Petersburg Jobs

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    USA Truck - Petersburg, WV

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    from USA Truck - 4 days ago
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    Swift Transportation - Petersburg, WV

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    from Swift Transportation Co.Inc - 25 days ago
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    STI - Petersburg, WV

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Petersburg, West Virginia

Petersburg is a city in Grant County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 2,423 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Grant County . Petersburg was founded circa 1745 by Jacob Peterson, who owned the area's first merchandising store. It was incorporated in 1910.

Petersburg Careers

Among the most common occupations in Petersburg are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 25%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 24%; and Sales and office occupations, 20%. Approximately 68 percent of workers in Petersburg, West Virginia work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Petersburg Industries

The leading industries in Petersburg, West Virginia are Manufacturing, 25%; Educational, health and social services, 19%; and Retail trade, 8%. Simply Hired's Petersburg job listings indicate that the following industries in Petersburg are hiring the most workers:

Petersburg Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Petersburg, West Virginia is $21,952, and the median income of households in Petersburg was $24,867.

Average Salaries in Petersburg, WV

Petersburg, WV


According to our Petersburg Trends data, the number of Petersburg, West Virginia jobs has decreased by 55% since July 2013.
Petersburg job trends

Petersburg Employment Statistics

Population of Petersburg
Total population 2,423
Male 45.52%
Female 54.48%
Median age 43.8
Petersburg Housing
Owner-occupied homes 64.5%
Median cost of a home $82,100
Median mortgage payment $557
Renter-occupied homes 35.5%
Vacant housing 11.1%
Median monthly rent $368
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $23,654
Median for all female full-time $20,250
Household Income
Less than $10,000 17%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 22%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 10%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 16%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 34%
Some college, no degree 15%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 16%
Currently married 52%
Separated 1%
Widowed 16%
Divorced 14%
White 98%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
Petersburg Commute
Carpool 12.9%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 17 minutes

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