Petersburg, Alaska Population 2020

3,106
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Petersburg is a city located in Alaska. Petersburg has a 2020 population of 3,106. Petersburg is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,948 in 2010. Petersburg reached it's highest population of 3,224 in 2000.

The average household income in Petersburg is $90,283 with a poverty rate of 8.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $221,000. The median age in Petersburg is 39.7 years, 37.8 years for males, and 42.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.7 males.

Petersburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Petersburg was:

  • White: 71.70%
  • Two or more races: 10.43%
  • Asian: 9.24%
  • Native American: 7.15%
  • Black or African American: 0.74%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.55%
  • Other race: 0.19%
The current population of Petersburg, Alaska is 3,106, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,106.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,948.

Petersburg, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,22771.70%
Two or More Races32410.43%
Asian2879.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native2227.15%
Black or African American230.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.55%
Some Other Race60.19%
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Petersburg Population Pyramid 2020

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Petersburg Median Age

39.7


Total

37.8


Male

42.1


Female

Petersburg Adults

There are 2,390 adults, (629 of whom are seniors) in Petersburg.

Petersburg Age Dependency

76.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Petersburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,540

49.58%

Male

1,566

50.42%

Petersburg Households and Families

Petersburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Petersburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All67.8%32.2%
Male60.5%39.5%
Female57.7%42.3%
Non Family48.6%51.4%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1012.7967.8
Married5663.3883
Non Family3601.3248.6
Female1374.0157.7
Male383.6160.5

3.44

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Petersburg Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade703.47%
9th to 12th Grade1326.54%
High School Graduate66332.84%
Some College44522.04%
Associates Degree1658.17%
Bachelors Degree43521.55%
Graduate Degree1095.40%
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Petersburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4241,377475
Asian19915624
Hispanic145908
Native American134806
Multiple Races989429
Islander1717
Black13122
Other Race641

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.36%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,352$62,009$30,476
Less Than High School$19,615$20,000$13,750
High School Grad$30,250$51,250$19,609
Some College$57,159$73,083$33,750
Bachelors Degree$51,389$61,563$50,040
Graduate Degree$73,472$83,542$68,750

$43,352

Average Earnings

$62,009

Average Male

$30,476

Average Female

Petersburg Language

Petersburg Language by Age

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Petersburg Language

79.23% of Petersburg residents speak only English, while 20.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.53% of the population.

Petersburg Poverty

Petersburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,9261155.97%
Native2204219.09%
Asian2853813.33%
Multiple320257.81%
Hispanic337154.45%
Islander171164.71%
Black23834.78%

8.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.87%

Male Poverty Rate

9.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Petersburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Petersburg is Islander, with 64.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Petersburg is Hispanic, with 4.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.19%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.88%
Some College10.00%
High School6.18%
Bachelors or Greater1.29%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.11%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed7.41%
Male Employed0.91%

Petersburg Income

Petersburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,514$90,283
Families$79,911$103,801
Married Families$101,667-
Non Families$43,056$59,477
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Petersburg Marital Status

Petersburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Petersburg Married by Age and Sex

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Petersburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Petersburg Marital Status by Race

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Petersburg Veterans

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258

Number of Veterans

248

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam163
First Gulf War25
Second Gulf War21
Korea12
World War II3
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Age Group Veterans
75+109
65 to 7480
35 to 5438
55 to 6422
18 to 349
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Name Veterans % of Total
White23513.13%
2 or More148.54%
Asian41.87%
Indian42.35%
Hispanic31.02%
Black15.26%

Petersburg Veterans by Education

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0.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Petersburg Employment Status

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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40.70%

Born in Alaska

88.92%

Native Born

11.08%

Foreign Born

4.73%

Non Citizen

6.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.92% of Petersburg residents were born in the United States, with 40.70% having been born in Alaska. 4.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,1060.00%
20193,1060.00%
20183,106190.62%
20173,087913.04%
20162,996-28-0.93%
20153,024983.35%
20142,926-61-2.04%
20132,987-176-5.56%
20123,163652.10%
20113,0981505.09%
20102,948-276-0.89%
20003,224170.05%
19903,2073861.29%
19802,8218213.50%
19702,0005002.92%
19601,500-100-0.64%
19501,6003002.10%
19401,3001000.80%
19301,2003002.92%
19209000.00%