Petersburg, Indiana Population 2024

2,266

Petersburg is a city located in Pike County Indiana. Petersburg has a 2024 population of 2,266. It is also the county seat of Pike County.Petersburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually and its population has decreased by -1.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,301 in 2020.

The average household income in Petersburg is $60,333 with a poverty rate of 17.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Petersburg is 50 years, 42.5 years for males, and 54.7 years for females.

Petersburg Demographics

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

  • White: 96.85%
  • Two or more races: 1.74%
  • Black or African American: 1.32%
  • Other race: 0.09%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,543.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.52% (-35)
The current population of Petersburg, Indiana is 2,266 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,301.

Petersburg, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,05996.85%
Two or more races371.74%
Black or African American281.32%
Other race20.09%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Petersburg Population by Race

Petersburg Population Pyramid 2024

Petersburg Median Age

50

Total

42.5

Male

54.7

Female

Petersburg Adults

There are 1,777 adults, (560 of whom are seniors) in Petersburg.

Petersburg Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

46

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Petersburg Sex Ratio

Female1,04549.15%
Male1,08150.85%

Petersburg Population by Age

Petersburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0221.9572.427.6
Non Family5061.0652.847.2
Married4432.7693.76.3
Female572.758614
Male164.8856.343.8
showing: 5 rows

2.75

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Petersburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Petersburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Petersburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 65%.

Petersburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,545

Average Earnings

$54,402

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Petersburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Petersburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Petersburg Language

99.7% of Petersburg residents speak only English, while 0.3% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.3% of the population.

Petersburg Language

Petersburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,97435217.83%
Multiple34411.76%
Black5120%
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17.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.2%

Male Poverty Rate

18.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Petersburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Petersburg is Black, with 20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Petersburg is Multiple, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.05%.

Petersburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.86%
High School13.57%
Some College13.27%
Bachelors or Greater6.7%
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Petersburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed14.35%
Male Employed8.49%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Petersburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Petersburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Petersburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Petersburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Petersburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Petersburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

118

Number of Veterans

118

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Petersburg Veterans by War

count

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Petersburg Veterans by Age

count

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Petersburg Veterans by Race

Petersburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Petersburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Petersburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Petersburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Petersburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.54%

Born in Petersburg

99.95%

Native Born

0.05%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.95% of Petersburg residents were born in the United States, with 75.54% having been born in Indiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Petersburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,236-6-0.27%
20282,242-6-0.27%
20272,248-6-0.27%
20262,254-6-0.27%
20252,260-6-0.26%
20242,266-6-0.26%
20232,272-6-0.26%
20222,278-6-0.26%
20212,284-17-0.74%
20202,301-4-0.17%
20192,305-2-0.09%
20182,307140.61%
20172,293-16-0.69%
20162,309-5-0.22%
20152,314-17-0.73%
20142,331-1-0.04%
20132,332-24-1.02%
20122,35630.13%
20112,353-21-0.88%
20102,374
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Petersburg Population by Year