Tampa is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Tampa.
It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hillsborough County at latitude 27.9475 and longitude -82.4584. Hillsborough County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.
The formal boundaries for the City of Tampa (see map) encompass a land area of 113.41 sq. miles and a water area of 61.83 sq. miles.Photos of the local Tampa, FL area
Also See: Tampa, FL ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
The table below compares Tampa to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 3||100th|
|Population Density1||# 237||74th|
|Diversity Index2||# 118||87th|
|Median Household Income||# 503||45th|
|Per Capita Income||# 321||65th|
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|Population in Households||336,164|
|Population in Familes||242,202|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||12,346|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||163,793 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||66,884 (40.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||74,302 (45.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||22,607 (13.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$174,673|
|Average Home Value||$273,064|
|Median Household Income||$41,422|
|Average Household Income||$66,435|
|Per Capita Income||$27,383|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.86%|
|Per Capita Income||2.84%|
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