ST. PETE BY THE
was the median age in 2018,
compared to 48.1 in 1960.
is young professionals aging
from 20-39. A dramatic
change from years past.
of St. Pete residents ages
24-34 have a bachelor’s
degree, compared to 36.2
percent overall for the U.S.
jobs were created in the
Sunshine City over the last
percent increase from 2015 to
Despite challenges presented by the
global pandemic, St. Pete is resilient,
strong and forward-thinking. Small business
entrepreneurs are stepping up and
world we live in. Development continues
in every sector of the city, especially in
St. Pete’s thriving downtown where restaurants,
coffee shops, bakeries and boutiques
continue to serve customers.
KEY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
1New residential and retail development
is taking shape in the Skyway
Marina District, an emerging community
undergoing rapid transformation in south
St. Pete near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.
2The city’s former police headquarters
will soon make way for a mixed-
building complex, adding to the major
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