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Apartments for rent in Petersburg, VA

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See what Petersburg, VA has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Petersburg

There is nothing really unique. Driving downtown takes about 5-7 minutes and there are some nice restaurants.

Who Lives Here

Petersburg Demographics

Education

High School

53%

Associate's

28%

Bachelor's

12%

Master's

6%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

46%

3 people

26%

4 people

16%

5 people

8%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

63%

50-100k

26%

100-150k

8%

150-200k

1%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

10%

20-45

34%

45-65

26%

65+

17%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Petersburg?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24$724$1012$1199$1414
Jan '24$724$1012$1128$1414
Dec '23$724$1012$1248$1414
Nov '23$724$1041$1239$1414
Oct '23$724$1024$1249$1339
Sep '23$724$1050$1273$1325
Aug '23$724$1050$1199$1450
Jul '23$724$1050$1199$1299
Jun '23$724$1050$1233$1299
May '23$724$1050$1246$1299
Apr '23$724$975$1249$1499
Mar '23$724$1050$1304$1499
Feb '23$724$1045$1304$1499

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Petersburg

Petersburg Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

27%

15-30 Mins

44%

30-40 Mins

16%

40-60 Mins

10%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4646

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 11 of 15 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 8 of 15 renters

Percentage: 4040

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 9 of 15 renters

Top Scores: Retail, Grocery, Restaurant

Things To Do In Petersburg

Top Score

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Petersburg.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 28% fewer shops than average
  3. Significantly more shops than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 91% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 58% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 72% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 13% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 65% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 67% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Do you even lift, bro? Petersburg is weak on fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 100% fewer gyms than average
  3. 100% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Petersburg.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 75% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. A standard number of fine art centers compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 100% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 100% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Petersburg Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 15 of 15 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 13 of 15 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 13 of 15 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 13 of 15 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 12 of 15 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 11 of 15 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 10 of 15 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 10 of 15 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 10 of 15 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 10 of 15 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 9 of 15 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 9 of 15 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 9 of 15 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 8 of 15 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 10 of 15 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 11 of 15 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 12 of 15 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 12 of 15 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 13 of 15 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 14 of 15 renters

Petersburg Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Petersburg

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Petersburg, VA

Whether you are looking for apartments to attend college or just searching for a place to relocate your family, Petersburg offers a wealth of housing options as well as opportunities for entertainment and recreation.

South of Richmond, Petersburg is full of beautiful parks and greenspace. Located near apartments in the center of Petersburg is the Petersburg National Battlefield Park. This park is rich in history and significantly tied to the Civil War. Tour the battlefields, monuments and historic buildings, and just enjoy the natural beauty of Virginia along the way. For more history, architecture and artifacts, visit the Siege and Centre Hill Museums. Once you've learned all you can about the city's history, your family can also enjoy special events at the library and recreation at smaller public parks and playgrounds.

Besides the city's historically significant past, education is also a big factor in this southern city's identity. For those planning to attend Virginia State University, finding Petersburg apartments near campus will ensure short commutes to class and student activities. Virginia State fits the needs of a variety of students and offers undergraduate and graduate degrees from Agriculture and Business to Engineering and Education.

And, in between classes, don't worry about being bored during your downtime. The University offers numerous sports teams to cheer on, including baseball, football, basketball, tennis and more. But, while you're not enjoying life on campus, head over to Southpark Mall for a day of shopping, dining and spending time with friends. Or, if you don't feel like cooking in your Petersburg apartment, enjoy a delicious barbecue meal at one of the area's local restaurants such as Eley's, Little Pig or King's.

Finding apartments for rent in Petersburg can be a hassle, but with ApartmentGuide.com's simple search features and detailed listings of Petersburg apartments, you'll find a great place to call home in no time.

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