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Petersburg is a city in Monroe County, in the Monroe metro area.
The community was named after Richard Peters, settler
The latitude of Petersburg is 41.901N. The longitude is -83.715W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 676 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,146.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Petersburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monroe County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49270 ZIP code.
34% of Petersburg residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Petersburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Petersburg was $21,657, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Petersburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Petersburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $435. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $886.
Libraries in Petersburg include Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library ... View libraries
Monroe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Petersburg political report.
The average commute time for Petersburg workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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