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Petersburg, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Petersburg is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Nelson County at latitude 48.0175 and longitude -98.0007. Nelson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,535 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Petersburg, but most people and references simply refer to it as Petersburg, North Dakota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Petersburg indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Petersburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Petersburg: Petersburgh.

City of Petersburg, ND Boundary Map


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Petersburg, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 177
Population in Households 177
Population in Familes 147
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 171
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 73
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 99 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (26.3%)
Median Home Value $102,083
Average Home Value $127,632
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,611
Average Household Income $61,510
Per Capita Income $27,552
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.9% -0.92%
Households -1.55% -0.84%
Families -3.43% -1.23%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Petersburg, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Petersburg to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 187 53rd
Population Density1 # 280 30th
Diversity Index2 # 118 71st
Median Household Income # 281 30th
Per Capita Income # 325 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.