St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 368 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.1%
 
Males: 198  (53.9%)
Females: 170  (46.1%)
Median resident age:

48.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 16054.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,330 (it was $30,083 in 2000)
St. Petersburg:

$38,330
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,058 (it was $14,703 in 2000)

St. Petersburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $86,894 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
St. Petersburg:

$86,894
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $112,131; detached houses: $115,044; mobile homes: $95,427

Median gross rent in 2019: $735.

March 2019 cost of living index in St. Petersburg: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.5%
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According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania as of September 30, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in St. Petersburg is 307 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (33.6%), German (32.8%), Irish (6.2%), European (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Croatian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/1872

Elevation: 1360 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,081 people per square mile   (low).

St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania map

2 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $978 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $811 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Youngstown, OH (52.1 miles , pop. 82,026).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (52.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (250.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Foxburg borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Emlenton borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Parker, PA (2.2 miles ),
Callensburg borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Cherry Valley, PA (2.7 miles),
Eau Claire borough, PA (2.8 miles ),
Knox borough, PA (2.8 miles ),
Bruin borough, PA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.16 N, Longitude: 79.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

Distribution of median household income in St. Petersburg, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in St. Petersburg, PA in 2019
St. Petersburg satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+16.0%).
Most common industries in St. Petersburg, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (14.8%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (24.7%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.2%)
  • Utilities (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.1%)
  • Chemicals (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (24.6%)
  • Health care (21.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.7%)
  • Social assistance (7.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.2%)
Most common occupations in St. Petersburg, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Electricians (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Woodworkers (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.2%)
  • Electricians (8.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.2%)
  • Woodworkers (6.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.7%)
  • Registered nurses (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)

Average climate in St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania average temperatures St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania average precipitation St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania humidity St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania wind speed St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania snowfall St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania sunshine St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.3. This is about average.

City:

67.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.82
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 0.00133. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00133
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

St. Petersburg-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.3 miles away from the St. Petersburg borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the borough center killed 16 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Petersburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 44.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 242.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from St. Petersburg center
On 12/31/2011 at 20:05:01, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 306.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 198.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clarion County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Petersburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Petersburg:

  • CLARION FOREST V N A HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; KNOX, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-SHIPPENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SHIPPENVILLE, PA)
  • CLARION HEALTH CARE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CLARION, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-CLARION (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CLARION, PA)
  • RENAL CARE OF CLARION (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; CLARION, PA)
  • UPMC NORTHWEST Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; SENECA, PA)
  • UPMC NORTHWEST TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SENECA, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Petersburg:

  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; Clarion, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,771)
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 22 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; FT enrollment: 8,424)
  • Grove City College (about 23 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Butler County Community College (about 27 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Allegheny College (about 43 miles; Meadville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 46 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 52 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Saint Petersburg Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clarion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

63.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in St. Petersburg:

Marital status in St. Petersburg, PA
  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in St. Petersburg:

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Petersburg, PA (based on Clarion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,0798
Mainline Protestant8,04857
Evangelical Protestant5,12142
Other1664
None17,574-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Clarion County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Clarion County:

10.75 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
St. Petersburg:

47.8%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.2%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

12.6%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
St. Petersburg:

18.4%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
St. Petersburg:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

16.3%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
St. Petersburg:

56.5%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

87.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of St. Petersburg, PA Residents

St. Petersburg government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($217.39)
    Central Staff Services: $60,000 ($163.04)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($57.07)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($10.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($5.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($2.72)

St. Petersburg government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $5,000 ($13.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($8.15)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $91,000 ($247.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000 ($46.20)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $36,000 ($97.83)
    Property: $19,000 ($51.63)
    Public Utility License: $4,000 ($10.87)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,000 ($2.72)

St. Petersburg government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000 ($38.04)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000 ($35.33)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($27.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,000 ($24.46)

St. Petersburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000 ($2.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $87,000 ($236.41)

3.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.73%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, PA  0.51% ($29,400 average AGI)
from Armstrong County, PA  0.45% ($32,754)
from Venango County, PA  0.43% ($41,048)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Petersburg:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKQW (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: STEPHEN M. OLSZOWKA)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WWCH (1300 AM; 1 kW; CLARION, PA; Owner: CLARION COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WECZ (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Petersburg:

  • WOXX (99.3 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCUC-FM (91.7 FM; CLARION, PA; Owner: CLARION STATE COLLEGE)
  • WKQW-FM (96.3 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: STEPHEN M. OLSZOWKA)
  • WAWN (89.5 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WGYI (98.5 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLER-FM (97.7 FM; BUTLER, PA; Owner: WBUT, INC.)
  • WUUZ (107.7 FM; COOPERSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYTR (103.3 FM; BROOKVILLE, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCR (92.7 FM; CLARION, PA; Owner: CLARION COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSAJ-FM (91.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: GROVE CITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around St. Petersburg:

  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.6mTotal length
  • $2,385,000Total costs
  • 62,354Total average daily traffic
  • 24,442Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,666Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in St. Petersburg, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 71960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for St. Petersburg, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in St. Petersburg, PA
  • 97.3%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in St. Petersburg, PA
  • 75.9%Utility gas
  • 24.1%Electricity


St. Petersburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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