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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    C+
Petersburgh is a town in New York with a population of 1,532. Petersburgh is in Rensselaer County. Living in Petersburgh offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Petersburgh and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Petersburgh are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$141,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$727
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Petersburgh

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,472
National
$55,322
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Petersburgh Reviews

1 review
A bit too conservative of a town. But friendly and good pockets of people. A wonderful library and pleasantly small.
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