Petersburg, Kentucky Population 2024

587

Petersburg is a city located in Boone County Kentucky. Petersburg has a 2024 population of 587. Petersburg is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 59.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 368 in 2020.

The average household income in Petersburg is $117,253 with a poverty rate of . The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Petersburg is 30 years, 33 years for males, and 25.9 years for females.

Petersburg Demographics

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

  • White: 97.61%
  • Two or more races: 2.39%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
6.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
93.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
59.51% (219)
The current population of Petersburg, Kentucky is 587 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 368.

Petersburg, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White57397.61%
Two or more races142.39%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Petersburg Population by Race

Petersburg Population Pyramid 2024

Petersburg Median Age

30

Total

33

Male

25.9

Female

Petersburg Adults

There are 386 adults, (58 of whom are seniors) in Petersburg.

Petersburg Age Dependency

79

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Petersburg Sex Ratio

Female27747.19%
Male31052.81%

Petersburg Population by Age

Petersburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1663.541000
Married1093.411000
Male454.131000
Female122.421000
Non Family000
showing: 5 rows

3.34

Average Family Size

3.54

Average Household Size

100.0%

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Petersburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,519

Average Earnings

$56,339

Average Male

$47,596

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

100% of Petersburg residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Petersburg Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
High School
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Petersburg Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
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

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.8%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Petersburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Petersburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Petersburg Veterans by War

count

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Petersburg Veterans by Age

count

Petersburg Veterans by Race

Petersburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Petersburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

90.9%

Labor Force Participation

90.9%

Employment Rate

0%

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

68.99%

Born in Petersburg

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Petersburg residents were born in the United States, with 68.99% having been born in Kentucky. 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
2024587
2023587
202258716940.43%
20214185013.59%
2020368-211-36.44%
2019579285.08%
2018551-39-6.61%
201759012125.8%
201646971.52%
20154629826.92%
2014364-6-1.62%
2013370113.06%
2012359-296-45.19%
2011655355.65%
2010620
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Petersburg Population by Year