| Saint Petersburg is located in the county of Pinellas on the South West of Tampa.
Saint Petersburg's population is 248,232 (2000 census) - 4th largest city in Florida.
Metro Area Population : 2,395,997
Median Age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $34,600 (year 2000)
68% of St. Petersburg inhabitants are white, 22% are African-American and 4.2% are Latino.
Elevation: 44 feet above sea level. Highest Elevation: 61 feet above sea level.
Median Home Purchase Price
$175,100 (new homes & condos)
$125,000 (existing homes & condos) Average Home Purchase Price
$239,630 (new homes & condos)
$169,451 (existing homes & condos)
Source: Florida New Business Report, 2003.
Closest aiport: Tampa airport.
Waterfront: along Tampa Bay, Boca Ciega Bay, the Gulf of Mexico and intracoastal waterways there are 234 miles of shoreline
Weather: 361Average days of sunshine per year - 361. Holds a Guiness record: 768 days of consecutive sunshine in 1967-1968-1969.
Open spaces: 125 city parks on 2,500 acres
Arts & Culture (famous museums), festivals, golf courses, watersports.
Schools and universities: 148,000+ students are enrolled at 140 public schools, 72 private schools and 5 technical schools.