Petersburg, Tennessee

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Population in 2019: 568 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.1%
 
Males: 241  (42.5%)
Females: 327  (57.5%)
Median resident age:

32.6 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 37144.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,253 (it was $27,875 in 2000)
Petersburg:

$46,253
TN:

$56,071

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $16,948 (it was $13,898 in 2000)

Petersburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $64,388 (it was $41,100 in 2000)
Petersburg:

$64,388
TN:

$191,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $88,272; detached houses: $90,823; mobile homes: $55,654

Median gross rent in 2019: $630.

March 2019 cost of living index in Petersburg: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 28.6%
(27.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.3% for Black residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Petersburg, TN (2019)
    • 66696.2%White alone
    • 142.0%Black alone
    • 81.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Petersburg, Tennessee as of October 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Petersburg is 71 to 1.


Crime rates in Petersburg by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(182.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(165.6)
2
(331.7)
1
(167.2)
4
(660.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(182.1)
1
(183.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(165.6)
2
(331.7)
3
(501.7)
4
(660.1)
2
(327.9)
2
(363.6)
5
(919.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(182.1)
1
(183.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(827.8)
6
(995.0)
7
(1,171)
5
(825.1)
5
(819.7)
5
(909.1)
6
(1,103)
8
(1,457)
5
(910.7)
7
(1,287)
2
(362.3)
2
(354.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(331.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(334.4)
2
(330.0)
1
(163.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(181.2)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index104.3129.4142.1237.668.961.8108.558.3231.3101.129.014.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Petersburg, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Tennessee average:

2.59
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Ancestries: American (49.7%), German (4.4%), European (4.1%), Dutch (2.5%), English (2.5%), Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1837

Elevation: 747 feet

Land area: 0.92 square miles.

Population density: 615 people per square mile   (low).

Petersburg, Tennessee map

9 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Tennessee:

5.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $591 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $419 (0.7%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Petersburg, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Petersburg, TN in 2019
Petersburg satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.2%
Tennessee:

5.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+13.1%).
Most common industries in Petersburg, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (10.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.6%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Chemicals (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (14.2%)
  • Machinery (13.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.2%)
  • Truck transportation (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Chemicals (9.3%)
  • Machinery (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Petersburg, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (18.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (9.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (21.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)

Average climate in Petersburg, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Petersburg-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 102% 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 above Tennessee state average. It is 179% greater 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from Petersburg center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 227.5 miles away from Petersburg center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 80.7 miles away from Petersburg center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 137.0 miles away from Petersburg center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 227.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 195.2 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 Lincoln County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Petersburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Petersburg:

  • FAYETTEVILLE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, TN)
  • LINCOLN AND DONELSON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, TN)
  • FMC ELK RIVER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, TN)
  • LINCOLN DONALSON CARE CENTERS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, TN)
  • LINCOLN MEDICAL HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, TN)
  • HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AND HOSPI (Hospital, about 13 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, TN)
  • ELK VALLEY HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, about 13 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petersburg:

  • Motlow State Community College (about 20 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • Columbia State Community College (about 34 miles; Columbia, TN; FT enrollment: 3,383)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 38 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 40 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)
  • Athens State University (about 41 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 42 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 50 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)

Public elementary/middle school in Petersburg:

  • UNITY SCHOOL (Students: 381, Location: 259 BOONSHILL-PETERSBURG, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Petersburg: Lincoln County Fire Rescue Petersburg (A), Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Petersburg include: Caldwell United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Petersburg Church of Christ (D), Petersburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church (E), Petersburg Church of God (F), Petersburg United Methodist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Marsh Cemetery (1), Cumberland Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Hollow Pond Farm B&B-Inactive (800 Tight Bark Rd).

