Petersburg, TX Population

Population: 1,262. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,255 (-0.6% change)
Males: 620 (49.1%), Females: 642 (50.9%)

Hale County

Zip code: 79250

Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $30,263
Median house value: $34,600

Races in Petersburg:

  • Hispanic (61.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (36.5%)
  • Other race (32.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Black (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (7.4%), English (3.6%), German (3.2%), Irish (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Petersburg

  • High school or higher: 57.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Petersburg city

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

6.6% Foreign born (6.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -35 (-2.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Petersburg:

  • COVENANT HOSPITAL PLAINVIEW (about 24 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX)
  • IHS HOSPITAL AT LUBBOCK (about 26 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • W J MANGOLD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; LOCKNEY, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Petersburg:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 22 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 93 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • CANNON AFB (about 124 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Petersburg:

  • ABERNATHY MUNI (about 11 miles; ABERNATHY, TX; Abbreviation: F83)
  • FLOYDADA MUNICIPAL (about 22 miles; FLOYDADA, TX; Abbreviation: Q41)
  • HALE COUNTY (about 23 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: PVW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petersburg:

  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 60 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 92 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 123 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 131 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)

Schools

Public high school in Petersburg:

  • PETERSBURG H S (Students: 159; Location: 1411 W 4TH; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Petersburg:

  • PETERSBURG EL (Students: 169; Location: 1411 W 4TH; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Petersburg:

  • PETERSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,979; Location: 1614 MAIN ST; 10,975 books; 2 serial subscriptions)