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Overview

Introduction to Pinellas Park, Florida

Pinellas Park is situated in central Pinellas County. Pinellas Park was established by F.A. Davis, a publisher from Philadelphia. He acquired 12,800 acres of land in the area in 1911. Pinellas Park is one of a cluster of communities situated near Clearwater, Tampa and St. Petersburg. Pinellas Park city is primarily a residential area. Some of the supreme Gulf beaches are only a few miles away from Pinellas Park city. Tampa can be reached by crossing the Howard Franklin Bridge and the Gandy Bridge. For landscaping purposes the Parks Department of the city utilizes only plants native to the area, which provides a natural setting for the city.

Events

Pinellas Park is recognized for a group of events held on a yearly basis in a band shell situated near City Hall. The "Country in the Park" is the most well known of the events. The event features arts and crafts, amusement park rides and a variety of music entertainers.

Attractions

  • Horse and Buggy Bed and Breakfast Inn is situated on a 12 acre farm. The inn offers their guests hayrides, horseback riding as well as carriage rides.
  • The Wagon Wheel Flea Market typically has a vast amount of vendors selling a variety of merchandise. The Wagon Wheel Flea Market is a very popular with the residents as well as visitors from neighboring communities.
  • The Tampa Bay Automobile Museum is located in Pinellas Park. Visitors have the opportunity to see a large collection of vintage automobiles which were built during the 1920s and the 1930s.
  • Pinellas Park Art Society features a free art gallery.

Air Flights

Pinellas Park is served by the Tampa International and the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International airports.

Higher Education

ITT Technical Institute has a campus located in the city. St. Petersburg College is comprised of nine campuses located throughout Pinellas county. One of the campuses is located in Pinellas Park. St. Petersburg College provides their students with the opportunities to earn bachelor degrees, associate in science degrees as well as associate in arts degrees. Certificates are also offered at the college. The campus in Pinellas Park focuses on providing education in health care.

People

Total Population 50,433
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 20.4%
Employed Population 16+ 22,683
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 43.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.6%
Median Earnings25+ $31,987
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,642
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,782

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,542
% Above Poverty Level 85.5%
% Below Poverty Level 14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 37%
Median Gross Rent $950
Median House Value $109,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.8%
US/American 0.1%
English 7.8%
Irish 10.2%

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

Pinellas Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles N of St. Petersburg, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles SW of Tampa, Florida
County Pinellas
Metro Area Tampa - Saint Petersburg - Clearwater
Standard Zip Codes 33781, 33782
P.O. Box Zip Codes 33780
Phone Area Codes 727
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 27.842
Longitude -82.699

Pinellas Park 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 6.6 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 13.3 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 26.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gulfport 12,167 $55,140
Seminole 17,637 $67,206
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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Student/teacher ratio: 6.6

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5025 76TH AVENUE N
727-547-7728
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Serves 176 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.9

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