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Overview

Introduction to St. Pete Beach, Florida

St. Pete Beach, Florida, in Pinellas county, is 4 miles SW of St. Petersburg, Florida (center to center) and 23 miles SW of Tampa, Florida. The city is within the Tampa-Saint Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area.

St. Pete Beach History

St. Pete Beach, a coastal city, is a popular tourist destination. The city was formed through the combination of Pass-a-Grille, Don CeSar, Belle Vista and St. Petersburg Beach. It was incorporated in 1957 as St. Petersburg Beach, however the locals voted to change the name to a shorter version of the original long one, in order to distinguish it from the City of St. Petersburg.

St. Pete Beach and Nearby Attractions

  • Florida International Museum.
  • Gamble Plantation State Historic Site.
  • Egmont Key State Park.
  • Highlands Hammock State Park.
  • Solomon's Castle.

Things To Do In St. Pete Beach

St. Pete Beach, a hotspot for tourists, has numerous recreational opportunities. The Clearwater Marine Aquarium and Lowry Park Zoo are two places often visited as well as the beach. There are several museums such as Florida International Museum, Museum of Fine Arts and Saint Petersburg Museum of History where people can become knowledgeable about the area's culture. There are also historical sites nearby like the Gamble Plantation State Historic Site and Manatee Village Historical Park. Other parks in the surrounding area include Egmont Key State Park and Fort De Soto Park.

St. Pete Beach Transportation

St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport is nearby.

St. Pete Beach Higher Education

Colleges near St. Pete Beach are Clearwater Christian College, Eckerd College and Hillsborough Community College.

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

St Pete Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles SW of St. Petersburg, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles SW of Tampa, Florida
County Pinellas
Metro Area Tampa - Saint Petersburg - Clearwater
Standard Zip Codes 33707
P.O. Box Zip Codes 33736
Phone Area Codes 727
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 27.725
Longitude -82.741

St Pete Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ST PETERSBURG
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 54 to 69 F
Apr Temp 65 to 80 F
Jul Temp 77 to 90 F
Oct Temp 70 to 83 F
Annual Precip 49.5 inches
Station TAMPA INTL AP
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 52 to 70 F
Apr Temp 62 to 81 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 68 to 84 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station PARRISH
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 49 to 72 F
Apr Temp 59 to 81 F
Jul Temp 72 to 90 F
Oct Temp 65 to 85 F
Annual Precip 52 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, St Pete Beach, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Pasadena (33707)

Pass A Grille (33706)

Pass A Grille Beach (33706)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gulfport 12,167 $55,140
Madeira Beach 4,320 $79,063
South Pasadena 5,009 $60,541
St. Petersburg 250,713 $59,541
Treasure Island 6,783 $90,559

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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