Petersburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 473 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.0%
 
Males: 216  (45.8%)
Females: 257  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  29.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 16669.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,528 (it was $34,013 in 2000)
Petersburg:

$38,528
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,458 (it was $16,141 in 2000)

Petersburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,358 (it was $56,300 in 2000)
Petersburg:

$79,358
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $591.

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  • Races in Petersburg, PA (2010)

    Petersburg races chart
    • 46897.5%White alone
    • 61.3%Hispanic
    • 40.8%Other race alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Petersburg: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (46.1%), Irish (21.7%), Dutch (4.1%), English (2.8%), Scottish (2.6%), Swedish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/07/1830

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,229 people per square mile   (low).

Petersburg,PA real estate house value index trend

Petersburg, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Petersburg:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Petersburg borough:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

3 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Petersburg, Pennsylvania as of December 06, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Petersburg to the number of sex offenders is 239 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $752 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $794 (1.0%)

Petersburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (86.0 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (101.9 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (158.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Alexandria borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Huntingdon borough, PA (2.4 miles ), McConnellstown, PA (2.9 miles ), Birmingham, PA (3.0 miles) , Baileyville, PA (3.2 miles ), Williamsburg borough, PA (3.4 miles ), Mill Creek borough, PA (3.4 miles ), Northwood, PA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.57 N, Longitude: 78.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

Petersburg household income distribution Petersburg home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-3.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (44%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Petersburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Petersburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Petersburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 53.1 miles away from the Petersburg borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/20/1989, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Petersburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 138.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 177.2 miles away from Petersburg center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 301.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 108.8 miles away from Petersburg center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 171.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Huntingdon County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Petersburg topographic map

Birthplace of: William D. Port - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Petersburg: William D. Port.

Hospitals and medical centers near Petersburg:

  • WESTMINSTER WOODS AT HUNTINGDO (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HUNTINGDON, PA)
  • J C BLAIR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; HUNTINGDON, PA)
  • US RENAL CARE HUNTINGDON (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; HUNTINGDON, PA)
  • OMNI HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; TYRONE, PA)
  • EPWORTH MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; TYRONE, PA)
  • MORAN'S HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BELLWOOD, PA)

Amtrak stations near Petersburg:

  • 7 miles: HUNTINGDON (402 ALLEGHENY ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 13 miles: TYRONE (10TH & LOGAN AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.
  • 19 miles: ALTOONA (1231 11TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petersburg:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 19 miles; University Park, PA; Full-time enrollment: 45,483)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 20 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 22 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Saint Francis University (about 32 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 46 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 47 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Lock Haven University (about 50 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)

Public elementary/middle school in Petersburg:

Private elementary/middle school in Petersburg:

  • SCENIC VIEW SCHOOL (Students: 24, Location: 396 MARSHALL RD, Grades: 1-8)
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Notable location: Petersburg Volunteer Fire Company 4 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Cedar Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Huntingdon 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 91.9. This is worse than average.

City:

91.9
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.160
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.71. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.71
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.63
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.6%
(26.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.7 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  76.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  13.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Petersburg travel time to work - commute Petersburg mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Petersburg borough (based on Huntingdon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,47169
Evangelical Protestant6,31052
Catholic2,5724
Other3062
Black Protestant2952
Orthodox202
None28,939-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Huntingdon County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Huntingdon County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Huntingdon County:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Huntingdon County:

28.8%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.7%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Petersburg:

49.3%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.1%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Petersburg:

30.7%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Petersburg:

58.5%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Petersburg:

76.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Petersburg, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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$3,580
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$1,044
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 9$2,983
Totals for Government 0$0 23$7,607

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $55,000 ($116.28)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($63.42)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($48.63)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($25.37)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($19.03)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($16.91)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($8.46)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($6.34)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($4.23)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($2.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($2.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($21.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $75,000 ($158.56)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $95,000 ($200.85)
    All Other: $12,000 ($25.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($8.46)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($4.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($16.91)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.11)
  • Tax - Property: $37,000 ($78.22)
    Individual Income: $22,000 ($46.51)
    NEC: $4,000 ($8.46)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $206,000 ($435.52)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $254,000 ($537.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $197,000 ($416.49)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $263,000 ($556.03)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $122,000 ($257.93)

3.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.34%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Centre County, PA  0.41% ($48,794 average AGI)
from Blair County, PA  0.33% ($31,800)
from Mifflin County, PA  0.27% ($31,978)


3.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,587 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Blair County, PA  0.56% ($42,670 average AGI)
to Mifflin County, PA  0.38% ($28,794)
to Centre County, PA  0.32% ($40,623)

Strongest AM radio stations in Petersburg:

  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPHB (1260 AM; 5 kW; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WRSC (1390 AM; 2 kW; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRN (1340 AM; 1 kW; TYRONE, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Petersburg:

  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWLY (106.3 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES,LLC)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WVNW (96.7 FM; BURNHAM, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WPSU-FM (91.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGMR (101.1 FM; TYRONE, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON DBA ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WJSM-FM (92.7 FM; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WBRX-FM1 (94.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Petersburg:

  • WPSX-TV (Channel 3; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W32AX (Channel 32; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • W13BY (Channel 13; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: GEORGE W. KIMBLE)
  • W63AJ (Channel 63; HUNTINGDON/WILLIAMSB, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)
  • W41CF (Channel 41; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WATM-TV (Channel 23; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)
  • W36BE (Channel 36; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W39BE (Channel 39; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WTAJ-TV (Channel 10; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W07CD (Channel 7; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)

Petersburg fatal accident list:

Oct 19, 1982 07:99 PM, 00352, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Petersburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Off Delta Road (Lat: 39.890944 Lon: -76.556917), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 22 m, Call Sign: WPQG289
    Assigned Frequencies: 867.225 MHzGrant Date: 06/30/2000, Expiration Date: 06/30/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Certifier: Donald R Appleby JrRegistrant: Rcc Consultants Inc, 2000 Linglestown Road Suite 304, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9347, Fax: (717) 671-0200
  • BARREE ROAD, Barree Road Rr Crossing @ Rr Mp Pt212.01 (Lat: 40.584167 Lon: -78.102500), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQIS285, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.475 MHzGrant Date: 04/29/2008, Expiration Date: 04/29/2018, Certifier: Jerry R Celio Mr.Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Petersburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Petersburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Petersburg and their reported violations in the past:

SHAVERS CREEK COMM BLDG (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between AUG-27-2013 and SEP-27-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
STONE VALLEY RECREATION AREA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
STONE CREEK VALLEY FIRE CO (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2010), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-06-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Petersburg that have no violations reported:

  • WHIPPLE DAM STORE (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Petersburg

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Petersburg, PA
Most common first names in Petersburg, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2074.1 years
John2074.3 years
Charles1272.9 years
George1075.2 years
Mary975.9 years
James975.2 years
Harry875.2 years
Robert871.9 years
Anna773.6 years
Raymond767.3 years
Most common last names in Petersburg, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hawn1577.3 years
Miller1576.1 years
Port1174.6 years
Wilson1069.7 years
Lightner972.8 years
Foster672.7 years
Keller572.8 years
Hoffer577.4 years
Ayers585.0 years
Ross582.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (52%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • No fuel used (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Petersburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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  • Melvin Lee Welk (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2016.