Petersburg, TN Population

Population: 580. Estimated population in July 2020: 596 (+2.8% change)
Males: 281 (48.4%), Females: 299 (51.6%)

Zip code: 37144

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $27,875
Median house value: $42,800

Races in Petersburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.0%)
  • Black (6.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (24.3%), Irish (9.8%), English (8.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%), German (2.8%), Scottish (1.4%).

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Petersburg

  • High school or higher: 58.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Petersburg town

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+13.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Petersburg:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Petersburg:

  • SMYRNA (about 48 miles; SMYRNA, TN; Abbreviation: MQY)
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 48 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: HSV)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 55 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: BNA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Petersburg:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petersburg:

  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,256)
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,784)
  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; MURFREESBORO, TN; Full-time enrollment: 16,617)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 41 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,795)
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; NORMAL, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • JOHN C CALHOUN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; DECATUR, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,547)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,260)
Public primary/middle school in Petersburg:

  • UNITY SCHOOL (Students: 381; Location: 259 BOONSHILL-PETERSBURG; Grades: KG – 08)

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