Petersburg, Tennessee Population 2021

580
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Petersburg is a city located in Lincoln County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 580, it is the 276th largest city in Tennessee and the 12692nd largest city in the United States . Petersburg is currently growing at a rate of 1.05% annually and its population has increased by 6.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 544 in 2010. Petersburg reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Petersburg has a population density of 575 people per square mile.

The average household income in Petersburg is $45,378 with a poverty rate of 28.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $606 per month, and the median house value is $56,100. 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: 96.91%
  • Black or African American: 2.06%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Petersburg, Tennessee is 580 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 568.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 544.

Petersburg, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White65996.91%
Black or African American142.06%
Some Other Race71.03%
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Petersburg Population by Race

Petersburg Population Pyramid $2021

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Petersburg Median Age

32.3


Total

43


Male

29.8


Female

Petersburg Adults

There are 490 adults, (76 of whom are seniors) in Petersburg.

Petersburg Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Petersburg Sex Ratio

Female

390

57.35%

Male

290

42.65%

Petersburg Population by Age

Petersburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Petersburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family55.4%44.6%
All59.5%40.5%
Female60.5%39.5%
Married61.5%38.5%
Male66.7%33.3%

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Petersburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All227359.5
Married1093.4761.5
Non Family741.5355.4
Female384.5860.5
Male62.566.7

3.43

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Petersburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5111.64%
9th to 12th Grade337.53%
High School Graduate24956.85%
Some College5111.64%
Associates Degree409.13%
Bachelors Degree122.74%
Graduate Degree20.46%
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Petersburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Petersburg Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 80.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.26%.

Petersburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,020$33,036$30,357
Less Than 9th Grade$55,227$44,167$
High School Graduate$28,750$30,208$22,431
Some College$29,844$31,250$29,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,020

Average Earnings

$33,036

Average Male

$30,357

Average Female

Petersburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Petersburg Language by Age

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Petersburg Language

99.68% of Petersburg residents speak only English, while 0.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.32% of the population.

Petersburg Language

Petersburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White64617527.09%
Black14964.29%
Other77100.00%

28.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.17%

Male Poverty Rate

31.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Petersburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Petersburg is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Petersburg is White, with 27.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.25%.

Petersburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School30.92%
Less Than 9th Grade23.81%
Bachelors or Greater14.29%
Some College4.40%

Petersburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed8.94%
Male Employed2.17%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Petersburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Petersburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,984$45,378
Families$49,464$53,494
Married Families$55,750-
Non Families$13,333$20,324
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Income by Household Type

Petersburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

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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17

Number of Veterans

17

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War7
Vietnam6
Second Gulf War2
World War II
Korea

Petersburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 549
75+3
65 to 743
55 to 642
18 to 34

Petersburg Veterans by Age

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Petersburg Veterans by Race

Petersburg Veterans by Education

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11.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Petersburg Veterans by Education

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55.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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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72.50%

Born in Petersburg

98.68%

Native Born

1.32%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.68% of Petersburg residents were born in the United States, with 72.50% having been born in Tennessee. 0.29% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202158061.05%
202057461.06%
201956861.07%
201856271.26%
201755581.46%
20165470.00%
201554740.74%
2014543-1-0.18%
201354450.93%
2012539-5-0.92%
201154410.18%
20105430.00%

Petersburg Population by Year