Petersburg, Indiana Population 2021

2,315
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Petersburg is a city located in Pike County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Pike County. With a 2020 population of 2,315, it is the 182nd largest city in Indiana and the 7094th largest city in the United States . Petersburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually and its population has decreased by -2.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,383 in 2010. Petersburg reached it's highest population of 2,383 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Petersburg has a population density of 1,577 people per square mile.

The average household income in Petersburg is $53,866 with a poverty rate of 17.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $504 per month, and the median house value is $76,100. The median age in Petersburg is 44.1 years, 38.6 years for males, and 48.8 years for females.

Petersburg Demographics

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

  • White: 95.72%
  • Black or African American: 2.20%
  • Two or more races: 2.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Petersburg, Indiana is 2,315 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,318.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,383.

Petersburg, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,30595.72%
Black or African American532.20%
Two or More Races502.08%
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Petersburg Population by Race

Petersburg Population Pyramid $2021

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Petersburg Median Age

44.1


Total

38.6


Male

48.8


Female

Petersburg Adults

There are 1,913 adults, (524 of whom are seniors) in Petersburg.

Petersburg Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Petersburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,201

49.88%

Male

1,207

50.12%

Petersburg Population by Age

Petersburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Petersburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.6%8.4%
Male67.6%32.4%
All66.6%33.4%
Female55.5%44.5%
Non Family42.4%57.6%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Petersburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0022.2466.6
Married4432.9291.6
Non Family4061.0742.4
Female1193.1855.5
Male34467.6

2.92

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Petersburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1025.84%
9th to 12th Grade24013.74%
High School Graduate62936.00%
Some College34219.58%
Associates Degree17710.13%
Bachelors Degree17710.13%
Graduate Degree804.58%
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Petersburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Petersburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6671,341241
Black4327
2+ Races323216
Hispanic55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Petersburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,138$45,898$21,925
Less Than 9th Grade$25,278$27,500$20,625
High School Graduate$31,350$42,875$20,333
Some College$34,000$49,107$20,847
Bachelors Degree$41,522$61,484$40,489
Graduate Degree$30,781$$30,781

$32,138

Average Earnings

$45,898

Average Male

$21,925

Average Female

Petersburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Petersburg Language by Age

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Petersburg Language

99.17% of Petersburg residents speak only English, while 0.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.70% of the population.

Petersburg Language

Petersburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,20538417.41%
Multiple501632.00%
Black11654.55%

17.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.85%

Male Poverty Rate

17.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Petersburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Petersburg is Black, with 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Petersburg is White, with 17.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.35%.

Petersburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.55%
Some College11.37%
High School11.13%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%

Petersburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed9.00%
Male Employed3.75%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Petersburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Petersburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,417$53,866
Families$65,556$67,577
Married Families$70,039-
Non Families$19,052$31,113
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Income by Household Type

Petersburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Petersburg Marital Status by Race

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Petersburg Marital Status

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131

Number of Veterans

117

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam52
First Gulf War20
World War II12
Korea10
Second Gulf War10

Petersburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+42
55 to 6438
65 to 7433
35 to 5414
18 to 344

Petersburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1206.56%
Black1120.75%

Petersburg Veterans by Race

Petersburg Veterans by Education

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13.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Petersburg Veterans by Education

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55%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Petersburg Employment by Age

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Petersburg Employment by Race

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Petersburg Employment by Education

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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76.20%

Born in Petersburg

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Petersburg residents were born in the United States, with 76.20% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Petersburg Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,315-1-0.04%
20202,316-1-0.04%
20192,317-1-0.04%
20182,318120.52%
20172,306-14-0.60%
20162,320-5-0.22%
20152,325-16-0.68%
20142,341-2-0.09%
20132,343-23-0.97%
20122,36650.21%
20112,361-22-0.92%
20102,3830.00%

Petersburg Population by Year