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Population (year 2000): 248,232. Estimated population in July 2005: 249,079 (+0.3% change)
Males: 118,411 (47.7%), Females: 129,821 (52.3%)

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Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $34,597 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,000 (year 2000)

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Races in St. Petersburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.6%)
  • Black (22.4%)
  • Hispanic (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (14.6%), Irish (12.4%), English (11.1%), Italian (6.7%), United States (5.7%), French (3.8%).Petersburg, Florida

Elevation: 44 feet

Land area: 59.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in St. Petersburg

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Petersburg city

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

9.1% Foreign born (3.3% Europe, 2.5% Latin America, 2.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,881 (+2.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (884.3 miles pop. 1,953,631).

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Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 130 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 1997: 127 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 1998: 103 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 1999: 179 buildings, average cost: $179,900
  • 2000: 211 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2001: 334 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2002: 291 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2003: 420 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 2004: 781 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2005: 925 buildings, average cost: $126,900

Latitude: 27.78 N, Longitude: 82.67 W


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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.2%), Retail trade (11.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.2%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.2%), Manufacturing (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,439 (+1.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 61,118 (52.7%)


 

Crime in St. Petersburg by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 20 14 21 23 22 19
    per 100,000 8.1 5.6 8.5 9.3 8.9 7.7
Rapes 181 173 149 124 106 128
    per 100,000 72.9 69.7 60.0 50.0 42.7 51.6
Robberies 1,112 990 1,147 1,027 1,198 1,033
    per 100,000 448.0 398.8 462.1 413.7 482.6 416.1
Assaults 2,697 2,852 3,059 3,249 2,728 2,871
    per 100,000 1086.5 1148.9 1232.3 1308.9 1099.0 1156.6
Burglaries 3,966 3,538 3,678 3,628 3,852 3,824
    per 100,000 1597.7 1425.3 1481.7 1461.5 1551.8 1540.5
Thefts 11,036 10,738 10,418 10,550 10,583 10,839
    per 100,000 4445.8 4325.8 4196.9 4250.1 4263.4 4366.5
Auto thefts 2,066 2,099 2,062 2,313 1,996 2,611
    per 100,000 832.3 845.6 830.7 931.8 804.1 1051.8
745.2 723.4 755.6 762.0 734.0 751.1

Average climate in St. Petersburg, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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St. Petersburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1958, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the St. Petersburg city center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1966, a category 4 tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Aveion Cason - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Jul 12, 1979), Casey Kotchman - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Los Angeles Angels, born: Feb 22, 1983), Cornell Green - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Aug 25, 1976), Darren Howard - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Nov 19, 1976), DeAndrew Rubin - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Oct 8, 1978), Doug Waechter - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, born: Jan 28, 1981), Matt Joyce - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Mar 30, 1972), Shaun King - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: May 29, 1977), Terrence McNally - (b. 1939), dramatist, Zach Piller - 2005 NFL player (Tennessee Titans, born: May 2, 1976).

Main business address for: MTS MEDICATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC /DE/ (GENERAL INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT), CERTEGY INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC).


Hospitals/medical centers near St. Petersburg:
  • ALL CHILDRENS HOSP (about 3 miles; SAINT PETERSBURG, FL)
  • BAYFRONT MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 3 miles; SAINT PETERSBURG, FL)
  • ST ANTHONYS HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; SAINT PETERSBURG, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to St. Petersburg:
  • ST PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER INTL (about 9 miles; ST PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER, FL; ID: PIE)
  • MAC DILL AFB (about 12 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: MCF)
  • TAMPA INTL (about 17 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: TPA)
Other public-use airports nearest to St. Petersburg:
  • ALBERT WHITTED (about 5 miles; ST PETERSBURG, FL; ID: SPG)
  • CLEARWATER AIR PARK (about 14 miles; CLEARWATER, FL; ID: CLW)
  • AIRPORT MANATEE (about 15 miles; PALMETTO, FL; ID: 48X)

