Petersburg, WV Demographic Data

Petersburg, WV Summary

Petersburg is located in Grant County in West Virginia
  • Population: 2,605
  • Area: 1.62 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 1.62 sq. miles
    • Water Area: NA
  • Population Density: 1,611.00 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 949.15 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Petersburg, WV Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
1,219
49%
50.8
Male
1,263
51%
49.2
Total Population
2,482
 
323,128,000

Petersburg, WV Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
96
3.9% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
81
3.3% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
146
5.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
106
4.3% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
172
6.9% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
305
12.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
178
7.2% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
333
13.4% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
182
7.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
221
8.9% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
305
12.3% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
243
9.8% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
114
4.6% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
2,080
83.8%
77.2
Female
1,076
51.7%
51.3
Male
1,004
48.3%
48.7
21 Years and over
2,046
82.4%
73.1
62 Years and over
842
33.9%
18.8
65 Years and over
662
26.7%
15.2
Female
376
56.8%
55.8
Male
286
43.2%
44.2
Median Age (years)
51
0.0%
0.0

Petersburg, WV Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,475
99.7% 
96.8
White
2,356
94.9% 
72.6
Black or African American
119
4.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
0
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
0
0.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.4
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.6
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
0
0.0% 
5.1
Two or More Races
7
0.3% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
15
0.6% 
17.8
Mexican
8
0.3% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
7
0.3% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,467
99.4% 
82.2

Petersburg, WV Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
188
10.0% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
103
5.5% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
810
43.1% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
391
20.8% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
115
6.1% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
136
7.2% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
138
7.3% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
291
15.5%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
1,590
84.5%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
274
14.5%
31.2

Petersburg, WV Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
609
28.2%
33.7%
Now Married
950
44.0%
47.5
Divorced
235
10.9%
11.0%
Separated
101
4.7%
2.0
Widowed
264
12.2
5.8%

Petersburg, WV Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
2,302
96.5%
78.4%
Languages other than english
84
3.5%
21.6%
Spanish
36
1.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
48
2.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
0
0.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.1%

Petersburg, WV Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
69
7.4%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
131
14.1%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
196
21.1%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
75
8.1%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
175
18.8%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
146
15.7%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
65
7.0%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
50
5.4%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
22
2.4%
5.8
$200,000 or more
0
0.0%
6.4
Median household income
33,523
 
57,617
Per capita income
19,086
 
31,128

Petersburg, WV Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
5
0.5%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
33
3.3%
9.8
Construction
176
17.7%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
277
27.8%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
79
7.9%
6.6
Information
6
0.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
117
11.7%
10.1
Other services except public administration
43
4.3%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
38
3.8%
11.4
Public administration
32
3.2%
4.6
Retail trade
140
14.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
23
2.3%
5.2
Wholesale trade
27
2.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
175
17.6%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
221
22.2%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
144
14.5%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
267
26.8%
23.3%
Service occupations
189
19.0%
18.1%

Petersburg, WV Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
961
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
723
75.2%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
130
13.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.1
Walked
61
6.3%
2.7
Other means
8
0.8%
1.8
Worked at home
39
4.1%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
20.9
 
26.6

Petersburg, WV Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
124
13.3%
8.7
1 vehicles
363
39.1%
33.2
2 vehicles
248
26.7%
37.1
3 or more
194
20.9%
21.0

Petersburg, WV Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
929
72.6%
87.6
Owner Occupied
566
60.9%
63.1
Renter Occupied
363
39.1%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
350
27.4%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
17
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.5

Petersburg, WV Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,279
1 room
15
1.2%
2.4
2 rooms
61
4.8%
2.7
3 rooms
110
8.6%
9.1
4 rooms
231
18.1%
16.5
5 rooms
121
9.5%
19.8
6 rooms
313
24.5%
17.8
7 rooms
159
12.4%
12.0
8 rooms
156
12.2%
8.6
9 rooms or more
113
8.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Petersburg, WV Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,279
 
 
1-unit, detached
857
67.0%
61.5
1-unit, attached
19
1.5%
5.9
2-units
9
0.7%
3.6
3 or 4 units
106
8.3%
4.4
5 to 9 units
125
9.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
21
1.6%
4.4
20 or more units
11
0.9%
9.0
Mobile home
131
10.2%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Petersburg, WV Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
265
20.7%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
155
12.1%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
107
8.4%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
175
13.7%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
212
16.6%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
148
11.6%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
133
10.4%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
82
6.4%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
2
0.2%
2.8%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
1.4%

Petersburg, WV Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
15
1.6%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
37
4.0%
4.7
Electricity
538
57.9%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
202
21.7%
4.8
Coal or coke
5
0.5%
0.1
Wood
128
13.8%
1.9
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
4
0.4%
1.1

Petersburg, WV Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
247
 
47295100.0
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
11.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
5
2.0%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
6
2.4%
10.3%
Less than $500
9
3.6%
1.6%
$1,500 to $1,999
32
13.0%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
74
30.0%
28.8%
$500 to $999
121
49.0%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
116
47.0%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
15
6.1%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
11
4.5%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
28
11.3%
7.0%
35.0% or more
77
31.2%
21.3%
Not Computed
0
0.0%
0.0%

Petersburg, WV Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
305 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.4%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
0
0.0%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
16
5.2%
28.3%
Less than $500
126
41.3%
10.7%
$500 to $999
163
53.4%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
58
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
575
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
45
15.0%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
20
6.7%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
96
32.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
45
15.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
14
4.7%
9.0%
35.0% or more
80
26.7%
40.7%
Not Computed
63
0.0%
0.0%

Petersburg, WV Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
566
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
117
20.7%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
107
18.9%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
140
24.7%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
132
23.3%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
54
9.5%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
4
0.7%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
12
2.1%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
114,600
 
205,000