Petersburg, AK Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,363 housing units in Petersburg. This represents a 11.5% growth from 1,222 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,165 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 198 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Petersburg is about 72.6%. Petersburg's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9%. Average household size is 2.59 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Petersburg were built after 1973.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.50%
One Bedroom16.50%
Two Bedrooms24.70%
Three Bedrooms39.40%
Four Bedrooms11.70%
Five Bedrooms or more4.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.64
Median year structure was built1973
Median Value of occupied units$175,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$183,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.45
Median year structure was built1973
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$531

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan1.60%
Second Mortgage4.80%
Home Equity Loan4.80%
Simple Mortgage57.70%
Debt Free31.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.3%