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Pinellas County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2014: 938,098 (100% urban, 0% rural); it was 921,482 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 174,498
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 105,960
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 293,869
Renter-occupied apartments: 135,418 (it was 121,099 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

33%

Land area: 280 sq. mi.

Water area: 327.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 3351 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pinellas County: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (35.6%), Educational, health and social services (14.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Pinellas County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (76.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.0%)
  • Asian alone (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Florida median age:  40.0 years
Males: 450,357  (48.0%)
Females: 487,741  (52.0%)

Pinellas County,FL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Pinellas County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,703 ($37,111 in 1999)

This county:

$43703
Florida:

$46036

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $790 (lower quartile is $632, upper quartile is $995)
This county:

$790
State:

$838


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $138,000 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Pinellas:

$138,000
Florida:

$153,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,900 - $235,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $223,858
Here:

$223,858
State:

$243,181

Townhouses or other attached units: $143,367
Here:

$143,367
State:

$161,350

In 2-unit structures: $165,252
Here:

$165,252
State:

$161,056

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,778
Here:

$120,778
State:

$143,318

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $170,229
Here:

$170,229
State:

$215,295

Mobile homes: $34,371
Here:

$34,371
State:

$58,568

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $69,854
Here:

$69,854
State:

$50,225
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,319
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $465

Institutionalized population: 11,583

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 126
  • Robberies: 139
  • Assaults: 860
  • Burglaries: 1883
  • Thefts: 5103
  • Auto thefts: 657

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 121
  • Robberies: 155
  • Assaults: 772
  • Burglaries: 1868
  • Thefts: 5604
  • Auto thefts: 728
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Health of residents in Pinellas County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
75.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
57.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
99.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
70.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 194 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 154 pounds. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1794 buildings, average cost: $174,500
  • 2001: 2006 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2002: 1639 buildings, average cost: $192,400
  • 2003: 1669 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2004: 2252 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2005: 2775 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2006: 1786 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2007: 620 buildings, average cost: $314,300
  • 2008: 418 buildings, average cost: $255,800
  • 2009: 260 buildings, average cost: $270,800
  • 2010: 299 buildings, average cost: $299,400
  • 2011: 341 buildings, average cost: $259,700
  • 2012: 489 buildings, average cost: $296,000
  • 2013: 714 buildings, average cost: $264,900
  • 2014: 695 buildings, average cost: $302,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,526 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,199 (1.1%)

Pinellas County household income distribution in 2009 Pinellas County home values distribution Pinellas County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.0%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 22.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.2% for American Indian residents, 13.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.8% for other race residents, 21.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.0%
Pinellas County:

15.0%
Florida:

17.0%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 22.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.2% for American Indian residents, 16.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.7% for other race residents, 21.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 47 years old
(Males: 45 years old, Females: 48 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 41 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pinellas County is $649 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $785 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $995 a month.

Cities in this county include: St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Boca Ciega, Largo, Palm Harbor, Pinellas Park, Dunedin, East Lake, Four Corners, West and East Lealman.

Pinellas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
33701Saint Petersburg250633633
33702Saint Petersburg4822020
33703Saint Petersburg7801010
33704Saint Petersburg5523030
33705Saint Petersburg240425425
33706Saint Petersburg370----
33707Saint Petersburg5225050
33708Saint Petersburg2101010
33709Saint Petersburg1303030
33710Saint Petersburg4402020
33711Saint Petersburg6082020
33712Saint Petersburg4256060
33713Saint Petersburg2304040
33714Saint Petersburg1571010
33715Saint Petersburg270----
33716Saint Petersburg944----
33755Clearwater180----
33756Clearwater420----
33759Clearwater562----
33760Clearwater9811----
33761Clearwater1272----
33762Clearwater415----
33763Clearwater240----
33764Clearwater704----
33765Clearwater270----
33767Clearwater Beach150----
33770Largo290----
33771Largo200----
33772Seminole430----
33773Largo430----
33774Largo464----
33776Seminole350----
33777Seminole410----
33778Largo130----
33781Pinellas Park150----
33782Pinellas Park290----
33785Indian Rocks Beach90----
33786Belleair Beach90----
34677Oldsmar1252----
34683Palm Harbor15715050
34684Palm Harbor19111010
34685Palm Harbor1681----
34688Tarpon Springs500----
34689Tarpon Springs3034040
34695Safety Harbor15111010
34698Dunedin6103030

