Petersburg, VA Demographics

Petersburg demographics profile

StatisticPetersburgVirginiaNational
Population (2013)32,4208,260,405316,128,839
Population (2000)33,7407,078,515281,421,906
Population growth-3.9%16.7%12.3%
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%57%58%
Speak English96%90%88%
Speak Spanish2%5%7%
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The Petersburg population was 32,420 in 2012 compared to 33,740 in 2000. The Petersburg, VA population has decreased by 3.9% from 2000 to 2012.

In Petersburg 96% of the people speak English and 2% of people speak Spanish, also in Petersburg 42.8% of people are married.

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Petersburg population breakdown by race

RacePetersburgVirginiaNational
Caucasian18.41%77.53%82.77%
African American78.30%15.66%8.40%
Asian0.76%2.70%1.86%
American Indian0.15%0.28%1.31%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.04%0.14%
Mixed race1.34%1.88%2.06%
Other race0.98%1.92%3.47%
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In Petersburg, 1.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Petersburg age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2000 census data.

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