Petersburg, Virginia 

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Population

32,477

15% Decline

Unemployment Rate

7.6%

Median Income

$33,927

Avg. Home Price

$144,700

Best Places to Live in Petersburg, Virginia

Capital-city complex - East-central Virginia along the James River
Pros
-Historic interest
-Attractive housing
-Strong economy
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Entertainment
-Air service

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What Bert Has To Say About Richmond Metro Area

The former capital of the Confederacy, Richmond is an attractively-sized, livable capital city with a strong sense of history. The downtown area mixes unremarkable modern buildings with some historic features. On the whole, the area has a considerable base of historic sites, museums and neighborhoods. Outlying suburbs have sprawled concentrically, especially to the west towards Tuckahoe and south towards Petersburg.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Virginia
County: Petersburg city County
Metro Area: Richmond Metro Area
City: Petersburg
Zip Codes: 23803 23805
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 177 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Petersburg is 7.6% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Petersburg jobs have increased by 1.63%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Petersburg's cost of living is 9.20% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Petersburg's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Petersburg's population is 32,477 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -15.39%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Petersburg is $144,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.66%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Petersburg public schools spend $11,274 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Petersburg. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Petersburg

It's a good time to buy in Petersburg. Home Appreciation is up 6.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Petersburg Real Estate.

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Reviews for Petersburg   3 Reviews
Distorted perception of crime - 7/20/2008
Petersburg's crime statistics do not accurately reflect the true picture of our city. Unfortunately, cime is crime, but the lack of the most serious random acts of crime... Read More

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Petersburg an exciting value for those who want to - 6/20/2007
Though there are people who rent in petersburg who work in nearby richmond, the rental market is not yet prohibitive in richmond. The real value is for those who want... Read More

Climate - 7/24/2006
Climate is hot and humid in summer but spring and fall are generally quite nice. Winters are not bad either, it snows occasionally but there is still a lot of sunshine... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA
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