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St. Petersburg Florida (almost always referred to by locals as St. Pete) is a city in Pinellas County, Florida. The city is known as a vacation destination for North American and European vacationers, as well as a politically important battleground in U.S. Presidential politics.  St Petersburg Florida has many Hotels and fun things to do such as, enjoy tennis, sightseeing, fishing, lodging, golf,  beautiful beaches real estate
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The city is known as a vacation destination for North American and European vacationers, as well as a politically important battleground in U.S. Presidential politics and the home of the highly regarded St. Petersburg Times. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 248,232. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 249,090 [1], making it the fourth largest city in the state of Florida. St. Petersburg is the second largest city in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area, which is composed of roughly 2.6 million residents, making it the second largest Metropolitan Statistical Area in the state behind Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, and the third largest in the southeast.

The city is located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. It is connected to the mainland to the north, connected with the city of Tampa, Florida to the east by causeways and bridges across Tampa Bay, and to Bradenton, Florida in the south by the Sunshine Skyway Bridge (Interstate 275), which traverses the mouth of the bay. It is also served by Interstates 175 and 375.

With a purported average of some 360 days of sunshine each year, it is nicknamed "The Sunshine City." For that reason, the city is a popular tourist and retirement destination, especially for those in the United States from colder Northern climates.


The city was co-founded by John C. Williams, formerly of Detroit, Michigan, who purchased the land in 1876, and by Peter Demens, who was instrumental in bringing the terminus of a railroad there in 1888. St. Petersburg was incorporated on February 29, 1892, when it had a population of only some 300 people.

It was named after Saint Petersburg, Russia, the birthplace of Peter Demens. A local legend says that John C. Williams and Peter Demens flipped a coin to see who would have the honor of naming the city. Peter Demens won and named the city after his birthplace, while John C. Williams named the first hotel after his birthplace, Detroit. The Detroit Hotel still exists downtown.

The city's first major industry was born in 1899 when Henry W. Hibbs, a native of Newport, N.C., established his wholesale fish business at the end of the railroad pier, which extended out to the shipping channel. Within a year, Hibbs Fish Company was shipping more than 1,000 pounds of fish each day.

Dredging of a deeper shipping channel from 1906 to 1908 opened St. Petersburg to larger shipping. Further dredging improved the port facilities through the 1910s. By then the city's population had quadrupled to 4,127.

In 1914, airplane service across Tampa Bay from St. Petersburg to Tampa and back was initiated, generally considered the first commercial airline. The company name was the "Airboat Line" and the pilot was Tony Jannus. Air service was discontinued in 1924 with the opening of Gandy Bridge, the first across Tampa Bay, which allowed automobile traffic between the two cities. The Tony Jannus award is presented annually for prestigious work in the airline industry. There is also a very popular local music/entertainment venue named after Tony Jannus called Jannus Landing on Central Avenue in Downtown.

The city population continued to multiply during the twentieth century through the 1970s as the town became a popular retirement destination for Americans from midwestern cities, reaching 238,647 in the 1980 census. By the 1980s, however, the population had levelled off, and has grown by only 10,000 since then.

Population (year 2000): 248,232, Est. population in July 2004: 249,090 (+0.3% change)
Males: 118,411 (47.7%), Females: 129,821 (52.3%)

Elevation: 44 feet     County: Pinellas   Land area: 59.6 square miles

Zip code: 33713

Median resident age: 39.3 years 
Median household income: $34,597 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,000 (year 2000)

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Races in St. Petersburg:
White Non-Hispanic (68.6%) 
Black (22.4%) 
Hispanic (4.2%) 
Two or more races (2.2%) 
Other race (1.1%) 
American Indian (0.9%) 
Other Asian (0.8%) 
Vietnamese (0.8%) 
Ancestries: German (14.6%), Irish (12.4%), English (11.1%), Italian (6.7%), United States (5.7%), French (3.8%).

For population 25 years and over in St. Petersburg

High school or higher: 81.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
Unemployed: 5.2%
Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes 
For population 15 years and over in St. Petersburg city

Never married: 27.8%
Now married: 45.5%
Separated: 2.8%
Widowed: 9.0%
Divorced: 14.9%
9.1% Foreign born (3.3% Europe, 2.5% Latin America, 2.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,881 (+2.9%).

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