Businesses in Petersburg, West Virginia


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 15.4%
 Medical: 15.3%
 Industry: 8%
 Automotive: 7.9%
 Professional Services: 6.2%
 Home Services: 6.1%
 Financial Services: 5.3%
 Other: 35.9%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts730.2 years4.12.9
Car repair1537.5 years4.36.2
Gas stations64.22.5
New car dealers62.92.5
Used car dealers52.1
Beauty salons931.5 years4.63.7
Hairdressers1027.5 years4.74.1
Government agencies835.2 years3.53.3
Public administration3341.8 years3.913.5
Social work62.5
Primary and elementary schools53.52.1
Loan companies1743.5 years2.77.0
Convenience stores54.22.1
Grocery stores and supermarkets641.8 years4.42.5
General contractors1743.3 years5.07.0
Real estate1435.7 years4.75.7
Hotels and motels1038.7 years4.04.1
Other accommodation928.7 years4.03.7
Construction of buildings729 years4.42.9
Other membership organizations739.5 years3.82.9
Wholesale of construction supplies556.6 years2.1
Wholesale of machinery522.6 years2.1
Health and medical9032.3 years4.736.9
Physicians and surgeons3239.9 years4.313.1
Lawyers legal1149.3 years5.04.5
Churches2465.1 years4.59.8
Pharmacies and drug stores104.14.1
Shopping other1048.6 years4.54.1
Area of Petersburg, West Virginia1.622 sq mi
Male Population1,128 (46.3%)
Female Population1,310 (53.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +2.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +7%
Median Age46.3
Male Median Age43.2
Female Median Age49
Area Codes304
Local TimeSunday 12:42 PM
TimezoneEastern Standard Time
Lat & Lng38.99261° / -79.12392°
Zip Codes26847

Petersburg, West Virginia - Map

Petersburg, West Virginia Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density1,468 / mi²1,429 / mi²1,405 / mi²1,503 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Petersburg, West Virginia Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Petersburg, West Virginia+2.4%+5.2%+7%
West Virginia+13.3%+7.5%+2.5%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Petersburg, West Virginia Median Age

Median Age: 46.3 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Petersburg, West Virginia46.3 years49 years43.2 years
West Virginia41.4 years42.7 years40 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Petersburg, West Virginia Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 57755132
85 Plus3469103
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Petersburg, West Virginia Population Density

Population Density: 1,503 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Petersburg, West Virginia2,4381.622 sq mi1,503 / mi²
West Virginia1.9 million24,230.1 sq mi77.2 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Petersburg, West Virginia Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1750 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.

Business distribution by price for Petersburg, West Virginia

 Inexpensive: 58.7%
 Moderate: 37%
 Expensive: 4.3%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Petersburg, West Virginia CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Petersburg, West Virginia48,650 t20 t30,000 t/mi²
West Virginia36,783,545 t19.7 t1,518 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Petersburg, West Virginia CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)48,650 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita20 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
CycloneMedium (5)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
4/9/186:08 PM4.670.7
5/2/536:27 AM4.663.7 kmNoneWest

Petersburg, West Virginia

Petersburg is a city in Grant County, West Virginia, USA. The population was 2,467 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Grant County.   ︎  Petersburg, West Virginia Wikipedia Page

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