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Population in 2012: 2,254 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.0%
 

Males: 1,086  (48.2%)
Females: 1,168  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  39.1 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62675.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,336 (it was $34,688 in 2000)
Petersburg:

$40,336
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,708

Petersburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $86,194 (it was $79,600 in 2000)
Petersburg:

$86,194
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $108,415; Detached houses: $113,904; Townhouses or other attached units: $100,700; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $103,751; Mobile homes: $33,488

Median gross rent in 2012: $510.

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  • White alone - 2,184 (96.6%)
  • Two or more races - 28 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 15 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.3%)

Races in Petersburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Petersburg: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (26.7%), United States (25.5%), English (11.5%), Irish (10.6%), Scottish (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/14/1882

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,672 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Petersburg:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Petersburg city:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

21 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.9%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Petersburg, Illinois as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Petersburg to the number of sex offenders is 451 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,013 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,696 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (19.1 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (98.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (170.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake Petersburg, IL (1.5 miles ), Tallula, IL (2.6 miles ), Athens, IL (2.8 miles ), Greenview, IL (2.8 miles ), Oakford, IL (2.9 miles ), Pleasant Plains, IL (3.2 miles ), Cantrall, IL (3.3 miles) , Ashland, IL (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $131,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $131,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.01 N, Longitude: 89.85 W

Area code: 217

Petersburg household income distribution Petersburg home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Petersburg by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1100220211
per 100,000 43.543.50.00.090.089.00.091.245.345.7
Robberies 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 4299453754
per 100,000 174.087.0391.5396.7179.9222.6133.9319.3226.6182.6
Burglaries 215121256615175
per 100,000 87.0652.5522.0528.9224.9267.1267.9684.3770.3228.3
Thefts 30382626112022262421
per 100,000 1304.91652.91130.91145.9494.8890.5982.11186.11087.4958.9
Auto thefts 1122050003
per 100,000 43.543.587.088.10.0222.60.00.00.0137.0
Arson 0000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.045.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 313.1) 130.4166.2165.8168.0142.4186.584.2230.5177.6137.3

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Crime rate in Petersburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Illinois average:

2.78

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+1.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Petersburg-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 173% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the Petersburg city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 tornado 31.6 miles away from the city center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Petersburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from Petersburg center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Menard County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Petersburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Bill Krieg - Baseball player, Harris Laning - Admiral, Carrie L. Hoyt - Politician, Edward Laning - Artist, William B. McKinley - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Petersburg:

  • MENARD COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMEN (Home Health Center, 1120 NORTH 4TH STREET, SUITE A)
  • MENARD CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 120 ANTLE STREET)
  • SUNNY ACRES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 19130 SUNNY ACRES ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Petersburg, IL

Amtrak station near Petersburg:

  • 18 miles: SPRINGFIELD (WASHINGTON & 3RD STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petersburg:

  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 24 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,458)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 24 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,264)
  • Millikin University (about 48 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,183)
  • Bradley University (about 49 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,105)
  • Illinois Central College (about 51 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,496)
  • Western Illinois University (about 54 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,446)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 57 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,057)

Public high school in Petersburg:

Public elementary/middle schools in Petersburg:

See full list of schools located in Petersburg, School District: PORTA COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 202

Library in Petersburg:

  • PETERSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $87,299; Location: 220 SOUTH SIXTH STREET; 18,111 books; 452 audio materials; 688 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 103 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Petersburg: Menard County Historical Museum (A), Menard County Courthouse (B), Menard County Emergency Medical Services (C), Petersburg Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Petersburg include: Bethlehem Lutheran Church (A), Central Presbyterian Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Christian Church (D), Petersburg Foursquare Church (E), Petersburg United Methodist Church (F), Saint Pauls United Church of Christ (G), Saint Peter Catholic Church (H), Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Petersburg Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Petersburg: Petersburg Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Menard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.8. This is about average.
City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 25.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.5
U.S.:

25.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.9%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Petersburg, IL

41 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
15 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
52 people in nursing homes in 2000
28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Petersburg compared to Illinois state average:

Petersburg, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Petersburg (2011 data):

