Total Population1,137
Male Share of the Population44.4%
Female Share of the Population55.6%
Senior Citizens12.8%
Employed Population 16+439
Age of the Population37


% of people married58.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.1%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0


Median Family Income$45,000
% Above Poverty Level72.8%
% Below Poverty Level27.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation2.7%


People Living Alone21%
Median Gross Rent$664
Median House Value$47,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)60.7%

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

Petersburg Almanac

Nearest Medium City 25 miles NE of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City257 miles SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Standard Zip Codes79250
Phone Area Codes806
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Petersburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp23 to 50 F
Apr Temp43 to 73 F
Jul Temp66 to 92 F
Oct Temp46 to 74 F
Annual Precip20.9 inches
Distance22.5 miles
Jan Temp24 to 49 F
Apr Temp44 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 91 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip19.9 inches
Distance25.1 miles
Jan Temp25 to 53 F
Apr Temp45 to 75 F
Jul Temp67 to 93 F
Oct Temp48 to 75 F
Annual Precip22.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

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

Petersburg Public Libraries

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

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1411 W 4TH
A Title I School.
Serves 159 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.3

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