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Founded in 1888 by Peter Demens and John C. Williams, St. Petersburg was incorporated in 1892. It is named after Saint Petersburg, Russia, Demens’ childhood home. Industry began in 1899 when Henry W. Hibbs established a wholesale fish business and began shipping fish. The population exploded in the 1960s and ’70s when the city became the retirement destination for many Americans from the Midwest and has grown to 244,769.
Located in Pinellas County on the western coast of Florida, St. Petersburg sits on a peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay. Often referred to as St. Pete, it is the second-largest city in the Tampa Bay Area, which includes Tampa and Clearwater. St. Petersburg measures 137.6 square miles — 75.9 miles of water and 61.7 miles of land. It connects to Tampa on the east via bridges and causeways, to Bradenton on the south via the Sunshine Skyway Bridge and connects on the north to mainland Florida.
The fourth largest city in the state, St. Petersburg has a population density of 3,964.4 people per square mile. The median age of residents is 41.6. Inhabitants are 68.7 percent white and 23.9 percent African-American.
In 2011, top employers in the city included companies in the medical, banking, electronics and energy sectors. The city is home to several secondary education institutions. The median household income is $44,510.
Several historic districts comprise the core of St. Petersburg. Historic Kenwood features more than 2,000 historic buildings and includes Grand Central district, which is known for its art community. Old Northeast and Roser Park are also designated U.S. historic districts.
A vacation destination for tourists, St. Petersburg has something for everyone. The Shops at St. Pete is an open-air shopping complex located in downtown St. Petersburg. It offers fine dining and retail outlets that cater to mid- to upper-class patrons. Jannus Live is an outdoor music venue located in the downtown historic district.
St. Petersburg is home to museums, historical centers and art galleries. Citing its vibrant art scene, American Style magazine rated St. Petersburg the best mid-size city in 2011. Visitors can take in theatrical productions and the Florida Orchestra, visit a botanical garden and aquarium, and enjoy kiteboarding and boat rides. The Tampa Bay Rays, a Major League Baseball team, calls St. Petersburg home. Other sports attractions include professional rugby, soccer and auto racing.
With 360 days of sunshine each year, St. Petersburg is nicknamed The Sunshine City for good reason. Average annual temperatures range from a high of 81 to a low of 65. Winter temperatures range from 54 degrees at night to 74 degrees by day; summer temperatures average 91 and 77. The humid subtropical climate contributes to 45.8 inches of annual rainfall.
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