St. Petersburg, FL (Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S)








About St. Petersburg, FL (Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S median real estate price is $149,247, which is less expensive than 76.6% of Florida neighborhoods and 73.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S is currently $1,540, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.6% of Florida neighborhoods.

Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 44.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 97.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 44.8%, which is higher than 97.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States. The Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (62.4%) than found in 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

In addition, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (2.2%) living in the Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S neighborhood has more Arab and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 9.6% have Jamaican ancestry.

Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S neighborhood in St. Petersburg are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 62.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S neighborhood, 31.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (28.3%), and 10.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Italian.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S neighborhood in St. Petersburg, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Jamaican (9.6%). There are also a number of people of Arab ancestry (8.4%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (4.0%), and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (4.0%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (2.8%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Dr Martin Luther King Jr St S / 15th Ave S neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (75.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (7.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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    St. Petersburg
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to FL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Campbell Park Elementary School
1051 7 Th Ave S
St Petersburg, FL 33705
PK-05
Gibbs High School
850 34 Th St S
St Petersburg, FL 33711
09-12
John Hopkins Middle School
701 16 Th St S
St Petersburg, FL 33705
06-08
Melrose Elementary School
1752 13 Th Ave S
St Petersburg, FL 33712
PK-05
Midtown Academy School
1701 10 Th St S
St Petersburg, FL 33705
KG-05
Midtown Academy School
1701 10 Th St S
St Petersburg, FL 33705
KG-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

PINELLAS


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Florida

(10 is best)

Better than of FL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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