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Petersburg is a city in Pike County, in the Jasper metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Peter Brenton, settler.

The latitude of Petersburg is 38.491N. The longitude is -87.278W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 482 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,522.


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Median household income
Local
$27,054
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Petersburg demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Pike County Arts Festival - Oct. 5-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Petersburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Petersburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pike County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47567 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Petersburg residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Petersburg ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Petersburg was $15,158, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

7% of Petersburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Petersburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $246.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $581.


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Libraries in Petersburg include Pike County Public Library ... View libraries

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Pike County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Petersburg political report.

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The average commute time for Petersburg workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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