Petersburg, Tennessee Population 2022

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Petersburg is a city located in Lincoln County Tennessee. Petersburg has a 2020 population of 586. Petersburg is currently growing at a rate of 1.03% annually and its population has increased by 7.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 543 in 2010.

The average household income in Petersburg is $45,378 with a poverty rate of 20.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $588 per month, and the median house value is $66,400. The median age in Petersburg is 32.3 years, 43 years for males, and 29.8 years for females.

Petersburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Petersburgwas:

  • White: 95.74%
  • Black or African American: 3.48%
  • Two or more races: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Petersburg, Tennessee is 586 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 586.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 543.

Petersburg, Tennessee Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49595.74%
Black or African American183.48%
Two or More Races40.77%
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Petersburg Population by Race

Petersburg Population Pyramid 2022

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Petersburg Median Age

44


Total

44.6


Male

40.4


Female

Petersburg Adults

There are 410 adults, (76 of whom are seniors) in Petersburg.

Petersburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Petersburg Sex Ratio

Female

275

53.19%

Male

242

46.81%

Petersburg Population by Age

Petersburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Petersburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male71.4%28.6%
Married70.4%29.6%
All61.7%38.3%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female46.9%53.1%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Petersburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2092.4761.7
Married983.270.4
Male72.4371.4
Female322.5646.9
Non Family721.4455.6

2.83

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Petersburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade256.79%
9th to 12th Grade308.15%
High School Graduate19753.53%
Some College5514.95%
Associates Degree4211.41%
Bachelors Degree174.62%
Graduate Degree20.54%
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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
White34629319
2+ Races44
Black1816

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 white people with a rate of 5.49%.

Petersburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,204$30,526$32,667
Less Than 9th Grade$80,313$43,000$
High School Graduate$30,238$28,750$30,625
Some College$30,000$30,000$32,500
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,204

Average Earnings

$30,526

Average Male

$32,667

Average Female

Petersburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Petersburg Language by Age

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Petersburg Language

99.39% of Petersburg residents speak only English, while 0.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Petersburg Language

Petersburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black18844.44%
White4809319.38%
OtherNaN%

20.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.73%

Male Poverty Rate

17.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Petersburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Petersburg is Black, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.24%.

Petersburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.09%
High School26.90%
Some College8.25%
Bachelors or Greater5.26%

Petersburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed10.38%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Petersburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Petersburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,942$45,921
Families$55,417$59,065
Married Families$56,500-
Non Families$12,917$20,418
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Income by Household Type

Petersburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

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 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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25

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War11
Vietnam6
Korea
World War II

Petersburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342
35 to 5413
55 to 644
65 to 743
75+3

Petersburg Veterans by Age

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Petersburg Veterans by Race

Petersburg Veterans by Education

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12.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Petersburg Veterans by Education

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54.7%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

1.3%

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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71.37%

Born in Petersburg

99.42%

Native Born

0.58%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.42% of Petersburg residents were born in the United States, with 71.37% having been born in Tennessee. 0.58% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105430.00%
201154410.18%
2012539-5-0.92%
201354450.93%
2014543-1-0.18%
201554740.74%
20165470.00%
201755581.46%
201856271.26%
201956861.07%
202057461.06%
202158061.05%
202258661.03%

Petersburg Population by Year