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St. Petersburg
  • City in Florida

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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St. Petersburg is a city in Florida with a population of 259,343. St. Petersburg is in Pinellas County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in St. Petersburg offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In St. Petersburg there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in St. Petersburg and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in St. Petersburg are above average.

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About St. Petersburg...
Population
259,343

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$289,000
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,410
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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St. Petersburg Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    505.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    38.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    78.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    299.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,038.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    325.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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