St. Petersburg Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

St. Petersburg Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
265,351

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.7%
5 - 17:
12.2%
18 - 24:
8.2%
25 - 34:
15.3%
35 - 54:
26.0%
55 - 64:
14.9%
Over 65 Years:
18.6%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.5%
5.5%
High School Graduates
91.4%
91.4%
College Graduated
35.7%
35.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

St. Petersburg
$36,266
$36,266
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

St. Petersburg
$56,982
$56,982
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
13.4%

Employment Industries in St. Petersburg

 
Healthcare
16.5%
16.5%
Retail
11.3%
11.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
8.9%
8.9%
Accommodation
8.3%
8.3%
Education
7.9%
7.9%
Finance
7.2%
7.2%
Manufacturing
6.3%
6.3%
Other
5.6%
5.6%
Construction
5.1%
5.1%
Administration
4.9%
4.9%
Public Service
3.9%
3.9%
Transportation
3.3%
3.3%
Real estate
2.7%
2.7%
Arts
2.7%
2.7%
Information Technology
2.1%
2.1%
Wholesale
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
63.3%
63.3%
Black Or African American
21.8%
21.8%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
3.4%
3.4%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.0%
3.0%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
8.3%
8.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
12.7%
12.7%
Irish
10.7%
10.7%
English
8.8%
8.8%
Italian
6.4%
6.4%
Polish
3.0%
3.0%
French
2.7%
2.7%
Scottish
1.9%
1.9%
European
1.6%
1.6%
Dutch
1.2%
1.2%
Swedish
1.2%
1.2%
Jamaican
1.1%
1.1%
Scots-Irish
1.1%
1.1%
Norwegian
1.0%
1.0%
British
1.0%
1.0%
Russian
0.9%
0.9%
French Canadian
0.7%
0.7%
Hungarian
0.7%
0.7%
Greek
0.7%
0.7%
African
0.6%
0.6%
Welsh
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
87.6%
87.6%
Spanish
5.4%
5.4%
Slavic languages
1.1%
1.1%
French
1.0%
1.0%
Serbo-Croatian
0.9%
0.9%
Langs. of India
0.7%
0.7%
Vietnamese
0.7%
0.7%
Tagalog
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Arabic
0.3%
0.3%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Laotian
0.3%
0.3%
Polish
0.3%
0.3%
Other Indo-European
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
French Creole
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born St. Petersburg Residents:
10.8%