2012 air pollution in Pinellas County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 15.0 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Brevard County , Calhoun County, Texas , Sarasota County , Dimmit County, Texas , Duval County, Texas , Kenedy County, Texas , La Salle County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 41,446
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 87,685 (47% naturalized citizens)

Pinellas County:

9.5%
Whole state:

16.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 20,223
  • 1990 to 1994: 12,618
  • 1985 to 1989: 8,262
  • 1980 to 1984: 7,948
  • 1975 to 1979: 5,151
  • 1970 to 1974: 5,373
  • 1970 to 1974: 5,467
  • 1965 to 1969: 22,643

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.1%

Pinellas County marital status for males Pinellas County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 237,138
  • One, attached: 23,870
  • Two: 14,258
  • 3 or 4: 21,922
  • 5 to 9: 27,158
  • 10 to 19: 29,912
  • 20 or more: 75,952
  • Mobile homes: 50,264
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1,099

Housing units in Pinellas County with a mortgage: 148,086 (20,251 second mortgage, 15,836 home equity loan, 630 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 59,790

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pinellas County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic112,94833
Evangelical Protestant93,022324
Mainline Protestant65,326122
Other30,56385
Orthodox18,28514
Black Protestant9,95540
None586,443-
Pinellas County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 200
Pinellas County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 166
This county:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 243
Pinellas County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 818
This county:

8.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pinellas County:

9.0%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Pinellas County:

26.3%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Pinellas County:

Average size of farms: 14 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $71,710
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $23894.13
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.24%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $71,332
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.08%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 87.77%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $32,118
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 70.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.47
Land in orchards: 172 acres

Earthquake activity:

Pinellas County-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 265.7 miles away from Pinellas County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 353.3 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 457.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 225.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 379.2 miles away from Pinellas County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 414.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • FloridaTropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3288): August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • FloridaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3220): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Jeanne, Incident Period: September 24, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1561): September 26, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1561, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Frances, Incident Period: September 3, 2004 to October 8, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1545): September 4, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1545, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Charley and Tropical Storm Bonnie, Incident Period: August 11, 2004 to August 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1539): August 13, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1539, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Hurricane
  • FloridaLakeland Fire Complex, Incident Period: February 17, 2001, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • FloridaLakeland District Fire Complex, Incident Period: May 22, 2000, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • FloridaHurricane Irene, Incident Period: October 14, 1999 to October 19, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3150): October 15, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3150, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaFire Hazard, Incident Period: April 15, 1999 to May 25, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3139): April 27, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3139, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • FloridaLakeland Fire, Incident Period: April 13, 1999, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pinellas County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Fires: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (12%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (4%)
  • Cuba (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pinellas County (%):

  • German (15%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (11%)
  • Italian (9%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Pinellas County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 333,832 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 46,033 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6,964 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 30 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 50 (0%)
  • Railroad: 59 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 60 (0%)
  • Taxi: 954 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 1,014 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 3,462 (1%)
  • Walked: 8,392 (2%)
  • Other means: 3,126 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 14,649 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Pinellas County, Florida in 2000:

  • 9,059 people in nursing homes
  • 4,556 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2,866 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,768 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,359 people in other group homes
  • 413 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 388 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 380 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 346 people in state prisons
  • 326 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 266 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 203 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 158 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 139 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 137 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 121 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 118 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 86 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 79 people in religious group quarters
  • 74 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 49 people in military ships
  • 47 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 25 people in halfway houses
  • 25 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 19 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 7 people in military barracks, etc.

People in group quarters in Pinellas County, Florida in 2010:

  • 7,416 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3,127 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2,794 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2,082 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,107 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 962 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 587 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 512 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 485 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 170 people in state prisons
  • 105 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 78 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 76 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 70 people in military ships
  • 60 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 39 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,752.

