Where's the best place for people who like to be outside?
"St. Petersburg, Florida, is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts," according to SmartAsset.com, which ranked St. Pete the #1 city in the country for outdoor enthusiasts to live and work.
SmartAsset ranked 95 cities on:
- —Down payment-to-income ratio
- —5-year change in median household income
- —July 2021 unemployment rate
- —Percentage of commuters who walk or bike to work
- —Nature parks and campgrounds per 100K residents
- —Air pollution
- —Percentage of the city that is parkland
- —State outdoor recreation economy
- —State and national park coverage
St. Petersburg received an overall score of 100.
See "Best Places for Outdoor Enthusiasts to Live and Work" for the full report.