Petersburg, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,217 housing units in Petersburg. This represents a 12.8% growth from 1,079 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,196 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 21 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Petersburg is about 64%. Petersburg's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11.1%. Average household size is 2.04 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Petersburg were built after 1974.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.20%
One Bedroom12.20%
Two Bedrooms28.60%
Three Bedrooms44%
Four Bedrooms13.50%
Five Bedrooms or more1.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.01
Median year structure was built1972
Median Value of occupied units$82,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$57,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.11
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$288

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage0.80%
Home Equity Loan1.80%
Simple Mortgage32.30%
Debt Free65.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs13.4%