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About Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg is a city in Pinellas County, Florida. It is located on the southern point of the Pinellas Peninsula and covers 62 square miles. Saint Petersburg was named after the Russian birthplace of one of the founders. The city was incorporated in 1903.

Saint Petersburg has 261,000 inhabitants. The population increased by 6% from 2010 to 2016. Ninety-six percent of people in Saint Petersburg are American citizens, compared to a national average of 93%.

The ethnic composition of Saint Petersburg is 63% white, 22% black, 8% Hispanic, and 4% Asian. Foreign-born people make up 10% of the population. Twelve percent of residents have a native language that is not English. Saint Petersburg is home to 11,600 Spanish speakers, 2,100 Serbo-Croatian speakers, and 1,400 French speakers.

People in Saint Petersburg take home a mean annual wage of $30,200. The median household income is $48,200. The homeownership rate is 58%. Over 16% of residents in Saint Petersburg live in poverty.

Mental Health in Saint Petersburg

The city of Saint Petersburg is committed to improving its mental health and social services for residents. Specific plans are in place to assist military veterans and individuals who are homeless. Access to mental health care can be a concern in the city. Roughly 18% of residents under age 65 do not have medical insurance.

City officials are eager to improve communication and involvement with the Bay Pines Veteran Affairs Healthcare System (BPVAHS). Saint Petersburg hosts one of the 7 outpatient clinics in the system. The BPVAHS provides psychiatric care and substance abuse treatment for veterans in the area. Both outpatient and inpatient programs are available. 

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  1. About the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.baypines.va.gov/BAYPINES/about
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  3. QuickFacts: St. Petersburg city, Florida. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/stpetersburgcityflorida/POP060210
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