Petersburg, Virginia

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Population in 2014: 32,701 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 
Males: 15,149  (46.3%)
Females: 17,552  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 23805.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,756 (it was $28,851 in 2000)
Petersburg:

$33,756
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,739 (it was $15,989 in 2000)

Petersburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $119,846 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Petersburg:

$119,846
VA:

$239,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $824.

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  • Races in Petersburg, VA (2013)

    Petersburg races chart
    • 25,63977.8%Black alone
    • 5,01615.2%White alone
    • 1,3654.1%Hispanic
    • 5251.6%Two or more races
    • 2970.9%Asian alone
    • 350.1%American Indian alone
    • 240.07%Other race alone
    • 90.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Petersburg: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (5.3%), German (2.8%), United States (2.7%), Irish (2.0%), Subsaharan African (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1784

Land area: 22.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,429 people per square mile   (low).

Petersburg,VA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Petersburg:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Petersburg city:

  • Never married: 47.0%
  • Now married: 31.3%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

1,242 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

3.8%
Virginia:

11.5%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Petersburg, Virginia as of September 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Petersburg to the number of sex offenders is 1,279 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,271 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,182 (1.2%)

Petersburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (22.8 miles , pop. 197,790).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (66.9 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (228.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Ettrick, VA (1.6 miles ), Colonial Heights, VA (1.8 miles ), Matoaca, VA (2.0 miles ), Fort Lee, VA (2.1 miles ), Prince George, VA (2.5 miles ), Hopewell, VA (2.8 miles ), Enon, VA (3.0 miles ), Templeton, VA (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $48,900
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $52,600
  • 1999: 35 buildings, average cost: $44,300
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $46,400
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $46,900
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $58,800
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $48,100
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $62,300
  • 2006: 51 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2007: 34 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2008: 41 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2009: 48 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $143,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.21 N, Longitude: 77.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,811 (+8.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,594 (36.4%)

Area code: 804

Petersburg household income distribution Petersburg home values distribution

Crime rates in Petersburg by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 69497561265710
per 100,000 17.326.812.027.121.715.318.236.318.315.322.030.7
Rapes 1822182517301269797
per 100,000 51.865.653.975.252.891.836.418.227.421.428.321.5
Robberies 79891111492122561216353565671
per 100,000 227.2265.4332.1448.4658.2783.4367.0190.6161.6171.3175.8218.2
Assaults 1571691551812633241681088810491101
per 100,000 451.6503.9463.8544.7816.5991.5509.6326.8268.2318.2285.7310.3
Burglaries 278574562803673871673434434391345238
per 100,000 799.71,711.61,681.62,416.52,089.42,665.52,041.51,313.21,322.91,196.41,083.3731.3
Thefts 1,6761,5051,4361,5341,3751,2961,272930929820671552
per 100,000 4,820.94,487.74,296.84,616.34,268.93,966.13,858.52,814.12,831.72,509.02,106.91,696.1
Auto thefts 2832173922882843122471361071008751
per 100,000 814.0647.11,173.0866.7881.7954.8749.3411.5326.1306.0273.2156.7
Arson 131832251410063531
per 100,000 37.453.795.875.243.530.60.018.29.115.39.43.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.5) 561.3652.6658.0799.3853.6981.6649.7457.6401.8380.1366.9345.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Petersburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 143 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.29
Virginia average:

2.27

Petersburg tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.6%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -3,344 (-9.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Petersburg, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Petersburg, Virginia average temperatures Petersburg, Virginia average precipitation Petersburg, Virginia humidity Petersburg, Virginia wind speed Petersburg, Virginia snowfall Petersburg, Virginia sunshine Petersburg, Virginia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Petersburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Petersburg city center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.6 miles away from Petersburg center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 46.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 54.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 227.8 miles away from Petersburg center
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 336.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Petersburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Jerome Myers - Artist, Joseph Cotten - (1905-1994), actor, Trey Songz - Singer–songwriter, Roger Atkinson Pryor - Confederate Army general, Frederick Benteen - Union Army officer, John McEnery (Louisiana) - Politician, Leonard T. Gerow - Army general, Moses Malone - (born 1955), NBA basketball player, hall of famer, Randy Starks - 2005 NFL player (Tennessee Titans, born: Dec 14, 1983), Ricky Hunley - College football player.

