St. Petersburg employment information

IndexSt. PetersburgFloridaNational
Income per capita$28,670$26,499$28,555
Median household income$45,483$47,212$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,220$57,046$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,499$32,605$33,219
Median earnings male$32,594$31,136$36,116
Median earnings female$27,183$24,898$25,692
Unemployment rate6.5%6.5%5.8%
Poverty level17.2%16.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in St. Petersburg is equal to the national average.
  • The median household income in St. Petersburg is 15% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in St. Petersburg is 11% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in St. Petersburg is 10% higher than the national average.

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St. Petersburg median earnings by income bracket

St. Petersburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.9%1.1%
Manufacturing sector8.5%0.7%
Financial & insurance services5.8%9.0%
Wholesale & retail services16.1%14.0%
Public administration4.5%3.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%2.0%
Education, health & social services13.0%35.8%

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St. Petersburg, FL248,429$45,48315%

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Source: The St. Petersburg, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.