For population 25 years and over in Petersburgh:
For population 15 years and over in Petersburgh town:
44 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (23.5 miles , pop. 95,658).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (118.9 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (145.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Grafton, NY (2.4 miles ), Pownal, VT (2.5 miles ), Berlin, NY (2.8 miles ), Williamstown, MA (2.9 miles ), Hoosick Falls, NY (3.0 miles ), Hoosick, NY (3.0 miles ), Old Bennington, VT (3.2 miles ), Bennington, VT (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.77 N, Longitude: 73.34 W
Petersburgh tourist attractions:
Work and jobs in Petersburgh: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Petersburgh-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Petersburgh town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Petersburgh-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 96.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from Petersburgh center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.4 miles away from Petersburgh center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 63.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rensselaer County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzards: 2, Chemical Waste: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Petersburgh:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petersburgh:
Private elementary/middle school in Petersburgh:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.348. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Petersburgh and their reported violations in the past:GRAFTONS TOWN STORE (Address: 101 Brock Road , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:DAVES COUNTRY STORE (Address: 20380 NYS 22 , Population served: 78, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:FOX HOLLOW RESTAURANT (Address: 20392 NY 22 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
3 people in nursing homes in 2000
Petersburgh compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Petersburgh town (based on Rensselaer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.93%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Number of full-service restaurants: 94
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,743 average adjusted gross income)
0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($435 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,928 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($190 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Petersburgh:
Strongest FM radio stations in Petersburgh:
TV broadcast stations around Petersburgh:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Petersburgh, NY
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total costs: $48,869,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,094
Total average daily truck traffic: 779
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.