Statewide Claims to Fame

St. Petersburg is 4th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Households

St. Petersburg is 4th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Housing units

St. Petersburg is 5th in Florida out of 215 other cities in Current population (2012)

St. Petersburg is 7th in Florida out of 376 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

St. Petersburg is 7th in Florida out of 385 other cities in Retail sales

St. Petersburg is 9th in Florida out of 344 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

St. Petersburg is 13th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Size in square miles

St. Petersburg, Florida Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
St. Petersburg Rank Florida US
Current population (2012) 246,541 5th 19,317,568 313,914,040
Size in square miles 61.7 13th 53,624.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,964.4 115th 350.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
St. Petersburg Rank Florida US
Residents younger than 5 5.4% 258th 5.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.5% 293rd 20.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.7% 225th 18.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
St. Petersburg Rank Florida US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.5% 221st 85.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 27.8% 176th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
St. Petersburg Rank Florida US
Race - White 68.7% 331st 78.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 23.9% 83rd 16.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 229th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.2% 103rd 2.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 148th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 205th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 6.6% 329th 23.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 64.3% 239th 57.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
St. Petersburg Rank Florida US
Female residents 51.9% 184th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 10.2% 270th 19.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
St. Petersburg Rank Florida US
Housing units 129,401 4th 9,026,965 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 36.2% 125th 29.9% 25.9%
Households 104,491 4th 7,140,096 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 63.2% 313th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $167,800 255th $188,600 $186,200
People per household 2.3 340th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
St. Petersburg Rank Florida US
Income per capita $27,400 174th $26,733 $27,915
Income per household $44,510 253rd $47,827 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.3% 175th 14.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
St. Petersburg Rank Florida US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 25,606 7th 2,009,589 27,092,908
Retail sales $3,261,728 7th $262,341,127 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,305 129th $14,353 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $451,105 9th $41,922,059 $613,795,732

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