St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania

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St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania
Borough
Houses on Main Street
Houses on Main Street
Location of St. Petersburg in Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
Location of St. Petersburg in Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
Map showing Clarion County in Pennsylvania
Map showing Clarion County in Pennsylvania
St. Petersburg is located in Pennsylvania
St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg
Location of St. Petersburg in Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 41°09′39″N 79°39′14″W / 41.16083°N 79.65389°W / 41.16083; -79.65389Coordinates: 41°09′39″N 79°39′14″W / 41.16083°N 79.65389°W / 41.16083; -79.65389
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clarion
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area[1]
 • Total 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Land 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 1,390 ft (420 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 400
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 371
 • Density 1,163.01/sq mi (449.04/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 16054
FIPS code 42-67384

St. Petersburg is a borough in Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 400 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

St. Petersburg is located in western Clarion County at 41°09′39″N 79°39′14″W / 41.160944°N 79.653937°W / 41.160944; -79.653937.[4] Pennsylvania Route 58 passes through the borough, leading 2 miles (3 km) southwest to Foxburg on the Allegheny River and east 7 miles (11 km) to Callensburg on the Clarion River. Pennsylvania Route 478 leads northwest 2 miles (3 km) to Interstate 80 east of Emlenton.

According to the United States Census Bureau, St. Petersburg has a total area of 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
18801,044
1890655−37.3%
1900482−26.4%
1910453−6.0%
19204540.2%
19304877.3%
19405104.7%
1950451−11.6%
1960417−7.5%
1970416−0.2%
19804528.7%
1990349−22.8%
200040516.0%
2010400−1.2%
Est. 2016371[2]−7.2%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 405 people, 164 households, and 115 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,189.8 people per square mile (459.9/km2). There were 168 housing units at an average density of 493.6 per square mile (190.8/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.26% White, 0.25% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.49% of the population.

There were 164 households, out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 26.9% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 108.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $30,083, and the median income for a family was $33,333. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,703. About 8.7% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.8% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

St. Petersburg is the birthplace of silent film actress and thelemite Jane Wolfe (1875–1958). It was also the longtime home of author Randall Silvis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): St. Petersburg borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 24, 2015. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.