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  PEOPLE OVERVIEW
  

The 2016 Petersburg, Virginia, population is 32,477. There are 1,416 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Petersburg, Virginia

The median age is 39.3. The US median is 37.4. 33.97% of people in Petersburg, Virginia, are married. 10.49% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.52 people. 12.83% of people are married, with children. 31.49% have children, but are single.

Race in Petersburg, Virginia

15.55% of people are white, 77.05% are black, 0.97% are asian, 0.05% are native american, and 0.10% claim 'Other'.

4.11% of the people in Petersburg, Virginia, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 95.89% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLEPetersburg, VirginiaUnited States
  Population  32,477321,418,820
  Population - 2010  32,303308,745,538
  Population - 2000  33,740285,036,114
  Population - 1990  38,386251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  -15.39%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  -3.74%12.76%
  Pop. Density  1,41691
  Land Area  233,531,905
  Water Area  0264,837
  Median Age  39.337.4
  Female Population  53.74%50.81%
  Male Population  46.27%49.19%
  ESTIMATED TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
  Age 0 to 4  7.82%6.36%
  Age 5 to 9  4.98%6.51%
  Age 10 to 14  4.84%6.59%
  Age 15 to 17  3.58%4.03%
  Age 18 to 20  4.40%4.35%
  Age 21 to 24  6.52%5.61%
  Age 25 to 34  13.54%13.47%
  Age 35 to 44  10.55%12.97%
  Age 45 to 54  14.93%14.09%
  Age 55 to 59  6.76%6.57%
  Age 60 to 64  6.93%5.72%
  Age 65 to 74  8.20%7.64%
  Age 75 to 84  4.48%4.26%
  Age 85 and over  2.48%1.85%
  RACE
  White  15.55%62.77%
  Black  77.05%12.24%
  Asian  0.97%4.95%
  Native American  0.05%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.04%0.16%
  Other  0.10%0.20%
  Two or More Races  2.13%2.13%
  Hispanic  4.11%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  95.89%83.10%
  FAMILY
  Households  12,515116,211,000
  Family Households  7,19776,958,100
  Non Family Households  5,31839,253,000
  Household Size  2.522.63
  Married Population  33.97%50.58%
  Single Population  66.03%49.42%
  Now Married  29.90%48.41%
  Married but Separated  4.07%2.17%
  Never Married  47.52%32.55%
  Widowed  8.02%5.95%
  Divorced  10.49%10.92%
  Married, w/children  12.83%31.68%
  Married, no children  36.59%41.44%
  Single, w/children  31.49%16.94%
  Single, no children  19.11%9.95%

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  PEOPLE COMMENTS
  
Climate
Climate is hot and humid in summer but spring and fall are generally quite nice. Winters are not bad either, it snows occasionally but there is still a lot of sunshine... (read more)
Distorted perception of crime
Petersburg's crime statistics do not accurately reflect the true picture of our city. Unfortunately, cime is crime, but the lack of the most serious random acts of crime... (read more)
Petersburg an exciting value for those who want to
Though there are people who rent in petersburg who work in nearby richmond, the rental market is not yet prohibitive in richmond. The real value is for those who want... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Climate
Climate is hot and humid in summer but spring and fall are generally quite nice. Winters are not bad either, it snows occasionally but there is still a lot of sunshine... (read more)
Distorted perception of crime
Petersburg's crime statistics do not accurately reflect the true picture of our city. Unfortunately, cime is crime, but the lack of the most serious random acts of crime... (read more)
Petersburg an exciting value for those who want to
Though there are people who rent in petersburg who work in nearby richmond, the rental market is not yet prohibitive in richmond. The real value is for those who want... (read more)
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