Petersburg, PA Population

Population: 455. Estimated population in July 2020: 434 (-4.6% change)
Males: 218 (47.9%), Females: 237 (52.1%)

Zip code: 16669

Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $34,013
Median house value: $57,500

Races in Petersburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.6%)

Ancestries: German (26.6%), Irish (11.9%), United States (11.0%), English (10.8%), Dutch (3.3%), Italian (1.8%).

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Petersburg

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Petersburg borough

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-3.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Petersburg:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Petersburg:

  • UNIVERSITY PARK (about 24 miles; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Abbreviation: UNV)
  • ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 28 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Abbreviation: AOO)
  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 58 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: JST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Petersburg:

Amtrak stations near Petersburg:

  • 7 miles: HUNTINGDON (402 ALLEGHENY ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 15 miles: TYRONE (10TH & LOGAN AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petersburg:

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 21 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 38,248)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ALTOONA (about 25 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,516)
  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 52 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 59 miles; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,738)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 60 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,851)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 64 miles; CARLISLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,098)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 75 miles; INDIANA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 12,307)
Private primary/middle school in Petersburg:

  • SHAVERS CREEK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: STATE RD ROUTE 305 RD2 BOX 553; Grades: KG – 8)

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