6.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,297 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Florida average:

7.97%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($354 average AGI)
Pinellas County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.11%

3.23% relocated from other counties in Florida ($17,711 average AGI)
3.39% relocated from other states ($25,232 average AGI)
Pinellas County:

3.39%
Florida average:

3.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hillsborough County, FL  1.22% ($36,838 average AGI)
from Pasco County, FL  0.53% ($39,582)
from Orange County, FL  0.14% ($31,588)
from Manatee County, FL  0.12% ($38,157)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.10% ($32,227)
from Broward County, FL  0.10% ($45,619)
from Polk County, FL  0.09% ($30,087)


6.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Florida average:

7.17%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,274 average AGI)
Pinellas County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.12%

3.38% relocated to other counties in Florida ($18,897 average AGI)
2.78% relocated to other states ($17,622 average AGI)
Pinellas County:

2.78%
Florida average:

2.87%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hillsborough County, FL  1.23% ($34,750 average AGI)
to Pasco County, FL  0.61% ($34,270)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.20% ($28,029)
to Orange County, FL  0.14% ($29,249)
to Manatee County, FL  0.13% ($44,536)
to Broward County, FL  0.11% ($33,065)
to Polk County, FL  0.08% ($24,467)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.4

Births per 1000 population in Pinellas County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Pinellas County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 7.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Pinellas County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pinellas County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pinellas County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 193,471 (165,110 aged, 28,361 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 19,942 (11%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Pinellas County, Florida in 1999 - 2014:

  • Senility (17433)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (15146)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (12972)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (9008)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (8717)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (8607)
  • Unspecified dementia (4659)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (4552)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (4379)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3051)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.4
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15816.17
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 397.080
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40217.57

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1040.370
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1317.090
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 51.47
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 75.97

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10.78
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 8743.090

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 53.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 29.3
  • Cut/Pierce - 7.1
  • Other - 17.0

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 174.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 81.9
  • Poisoning - 40.4
  • Suffocation - 34.7
  • Fall - 6.0
  • Drowning - 4.0
  • Cut/Pierce - 3.9
  • Other - 3.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 896,864
  • In family households: 674,511 (154,960 male householders, 79,308 female householders)
    167,726 spouses, 203,909 children (188,786 natural, 5,247 adopted, 9,876 stepchildren), 16,681 grandchildren, 8,377 brothers or sisters, 8,245 parents, 9,430 other relatives, 21,333 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 222,353 (81,253 male householders (62,041 living alone)), 100,355 female householders (85,270 living alone)), 40,745 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 19,678 (11,583 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 123,607 2-persons, 51,843 3-persons, 35,970 4-persons, 14,559 5-persons, 5,256 6-persons, 3,033 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 147,311 1-person, 30,039 2-persons, 3,009 3-persons, 829 4-persons, 249 5-persons, 91 6-persons, 80 7-or-more-persons.

107,059 married couples with children.
51,422 single-parent households (10,537 men, 40,885 women).

88.0% of residents of Pinellas County speak English at home.
4.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
5.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $7,234,202,000 ($7791 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $926,509,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $3,205,568,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $2,127,402,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,686,000
Federal grants: $633,490,000
Federal procurement contracts: $815,277,000 ($688,143,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $438,778,000 ($18,011,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $593,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $455,135,000
Federal Government insurance: $18,730,501,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 48,927
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 64,606
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +16,502
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +7,297
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Pinellas County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 39.88 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,574
  • 2000 to 2004: 30,143
  • 1990 to 1999: 42,702
  • 1980 to 1989: 101,441
  • 1970 to 1979: 146,611
  • 1960 to 1969: 77,026
  • 1950 to 1959: 69,930
  • 1940 to 1949: 11,794
  • 1939 or earlier: 18,887
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pinellas County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 546
  • 2 rooms: 5,930
  • 3 rooms: 17,953
  • 4 rooms: 52,442
  • 5 rooms: 81,198
  • 6 rooms: 64,183
  • 7 rooms: 37,255
  • 8 rooms: 20,227
  • 9+ rooms: 14,135
  • 1 room: 6,215
  • 2 rooms: 14,809
  • 3 rooms: 29,346
  • 4 rooms: 35,657
  • 5 rooms: 21,861
  • 6 rooms: 8,771
  • 7 rooms: 2,709
  • 8 rooms: 1,103
  • 9+ rooms: 628
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pinellas County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 1,102
  • 1 bedroom: 22,028
  • 2 bedrooms: 131,957
  • 3 bedrooms: 101,103
  • 4 bedrooms: 33,171
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4,508
  • no bedroom: 7,664
  • 1 bedroom: 43,937
  • 2 bedrooms: 53,027
  • 3 bedrooms: 14,186
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,009
  • 5+ bedrooms: 276
Cars and other vehicles available in Pinellas County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 16,038
  • 1 vehicle: 129,847
  • 2 vehicles: 114,686
  • 3 vehicles: 26,870
  • 4 vehicles: 4,966
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,462
  • no vehicle: 22,131
  • 1 vehicle: 64,992
  • 2 vehicles: 29,143
  • 3 vehicles: 3,867
  • 4 vehicles: 625
  • 5+ vehicles: 341

