The City of Petersburg had a population of 2,249 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Petersburg is located at latitude 40.0138 and longitude -89.8476 in Menard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Petersburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Menard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 512 feet.
The City of Petersburg (GNIS ID: 2396193) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Petersburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Petersburg: Petersburgh.
|Population in Households||2,174|
|Population in Familes||1,670|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||75|
|Average Household Size||2.19|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,099 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||586 (53.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||406 (36.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||108 ( 9.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$92,274|
|Average Home Value||$118,143|
|Median Household Income||$41,378|
|Average Household Income||$54,296|
|Per Capita Income||$24,958|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.28%|
|Per Capita Income||0.77%|
The table below compares Petersburg to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 490||64th|
|Population Density1||# 445||68th|
|Diversity Index2||# 788||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 1089||20th|
|Per Capita Income||# 763||44th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.