
Distance38.7 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip39.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Athens2,013$67,813
Cantrall121$91,250
Greenview844$59,922
Oakford298$43,750
Pleasant Plains864$69,375

Petersburg Public Libraries

Petersburg Public Library
220 SOUTH SIXTH STREET
Petersburg, Illinois
(217) 632-2807

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Petersburg Public Schools

Petersburg Elem School
514 W Monroe St
ZIP: 62675
(217) 632-7731
Primary
Total Enrollment 295
Porta Central
1500 Owen Ave
ZIP: 62675
(217) 632-7781
Primary
Total Enrollment 332
Porta High School
17651 Bluejay Rd
ZIP: 62675
(217) 632-3216
High
Total Enrollment 498
Porta Jr High School
17651 Bluejay Rd
ZIP: 62675
(217) 632-3219
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