Petersburg demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,43111391
Median age36.034.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%48%43%
Speak English52%65%79%
Speak Spanish47%30%13%
Petersburg, TX has a population of 1,158 and is the 14,252nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,431 per sq mi which is 1167% higher than the Texas average and 1480% higher than the national average. The median age in Petersburg is 36 which is approximately 5% higher than the Texas average of 34. In Petersburg, 67% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 52% speak English and 47% speak Spanish. 81% of Petersburg residents were born in Texas, 10% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Petersburg is 1167% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Petersburg is 5% higher than Texas.
  • In Petersburg 95.60% of the population is White.
  • In Petersburg 0.86% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Petersburg 0.78% of the population is Asian.

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Petersburg population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.86%11.95%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.52%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race1.81%2.50%3.06%
Other race0.43%5.79%4.75%
In Petersburg, 62.0% 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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Source: The Petersburg, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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