Central Oak Park

Central Oak Park

Where history meets urban chic
Central Oak Park is a hidden gem in St. Petersburg, encompassing a diverse mix of homes that include 1920s bungalows, 1950s ranches, and a sprinkling of modern builds. Characterized by large oak trees and brick streets that date back to the 1920s, this neighborhood boasts a rich history and unique character.
Stretching from 5th Avenue South to 13th Avenue North and from 34th Street (Highway 19) to 49th Street, Central Oak Park is the third largest neighborhood in St. Pete and the only residential neighborhood to cross Central Avenue. It offers the perfect blend of residential tranquility and urban accessibility.

What to Love

  • Welcoming community with a focus on safety
  • Diverse real estate options catering to an array of lifestyles and budgets
  • Access to the Central Avenue Trolley, making you just a quick commute away from the beach, bustling downtown St. Petersburg, and the eclectic dining offerings in the Grand Central District
  • In-demand real estate market with competitive prices 
  • Large oak trees, brick streets, and historic architecture providing a charming backdrop
  • Close to the St. Petersburg Main Library and The Pinellas Trail

Local Lifestyle

Central Oak Park offers a lifestyle that's both relaxed and chic. Whether you're strolling along the brick streets, exploring the local art scene, or savoring cocktails and cuisine in the Grand Central District, the local way of life is the perfect blend of history and contemporary charm.

Dining and Entertainment

Central Oak Park boasts a diverse culinary scene that caters to a variety of tastes. Start your day with a delicious breakfast at Tasty Treats Cafe or experience upscale dining at Beau & Mo’s Italian Steakhouse, located right off of ALT 19. For an eclectic dining experience, explore the vibrant eateries in the Grand Central District.
When it comes to entertainment, you'll find yourself spoiled for choice. The Imagine Museum showcases contemporary glass art, while the Pinellas Trail, originating just a few blocks away, provides the perfect route for biking, jogging, and outdoor exploration.

Things to Do

Central Oak Park offers an abundance of activities to keep you engaged and immersed in its rich history and lively culture. Take a leisurely stroll through the neighborhood's historic streets, visit local art galleries, or embark on a bike ride along the scenic Pinellas Trail.


Central Oak Park is located within the St. Petersburg public school system, offering access to a range of educational options for families. Nearby schools include:
  • Woodlawn Elementary School
  • John Hopkins Middle School
  • St. Petersburg High School



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Overview for Central Oak Park, FL

2,183 people live in Central Oak Park, where the median age is 41 and the average individual income is $34,976. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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41 years

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Around Central Oak Park, FL

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

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Grapes Wine Cafe & Market, Sweet Sensation Mini Donuts, and Yummy Custom Cakes & Deserts.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 2.14 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.71 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.03 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.29 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.05 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.81 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Central Oak Park, FL

Central Oak Park has 1,080 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Central Oak Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,183 people call Central Oak Park home. The population density is 10,954.108 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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62.94 / 37.06%

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Schools in Central Oak Park, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Central Oak Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Lighthouse Christian Academy
2nd - 12th
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Oakland Park Elementary School
PreK - 5th
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