The City of Petersburg had a population of 2,250 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Petersburg: Petersburgh.
|Population in Households||2,175|
|Population in Familes||1,677|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||75|
|Median Household Income||$42,896|
|Average Household Income||$59,187|
|Per Capita Income||$27,165|
|Total Housing Units||1,096 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||531 (48.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||463 (42.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||101 ( 9.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$97,764|
|Average Home Value||$128,915|
|Average Household Size||2.19|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.83%|
|Per Capita Income||2.49%|
The table below compares Petersburg to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 486||65th|
|Population Density||# 445||68th|
|Diversity Index||# 909||33rd|
|Median Household Income||# 1117||18th|
|Per Capita Income||# 726||47th|
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