Petersburg, North Dakota

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Petersburg, North Dakota
Looking down a street in Petersburg
Looking down a street in Petersburg
Location of Petersburg, North Dakota
Location of Petersburg, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°0′37″N 98°0′3″W / 48.01028°N 98.00083°W / 48.01028; -98.00083Coordinates: 48°0′37″N 98°0′3″W / 48.01028°N 98.00083°W / 48.01028; -98.00083
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyNelson
Founded1884
Area
 • Total1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)
 • Land1.03 sq mi (2.66 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
1,532 ft (467 m)
Population
 • Total192
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
173
 • Density168.29/sq mi (64.95/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58272
Area code(s)701
FIPS code38-61860
GNIS feature ID1030683[4]

Petersburg is a city in Nelson County, North Dakota. The population was 192 at the time of the 2010 census.[5] Petersburg was founded in 1884.

Geography[edit]

Petersburg is located at 48°0′37″N 98°0′3″W / 48.01028°N 98.00083°W / 48.01028; -98.00083 (48.010224, -98.000698).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.04 square miles (2.69 km2), of which 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910353
19203674.0%
1930310−15.5%
1940285−8.1%
195031811.6%
1960272−14.5%
1970266−2.2%
1980230−13.5%
1990219−4.8%
2000195−11.0%
2010192−1.5%
2019 (est.)173[3]−9.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2018 Estimate[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 192 people, 78 households, and 58 families residing in the city. The population density was 186.4 inhabitants per square mile (72.0/km2). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 96.1 per square mile (37.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.5% African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.5% Asian, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.

There were 78 households, of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.6% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the city was 41 years. 24% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.4% were from 25 to 44; 30.3% were from 45 to 64; and 18.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 195 people, 82 households, and 51 families residing in the city. The population density was 189.0 people per square mile (73.1/km2). There were 106 housing units at an average density of 102.7 per square mile (39.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.92% White, 0.51% African American, 0.51% Native American, 1.03% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.54% of the population.

There were 82 households, out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% were non-families. 36.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 23.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 27.2% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 23.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,679, and the median income for a family was $42,750. Males had a median income of $30,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,634. About 4.6% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 11.9% of those 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Petersburg has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[10]

Climate data for Petersburg 2 N, North Dakota (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1944–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 50
(10)
62
(17)
79
(26)
98
(37)
96
(36)
103
(39)
100
(38)
102
(39)
102
(39)
92
(33)
75
(24)
57
(14)
103
(39)
Average high °F (°C) 13.7
(−10.2)
18.6
(−7.4)
31.3
(−0.4)
49.7
(9.8)
64.9
(18.3)
74.3
(23.5)
78.9
(26.1)
78.3
(25.7)
68.9
(20.5)
52.3
(11.3)
34.0
(1.1)
19.9
(−6.7)
48.7
(9.3)
Daily mean °F (°C) 4.8
(−15.1)
9.0
(−12.8)
22.2
(−5.4)
39.0
(3.9)
53.4
(11.9)
63.7
(17.6)
68.2
(20.1)
66.6
(19.2)
57.0
(13.9)
42.0
(5.6)
25.6
(−3.6)
11.8
(−11.2)
38.6
(3.7)
Average low °F (°C) −4.2
(−20.1)
−0.7
(−18.2)
13.2
(−10.4)
28.4
(−2.0)
41.9
(5.5)
53.1
(11.7)
57.5
(14.2)
54.9
(12.7)
45.2
(7.3)
31.7
(−0.2)
17.1
(−8.3)
3.6
(−15.8)
28.5
(−1.9)
Record low °F (°C) −42
(−41)
−44
(−42)
−34
(−37)
−12
(−24)
5
(−15)
28
(−2)
30
(−1)
25
(−4)
15
(−9)
−1
(−18)
−25
(−32)
−39
(−39)
−44
(−42)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.44
(11)
0.45
(11)
0.50
(13)
0.94
(24)
2.79
(71)
3.84
(98)
3.61
(92)
2.51
(64)
2.12
(54)
1.66
(42)
0.73
(19)
0.64
(16)
20.23
(514)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 6.3
(16)
7.7
(20)
7.7
(20)
2.2
(5.6)
0.6
(1.5)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
2.2
(5.6)
4.9
(12)
10.9
(28)
42.5
(108)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 3.5 3.6 3.4 4.6 8.8 9.8 8.7 7.4 6.5 6.5 4.0 3.9 70.7
Average snowy days (≥ 0.1 in) 3.3 3.5 3.2 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 3.2 3.8 19.1
Source: NOAA[11][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 2, 2011.[dead link]
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 25, 2012. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  8. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved February 15, 2014.
  9. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 10, 2019.
  10. ^ Climate Summary for Petersburg, North Dakota
  11. ^ "NowData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved September 24, 2021.
  12. ^ "Station: Petersburg 2 N, ND". U.S. Climate Normals 2020: U.S. Monthly Climate Normals (1991-2020). National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved September 24, 2021.

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