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Tarpon Springs, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Tarpon Springs had a population of 24,095 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Tarpon Springs is located at latitude 28.1491 and longitude -82.7794 in Pinellas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tarpon Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.1 sq. miles and a water area of 8.18 sq. miles. Pinellas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Tarpon Springs (GNIS ID: 2405569) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Tarpon Springs is located within Tarpon Springs CCD of Pinellas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tarpon Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Tarpon Springs, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 24,095
Population in Households 23,718
Population in Familes 18,312
Population in Group Qrtrs 377
Population Density1 2,644
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 10,540
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 6,465
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,755 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,162 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,378 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,215 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $179,650
Average Home Value $229,884


Median Household Income $45,020
Average Household Income $63,686
Per Capita Income $28,116
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.61%
Households 0.53% 0.62%
Families 0.29% 0.51%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Tarpon Springs, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tarpon Springs to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 148 84th
Population Density1 # 278 70th
Diversity Index2 # 575 38th
Median Household Income # 434 53rd
Per Capita Income # 309 67th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.