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PeoplePetersburg, VAUnited States
Population - 201032,420308,745,538
Population - 200033,740285,036,114
Population - 199038,386251,960,433
Pop. 1990 to Now-16.05%22.69%
Pop. 2000 to Now-4.49%8.46%
Pop. Density1,40588
Land Area22.9323,531,905.42
Water Area0.246264,836.79
Median Age39.837.2
Female Population53.50%50.83%
Male Population46.50%49.18%
Age 0 to 46.84%6.51%
Age 5 to 95.41%6.57%
Age 10 to 145.31%6.68%
Age 15 to 173.58%4.17%
Age 18 to 204.63%4.45%
Age 21 to 246.92%5.52%
Age 25 to 3412.66%13.32%
Age 35 to 4411.44%13.34%
Age 45 to 5415.24%14.44%
Age 55 to 597.13%6.37%
Age 60 to 645.97%5.48%
Age 65 to 747.85%7.12%
Age 75 to 844.96%4.25%
Age 85 and over2.07%1.78%
Native American0.15%0.82%
Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.02%0.17%
Two or More Races0.98%2.68%
Family Households7,18076,595,548
Non Family Households5,05638,631,254
Household Size2.572.61
Married Population32.09%51.40%
Single Population67.91%48.60%
Now Married28.45%49.23%
Married but Separated3.64%2.17%
Never Married51.01%31.83%
Married, w/children10.93%32.53%
Married, no children35.00%41.14%
Single, w/children29.43%16.88%
Single, no children24.64%9.45%

Marital Status

The 2014 Petersburg, VA, population is 32,226. There are 1,405 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Petersburg, VA

The median age is 39.8. The US median is 37.2. 32.09% of people in Petersburg, VA, are married. 9.30% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.57 people. 10.93% of people are married, with children. 29.43% have children, but are single.

Race in Petersburg, VA

18.37% of people are white, 79.52% are black, 0.72% are asian, 0.15% are native american, and 0.25% claim 'Other'.

3.70% of the people in Petersburg, VA, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 96.30% are non-hispanic).

Petersburg People SperlingViews

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