Petersburg Information

Petersburg Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Petersburg, AK

General Petersburg Information

State: Alaska

County: Wrangell Petersburg County

Close cities: Wrangell, AK, Kupreanof, AK

Petersburg Population (census data)
Total 2,880 (-10.5% since 2000)
Male 1,499 (52.0%)
Female 1,381 (48.0%)

Population Density: 66 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 98.0 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 43.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $60,679

Zip Codes: 99833.

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Petersburg Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (80.9%)
  • American Indian (12.0%)
  • Two or more races (6.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Filipino (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (18.9%)
  • Norwegian (18.8%)
  • English (13.1%)
  • Irish (10.8%)
  • Swedish (6.1%)
  • United States (4.7%)
Foriegn Born: 141 people (4.9%)
  • Asia (47.6%)
  • Europe (28.6%)
  • Latin America (23.8%)

Local Petersburg Sports Teams

Petersburg School Information

High Schools
Petersburg High School (109 Charles W Street, Petersburg, AK, 99833 - Petersburg City School District District)
Middle Schools
Mitkof Middle School (500 First Street, Petersburg, AK, 99833 - Petersburg City School District District)
Elementary Schools
Rae C. Stedman Elementary (303 Dolphin Street, Petersburg, AK, 99833 - Petersburg City School District District)

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