Hospitals in Petersburg:

  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF PETERSBURG (95 PINE HILL BOULEVARD)
  • HIRAM W DAVIS MEDICAL CENTER (P O BOX 4030)
  • POPLAR SPRINGS HOSPITAL (350 POPLAR DRIVE PO BOX 3060)
  • SOUTHERNCARE INC (3321 SOUTH CREATER ROAD, SUITE B)
  • SOUTHSIDE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 200 MEDICAL PARK BOULEVARD)
  • SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA TRAINING CENTER (26317 WEST WASHINGTON STREET)

Nursing Homes in Petersburg:

  • BARROW GERIATRIC TREATMENT CENTER (PO BOX 4030)
  • DINWIDDIE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (46 DIAMOND DRIVE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-BATTLEFIELD PARK (250 FLANK ROAD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-PETERSBURG (287 EAST SOUTH BOULEVARD)
  • HIRAM W DAVIS MEDICAL CTR (26317 WEST WASHINGTON STREET)
  • SOUTHSIDE REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR (801 SOUTH ADAMS ST)
  • SOUTHSIDE VA TRAINING CTR (PO BOX 4110)

Dialysis Facilities in Petersburg:

  • APPOMATTOX DIALYSIS CENTER (15 W OLD ST)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS PETERSBURG (3400 S CRATER RD)
  • SOUTHSIDE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (3335 S CRATER RD)

Home Health Centers in Petersburg:

  • SOUTHSIDE REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (10501 SOUTH CRATER ROAD)

airports located in Petersburg:

Amtrak station near Petersburg:

  • 3 miles: PETERSBURG (ETTRICK, 3516 SOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Petersburg:

  • Virginia State University (Full-time enrollment: 5,815; Location: 1 Hayden Drive; Public; Website: www.vsu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary (FT enrollment: 1,095; Location: 11301 Johnson Rd; Public; Website: www.rbc.edu)
  • Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools (FT enrollment: 77; Location: 737 South Sycamore Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.srmconline.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Petersburg:

  • John Tyler Community College (about 10 miles; Chester, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,864)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (about 24 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 26,647)
  • Virginia Union University (about 25 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • University of Richmond (about 27 miles; University of Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (about 30 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 8,271)
  • College of William and Mary (about 39 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,617)
  • Southside Virginia Community College (about 39 miles; Alberta, VA; FT enrollment: 3,716)

Public high schools in Petersburg:

Private high schools in Petersburg:

  • POPLAR SPRINGS HOSPITAL LEARNING CENTER (Students: 55, Location: 350 POPLAR DR, Grades: 5-12)
  • ROCK CHURCH ACADEMY (Students: 52, Location: 2301 COUNTY DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • BREC ACADEMY (Students: 38, Location: 455 OLD WAGNER RD, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Petersburg:

  • WALNUT HILL ELEM (Students: 688, Location: 300 S BOULEVARD, Grades: KG-5)
  • A.P. HILL ELEM (Students: 517, Location: 1450 TALLEY AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)
  • J.E.B. STUART ELEM (Students: 516, Location: 100 PLEASANTS LANE, Grades: KG-5)
  • PEABODY MIDDLE (Students: 515, Location: 725 WESLEY ST, Grades: 6-7)
  • ROBERT E. LEE ELEM (Location: 51 GIBBONS ST, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Petersburg:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 155, Location: 123 FRANKLIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ROBERT A LEWIS SDA SCHOOL (Students: 21, Location: 300 POPLAR DR, Grades: KG-7)
See full list of schools located in Petersburg

Library in Petersburg:

  • PETERSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,116,220; Location: 137 S. SYCAMORE STREET; 146,267 books; 4,559 audio materials; 3,816 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 156 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of Paul Kuppich, College football player Columbia University

