Petersburg Borough Borough AK Information


Petersburg Borough Borough Subdivisions

Petersburg Borough Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,579
Population in Households 3,536
Population in Familes 2,780
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 59


Median Household Income $56,655
Average Household Income $74,791
Per Capita Income $31,860


Total Housing Units 1,918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 955 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 550 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 413 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $257,642
Average Home Value $248,037


Total Households 1,505
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 952
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.77% -0.58%
Households -0.73% -0.55%
Families -0.91% -0.7%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.19%


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, 2018 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 59th
Diversity Index # 11 66th
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.