Petersburg, Virginia

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Population in 2019: 31,346 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 14,295  (45.6%)
Females: 17,051  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 23805.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,843 (it was $28,851 in 2000)
Petersburg:

$39,843
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,427 (it was $15,989 in 2000)

Petersburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $114,314 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Petersburg:

$114,314
VA:

$288,800

Median gross rent in 2019: $962.

March 2019 cost of living index in Petersburg: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 24.1%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.6% for Black residents, 26.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.8% for American Indian residents, 21.6% for other race residents, 26.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Petersburg, VA (2019)
    • 24,48677.3%Black alone
    • 4,71214.9%White alone
    • 1,6065.1%Hispanic
    • 6702.1%Two or more races
    • 2930.9%Asian alone
    • 1260.4%Other race alone
    • 710.2%American Indian alone
    • 210.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 247 registered sex offenders living in Petersburg, Virginia as of October 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Petersburg is 131 to 1.


Crime rates in Petersburg by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
7
(21.7)
5
(15.3)
6
(18.2)
12
(36.3)
6
(18.3)
5
(15.3)
7
(22.0)
10
(30.7)
16
(49.0)
11
(34.1)
12
(37.8)
14
(44.3)
19
(60.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
17
(52.8)
30
(91.8)
12
(36.4)
6
(18.2)
9
(27.4)
7
(21.4)
9
(28.3)
7
(21.5)
16
(49.0)
6
(18.6)
13
(41.0)
13
(41.2)
12
(38.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
212
(658.2)
256
(783.4)
121
(367.0)
63
(190.6)
53
(161.6)
56
(171.3)
56
(175.8)
71
(218.2)
54
(165.4)
67
(207.5)
75
(236.3)
53
(167.9)
48
(153.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
263
(816.5)
324
(991.5)
168
(509.6)
108
(326.8)
88
(268.2)
104
(318.2)
91
(285.7)
101
(310.3)
178
(545.2)
155
(480.0)
152
(478.9)
144
(456.2)
155
(495.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
673
(2,089)
871
(2,665)
673
(2,041)
434
(1,313)
434
(1,323)
391
(1,196)
345
(1,083)
238
(731.3)
265
(811.7)
230
(712.2)
177
(557.7)
141
(446.7)
131
(418.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,375
(4,269)
1,296
(3,966)
1,272
(3,859)
930
(2,814)
929
(2,832)
820
(2,509)
671
(2,107)
552
(1,696)
654
(2,003)
742
(2,298)
790
(2,489)
681
(2,157)
760
(2,430)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
284
(881.7)
312
(954.8)
247
(749.3)
136
(411.5)
107
(326.1)
100
(306.0)
87
(273.2)
51
(156.7)
73
(223.6)
100
(309.7)
113
(356.0)
94
(297.8)
143
(457.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
14
(43.5)
10
(30.6)
0
(0.0)
6
(18.2)
3
(9.1)
5
(15.3)
3
(9.4)
1
(3.1)
6
(18.4)
1
(3.1)
5
(15.8)
7
(22.2)
2
(6.4)
City-Data.com crime index834.0959.0634.7447.1392.6371.4358.4337.7450.7407.8442.1404.6460.5

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, VA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 112 (91 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
Virginia average:

2.27
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Ancestries: American (3.3%), African (2.6%), English (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1784

Land area: 22.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,370 people per square mile   (low).

Petersburg, Virginia map

1,235 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.7% Africa, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

3.9%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,399 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,294 (1.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 37.21 N, Longitude: 77.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +851 (+2.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,709 (34.9%)

Area code: 804

Distribution of median household income in Petersburg, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Petersburg, VA in 2019
Petersburg satellite photo by USGS

Petersburg tourist attractions:

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
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,600
  • 2018: 13 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2019: 10 buildings, average cost: $135,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Petersburg, VA residents
Average permit cost in Petersburg, VA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

12.1%
Virginia:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Petersburg, VA
Historical housing units in Petersburg, VA
Most common industries in Petersburg, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Chemicals (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.0%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Petersburg, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)

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

Petersburg, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.1. This is about average.