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Notable locations in Petersburg: Petersburg City Landfill (A), Broadway Yards (B), Cameron Field (C), Petersburg Industrial Park (D), Municipal Market (E), Martz Industrial Park (F), City Market (G), Lee Park Golf Course (H), Southside Virginia Emergency Crew (I), Petersburg Community Diversion (J), Petersburg Police Victim Witness (K), Petersburg Police Department (L), Petersburg Fire Rescue and Emergency Services Station 5 (M), Petersburg Fire Logistics Division (N), Petersburg Fire Department Administration (O), Petersburg Fire Marshal's Office (P), West Hill (Q), Wallace-Seward House (R), Trapezium Place (S), The Lawn (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Fort Davis Shopping Center (1), Walnut Hill Plaza Shopping Center (2), Walnut Centre Shopping Center (3), South Crater Square Shopping Center (4), Grays Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Petersburg include: Church of Christ (A), Church of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (B), Congregation Brith Achim (C), Covenant Presbyterian Church (D), First Christian Church (E), First Church of Christ Scientist (F), Saint Marks United Methodist Church (G), Unity Baptist Church (H), Walnut Hill Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blandford Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Wilcox Lake (A), Soldiers Pond (B), Sykes Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rohoic Creek (A), Lieutenant Run (B), Brickhouse Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Petersburg include: Central Park (1), Petersburg National Battlefield (2), Lee Memorial Park (3), West End Park (4), Berkeley Manor Park (5), Centre Hill Historic District (6), Folly Castle Historic District (7), Jefferson Street Park (8), McKenzie Street Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: National Museum of the Civil War Soldier (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 6125 Boydton Plank Road) (1), Petersburg City - Libraries- A P Hill Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1237 Halifax Street) (2), Petersburg City - Libraries- Rodof Sholom Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1865 South Sycamore Street) (3), Historic Petersburg Foundation Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 420 Grove Avenue) (4), Amf Walnut Hill Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2147 South Crater Road) (5), Cavalier Athletic Club (Amusement & Theme Parks; 20910 James Street) (6), Batters Choice (Arcades & Amusements; 3105 South Crater Rd) (7), A T.V. & A D.J. (Arcades & Amusements; 11593 Mark Twain Drive) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Heritage Motor Lodge (320 Rivers Rd.) (1), Comfort Inn (11974 South Crater Road) (2), Hampton Inn Petersburg-Ft. Lee (11909 South Crater Road) (3), Continental Motel (11800 South Crater Road) (4), Best Western Steven Kent (12205 South Crater Road) (5), Econo Lodge Historic District (25 S Crater Rd) (6), Budget Motor Inn (2151 North Jamestown Drive) (7), Desco Corporation (12001 South Crater Road) (8), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (5679 Boydton Plank Rd.) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Petersburg City - Courts & Justice- Juvenile & Domestic Relations- 11th District Court Ser (20 East Tabb Street) (1), Petersburg City - Courts & Justice- Circuit Court- Clerk (Courthouse Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Petersburg city County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 71.4. This is about average.

City:

71.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.274. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.274
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.37. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.37
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.917. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.917
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.98
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00214. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00214
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.7%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for Black residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.4% for other race residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.5%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Petersburg in 2010:

  • 273 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 174 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 162 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 158 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 94 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 68 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 63 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 50 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Petersburg in 2000:

  • 330 people in nursing homes
  • 285 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 155 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 95 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in state prisons
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Petersburg, Virginia environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Banks with branches in Petersburg (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Petersburg Branch, Edgehill Branch, South Crater Road Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Walnut Hill Branch at 1941 South Sycamore Street, branch established on 1955/04/22; Washington Street Branch at 1340 West Washington Street, branch established on 1956/09/21. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • The Bank of Southside Virginia: Rohoic-Dinwiddie County Branch at 26008 Cox Road, branch established on 1972/05/01; Crater Road Branch at 2703 South Crater Road, branch established on 1972/11/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $530.3 mil, Deposits: $452.9 mil, headquarters in Carson, VA, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Southside Virginia Corporation, The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: South Crater Square Branch at 3360 South Crater Road, branch established on 1988/06/30; Downtown Petersburg Branch at 20 Franklin Street, branch established on 1974/01/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Crater Road Branch at 1963 S. Crater Road, branch established on 1959/07/08. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Virginia Commonwealth Bank: at 1965 Wakefield Ave, branch established on 1936/08/22. Info updated 2008/10/28: Bank assets: $285.8 mil, Deposits: $260.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Virginia Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of McKenney: Airport Branch at 23315 Airport Street, branch established on 1992/07/27. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $205.0 mil, Deposits: $180.4 mil, headquarters in Mc Kenney, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Virginia average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,13042
Mainline Protestant6,00818
Black Protestant5,05216
Other3,9443
Catholic9391
None6,347-
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: 13
Petersburg city:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Petersburg city:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Petersburg city:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

7.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.9%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Petersburg city:

34.4%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Petersburg:

48.2%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Petersburg:

44.5%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.0
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Petersburg:

14.0%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Petersburg:

6.6
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Petersburg:

36.5%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
Petersburg:

52.3%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Petersburg:

81.6%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Petersburg, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 30$115,887$46,3552$2,579
Other Government Administration 17$56,134$39,6242$974
Judicial and Legal 30$125,490$50,1966$10,968
Police Protection - Officers 95$440,385$55,6280$0
Police - Other 42$165,897$47,39912$9,704
Firefighters 68$233,785$41,2560$0
Fire - Other 13$56,151$51,8321$1,269
Correction 100$313,682$37,6427$7,027
Streets and Highways 38$116,417$36,7635$7,474
Welfare 93$266,752$34,42015$21,259
Health 4$11,765$35,2952$2,991
Parks and Recreation 12$44,614$44,61473$50,681
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,480$41,7601$917
Water Supply 34$94,768$33,4480$0
Transit 30$91,551$36,62015$21,573
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 520$1,659,430$38,29530$29,060
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 198$552,698$33,49742$50,798
Local Libraries 10$28,782$34,5384$5,517
Other and Unallocable 63$184,442$35,13237$33,102
Totals for Government 1,398$4,562,110$39,160254$255,893

