Petersburg is located close to the center of Virginia. Petersburg is between the Prince George, Petersburg City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie county. Petersburg has 22.93 square miles of land area and 0.25 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Petersburg population is 32,439, which has shrunk 3.86% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 15.63% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Petersburg median household income is $33,927 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 17.59% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 38.81% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Petersburg median house value is $114,100 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 66.33% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 94.18% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Petersburg is worse than the state average in quality. The Petersburg area code is 804.