Petersburg Borough Borough AK Information


Petersburg Borough Borough Subdivisions

Petersburg Borough Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,367
Daytime Population: Workers 2,733
Daytime Population: Residents 879
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,612
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 3,324
Population in Familes 2,614
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $55,667
Average Household Income $73,199
Per Capita Income $31,220


Total Housing Units 1,988 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 971 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 445 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 572 (28.8%)
Median Home Value $254,426
Average Home Value $245,546


Total Households 1,416
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 894
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.71% -0.39%
Households -1.66% -0.34%
Families -1.89% -0.5%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.72%


Petersburg Borough Borough AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Petersburg Borough Borough to the other 29 boroughs / census areas (ca) and borough equivalents in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 20 34th
Population Density # 14 55th
Diversity Index # 12 62nd
Median Household Income # 20 34th
Per Capita Income # 18 41st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.