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Petersburg Apartments
Last updated March 3 2024 at 5:43 PM

Petersburg, VA
114 Apartments for Rent

Petersburg Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 31,346
Population Density: 1,379.6 people/sq mile

What locals are saying

Welcome to Petersburg, a little city that has seen plenty of history, its fair share of troubles and sinners and saints, as well as a rebirth and cultural revolution that has shaped the life of the community. It's a great moment in history to live in Petersburg, but how about a little local wisdom, first?

From Civil War to civil rights, urban decay to urban renewal, and all the tough fights along the way, Petersburg has survived through some of America's roughest history

Petersburg Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in Petersburg is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Petersburg is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Above Average
The level of property crime in Petersburg is above average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Petersburg


Elementary Schools

4 /10
Walnut Hill Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
512 Students
8 Reviews
512
Students
8 Reviews
2 /10
J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
538 Students
1 Reviews
538
Students
1 Reviews
2 /10
A.P. Hill Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
504 Students
3 Reviews
504
Students
3 Reviews

Middle Schools

2 /10
Peabody Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
723 Students
5 Reviews
723
Students
5 Reviews

High Schools

1 /10
Petersburg High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,047 Students
1 Reviews
1,047
Students
1 Reviews
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Average rent in Petersburg, Virginia

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Petersburg is $1,036, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,395. Rent rates updated 3 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Petersburg, VA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Petersburg, VA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 114 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Petersburg. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Petersburg is $712 for a studio, $1,036 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,395 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Petersburg apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Petersburg, VA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Petersburg?

In Petersburg, the average rent is $712 for a studio, $1,036 for a 1-bedroom, $1,395 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,788 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Petersburg, check out our monthly Petersburg Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Petersburg?

You can filter cheap apartments in Petersburg by price: under $800.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Petersburg?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Petersburg apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Petersburg?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Petersburg.

How can I find off-campus housing in Petersburg?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Petersburg. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Union University, Christopher Newport University, Thomas Nelson Community College, and College of William and Mary.