Petersburg, Tennessee

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Petersburg, Tennessee
Town
Location of Petersburg, Tennessee
Location of Petersburg, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°19′7″N 86°38′15″W / 35.31861°N 86.63750°W / 35.31861; -86.63750Coordinates: 35°19′7″N 86°38′15″W / 35.31861°N 86.63750°W / 35.31861; -86.63750
Country United States
State Tennessee
Counties Lincoln, Marshall
Area
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 755 ft (230 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 544
 • Density 627.7/sq mi (242.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 37144
Area code(s) 931
FIPS code 47-57740[1]
GNIS feature ID 1297255[2]

Petersburg is a town in Lincoln and Marshall counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee. The population was 580 at the 2000 census and 544 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Petersburg is located at 35°19′7″N 86°38′15″W / 35.31861°N 86.63750°W / 35.31861; -86.63750 (35.318501, -86.637456)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.4 km²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 150
1890 290 93.3%
1900 411 41.7%
1910 379 −7.8%
1920 560 47.8%
1930 556 −0.7%
1940 581 4.5%
1950 497 −14.5%
1960 423 −14.9%
1970 463 9.5%
1980 681 47.1%
1990 514 −24.5%
2000 580 12.8%
2010 544 −6.2%
Est. 2012 544 0.0%
Sources:[4][5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 580 people, 235 households, and 156 families residing in the town. The population density was 627.7 people per square mile (243.4/km²). There were 252 housing units at an average density of 272.7 per square mile (105.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.41% White, 6.03% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.69% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.07% of the population.

There were 235 households out of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,875, and the median income for a family was $40,714. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $21,016 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,898. About 8.4% of families and 15.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.5% of those under age 18 and 23.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing: Decennial Censuses". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  5. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.