The town was included in 1957 with the consolidation of the Towns of Pass-a-Grille, Don CeSar, Belle Vista, St. Petersburg Seaside and unincorporated Pinellas County to turn into the Metropolis of St. Petersburg Seaside.” In 1994, the citizens voted to shorten the identify to St. Pete Seashore” to reduce the confusion with the Metropolis of St. Petersburg, located on the mainland to the east.
There have been 5,294 households out of which 10.four% had kids below the age of 18 living with them, forty four.2% had been married couples dwelling collectively, 5.three% had a female householder with no husband current, and forty eight.5% were non-families. forty.6% of all households had been made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The common household measurement was 1.82 and the common family measurement was 2.40.
The median income for a family in the metropolis was $forty seven,574, and the median earnings for a household was $sixty one,434. Males had a median earnings of $40,938 versus $30,532 for females. The per capita earnings for town was $35,514. About three.7% of families and seven.four% of the population have been under the poverty line , including 9.5% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of these age 65 or over.
Sugary-white sand, dolphins frolicking simply off shore and eight major barrier islands make St. Pete Beach a postcard-excellent seaside vacation spot. Situated on a peninsula off Florida’s west coast, it balances its oceanfront charms with prime-notch artwork museums, including the largest assortment of Salvador Dali work exterior of Spain. Kayak via the calm waters, take a ferry to close by Caladesi Island State Park to expertise the state’s wild beauty or stroll the rapidly gentrifying downtown for one-of-a-variety cafes.
Tourism is an integral a part of St. Pete Beach’s economy. We’re within 30 miles of each St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport and Tampa International Airport. A clean, protected public transportation system, the Suncoast Seashore Trolley, permits for simple accessibility throughout the world.