The median income of Petersburg residents was an inflation-adjusted $22,020 per year. Petersburg had 13,262 households in 2017, with a population of 32,037.
The city with the highest median resident income in the state was McLean. McLean's median income was $89,224 per year after adjusting for inflation – $67,204 more than Petersburg. It had 16,506 households in 2017 and a population of 47,305.
Emory had the lowest annual resident income among cities in Virginia, with a median income of only $4,856 per year. That was $17,164 less than the median income in Petersburg at the time. Emory had 229 households in 2017 and a population of 1,237.
The table below shows the top 100 cities ranked by median annual resident earnings in 2017.