Petersburg, North Dakota

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Petersburg, North Dakota
City
Looking down a street in Petersburg
Looking down a street in Petersburg
Location of Petersburg, North Dakota
Location of Petersburg, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°0′37″N 98°0′3″W / 48.01028°N 98.00083°W / 48.01028; -98.00083Coordinates: 48°0′37″N 98°0′3″W / 48.01028°N 98.00083°W / 48.01028; -98.00083
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Nelson
Founded 1884
Area[1]
 • Total 1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)
 • Land 1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,532 ft (467 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 192
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 189
 • Density 186.4/sq mi (72.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58272
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-61860
GNIS feature ID 1030683[4]

Petersburg is a city in Nelson County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 192 at the 2010 census.[5] Petersburg was founded in 1884.

Geography[edit]

Petersburg is located at 48°0′37″N 98°0′3″W / 48.01028°N 98.00083°W / 48.01028; -98.00083 (48.010224, -98.000698).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.04 square miles (2.69 km2), of which, 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 353
1920 367 4.0%
1930 310 −15.5%
1940 285 −8.1%
1950 318 11.6%
1960 272 −14.5%
1970 266 −2.2%
1980 230 −13.5%
1990 219 −4.8%
2000 195 −11.0%
2010 192 −1.5%
Est. 2013 189 −1.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2013 Estimate[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 192 people, 78 households, and 58 families residing in the city. The population density was 186.4 inhabitants per square mile (72.0 /km2). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 96.1 per square mile (37.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.5% African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.5% Asian, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.

There were 78 households of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.6% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the city was 41 years. 24% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.4% were from 25 to 44; 30.3% were from 45 to 64; and 18.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 195 people, 82 households, and 51 families residing in the city. The population density was 189.0 people per square mile (73.1/km²). There were 106 housing units at an average density of 102.7 per square mile (39.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.92% White, 0.51% African American, 0.51% Native American, 1.03% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.54% of the population.

There were 82 households out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% were non-families. 36.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 23.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,679, and the median income for a family was $42,750. Males had a median income of $30,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,634. About 4.6% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 11.9% of those sixty five or over.

Notable people[edit]

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Petersburg has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[9]

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