Petersburg government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $5,554,000 ($169.84)
  • Construction - Police Protection: $5,564,000 ($170.15)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,175,000 ($35.93)
    Transit Utilities: $1,138,000 ($34.80)
    Natural Resources - Other: $664,000 ($20.31)
    General - Other: $569,000 ($17.40)
    Sewerage: $207,000 ($6.33)
    Water Utilities: $173,000 ($5.29)
    Regular Highways: $167,000 ($5.11)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $51,145,000 ($1564.02)
    Police Protection: $9,242,000 ($282.62)
    Correctional Institutions: $7,614,000 ($232.84)
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,483,000 ($228.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,989,000 ($183.14)
    Water Utilities: $5,969,000 ($182.53)
    Regular Highways: $3,927,000 ($120.09)
    General - Other: $3,501,000 ($107.06)
    General Public Buildings: $3,139,000 ($95.99)
    Transit Utilities: $2,207,000 ($67.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,896,000 ($57.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,575,000 ($48.16)
    Financial Administration: $1,449,000 ($44.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,158,000 ($35.41)
    Health - Other: $1,015,000 ($31.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $993,000 ($30.37)
    Libraries: $851,000 ($26.02)
    Central Staff Services: $651,000 ($19.91)
    Corrections - Other: $385,000 ($11.77)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $285,000 ($8.72)
    Natural Resources - Other: $41,000 ($1.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,357,000 ($41.50)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $683,000 ($20.89)
    Other Higher Education: $7,000 ($0.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $728,000 ($22.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,787,000 ($1063.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $335,000 ($10.24)

Petersburg government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,149,000 ($65.72)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $678,000 ($20.73)
    All Other: $202,000 ($6.18)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $105,000 ($3.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000 ($2.63)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $22,000 ($0.67)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($0.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,078,000 ($155.29)
    All Other: $1,995,000 ($61.01)
    Education: $1,245,000 ($38.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,120,000 ($34.25)
    Transit Utilities: $778,000 ($23.79)
    Natural Resources: $174,000 ($5.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,054,000 ($62.81)
    Special Assessments: $661,000 ($20.21)
    Fines and Forfeits: $597,000 ($18.26)
    Interest Earnings: $566,000 ($17.31)
    Donations From Private Sources: $500,000 ($15.29)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,264,000 ($191.55)
    Transit Utilities: $432,000 ($13.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $39,576,000 ($1210.24)
    All Other: $8,397,000 ($256.78)
    Public Welfare: $5,746,000 ($175.71)
    Highways: $4,117,000 ($125.90)
    General Local Government Support: $3,263,000 ($99.78)
    Transit Utilities: $647,000 ($19.79)
    Sewerage: $500,000 ($15.29)
  • Tax - Property: $24,849,000 ($759.89)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,827,000 ($117.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,447,000 ($105.41)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $2,926,000 ($89.48)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,503,000 ($45.96)
    Motor Vehicle License: $599,000 ($18.32)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $318,000 ($9.72)
    Other License: $170,000 ($5.20)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $137,000 ($4.19)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $21,000 ($0.64)
    Amusements License: $12,000 ($0.37)

Petersburg government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,165,000 ($1075.35)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,034,000 ($949.02)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,358,000 ($194.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,227,000 ($68.10)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $768,000 ($23.49)
    Beginning: $350,000 ($10.70)

Petersburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,950,000 ($151.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,335,000 ($193.72)

11.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.55%
Virginia average:

9.34%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($456 average AGI)
Petersburg city:

0.18%
Virginia average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chesterfield County, VA  1.70% ($27,238 average AGI)
from Prince George County, VA  0.94% ($34,983)
from Hopewell city, VA  0.91% ($23,574)


12.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.76%
Virginia average:

9.20%

0.42% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,183 average AGI)
Petersburg city:

0.42%
Virginia average:

0.20%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chesterfield County, VA  1.90% ($33,219 average AGI)
to Prince George County, VA  1.04% ($29,865)
to Hopewell city, VA  1.03% ($26,053)

Strongest AM radio stations in Petersburg:

