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Encyclopedia > Pinellas Park, Florida

Pinellas Park is a city located in central Pinellas County, Florida. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 45,658. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 47,166 [1]. Pinellas County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ...

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Geography

Location of Pinellas Park, Florida

Pinellas Park is located at 27°51'8" North, 82°42'26" West (27.852302, -82.707096)GR1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias FL county maps by Seth Ilys. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 38.7 km² (14.9 mi²). 38.2 km² (14.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.27% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 45,658 people, 19,444 households, and 12,152 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,195.2/km² (3,095.8/mi²). There are 21,843 housing units at an average density of 571.8/km² (1,481.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 89.04% White, 2.09% African American, 0.39% Native American, 4.25% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.00% from other races, and 2.22% from two or more races. 6.26% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 19,444 households out of which 25.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% are married couples living together, 11.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% are non-families. 30.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.31 and the average family size is 2.84. The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 20.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.9 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $35,048, and the median income for a family is $41,072. Males have a median income of $28,208 versus $24,505 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,701. 9.3% of the population and 6.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.1% of those under the age of 18 and 8.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population living in poverty The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Terri Schiavo

This St. Petersburg suburb became well-known in early 2005 as the site of the hospice in which Terri Schiavo died. Aerial photograph of St. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Palliative care is any form of medical care or treatment that concentrates on reducing the severity of the symptoms of a disease or slows its progress rather than providing a cure. ... Terri Schiavo before her 1990 collapse. ...


Notable Residents

  • Fez Whatley Nationally heard radio star on the Ron and Fez show on XM Radio

Fez Whatley is a talk radio host and comedian who co-hosts The Ron and Fez Show. ...

Community Events

Pinellas Park is known throughout the Tampa Bay area for a series of community events held annually every year in a city-owned bandshell located behind City hall. The most popular of these events is "Country in the Park," a festival held every year generally around the end of March, but always after the Florida State Fair and Florida Strawberry Festival. The festival's popularity stems from it's wide array of events, such as arts and crafts shows, NASCAR displays, popular amusement park rides, and multi-artist day-long concert, and the fact that parking, entry to the festival, and attendance of the concert are all free of charge. As of 2006, the Country in the Park festival has been organized for 16 years straight. The Florida State Fair is a Tampa tradition that is over 100 years old. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

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Cities and communities of Pinellas County, Florida
County seat Clearwater
Incorporated cities Belleair Beach | Belleair Bluffs | Clearwater | Dunedin | Gulfport | Indian Rocks Beach | Largo | Madeira Beach | Oldsmar | Pinellas Park | Safety Harbor | St. Pete Beach | St. Petersburg | Seminole | South Pasadena | Tarpon Springs | Treasure Island
Towns Belleair | Belleair Shore | Indian Shores | Kenneth City | North Redington Beach | Redington Beach | Redington Shores
CDPs Bay Pines | East Lake | Feather Sound | Gandy | Harbor Bluffs | Palm Harbor | Ridgecrest | South Highpoint | Tierra Verde | West and East Lealman

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CNN.com - 'May God give grace to our family' - Apr 1, 2005 (1009 words)
PINELLAS PARK, Florida (CNN) -- The sister of Terri Schiavo offered a message of thanks to the lawyers, the doctors who volunteered to help, the supporters and even the media outside the hospice in Pinellas Park where the brain-damaged woman died around 9 a.m.
Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who intervened in the case in 2003 to authorize continuing nourishment for Terri Schiavo, issued a written statement.
At the Florida Capitol building in Tallahassee, legislators observed a moment of silence at the news of Schiavo's death.
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