St. Petersburg is a relatively large coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 249,688 people and 79 constituent neighborhoods, St. Petersburg is the fourth largest community in Florida.
St. Petersburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, St. Petersburg is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Petersburg who work in office and administrative support, sales jobs and management occupations. Also of interest is that St. Petersburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The majority of the single family homes in St. Petersburg are 3 and 4 bedrooms ranging in pricefrom the high 200s up to more than $1 million. The medium is $400,000. New construction is mixed in with older homes. There is a neighborhood for virtually every lifestyle from urban cheek to golf course living near the water. Downtown Tampa is just a 40 minute ride over the causeway. St. Petersburg combines the old world charm that Florida is famous for, with modern convenience including world-class shopping and dining.