52% of Pinellas County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 31% lived in Florida.

Pinellas County:

51.8%
State average:

51.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 245793
  • Northeast: 244410
  • Midwest: 188335
  • South: 117973
  • West: 23633

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $78,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pinellas County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (88.3%)
  • Utility gas (6.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • Electricity (91.1%)
  • Utility gas (4.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 13,788
Here:

16.3%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,429
Here:

11.1%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7,525
Here:

22.2%
Florida:

21.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Pinellas County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $28,839,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,500,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,222,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,974,000
    Sewerage: $7,561,000
    General - Other: $2,115,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $111,881,000
    General - Other: $103,970,000
    Correctional Institutions: $100,210,000
    Water Utilities: $88,929,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $69,358,000
    Financial Administration: $66,651,000
    Solid Waste Management: $56,669,000
    Health - Other: $55,407,000
    Sewerage: $47,325,000
    Regular Highways: $27,897,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,089,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,555,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $17,335,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $17,335,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,982,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,426,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,442,000
    Air Transportation: $9,984,000
    Libraries: $6,225,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,355,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,329,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $19,032,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $8,540,000
    General - Other: $3,801,000
    Financial Administration: $1,960,000
    Health - Other: $1,188,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,142,000
    Central Staff Services: $414,000
    Local Fire Protection: $190,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $23,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $330,179,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $95,000

Pinellas County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $107,340,000
    Solid Waste Management: $76,920,000
    Sewerage: $55,237,000
    Air Transportation: $7,619,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,507,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $21,708,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,096,000
    Public Welfare: $2,724,000
    Highways: $91,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,901,000
    General Local Government Support: $800,000
    Public Welfare: $548,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $40,141,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,507,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,740,000
    Sale of Property: $6,436,000
    Rents: $4,528,000
    Special Assessments: $908,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $108,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $67,389,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $63,230,000
    Highways: $12,162,000
    All Other: $9,392,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,677,000
    Public Welfare: $45,000
    Health and Hospitals: $37,000
  • Tax - Property: $416,812,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $75,659,000
    Other Selective Sales: $18,602,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $18,172,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $13,531,000
    Other License: $8,209,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $896,000

Pinellas County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $621,545,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $576,992,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $554,017,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $537,420,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $84,125,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,975,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,700,000