  • National Bank of Petersburg: National Bank Of Petersburg at 321 North Sixth Street, branch established on 1948/07/27; Petersburg Branch at 422 South Sixth Street, branch established on 1865/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $137.8 mil, Deposits: $120.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Nbp Financial Services, Inc.
  • Athens State Bank: Petersburg Office Branch at 420 East Sangamon, branch established on 2007/06/01; New Salem Highway 97 Branch at 14202 State Highway 97, branch established on 2011/02/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $120.4 mil, Deposits: $108.2 mil, headquarters in Athens, IL, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Athens Bancorp, Inc.
  • Petefish, Skiles & Co.: Petersburg Branch at 121 North 6th Street, branch established on 1965/10/02. Info updated 2009/08/04: Bank assets: $179.4 mil, Deposits: $153.6 mil, headquarters in Virginia, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Petefish, Skiles Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Petersburg travel time to work - commute


Petersburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Petersburg city (based on Menard County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.30%
Here57.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist Church
Adherents20.0%18.7%14.7%10.9%10.8%
Congregations6.9%13.8%13.8%13.8%10.3%
NameLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)National Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents9.1%6.5%3.9%1.5%3.9%
Congregations6.9%3.4%6.9%3.4%20.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Menard County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Menard County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Menard County:

27.2%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Menard County:

12.7%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$426
Other Government Administration 1$2,576$30,9129$3,018
Police Protection - Officers 5$12,492$29,9813$438
Firefighters 0$0 26$2,220
Streets and Highways 5$14,646$35,1500$0
Water Supply 8$22,026$33,0390$0
Local Libraries 1$1,544$18,5283$1,134
Totals for Government 20$53,284$31,97042$7,236

Petersburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $306,000 ($135.76)
    Water Utilities: $57,000 ($25.29)
    Libraries: $57,000 ($25.29)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($8.87)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $340,000 ($150.84)
    Regular Highways: $227,000 ($100.71)
    Police Protection: $215,000 ($95.39)
    Central Staff Services: $206,000 ($91.39)
    Sewerage: $131,000 ($58.12)
    Libraries: $55,000 ($24.40)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($13.31)
    Fire Protection: $24,000 ($10.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($2.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $46,000 ($20.41)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($11.98)
    Fire Protection: $19,000 ($8.43)
    Libraries: $19,000 ($8.43)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($5.32)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($1.33)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $622,000 ($275.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($15.08)

Petersburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $137,000 ($60.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($5.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $47,000 ($20.85)
    General Revenue, NEC: $46,000 ($20.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $586,000 ($259.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $740,000 ($328.31)
    Highways: $63,000 ($27.95)
    All Other: $27,000 ($11.98)
  • Tax - Property: $238,000 ($105.59)
    NEC: $36,000 ($15.97)

Petersburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $515,000 ($228.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $455,000 ($201.86)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($26.62)

Petersburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,319,000 ($1028.84)

7.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
Illinois average:

5.66%

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:
from Sangamon County, IL  3.80% ($44,632 average AGI)
from Mason County, IL  0.24% ($69,583)
from Cook County, IL  0.22% ($36,364)


7.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.46%
Illinois average:

5.99%

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:
to Sangamon County, IL  3.93% ($32,893 average AGI)
to Logan County, IL  0.22% ($38,636)
to Mason County, IL  0.20% ($24,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in Petersburg:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAY (970 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Petersburg:

  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WYVR (97.7 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WVIL (101.3 FM; VIRGINIA, IL; Owner: MARK J. LANGSTON)
  • WMHX (93.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPITAL AREA CAREER CENTER)

TV broadcast stations around Petersburg:

  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 490
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 4,420


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 9

Incident types - Petersburg


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Petersburg, IL

Most common first names in Petersburg, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6473.6 years
John6377.0 years
Mary5683.7 years
James5471.3 years
Helen3582.0 years
Robert3369.0 years
Anna3385.0 years
George3178.5 years
Dorothy2680.2 years
Harry2379.6 years
Most common last names in Petersburg, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2781.7 years
Miller2580.1 years
Thomas1780.0 years
Bell1481.3 years
Johnson1488.3 years
Allen1475.6 years
Denton1381.8 years
Watkins1284.8 years
White1274.2 years
Wilson1270.5 years
Businesses in Petersburg, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Hardee's1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS1

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  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations:"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial specialists:"
  • #29 (62675) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Celtic first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • Max Gerard Fleck (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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