Pinellas County

Pinellas County, Florida

315 Court St
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: (727) 464-3485
Fax: (727) 464-4384

On central Gulf coast of FL, west of Tampa, largely a peninsula, bounded on the east by Old Tampa Bay; organized May 23, 1911 from Hillsborough County. Name Origin: Derived from Spanish punta pinal 'point of pines.'

Area (sq mi):: 607.67 (land 279.92; water 327.75) Population per square mile: 3315.30
Population 2005: 928,032 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 0.70%; 1990-2000 8.20% Population 2000: 921,482 (White 82.80%; Black or African American 9.00%; Hispanic or Latino 4.60%; Asian 2.10%; Other 3.10%). Foreign born: 9.50%. Median age: 43.00
Income 2000: per capita $23,497; median household $37,111; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $31,784-$33,316
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Saint Petersburg (249,090)
  • Clearwater County seat (108,606)
  • Largo (71,704)
  • Pinellas Park (47,166)
  • Dunedin (36,632)
  • Tarpon Springs (22,554)
  • Seminole (18,226)
  • Safety Harbor (17,550)
  • Oldsmar (13,706)
  • Gulfport (12,740)
  • Saint Pete Beach (10,027)

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    Awards of bids for construction services with an engineering estimate in excess of $100,000 will only be made to Bidders who have pre-qualified with Pinellas County for Road, Street and Storm Sewer and/or Water and Sanitary Sewer type construction, or those that are pre-qualified by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) in an equivalent prequalification, in the amount that equals or exceeds their bid.
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    Residents of several Florida homes have been evacuated due to a possible sinkhole that opened in a backyard in Pinellas County on Thursday.
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    Opened in January 2011, the shelter, Safe Harbor, is the result of a partnership between Pinellas County and the Florida Department of Corrections with the goal to reduce jail crowding from repeat offenders such as the homeless or those using alcohol or drugs.
    Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies say Joseph Pineda told employees Friday that he deserved free food, had just come from a sting and didn't have his wallet.
    Other recipients were Pinellas County School Board for $457,671; Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners for $181,440; Tampa Bay Water for $145,204; Tampa Hillsborough County Expressway Authority for $141,120; and City of Tampa Housing Authority for $79,834.
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    Charities and fundraisers no longer have to register with Pinellas County, Florida, to solicit its residents, a requirement that had been litigated for years.

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