Amtrak stations near St. Petersburg:
  • 5 miles: PINELLAS PARK (PARK BLVD. AT U.S. 19) - Bus Station. Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: CLEARWATER (20967 U.S. 19) - Bus Station
  • 20 miles: TAMPA (601 NEBRASKA AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 61 $288,628 $56,779 2 $1,722
Streets and Highways 63 $187,191 $35,655 75 $57,438
Parks and Recreation 350 $986,375 $33,818 456 $342,557
Housing and Community Development(Local) 65 $287,255 $53,031 1 $930
Electric Power 380 $1,240,075 $39,160 1 $923
Local Libraries 68 $179,595 $31,693 20 $15,221
Other and Unallocable 342 $1,322,183 $46,392 27 $25,031
Firefighters 267 $1,140,912 $51,276 0 $0
Sewerage 132 $487,496 $44,317 0 $0
Airports 4 $14,827 $44,481 0 $0
Water Transport and Terminals 10 $23,457 $28,148 5 $5,380
Solid Waste Management 253 $779,899 $36,991 4 $3,828
Fire - Other 82 $361,838 $52,951 0 $0
Police - Other 264 $839,803 $38,172 6 $9,609
Police Protection - Officers 536 $2,668,977 $59,753 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 24 $156,559 $78,279 0 $0
Other Government Administration 66 $278,233 $50,587 49 $62,366
Totals for Government 2967 $11,243,305 $45,473 646 $525,006
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Petersburg:
  • HILLSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; TAMPA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 9,630)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA (about 18 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 2,963)
  • MANATEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; BRADENTON, FL; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (about 27 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 26,221)
  • PASCO-HERNANDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • SAINT LEO UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; ST LEO, FL; FT enrollment: 6,597)
  • TRAVIS TECHNICAL CENTER (about 53 miles; LAKELAND, FL; FT enrollment: 2,057)
Public high schools in St. Petersburg:
  • ST. PETERSBURG HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,396; Location: 2501 5TH AVENUE, N; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GIBBS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,133; Location: 850 34TH STREET, S; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DIXIE M. HOLLINS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,973; Location: 4940 62ND STREET, N; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LAKEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,718; Location: 1400 54TH AVENUE, S; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in St. Petersburg:
  • JOHN HOPKINS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,370; Location: 701 16 STREET S; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • AZALEA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,312; Location: 7855 22ND AVENUE, N; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MEADOWLAWN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,287; Location: 6050 16TH STREET, N; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BAY POINT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,232; Location: 2151 62ND AVENUE, S; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RIVIERA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,194; Location: 501 62ND AVENUE, NE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TYRONE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,137; Location: 6421 22ND AVENUE, N; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JOHN M. SEXTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 802; Location: 1997 54TH AVENUE N; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WESTGATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 781; Location: 3560 58TH STREET, N; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 739; Location: 5601 22ND AVENUE, N; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BLANTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 731; Location: 6400 54TH AVENUE, N; Grades: PK - 05)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Northeast High School was not listed in St. Peterburg Schools?

Notable locations in St. Petersburg: Central Plaza (A), Lakeview Plaza (B), Azalea Center (C), Plaza Building (D), Bay Pointe Plaza (E), Rutland Plaza (F), Maximo Moorings (G), John C Williams Memorial (H), Saint Pete Plaza (I), Snell Isle Center (J), Disston Plaza (K), Town Plaza (L), Treasure Island Plaza (M), Tyrone Railroad Station (N), Tyrone Square (O), Home Depot Plaza (P), Fourth Street Center (Q), University of South Florida - Saint Petersburg Campus Police Station (R), The Palladium Theater (S), Bayfront Family Health Center (T).

Shopping Centers: Lakeview Shopping Center (1), North East Shopping Center (2), Colony Shopping Center (3), Bay Village Shopping Center (4), Crossroads Shopping Center (5), Crosswinds Shopping Center (6), South Side Shopping Center (7).

Churches in St. Petersburg include: Foorsquare Gospel Church (A), Clearview Baptist Church (B), American Baptist Church of Beatitudes (C), Mount Zion Progressive Baptist Church (D), Friendship Baptist Church (E), Azalea Baptist Church (F), North East Park Baptist Church (G), Northside Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Woodlawn Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2), Sunnyside Cemetery (3), Royal Palm Cemetery (4).

Lakes: Sheffield, Lake (A), Butterfly Lake (B), Leslee Lake (C), Round Lake (D), Crescent Lake (E), Disston, Lake (F), Blue Heron Lake (G), Eagle Lake (H).

Creeks: Booker Creek (A), Frenchman Creek (B), Bayou Creek (C).

Parks in St. Petersburg include: Abercrombie Park (1), Woodlawn Park (2), Allendale Park (3), Circle Park (4), Azalea Park (5), Sunset Park (6), Campbell Park (7), Bartlett Park (8), Seminole Park (9).

Beach: Bahama Beach (A).

Post office: (A).  


St. Petersburg compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in St. Petersburg:
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WRXB (1590 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG BEACH, FL; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WTIS (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: WTIS-AM, INC.)
  • WDAE (620 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWMI (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WWBA (1040 AM; 4 kW; PINELLAS PARK, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA BAY, INC.)
  • WRMD (680 AM; 1 kW; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: ZGS BROADCASTING OF TAMPA, INC.)
  • WGUL (860 AM; 5 kW; DUNEDIN, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WTMP (1150 AM; 10 kW; EGYPT LAKE, FL; Owner: TAMPA BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in St. Petersburg:
  • WFTI-FM (91.7 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLLD (98.7 FM; HOLMES BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSR (95.7 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYUU (92.5 FM; SAFETY HARBOR, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBBY (107.3 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXTB (97.9 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDUV (105.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSUN-FM (97.1 FM; HOLIDAY, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC)
  • WCTQ (106.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
TV broadcast stations around St. Petersburg:
  • W61AI (Channel 61; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSPF-CA (Channel 35; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG)
  • W33CC (Channel 33; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WARP-CA (Channel 20; TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXAX-LP (Channel 26; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMOR-LP (Channel 63; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTSP (Channel 10; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSVT-LP (Channel 18; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • W36CO (Channel 36; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRMD-LP (Channel 57; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ZGS TELEVISION OF TAMPA, INC.)
  • WWSB (Channel 40; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCAST CORPORATION OF SARASOTA)
  • WVEA-LP (Channel 61; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W48AY (Channel 48; OLDSMAR, FL; Owner: AMKA BROADCAST NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

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