City:

66.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.231. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.231
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.23
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.375. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.375
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.06
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00159. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00159
U.S.:

0.00984

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 significantly above Virginia state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from Petersburg center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 54.6 miles away from Petersburg center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from Petersburg center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 210.7 miles away from Petersburg center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from Petersburg center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Petersburg topographic map

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 (Full-time enrollment: 1,095; Location: 11301 Johnson Rd; Public; Website: www.rbc.edu)
  • Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools (Full-time 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

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Petersburg:

Marital status in Petersburg, VA
  • Never married: 46.4%
  • Now married: 28.4%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Petersburg:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Petersburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Petersburg city:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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
This county:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

7.29 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Petersburg city:

14.9%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

34.4%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Petersburg city:

16.6%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Petersburg:

48.9%
Virginia:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Petersburg:

45.6%
Virginia:

48.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.9
Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.8%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Petersburg:

14.0%
Virginia:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Petersburg:

6.7
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Petersburg:

36.1%
Virginia:

33.5%

General health condition:
Petersburg:

53.2%
Virginia:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Petersburg:

81.9%
State:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Petersburg, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 415$1,752,529$50,67688$126,381
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 234$697,715$35,78024$54,238
Police Protection - Officers 110$491,997$53,6721$1,860
Welfare 99$334,494$40,5455$9,440
Firefighters 73$652,922$107,3300$0
Transit 41$129,243$37,82721$37,043
Other and Unallocable 40$149,974$44,99214$21,062
Financial Administration 35$170,254$58,3734$12,633
Judicial and Legal 32$153,612$57,6058$20,314
Streets and Highways 28$84,506$36,2174$7,216
Police - Other 25$93,737$44,9949$13,219
Water Supply 22$77,170$42,0939$19,798
Other Government Administration 20$78,355$47,0134$2,548
Parks and Recreation 13$63,132$58,27657$72,301
Local Libraries 9$34,255$45,6737$12,433
Correction 6$23,168$46,3360$0
Health 4$27,209$81,6272$3,720
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$22,829$68,4874$5,341
Fire - Other 3$1,590$6,3600$0
Totals for Government 1,213$5,038,691$49,847261$419,547

Petersburg government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $946,000 ($30.18)
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $3,253,000 ($103.78)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,788,000 ($57.04)
    Regular Highways: $306,000 ($9.76)
    Transit Utilities: $180,000 ($5.74)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $54,513,000 ($1739.07)
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,457,000 ($461.21)
    Police Protection: $13,383,000 ($426.94)
    Correctional Institutions: $10,544,000 ($336.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,209,000 ($261.88)
    Regular Highways: $6,362,000 ($202.96)
    General - Other: $6,322,000 ($201.68)
    Water Utilities: $5,368,000 ($171.25)
    Transit Utilities: $4,794,000 ($152.94)
    General Public Buildings: $4,729,000 ($150.86)
    Sewerage: $3,183,000 ($101.54)
    Central Staff Services: $2,110,000 ($67.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,996,000 ($63.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,869,000 ($59.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,809,000 ($57.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,485,000 ($47.37)
    Health - Other: $1,121,000 ($35.76)
    Financial Administration: $1,094,000 ($34.90)
    Libraries: $961,000 ($30.66)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $873,000 ($27.85)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $540,000 ($17.23)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $348,000 ($11.10)
    Natural Resources - Other: $28,000 ($0.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,050,000 ($33.50)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $2,102,000 ($67.06)
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,320,000 ($42.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $2,168,000 ($69.16)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,235,000 ($39.40)
    Health - Other: $214,000 ($6.83)
    General - Other: $163,000 ($5.20)
    Regular Highways: $87,000 ($2.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($0.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $60,477,000 ($1929.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $76,000 ($2.42)

