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People in Petersburg, Virginia

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PeoplePetersburg, VAUnited States
Population32,420308,035,306
Pop. Density1,41487
Pop. Change-3.18%8.07%
Median Age39.837.3
Households13,634116,716,292
Household Size2.32.58
Male Population46.72%49.27%
Female Population53.28%50.96%
Married Population28.06%47.02%
Single Population71.94%52.98%



Marital Status

The 2012 Petersburg, VA, population is 32,420. There are 1,414 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Petersburg, VA

The median age is 39.8. The US median is 37.3. 28.06% of people in Petersburg, VA, are married. 12.62% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.3 people. 11.63% of people are married, with children. 25.43% have children, but are single.

Race in Petersburg, VA

16.09% of people are white, 79.11% are black, 0.82% are asian, 0.30% are native american, and 3.68% claim 'Other'.

5.99% of the people in Petersburg, VA, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 94.01% are non-hispanic).


Petersburg People SperlingViews

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