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • PETERSBURG WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 919, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.4%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.0%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Petersburg:

Marital status in Petersburg, TN
  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 21.1%

For population 25 years and over in Petersburg:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Tennessee average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Petersburg, TN (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,05989
Other2,0093
Mainline Protestant1,92919
Black Protestant1,2948
Catholic6211
None10,449-
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: 8
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Lincoln County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Lincoln County:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.2%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

29.4%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Petersburg:

43.7%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.0%
Tennessee:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Petersburg:

30.9
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Petersburg:

19.9%
Tennessee:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.8%
Tennessee:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.5%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

49.9%
Tennessee:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Petersburg:

83.9%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Petersburg, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$2,059$12,3540$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,517$27,1021$399
Totals for Government 4$6,576$19,7281$399

Petersburg government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $333,000 ($586.27)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $201,000 ($353.87)
    Central Staff Services: $113,000 ($198.94)
    Regular Highways: $101,000 ($177.82)
    Police Protection: $101,000 ($177.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($61.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $61,000 ($107.39)

Petersburg government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($52.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,000 ($1.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $199,000 ($350.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $90,000 ($158.45)
    Highways: $56,000 ($98.59)
  • Tax - Property: $45,000 ($79.23)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,000 ($49.30)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $21,000 ($36.97)

Petersburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $131,000 ($230.63)

5.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,199 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, AL  1.19% ($76,736 average AGI)
from Franklin County, TN  0.36% ($37,556)
from Marshall County, TN  0.35% ($30,674)


5.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, AL  1.16% ($41,132 average AGI)
to Marshall County, TN  0.27% ($53,618)
to Coffee County, TN  0.27% ($37,818)

Strongest AM radio stations in Petersburg:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WLIJ (1580 AM; 5 kW; SHELBYVILLE, TN)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WAXO (1220 AM; 1 kW; LEWISBURG, TN; Owner: MARSHALL COUNTY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Petersburg:

  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYTM-FM (105.5 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, TN; Owner: TIME BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WUSX (93.3 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: TENNNESSE VALLEY RADIO, INC)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFCM-FM (91.7 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WBUZ (102.9 FM; LA VERGNE, TN; Owner: WYCQ, INC)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRLT (100.1 FM; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: TUNED-IN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • W263AE (100.5 FM; LEWISBURG, TN; Owner: WEATHER RADAR ASSOCIATES)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)
  • W202BV (88.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WYFD (91.7 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Petersburg:

  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 203ft / 62.1mTotal length
  • $4,274,000Total costs
  • 25,830Total average daily traffic
  • 1,906Total average daily truck traffic
  • 38,624Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Petersburg, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Petersburg, TN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Petersburg)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • E Side Public Square City Hall (Lat: 35.319528 Lon: -86.636944), Call Sign: WNBV902,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.075 MHz, 465.025 MHz, 465.400 MHz, 465.475 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/1999, Expiration Date: 02/13/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2005, Registrant: City Of Petersburg, City Hall, Petersburg, TN 37144, Phone: (615) 659-9945

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • PETERSBURG, Lat: 35.319889 Lon: -86.636917, Call Sign: WQJY387,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/2019, Expiration Date: 02/12/2029, Certifier: Dawn Forlines, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • PETERSBURG, 1.1 Miles To Highway 231 (Lat: 35.353667 Lon: -86.537750), Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WLC364, Licensee ID: L00896575,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.90 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: Robert A Esty, Registrant: International Communications Group, Inc. D/B/A Corban Networks

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4544R, N4544R, N-4544R, Serial Number: AA5B1227, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 11/19/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 07/02/1991
    Registrant (Individual): William H Hartman, 133 Medium Cemetery Rd, Petersburg, TN 37144
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 27004, N27004, N-27004, Serial Number: 755, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 09/30/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Steven F Haber, 482 Cortner Hollow Rd, Petersburg, TN 37144
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/07/2017

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of reported fires - 30 took place in 2007, and the least - 6 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Petersburg, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (44.8%), and Structure Fires (37.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Petersburg, TN
    • 11744.8%Outside Fires
    • 9937.9%Structure Fires
    • 4115.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Petersburg, TN
Most common first names in Petersburg, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5176.3 years
Mary3979.4 years
William3874.4 years
John3477.2 years
Robert2470.5 years
Thomas2069.2 years
George2075.6 years
Charles1772.2 years
Willie1278.2 years
Annie1183.7 years
Most common last names in Petersburg, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3277.2 years
Wells2672.8 years
Welch2278.1 years
Davis2077.6 years
Scott1976.2 years
Moore1878.5 years
Pigg1577.8 years
Brown1475.0 years
Crabtree1481.8 years
Talley1377.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Petersburg, TN
  • 48.1%Electricity
  • 35.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.8%Wood
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Petersburg, TN
  • 79.3%Electricity
  • 18.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood


Petersburg compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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