For population 25 years and over in Petersburg:
For population 15 years and over in Petersburg city:
16 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $615 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (38.5 miles , pop. 121,582).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (85.0 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (232.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Winslow, IN (2.9 miles ), Monroe City, IN (3.1 miles ), Oakland City, IN (3.4 miles ), Wheatland, IN (3.5 miles ), Washington, IN (3.6 miles ), Decker, IN (3.6 miles ), Hazleton, IN (3.8 miles ), Francisco, IN (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 38.49 N, Longitude: 87.28 W
Area code: 812
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -348 (-11.9%).
Work and jobs in Petersburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Petersburg, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Petersburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 134% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.8 miles away from the Petersburg city center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 1/7/1989, a category F4 tornado 12.0 miles away from the city center injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Petersburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 32.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 39.8 miles away from Petersburg center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 44.6 miles away from Petersburg center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 30.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pike County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Clyde Lovellette - Basketball player, Joe Wyatt - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Petersburg:
Airports and heliports located in Petersburg:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petersburg:
Public high school in Petersburg:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 8.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 25.6%
(25.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% 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 2010:
People in group quarters in Petersburg in 2000:
Petersburg compared to Indiana state average:
Banks with branches in Petersburg (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Petersburg (based on Pike County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.91%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Petersburg government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,934 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:
5.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,797 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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TV broadcast stations around Petersburg:
See more detailed statistics of Petersburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $150,000
Total average daily traffic: 15,113
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,486
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 20,589
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Petersburg)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Petersburg, IN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1 (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 Amateur Radio Licenses:46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Petersburg)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Petersburg on our top lists:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.