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Demographics

People

Total Population2,482
Male Share of the Population50.9%
Female Share of the Population49.1%
Senior Citizens26.7%
Employed Population 16+961
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married44%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.6%
Median Earnings25+$21,545
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,243
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,077

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,061
% Above Poverty Level81.9%
% Below Poverty Level18.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36%
Median Gross Rent$575
Median House Value$114,600

Ancestry

Irish9.3%
English9.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.1%
Scottish3%
Dutch2.7%
Italian2.3%
French Except Basque1.5%
Polish1%
Welsh0.9%
Hungarian0.8%
Canadian0.6%
Danishn0.4%
Iranian0.3%
German0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
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Petersburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Grant County
Standard Zip Codes26847
Phone Area Codes304,681
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude38.99
Approximate Longitude-79.12

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)

StationMOOREFIELD 1 SSE
Distance9.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 40 F
Apr Temp37 to 65 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 68 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches
StationMATHIAS
Distance16.4 miles
Jan Temp18 to 39 F
Apr Temp35 to 62 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 65 F
Annual Precip37.3 inches
StationSPRUCE KNOB
Distance30.1 miles
Jan Temp17 to 35 F
Apr Temp36 to 56 F
Jul Temp58 to 76 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip42.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bayard305$36,563
Davis676$61,417
Harman91$32,083
Moorefield3,125$37,244
Thomas612$47,500

Petersburg Public Libraries

Grant County Public Library
18 MT. VIEW STREET
Petersburg, West Virginia
(304) 257-4122

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Petersburg Hospitals

Grant Memorial Hospital
(Government - Local)
P O Box 1019
(304) 257-1030
Grant Memorial Hospital
117 Hospital Drive
(304) 257-1026

Petersburg Public Schools

Dorcas Elementary School
Hc 33 Box 1060
ZIP: 26847
(304) 257-1220
Primary
Petersburg Elementary School
333 Rig Street
ZIP: 26847
(304) 257-1110
Primary
Total Enrollment 689
Petersburg High School
207 Jefferson Avenue
ZIP: 26847
(304) 257-1444
High
Total Enrollment 703
South Branch Vocational School
401 Pierpont Street
ZIP: 26847
(304) 257-1331
Other

Petersburg Private Schools

Believers Mennonite Fellowship Christian School
Hc 33 Box 261
ZIP: 26847
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 7
North Fork Christian School
Hc 59 Box 217
ZIP: 26847
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 19
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