St. Petersburg, Florida has long had a reputation as a place where people go to retire. Once known as "God's Waiting Room," the demographics of the city have changed over the last 40 years. This chart details those changes.

This page contains population pyramid charts for St. Petersburg from 1970 to 2010. Click on an icon on the right to pull up the pyramid for that year's Census. Mouse over any of the colored bars for more information about that age cohort. Data are split by gender.