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Tampa, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Tampa is the 3rd largest city in Florida with a population of 386,341 as of July 1, 2019. Tampa ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tampa is located at latitude 27.9475 and longitude -82.4584 in Hillsborough County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tampa encompass a land area of 113.41 sq. miles and a water area of 61.81 sq. miles. Hillsborough County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Tampa (GNIS ID: 2405568) 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 Tampa is located within Tampa CCD of Hillsborough County.


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Tampa, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Tampa, FL Housing Affordability Index is 104
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Tampa, FL Wealth Index is 85
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 386,341 (100%)
Population in Households 373,878 (96.8%)
Population in Families 266,968 (69.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 12,463 ( 3.2%)
Population Density 3,389
Diversity Index2 74
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,020
Average Household Income $82,014
Per Capita Income $33,357
Wealth Index4 85

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 177,386 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73,442 (41.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 83,080 (46.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 20,865 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $243,986
Housing Affordability Index3 104
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 156,521
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 84,975
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.53% 1.59%
Households 1.53% 1.68%
Families 1.25% 1.44%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Tampa, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tampa to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 3 100th
Population Density # 225 76th
Diversity Index # 122 87th
Median Household Income # 483 48th
Per Capita Income # 302 67th

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