Petersburg, Indiana Population 2020

2,289

Petersburg is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,289, it is the 180th largest city in Indiana and the 7119th largest city in the United States. Petersburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -3.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,383 in 2010. Petersburg reached it's highest population of 2,382 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Petersburg has a population density of 1,559 people per square mile.

The average household income in Petersburg is $54,433 with a poverty rate of 14.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $532 per month, and the median house value is $76,400. The median age in Petersburg is 44.1 years, 41.8 years for males, and 46.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Petersburg Demographics

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

  • White: 95.27%
  • Black or African American: 3.20%
  • Two or more races: 1.54%
  • 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 2,289, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,315.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,383.

Petersburg, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,35595.27%
Black or African American793.20%
Two or More Races381.54%

Petersburg Population Pyramid 2020

Petersburg Median Age

44.1


Total

41.8


Male

46.7


Female

Petersburg Adults

There are 1,985 adults, (493 of whom are seniors) in Petersburg.

Petersburg Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Petersburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,270

51.38%

Male

1,202

48.62%

Petersburg Households and Families

Petersburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Petersburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
Male72%28%
All66.6%33.4%
Female60.3%39.7%
Non Family38.8%61.2%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9932.3266.6
Married4742.9889.2
Non Family3631.1138.8
Female1312.9360.3
Male254.272

2.92

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Petersburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade623.59%
9th to 12th Grade22012.75%
High School Graduate70240.70%
Some College37121.51%
Associates Degree1659.57%
Bachelors Degree1448.35%
Graduate Degree613.54%

Petersburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6311,368192
Black6142
Multiple Races252513
Hispanic88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 52.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,607$40,875$21,300
Less Than High School$22,778$24,444$
High School Grad$30,694$37,353$17,321
Some College$32,813$45,652$20,417
Bachelors Degree$40,982$60,962$40,089
Graduate Degree$31,786$$

$31,607

Average Earnings

$40,875

Average Male

$21,300

Average Female

Petersburg Language

Petersburg Language by Age

Petersburg Language

99.49% of Petersburg residents speak only English, while 0.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.34% of the population.

Petersburg Poverty

Petersburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,28331613.84%
Multiple381231.58%
Black8337.50%

14.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.61%

Male Poverty Rate

13.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Petersburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Petersburg is Black, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Petersburg is White, with 13.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.41%
High School12.82%
Some College9.70%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.56%
Female Employed10.84%
Male Employed2.44%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Petersburg Income

Petersburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,563$54,433
Families$59,583$66,659
Married Families$65,645-
Non Families$24,511$31,252

Petersburg Marital Status

Petersburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Petersburg Married by Age and Sex

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

Petersburg Veterans

109

Number of Veterans

97

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam42
First Gulf War16
World War II12
Second Gulf War9
Korea8
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6436
75+29
65 to 7427
35 to 5413
18 to 344
Name Veterans % of Total
White1015.37%
Black810.13%

$Petersburg Veterans by Education

12.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Petersburg Employment Status

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Petersburg Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.42%

Born in Indiana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Petersburg residents were born in the United States, with 76.42% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,289-13-0.56%
20192,302-13-0.56%
20182,315100.43%
20172,305-13-0.56%
20162,318-3-0.13%
20152,321-16-0.68%
20142,337-2-0.09%
20132,339-24-1.02%
20122,36330.13%
20112,360-22-0.92%
20102,3820.00%