Most Expensive St. Petersburg Neighborhoods
St. Petersburg is a relatively large coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 253,693 people and 79 constituent neighborhoods, St. Petersburg is the fourth largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, St. Petersburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Petersburg is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Petersburg who work in office and administrative support (15.61%), sales jobs (12.26%) and management occupations (8.53%).
Also of interest is that St. Petersburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
St. Petersburg is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of St. Petersburg. This makes St. Petersburg a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, St. Petersburg presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.
One of the nice things about St. Petersburg is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The overall education level of St. Petersburg citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.98% of adults in St. Petersburg have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in St. Petersburg in 2010 was $28,670, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,680 for a family of four. However, St. Petersburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
St. Petersburg is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. Petersburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Petersburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in St. Petersburg include German, Irish, English, Italian, French and Polish.
The most common language spoken in St. Petersburg is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|ST. PETERSBURG INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||105,071|
|ST. PETERSBURG HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||57.26%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||42.74%|
|TYPE OF ST. PETERSBURG HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||57.70%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.34%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.08%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||29.74%|
|SIZE OF ST. PETERSBURG HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.10%|
|AGE OF ST. PETERSBURG HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.46%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||36.00%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||47.98%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||9.56%|
|ST. PETERSBURG REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$167,602|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,248|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||9.79%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||22.17%|
|$116,001 - $232,000||39.10%|
|$232,001 - $347,000||13.00%|
|$347,001 - $463,000||6.18%|
|$463,001 - $579,000||3.37%|
|$579,001 - $869,000||3.44%|
|$869,001 - $1,158,000||1.36%|
|PEOPLE OF ST. PETERSBURG||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.15%|
|5 TO 17||13.65%|
|18 TO 24||8.91%|
|25 TO 34||13.31%|
|35 TO 54||28.51%|
|55 TO 64||14.31%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.16%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||88.55%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$45,483|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$28,670|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||17.15%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (16.49%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.18%)
Public Service (4.13%)
Real estate (2.63%)
Information Technology (2.24%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||23.94%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.25%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.10%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.83%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.62%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.91%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (13.36%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (88.59%)
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