St. Petersburg, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 124,525 housing units in St. Petersburg. This represents a 0.7% decline from 125,452 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 124,525 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in St. Petersburg is about 63.6%. St. Petersburg's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 12.1%. Average household size is 2.2 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in St. Petersburg were built after 1963.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4%
One Bedroom20.30%
Two Bedrooms42.60%
Three Bedrooms26%
Four Bedrooms6%
Five Bedrooms or more1.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.31
Median year structure was built1960
Median Value of occupied units$81,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$66,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.01
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$451

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage10.40%
Home Equity Loan6.90%
Simple Mortgage54.70%
Debt Free27.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.7%