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Peterstown is a town in Monroe County.

The community was named for Christian Peters, founder

The latitude of Peterstown is 37.397N. The longitude is -80.799W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,624 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 501.


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Median household income
Local
$23,036
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Peterstown demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Lowell Station
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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12% of Peterstown residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Peterstown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Peterstown was $16,964, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Peterstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Peterstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $265.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $613.


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Monroe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Peterstown political report.

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The average commute time for Peterstown workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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