Need By Zip Code
The data on this page displays the different housing needs by zip code throughout St. Petersburg. The demand for rental units is increasing exponentially, with the most pronounced need affecting renting households with incomes under $20,000, who can afford up to ~$500/month in rent. There are 10,652 renter households in the city in this income range with only 2,104 units renting in the city at this price point. This leaves the city with an overall deficit of 8,548 units within this range. The target range is calculated by industry-accepted best practices for financial planning standards which state that a household should pay no more than 30% of household income toward housing.
There is substantial demand for rental units for households with incomes between $20,000 and $50,000, who (following best practice) should be paying between $500 and $1,200/month in rent. There are 17,661 renter households in the city in this income range with 11,602 units renting in the city in their price range. This leaves the city with an overall deficit of 6,059 units for these renters.
Interact below to compare the breakdown between zip codes within the city and their respective affordable and workforce housing needs.