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Petersburg City County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 22.9 square miles
Population Density 1,413.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 32,538
Population change 0.4%
Under 5 years of age 7.9%
Under 18 21.5%
65 and over 15.1%
Females 53.5%
White 18.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.3
Asian 1%
Two or more races 2.2%
Black or African American 77.8%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 74%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.9%
Veterans 2,692
Households and Housing
Households 12,456
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 85%
Median household income $34,424
The per capita income $18,936
Live below the poverty line. 26.7%
housing units 16,436
Multi-unit structures 34%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $122,500
Residents owning their homes. 45.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,678
Women-owned firms 22.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 39.6%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $324,219
Retail sales per capita $9,823
Manufacturers shipments $595,891
Merchant wholesaler sales $356,054