Pinellas County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $66,390,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $368,294,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $554,017,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 16,999
  • Number of aged recipients: 2,107
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 14,892
  • Number of recipients under 18: 3,405
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 10,063
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 3,531
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 6,008
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 7,574
Pinellas County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Pinellas County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 208 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,798$148,4923,815$192,9948,113$183,524521$75,59126$820,1151,862$188,59391$63,319
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED155$141,639377$184,7981,017$180,702124$46,7106$3,153,167218$171,01424$53,083
APPLICATIONS DENIED570$135,877984$178,6305,162$188,917517$61,7666$1,150,1671,087$168,016137$54,964
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN460$144,622607$190,9562,888$187,473187$97,7274$1,451,750447$173,94619$65,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS120$139,975135$204,926830$193,53340$119,6500$0118$165,3815$72,600
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 176 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED314$207,22053$215,8496$188,8330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED134$201,76965$219,32319$202,2630$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED70$192,51433$198,7278$148,7501$75,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN27$227,9267$187,5713$175,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS22$161,40910$250,0005$343,6000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Pinellas County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5,22977.4 years
William4,35077.7 years
Mary4,04182.1 years
Robert3,68074.7 years
James3,17674.9 years
Charles2,61277.8 years
Joseph2,56778.0 years
George2,51379.0 years
Helen2,40783.2 years
Dorothy2,16481.9 years
Most common last names in Pinellas County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,48378.8 years
Johnson91478.4 years
Miller80779.5 years
Brown67478.3 years
Jones63578.1 years
Williams60377.7 years
Davis54078.7 years
Anderson51979.8 years
Wilson48678.3 years
Martin42279.1 years
Businesses in Pinellas County, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven43Kmart4
ALDI6Knights Inn2
ALDO1Kohl's2
AMF Bowling1LA Fitness4
AT&T15La Quinta5
Ace Hardware9La-Z-Boy3
Advance Auto Parts21Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale2Lane Furniture11
Albertsons2LensCrafters4
American Eagle Outfitters2Little Caesars Pizza6
Ann Taylor2Loews1
Applebee's9Long John Silver's5
Arby's11Lowe's6
Ashley Furniture1Macy's3
Audi1Marriott13
AutoZone10Marshalls5
Avenue2MasterBrand Cabinets36
BMW2Mazda2
Bally Total Fitness1McDonald's38
Barnes & Noble2Men's Wearhouse3
Baskin-Robbins7Motherhood Maternity3
Bath & Body Works4New Balance15
Baymont Inn1New York & Co2
Bed Bath & Beyond3Nike37
Bentleymotors.Com1Nissan3
Best Western3Office Depot11
Blockbuster14Old Navy2
Brookstone2Olive Garden3
Budget Car Rental1Outback4
Buffalo Wild Wings3Outback Steakhouse4
Burger King22Pac Sun2
CVS41Panda Express3
Cache2Panera Bread11
CarMax1Papa John's Pizza11
Casual Male XL1Payless9
Catherines2Penske5
Charlotte Russe2PetSmart5
Chevrolet4Pier 1 Imports5
Chick-Fil-A13Pizza Hut19
Chico's2Plato's Closet3
Chipotle4Popeyes2
Chuck E. Cheese's2Publix Super Markets51
Church's Chicken4Quality2
Circle K7Quiznos1
Cold Stone Creamery5RadioShack15
Coldwater Creek1Ramada1
ColorTyme1Red Lobster3
Comfort Inn3Red Roof Inn1
Comfort Suites1Rodeway Inn1
Costco1Rooms To Go3
Cracker Barrel3Ruby Tuesday3
Curves11Rue212
DHL14Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dairy Queen8SAS Shoes3
Days Inn6SONIC Drive-In2
Decora Cabinetry8Sam's Club2
Dennys5Sears11
Domino's Pizza10Sephora1
DressBarn3Sheraton1
Dressbarn3Shoe Carnival1
Dunkin Donuts38Skechers USA2
Econo Lodge1Sleep Inn1
Express1Soma Intimates1
Extended Stay America1Spencer Gifts2
Famous Footwear5Sprint Nextel7
Fashion Bug2Staples6
FedEx185Starbucks32
Finish Line2Steak 'n Shake6
Firestone Complete Auto Care4Subaru2
Foot Locker3Suburban1
Ford5Subway71
Forever 212Super 83
Fredericks Of Hollywood1T-Mobile29
GNC16T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop11T.J.Maxx5
Gap2Taco Bell21
Goodwill5Talbots1
Gymboree1Target6
H&R Block29The Room Place2
Hardee's1Tire Kingdom11
Havertys Furniture2Torrid1
Hilton11Toyota2
Holiday Inn13Toys"R"Us4
Hollister Co.2Travelodge2
Home Depot7True Value1
Homestead Studio Suites1U-Haul58
Honda3UPS238
Hot Topic2Value City Furniture1
Howard Johnson2Vans16
Hyatt1Verizon Wireless4
Hyundai2Victoria's Secret2
IHOP8Village Inn4
InTown Suites1Volkswagen2
JCPenney2Waffle House5
JoS. A. Bank2Walgreens40
Jones New York20Walmart11
Journeys2Wet Seal1
Justice2Wingate1
KFC16YMCA11
Kincaid1

Pinellas County on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"