Petersburg employment information

Income per capita$36,950$33,129$28,555
Median household income$60,774$71,829$53,482
Median income owner occupied$85,625$88,221$68,142
Median income renter occupied$35,500$48,624$33,219
Median earnings male$36,813$42,923$36,116
Median earnings female$24,750$30,441$25,692
Unemployment rate4.4%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level10.2%10.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Petersburg is 29% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Petersburg is 14% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Petersburg is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Petersburg is 35% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Petersburg median earnings by income bracket

Petersburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.7%1.7%
Manufacturing sector17.2%39.1%
Financial & insurance services0.2%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services14.9%14.5%
Public administration3.9%8.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%1.6%
Education, health & social services3.8%33.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Kupreanof, AK48$50,3136%
Petersburg, AK2,926$60,77414%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Houghton Lake, MI2,926$26,80850%
Agua Dulce, TX2,926$29,82144%
Clarcona, FL2,926$31,01642%
Drumright, OK2,926$32,81339%
Tainter Lake, WI2,927$66,35424%
Petersburg, AK2,926$60,77414%
Source: The Petersburg, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.