Petersburg employment information

Income per capita$17,219$24,811$28,555
Median household income$37,679$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,250$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,917$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$30,536$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$26,346$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate8.0%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level12.5%17.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Petersburg is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Petersburg is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Petersburg is 38% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Petersburg is 20% 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 industry27.1%21.6%
Manufacturing sector20.0%5.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.2%
Wholesale & retail services22.9%6.2%
Public administration2.9%7.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services5.0%21.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cornersville, TN1,161$42,34421%
Lewisburg, TN11,252$32,34840%
Fayetteville, TN6,991$30,48843%
Shelbyville, TN20,616$27,74348%
Petersburg, TN602$37,67930%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Siracusaville, LA602$19,94363%
Roby, TX602$37,91729%
Paden, OK602$30,46943%
Keota, OK602$25,69452%
Pembina, ND602$72,59636%
Petersburg, TN602$37,67930%
Source: The Petersburg, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.