St. Petersburg Fl Population 2017

St. Petersburg Fl's estimated population is 244,769 according to the most recent United States census.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2015 there were 128,349 households in the city, with an average size of 2.32 people per household. The vacancy rate was 17.8%, with a median rent of $934/month. The median house size is 4.8 rooms, and has a value of $145,100.

Year Population Change
2015 257,083 5.00%
2010 244,769 -1.40%
2000 248,232 4.00%
1990 238,629 0.00%
1980 238,647 10.40%
1970 216,159 19.20%
1960 181,298 87.40%
1950 96,738 59.10%
1940 60,812 50.40%
1930 40,425 183.90%
1920 14,237 245.00%
1910 4,127 157.90%
1900 1,600 433.30%
1890 300 0.00%

St. Petersburg Fl Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White 171,353 68.97%
Black or African American 59,479 23.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native 630 0.25%
Asian 8,150 3.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 249 0.10%
Some Other Race 2,071 0.83%
Two or More Races 6,497 2.62%

Population Pyramid

St. Petersburg Fl Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Total Housing Units 128,349
Owner-Occupied Units 60,425
Renter-Occupied Units 45,018
Median Home Value $145,100
Median Rent $934
Vacancy Rate 17.8%
Houses With Mortgage 38,035
Houses Without Mortgage 22,390
Median Number of Rooms (per House) 4.8

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in St. Petersburg Fl for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 5.7% and the labor force participation rate is 63.7%.

St. Petersburg Fl Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size 2.32
Average Family Size 3.14
Married Couple Families 37,294
Male Householder (no wife) Families 4,416
Female Householder (no husband) Families 14,686
Non Family Households
Unmarried Martner Households (Opposite Sex) 6.3%
Unmarried Martner Households (Same Sex) 1.3%