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Crescent Lake

27.7891° N, 82.6416° W

Welcome to Crescent Lake

Where historic charm meets vibrant community life by the tranquil lakeside.

Located just north of the bustling heart of St. Petersburg, Crescent Lake is a neighborhood that perfectly embodies the balance of urban convenience and serene residential living. This charming area is centered around the beautiful Crescent Lake Park, a gem that provides both recreational activities and a peaceful escape from the faster pace of city life. The neighborhood streets boast a collection of historic homes, each with its own unique architectural flair, ranging from Craftsman bungalows to Mediterranean Revival structures, offering a visual feast for residents and visitors alike.

The vibrant atmosphere of Crescent Lake is palpable, as the neighborhood is home to the energy of both young professionals and families who enjoy the convenience of city life coupled with the comfort of a close-knit community. Whether you're taking a morning jog around the lake, enjoying a coffee at a local café, or participating in one of the neighborhood's many community events, Crescent Lake offers a lifestyle that's both dynamic and relaxed.

What to Love

  • Scenic Beauty: The picturesque Crescent Lake Park, with its walking trails and abundant greenery, forms the heart of the neighborhood.
  • Historic Homes: A diverse array of architectural styles gives the area a unique character and charm.
  • Community Vibe: The neighborhood is known for its friendly atmosphere and active community life.
  • Proximity to Downtown: Just minutes from downtown St. Petersburg, residents enjoy easy access to the city’s full spectrum of amenities.

Local Lifestyle

Life in Crescent Lake is as vibrant as it is peaceful. Residents enjoy the dual benefits of an active outdoor lifestyle, thanks to the expansive Crescent Lake Park, and the urban amenities of nearby downtown St. Petersburg. The community here is engaging and friendly, organizing numerous events that foster a sense of belonging and togetherness. Whether it’s through participating in sports activities in the park, walking dogs, or simply enjoying the scenic views, life here is about connecting with neighbors and enjoying the outdoors.

Dining and Shopping

Crescent Lake's dining scene, though compact, boasts a delightful variety of local favorites. Flatbread and Butter offers a cozy spot for breakfast and lunch, specializing in artisanal flatbreads and a selection of hearty, comforting fare. Foxtail Coffee Co. is a popular choice among java enthusiasts, providing a trendy space for meetings, socializing, and enjoying high-quality brews. Three Birds Tavern presents a charming backdrop for evening dining with its inventive menu and lively atmosphere. While Crescent Lake might not be a large commercial hub, its eateries provide a taste of local culture and cuisine that residents proudly support.

Things to Do and Entertainment

Crescent Lake is a hub of activity, centered around the beautiful Crescent Lake Park. This local park is not just a green space but a community gathering spot featuring tennis courts, a playground, and a dog park, making it a favorite for family outings and casual meetups. The neighborhood is also a stone’s throw from Vinoy Park, enhancing the area's appeal with more outdoor events and festivals. Its proximity to downtown St. Petersburg means residents can easily partake in the city’s vibrant arts scene, museums, and seasonal events, blending urban entertainment with community-focused living.

Overview for Crescent Lake, FL

927 people live in Crescent Lake, where the median age is 46 and the average individual income is $49,182. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

46 years

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Around Crescent Lake, FL

There's plenty to do around Crescent Lake, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including European Bakery & Grocery, Bean Wandering, and Jay's Market Place.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 4.55 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.32 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.71 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.65 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.87 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.65 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Crescent Lake, FL

Crescent Lake has 412 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Crescent Lake do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 927 people call Crescent Lake home. The population density is 6,439.456 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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44.98 / 55.02%

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