  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROU (1240 AM; 1 kW; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHAP (1340 AM; 1 kW; HOPEWELL, VA; Owner: CHINA CAT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WXGI (950 AM; 4 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: GEE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WREJ (1540 AM; 10 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WFTH (1590 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: TRI-CITY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRNL (910 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Petersburg:

  • WRHH (99.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARV-FM (100.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WVST-FM (91.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W274AB (102.7 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WKHK (95.3 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WDYL (101.1 FM; CHESTER, VA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJZV (93.1 FM; ETTRICK, VA; Owner: RICHMOND BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXB (103.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRXL (102.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVE-FM (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRVQ (94.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMO-FM (105.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCDX (92.1 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBBT-FM (107.3 FM; POWHATAN, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WAUQ (89.7 FM; CHARLES CITY, VA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKLR (96.5 FM; FORT LEE, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WCWM (90.7 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY IN VA.)

TV broadcast stations around Petersburg:

  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRIC-TV (Channel 8; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RICHMOND, INC.)
  • WCVW (Channel 57; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWBT (Channel 12; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WXOB-LP (Channel 17; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKYV-LP (Channel 61; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W48BI (Channel 48; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFMA-LP (Channel 52; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W39CO (Channel 39; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Petersburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 118Number of bridges
  • 830m2,723ftTotal length
  • $14,311,000Total costs
  • 1,968,644Total average daily traffic
  • 126,847Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21910-1919
  • 61930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 381950-1959
  • 151960-1969
  • 271970-1979
  • 131980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Petersburg, VA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Petersburg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 267 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Petersburg, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 80 (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: 56 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED119$132,11864$85,406331$124,53836$65,3613$995,33399$96,657
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$127,14310$158,50054$119,3159$106,3330$018$126,944
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$122,93818$111,000320$105,27556$41,7682$340,00052$84,635
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$127,0006$90,333137$120,70116$89,1250$021$104,810
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$412,0004$104,50038$127,5267$70,4290$09$75,222
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed mortgage data for all 12 tracts in Petersburg, VA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$145,3336$175,6670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$173,2006$149,3331$88,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$38,0005$116,8000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$123,0001$113,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

LA SALLE MOTEL (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-03-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • DCWA CENTRAL (Population served: 7,431, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • APPOMATTOX RIVER WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 171
  • Hazardous Condition: 132
  • Service Call: 16
  • Good Intent Call: 16

Incident types - Petersburg

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Petersburg, Virginia:

  • Howard Johnson Inn, 12205 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, Virginia 23805 , Phone: (804) 733-0600, Fax: (804) 862-4549
  • Quality Inn, 11974 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, Virginia 23805 , Phone: (804) 732-2900, Fax: (804) 732-2940
  • Hotel, 2151 Jamestown Dr, Petersburg, Virginia 23803 , Phone: (804) 732-1646
  • Econo Lodge, 25 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, Virginia 23803 , Phone: (804) 861-4680, Fax: (804) 861-4680
  • Comfort Inn, 12001 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, Virginia 23805 , Phone: (804) 732-2000, Fax: (804) 732-2315
  • Heritage Motor Lodge, 320 Rives Rd, Petersburg, Virginia 23805 , Phone: (804) 732-3444, Fax: (804) 862-1406
  • Travelodge, 530 E Washington St, Petersburg, Virginia 23803 , Phone: (804) 732-7836, Fax: (804) 732-8108
  • Holiday Inn Express, 11979 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, Virginia 23805 , Phone: (804) 518-1800, Fax: (804) 518-1801
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Petersburg, Virginia
Most common first names in Petersburg, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James71569.3 years
William66572.1 years
Mary65077.4 years
John62572.3 years
Robert47370.6 years
George33172.0 years
Charles30770.5 years
Willie25272.1 years
Joseph24870.7 years
Thomas24670.0 years
Most common last names in Petersburg, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones43370.6 years
Williams32571.8 years
Johnson29873.2 years
Brown28071.0 years
Smith26470.9 years
Davis20471.4 years
Harris20272.9 years
Walker19670.2 years
Jackson18772.0 years
Taylor15869.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Petersburg, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3KFC2
AMF Bowling1Knights Inn1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts2Martin's1
Arby's1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Nike1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Budget Car Rental1Penske1
Burger King2Pizza Hut2
CVS1Quality1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid2
Curves1Subway3
Days Inn1Super 82
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
Econo Lodge2Taco Bell1
FedEx4U-Haul5
GNC1UPS2
GameStop1Waffle House1
H&R Block2Walgreens2
Hardee's3Walmart1
Hilton1Wendy's1
Holiday Inn2YMCA1
Howard Johnson1

Petersburg compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Petersburg on our top lists:

  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #28 (23805) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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