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Old Northeast

Claims nearly 3,000 historic buildings within its boundaries.

Welcome to Old Northeast

A picturesque enclave of history, culture, and tranquility within a vibrant city.

 

Old Northeast is a treasured historic neighborhood nestled in the heart of St. Petersburg, known for its peaceful streets, walkability, and beautifully preserved bungalows. The area's charm is rooted in its history, with homes that stand as monuments to the architectural trends of a century ago, complemented by original brick roads that weave through the community. This backdrop creates a timeless feel, inviting residents and visitors to step back in time while enjoying the comforts of modern city life.

As one of St. Petersburg’s oldest and most revered neighborhoods, Old Northeast balances its historical roots with a vibrant, community-oriented lifestyle. The neighborhood’s proximity to downtown ensures that cultural and recreational activities are never far away, yet its tree-lined streets and quiet ambiance offer a serene retreat from the urban buzz.

What to Love

  • Historic Charm: A wealth of well-preserved bungalows and brick streets that evoke a bygone era.
  • Walkable Urban Living: Easy access to local amenities and city attractions on foot.
  • Community Atmosphere: A tight-knit community feel within the larger urban environment of St. Petersburg.
  • Rich Cultural Access: Close proximity to museums, parks, and cultural centers.
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Local Lifestyle

Residents of Old Northeast enjoy a lifestyle that emphasizes community and connectivity. The neighborhood is exceptionally walkable, encouraging outdoor activities and casual encounters along its historic streets. Families, young professionals, and retirees alike are drawn to the area for its unique blend of solitude and urban accessibility. The local parks, coffee shops, and community events foster a strong sense of belonging, making Old Northeast not just a place to live, but a place to call home.
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Dining and Shopping

​​Old Northeast may boast historical charm, but it also offers a delightful array of modern dining and shopping options. Black Crow Coffee is a local favorite, known for its excellent brews and welcoming atmosphere, perfect for morning coffee runs or afternoon study sessions. Old Northeast Pizza provides residents with delicious, quick dining options right in their neighborhood. 

For a more extensive shopping experience, the Sundial Shopping Center in nearby downtown St. Petersburg features a variety of shops and eateries, catering to every taste and need.

Things to Do and Entertainment

​​​​​​Cultural enrichment and outdoor activities abound in Old Northeast. The Museum of Fine Arts offers an impressive collection of artworks, hosting various exhibitions and events throughout the year. North Shore Beach provides a scenic spot for sunbathing, swimming, and volleyball, while the recently reimagined St. Pete Pier offers dining, shopping, and entertainment with stunning waterfront views. These attractions, combined with frequent neighborhood events and festivals, ensure that there’s always something to do in Old Northeast.
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Schools

Education in Old Northeast is served by respected institutions such as Northshore Elementary School and Saint Paul Catholic School, both known for their commitment to academic excellence and community values. These schools contribute to the neighborhood’s appeal as a fantastic place for families looking to provide a quality education for their children.

 

Overview for Old Northeast, FL

6,509 people live in Old Northeast, where the median age is 52 and the average individual income is $75,532. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,509

Total Population

52 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$75,532

Average individual Income

Around Old Northeast, FL

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

65
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
83
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
39
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bean Wandering, Jay's Market Place, and The Body Shoppe Fitness St. Pete.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.17 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.39 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.32 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.38 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.32 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.76 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Old Northeast, FL

Old Northeast has 3,398 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Old Northeast do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,509 people call Old Northeast home. The population density is 6,701.81 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,509

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

52

Median Age

51.25 / 48.75%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
3,398

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$75,532

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes
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