St Petersburg

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Welcome to St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg, a city steeped in history and culture, stands as Russia's window to Europe and a symbol of architectural beauty and artistic excellence. Renowned for its imperial palaces, sprawling museums, and vibrant cultural scene, this city offers a mesmerizing blend of historical riches and modern vibrancy.
 

Getting There and Around

Your journey to St. Petersburg will likely begin at Pulkovo Airport, a gateway to this magnificent city. Once you've landed, navigate the city via its efficient public transportation system or rent a car for more flexibility.
 

Where to Stay

St. Petersburg's city center is a hub of activity, offering a mix of museums, cozy cafes, and stunning churches. Each district, from the bustling Nevsky Prospekt to the more tranquil Moskovskiy, has its unique charm. The Admiralteysky Area and the Petrogradskaya District are also noteworthy for their rich history and architectural marvels.
 

Things to Do

  1. State Hermitage Museum: This museum is a must-visit for its extensive collection of art and antiquities. The Winter Palace, its main building, is an architectural gem in itself. Allocate a whole day to explore over 3 million works of art spanning various eras and regions.

  2. Mariinsky Theatre: Famous for its ballet performances, this theatre stands as a testament to Russia's rich performing arts heritage. Even if you don't catch a show, a tour of the grand auditorium is highly recommended.

  3. Saviour on the Spilled Blood: This church, built on the assassination site of Tsar Alexander II, is known for its intricate mosaics and unique architectural style, reminiscent of the famous St Basil's Cathedral in Moscow.

  4. Peterhof Palace: Often referred to as the "Russian Versailles," this palace is famous for its stunning gardens and fountains. Situated on the Gulf of Finland, it offers a splendid view and a chance to walk through history.

  5. Tsarskoye Selo and the Amber Room: Located in the town of Pushkin, this palace is a symbol of the lavish lifestyle of the Romanov Imperial Family. The Amber Room, a highlight of this palace, is a stunning example of artistic craftsmanship.

Dining in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg's culinary scene is as diverse as its culture. From traditional Russian delicacies to modern fusion cuisine, the city's restaurants cater to a wide range of tastes. Be sure to try local specialties like borscht (beetroot soup), blini (Russian pancakes), and caviar.
 

Exploring Beyond the City

Venture outside the city to explore the Romanov Tsars' estates like the Peterhof Palace and Pavlovsk Palace. These grand estates offer a glimpse into the opulent lifestyle of Russian royalty and are renowned for their architectural and historical significance.
 

Real Estate in St. Petersburg

For those considering a more permanent stay, St. Petersburg's real estate market offers a variety of options. From historic apartments in the city center to modern developments in the suburbs, the city caters to diverse preferences and budgets.
 

Conclusion

St. Petersburg, with its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant cultural scene, offers an unforgettable experience. Whether you're here for a short visit or a longer stay, the city's charm and elegance are sure to captivate you.

Overview for St Petersburg, FL

258,245 people live in St Petersburg, where the median age is 42.9 and the average individual income is $41,493. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

258,245

Total Population

42.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$41,493

Average individual Income

Around St Petersburg, FL

There's plenty to do around St Petersburg, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
72
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
53
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bean Wandering, Jay's Market Place, and Boss Ross BBQ.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.76 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.63 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.61 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.89 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.52 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.89 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for St Petersburg, FL

St Petersburg has 111,860 households, with an average household size of 2.26. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in St Petersburg do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 258,245 people call St Petersburg home. The population density is 4,174.07 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

258,245

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.9

Median Age

48.47 / 51.53%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

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  • High School Degree
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111,860

Total Households

2.26

Average Household Size

$41,493

Average individual Income

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Schools in St Petersburg, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby St Petersburg. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Azalea Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Bear Creek Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Campbell Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Perkins Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Mount Vernon Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Woodlawn Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Gulfcoast Sda Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Alegria Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Bay Point Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Bay Vista Fundamental Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Fairmount Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Pasadena Fundamental Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
John Hopkins Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Thurgood Marshall Fundamental
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Our Savior Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Jude Cathedral School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Mount Zion Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Mt Moriah Christian Fundamental Academy
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
Bay Point Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Lakeview Fundamental Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Lakewood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Melrose Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Douglas L. Jamerson Junior Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
James B. Sanderlin K-8
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Pinellas Mycroschool Of Integrated Academics And Technologie
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Elim Junior Academy & Child Development Center
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
St Petersburg Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Academy Prep Center Of St Petersburg
PRIVATE
5th - 8th
No rating available
Admiral Farragut Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Maximo Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Northwest Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
St. Petersburg High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
St. Petersburg Collegiate High School
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
St Paul Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Community Christian School Of Five Oaks
PRIVATE
2nd - 12th
No rating available
Bethel Community Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
World Changers Christian Academy Inc.
PRIVATE
K - 7th
No rating available
Meadowlawn Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
New Heights Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Sawgrass Lake Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
John M. Sexton Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Westgate Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Plato Academy Of St.Petersburg
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Holy Family Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Shorecrest Preparatory School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
North Shore Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Shore Acres Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Alfred Adler Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Lutheran Church Of The Cross Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Lynch Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Seventy-Fourth St. Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Liberty Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
The Canterbury School Of Florida
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available

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