St. Petersburg, Florida Population 2018

St. Petersburg, Florida's estimated population is 263,255 according to the most recent United States census estimates. St. Petersburg, Florida is the 5th largest city in Florida based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4261.70 people/mi² (1645.44 people/km²), with a household density of 808.40 people/km² (2093.75 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 42.4 years, 41 years for males, and 43.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 129,336 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.3%, with a median rent of $959/month. The median house has 4.8 rooms, and has a value of $154,800.

The median income for households in St. Petersburg, Florida is $48,183, while the mean household income is $67,726. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2017263,2553,3361.28%
2016259,9194,2511.66%
2015255,6683,0331.20%
2014252,6353,9741.60%
2013248,6611,8790.76%
2012246,7829050.37%
2011245,8776610.27%
2010245,216-3,016-0.12%
2000248,2329,6030.40%
1990238,629-18-0.00%
1980238,64722,4880.99%
1970216,15934,8611.77%
1960181,29884,5606.48%
195096,73835,9264.75%
194060,81220,3874.17%
193040,42526,18811.00%
192014,23710,11013.18%
19104,1272,5279.94%
19001,6001,30018.22%
18903000.00%

St Petersburg Population in 2018Source: Andrew Shiva�/�Wikipedia

Population by Race

Race Population
White175,071
Black or African American59,554
Asian8,378
Two or More Races7,064
Some Other Race2,853
American Indian and Alaska Native543
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander122

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

St Petersburg Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

St Petersburg Median Age

42.4


Total

41


Male

43.7


Female

St Petersburg Adults

There are 207,433 adults, (43,363 of which are seniors) in St Petersburg.

St Petersburg Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Child Dependency Ratio

St Petersburg Sex Ratio

Female

131,460

51.84%

Male

122,125

48.16%

St Petersburg Households and Families

St Petersburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

St Petersburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
All57.7%42.3%
Male47.8%52.2%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Female43.8%56.2%

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

St Petersburg Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All106,5602.3257.7
Non Family49,3881.2847.4
Married37,6912.9977.8
Female14,6283.6943.8
Male4,8533.5947.8

3.12

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

St Petersburg Households

St Petersburg Education

St Petersburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,6103.04%
9th to 12th Grade12,9647.03%
High School Graduate48,93826.54%
Some College39,28621.31%
Associates Degree18,2859.92%
Bachelors Degree37,40020.28%
Graduate Degree21,90711.88%

St Petersburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White125,061116,55746,081
Black37,97531,1316,134
Hispanic11,92910,0873,608
Asian6,2285,1612,457
Multiple Races2,7832,488959
Other Race1,9781,655621
Native American44936033
Islander11211214

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 39.45%.

St Petersburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,312$36,622$32,006
Less Than High School$21,356$24,792$16,819
High School Grad$27,008$30,033$25,492
Some College$31,024$32,430$29,646
Bachelors Degree$45,427$51,265$41,625
Graduate Degree$58,718$72,834$50,914

$34,312

Average Earnings

$36,622

Average Male

$32,006

Average Female

St Petersburg Language

St Petersburg Language by Age

St Petersburg Language

88.09% of St Petersburg residents speak only English, while 11.91% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.25% of the population.

St Petersburg Poverty

St Petersburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White155,27018,87312.15%
Black58,70716,47828.07%
Hispanic19,2772,81414.60%
Multiple6,7551,32619.63%
Asian8,2421,31215.92%
Other2,84341314.53%
Native5377914.71%
Islander1221310.66%

16.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.59%

Male Poverty Rate

17.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St Petersburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in St Petersburg is Black, with 28.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St Petersburg is Islander, with 10.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.13%.

St Petersburg Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.18%
High School17.56%
Some College13.05%
Bachelors or Greater5.58%

St Petersburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.60%
Male Unemployed35.86%
Female Employed7.76%
Male Employed5.68%

St Petersburg Income

St Petersburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,183$67,726
Families$62,168$84,289
Married Families$79,079$104,216
Non Families$33,854$46,579

St Petersburg Marital Status

St Petersburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

Female Marriage Rate

St Petersburg Married by Age and Sex

St Petersburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

St Petersburg Marital Status by Race

St Petersburg Veterans

St Petersburg Veterans by War

21,076

Number of Veterans

19,007

Male Veterans

2,069

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam7,649
First Gulf War3,910
Second Gulf War3,062
Korea2,140
World War II1,507

St Petersburg Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+5,035
65 to 745,018
35 to 544,951
55 to 643,968
18 to 342,104

St Petersburg Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White16,51811.08%
Black4,0149.04%
Hispanic7795.48%
2 or More2496.80%
Asian1071.55%
Indian10020.16%
Other622.79%
Hawaiian2623.21%

St Petersburg Veterans by Education

8.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

St Petersburg Employment Status

St Petersburg Employment by Age

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

St Petersburg Employment by Race

St Petersburg Employment by Education

St Petersburg Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

41.11%

Born in Florida

89.58%

Native Born

10.42%

Foreign Born

4.12%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.58% of St Petersburg residents were born in the United States, with 41.11% having been born in Florida. 4.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.