Petersburg government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,403,000 ($108.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,738,000 ($55.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $819,000 ($26.13)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $674,000 ($21.50)
    Other: $386,000 ($12.31)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $37,000 ($1.18)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $32,000 ($1.02)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $13,000 ($0.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,535,000 ($144.68)
    Education: $2,169,000 ($69.20)
    Transit Utilities: $1,696,000 ($54.11)
    Other: $799,000 ($25.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $514,000 ($16.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $725,000 ($23.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,110,000 ($67.31)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,164,000 ($37.13)
    Interest Earnings: $927,000 ($29.57)
    Donations From Private Sources: $812,000 ($25.90)
    Sale of Property: $356,000 ($11.36)
    Rents: $350,000 ($11.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,955,000 ($189.98)
    Transit Utilities: $514,000 ($16.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $41,045,000 ($1309.42)
    Other: $10,299,000 ($328.56)
    Highways: $6,136,000 ($195.75)
    Public Welfare: $5,391,000 ($171.98)
    General Local Government Support: $4,967,000 ($158.46)
    Transit Utilities: $697,000 ($22.24)
  • Tax - Property: $28,573,000 ($911.54)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,204,000 ($229.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,574,000 ($209.72)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,778,000 ($120.53)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,167,000 ($69.13)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $1,161,000 ($37.04)
    Motor Vehicle License: $726,000 ($23.16)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $396,000 ($12.63)
    Other License: $74,000 ($2.36)
    Death and Gift: $16,000 ($0.51)

Petersburg government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,846,000 ($696.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,293,000 ($615.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,553,000 ($81.45)

Petersburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,569,000 ($209.56)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,655,000 ($244.21)

13.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,555 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.24%
Virginia average:

9.50%

0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($949 average AGI)
Petersburg city:

0.19%
Virginia average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Chesterfield County, VA  2.20% ($29,841 average AGI)
from Dinwiddie County, VA  1.17% ($30,487)
from Prince George County, VA  1.07% ($32,219)


15.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,031 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.07%
Virginia average:

9.76%

0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($795 average AGI)
Petersburg city:

0.25%
Virginia average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Chesterfield County, VA  2.58% ($37,171 average AGI)
to Prince George County, VA  1.43% ($36,620)
to Hopewell city, VA  1.31% ($25,122)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Petersburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 153Number of bridges
  • 1,394ft / 425mTotal length
  • $16,337,000Total costs
  • 2,638,313Total average daily traffic
  • 219,299Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,941,690Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Petersburg, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 421950-1959
  • 351960-1969
  • 281970-1979
  • 241980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 12010-2018
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: 318 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Petersburg, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 52 (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: 96 (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: 66 (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 in Petersburg, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Petersburg, VA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 208. The highest number of fire incidents - 413 took place in 2010, and the least - 40 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Petersburg, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.4%), and Outside Fires (35.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Petersburg, VA
    • 1,53243.4%Structure Fires
    • 1,23535.0%Outside Fires
    • 67719.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 882.5%Other
See full 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
  • California Inn, 2214 County Dr, Petersburg, Virginia 23803 , Phone: (804) 732-5500
  • Econo Lodge, 25 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, Virginia 23803 , Phone: (804) 861-4680, Fax: (804) 861-4680
  • Royal Inn Motel, 23 S Little Church St, Petersburg, Virginia 23803 , Phone: (804) 733-0055
  • 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
  • 8 other hotels and motels
All 16 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Petersburg, VA
  • 47.4%Electricity
  • 43.6%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Petersburg, VA
  • 71.7%Electricity
  • 24.0%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Solar energy
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Petersburg compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 above state average.
  • House age above 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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  • Fang-Ting Chiu (3)
  • Cornell Chappell, Jr. (3)
  • Jamie A. Gerald (3)
  • Young Lo (2)
  • James Brian Caldwell (2)
  • Vithalanand R. Kulkarni (2)
  • Bryan J. Spurlock (1)
  • Shirley R. Simms (1)

Total of 37 patent applications in 2008-2021.