Petersburg Saint Clair County, Illinois

Petersburg: City in Menard County, Illinois

About

Petersburg is a city located in the county of Saint Clair in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,260 and a population density of 1,548 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,207 inhabitants.

Petersburg Quick Facts

Population : 2,207 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Saint Clair County
Postal code : 62675
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 1.46 km2
Altitude : 518 feet / 158 meters
Capital city : Petersburg is capital of Menard County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:57:06 (22nd January 2022)
Density : 1,512 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.4% (2010-2020)
Petersburg locator map
Location of Petersburg on Illinois map.
Menard County Courthouse  IL '4504031312' image
Menard County Courthouse IL '4504031312'
Menard County Courthouse  IL '4504031312' image

Geography

Petersburg is located at 38°35'32"N 89°55'16"W (38.5922700, -89.9212100).

Petersburg map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Petersburg decreased by 2.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,260 - census
2011 2,332 3.09% estimation process
2012 2,321 -0.47% estimation process
2013 2,294 -1.18% estimation process
2014 2,277 -0.75% estimation process
2015 2,247 -1.34% estimation process
2016 2,250 0.13% estimation process
2017 2,228 -0.99% estimation process
2018 2,229 0.04% estimation process
2019 2,214 -0.68% estimation process
2020 2,207 -0.32% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 49,215
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 44,213
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 11.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 53,898
April 1, 2010 Population : 44,199
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 29.3%
People over 65 (%) : 11.4%
Female persons, % : 50.8%
White only, percent : 70.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 7.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.1%
Asians alone % : 3.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 55.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 31.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,137
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 19.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.4%

Petersburg zip code is 62675. County name: Menard, County fips: 17129

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $241,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,633
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $434
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,224
2015-2019 Households : 12,841
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.72
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 42.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 76.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 27,220
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 33,412
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 45,188
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 214,286
2012 total retail sales per capita : $4,722
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 38.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $52,009
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,713
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,142
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,496
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,442
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,938
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,138
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 153
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,879
2010 population per square mile : 1,718.7
2010 land area in square miles : 25.72

People born in Petersburg (6)

People born in Petersburg, including United States Senator from Illinois William Brown McKinley, baseball player Bill Krieg, artist Edward Laning, .

List

  • Theodore Edward Coneys (American murderer) he was born in 10/11/1882
  • Richard Batterton (American mayor) he was born in 05/11/1905
  • Ellen Douglas Morris (American temperance worker) she was born in 09/03/1846

Schools in Petersburg

College & universities near Petersburg, IL

Code Name City ZIP
143215 Southwestern Illinois College Belleville (IL) 62221-5899
147013 McKendree University Lebanon (IL) 62254-1291
149231 Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville (IL) 62026-1259
178767 Stevens-The Institute of Business & Arts Saint Louis (MO) 63103
177551 Harris-Stowe State University Saint Louis (MO) 63103-2136

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Petersburg, IL

Code Name Address Type
STL Gateway Transportation Center 551 South 16th St. RAIL
ALN Alton 3400 College Ave. RAIL
KWD Kirkwood 110 West Argonne Dr. RAIL
CEN Centralia station 108 East Broadway RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL

Post offices near Petersburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
O Fallon Post Office O Fallon (IL) 62269

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Saint Clair County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Saint Clair County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Glenview 46,823 Village in Cook County, Illinois, United States
Belleville 40,536 City in Illinois
O'Fallon 29,606 Township in St.
East Saint Louis 25,776 City in St.
Crest Hill 20,209 City in Will County, Illinois
Fairview Heights 16,127 City in Saint Clair County, Illinois, United States
Cahokia 13,742 Village in St.
Shiloh 13,653 Town in St.
Swansea 13,276 Village in St.
Pontiac 11,176 City in Illinois, USA
Summit 10,977 Village in Illinois, USA
Mascoutah 8,076 City in Saint Clair County, Illinois, United States
Centreville 4,844 City in Illinois, United States
Lebanon 4,225 City in St.
Freeburg 4,223 City in Illinois, United States of America
Rosemont 4,147 Village in the U.

Distance to Other Cities

Petersburg distances to largest Illinois cities