For population 25 years and over in Petersburg:
For population 15 years and over in Petersburg city:
177 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia, 0.9% Africa).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,189 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (669.1 miles , pop. 260,283).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1714.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Kupreanof, AK (1.4 miles) , Wrangell, AK (5.7 miles ), Kake, AK (6.3 miles ), Point Baker, AK (6.4 miles) , Port Protection, AK (6.5 miles) , Hobart Bay, AK (6.9 miles) , Whale Pass, AK (7.0 miles) , Thoms Place, AK (7.1 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 56.80 N, Longitude: 132.94 W
Area code: 907
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Petersburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+0.6%).
Work and jobs in Petersburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Petersburg, Alaska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Petersburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/9/2001 at 09:26:20, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2004 at 02:21:04, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, 3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from Petersburg center
On 9/7/2006 at 12:41:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, 3.5 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2004 at 10:16:56, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, 3.5 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 46.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/2007 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from Petersburg center
On 8/14/2007 at 17:00:07, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 ML, 3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
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Airports and other landing facilities located in Petersburg:
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Local government website: www.ci.petersburg.ak.us
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petersburg:
Public high school in Petersburg:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Petersburg:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Petersburg and their reported violations in the past:PETERSBURG (Address: 1401 RESERVOIR ROAD , Population served: 2970, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.0%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.0% for Black residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.4% for American Indian residents, 41.4% for other race residents, 5.4% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
People in group quarters in Petersburg in 2000:
Petersburg compared to Alaska state average:
Banks with branches in Petersburg (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Petersburg city (based on Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.42%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Petersburg government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):
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Petersburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):
7.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,444 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,849 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Petersburg fatal accident list:
Apr 5, 2005 09:54 PM, Nordic Drive, Sing Lee Alley, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 25, 2004 09:50 AM, Mitkof Highway, Cemetary Road, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 10, 2003 09:40 PM, Sing Lee Alley, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jan 15, 2000 05:11 PM, Mitkof Hwy, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 31, 1992 11:51 PM, Mitkof Hwy, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 2, 1992 11:30 PM, Nordic Dr, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Petersburg, AK
Total length: 100 meters (328ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,617
Total average daily truck traffic: 207
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 10,181
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Petersburg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Petersburg, AK)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Petersburg)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Petersburg)
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.