Peterstown, West Virginia

Population 581

Peterstown is located in Monroe County, WV. The population is 581, making Peterstown the largest city in Monroe County.

There are 2 public schools in Peterstown with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Peterstown is low , and there are 10 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Peterstown is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Peterstown property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Peterstown include Rich Creek, Glen Lyn and Narrows.

Peterstown Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 19.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 65.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14.9%

Crime Rate

13.05% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 135
  • Violent Crimes: 135
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 135
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

92.13% Higher than national avg.
  • 10 offenders in Peterstown
  • 172.12 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

6 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 6


Moderate 3.3%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 2 K-12 public schools in Peterstown, WV and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Peterstown's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.
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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Peterstown, WV

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1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2007, the city of Peterstown, WV issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2006, the city of Peterstown, WV issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $490
  • 1 Bedroom: $620
  • 2 Bedrooms: $700
  • 3 Bedrooms: $940
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,000

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Environmental Hazards

6 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Peterstown, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Peterstown, WV is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Peterstown, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 32.55°
  • February 36.98°
  • March 45.68°
  • April 57.22°
  • May 64.31°
  • June 71.8°
  • July 73.77°
  • August 72.38°
  • September 67.17°
  • October 56.13°
  • November 46.35°
  • December 42.48°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Peterstown, WV

Peterstown, WV has a low risk of earthquakes.
Peterstown, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Peterstown, WV has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Peterstown, WV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Peterstown, WV: $31,875


Unemployment in Peterstown is 3.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 50.00%
White Collar - 50.00%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • Evan Jenkins

Neighborhood Info

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3 Cemeteries view all

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1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Peterstown, WV

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Peterstown, WV
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