For population 25 years and over in Petersburg:
For population 15 years and over in Petersburg town:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $466 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (39.7 miles , pop. 68,816).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (58.3 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (454.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Bedford, TN (3.2 miles) , Cornersville, TN (3.4 miles ), Mulberry, TN (3.5 miles) , Fayetteville, TN (3.5 miles ), Boonshill, TN (3.5 miles) , Lewisburg, TN (3.5 miles ), Rock Creek, TN (3.9 miles) , Shelbyville, TN (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 35.32 N, Longitude: 86.64 W
Area code: 931
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: 2 (2 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+13.1%).
Work and jobs in Petersburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Petersburg, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Petersburg-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 199% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Petersburg town center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.
On 2/29/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Petersburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from Petersburg center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from Petersburg center
On 3/18/1995 at 22:06:21, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 10.6 mi) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Petersburg:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petersburg:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Petersburg that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.9%
(28.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.1% for Black residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Petersburg compared to Tennessee state average:
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Religion statistics for Petersburg town (based on Lincoln County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.25%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,700 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:
4.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,817 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,440
Total average daily truck traffic: 92
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 2,208
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Petersburg)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Petersburg, TN