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Tampa, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Tampa is the 3rd largest city in Florida with a population of 370,224 as of July 1, 2017. 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 27.9701 and longitude -82.4797 in Hillsborough County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tampa (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tampa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Tampa, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 370,224
Daytime Population: Workers 335,290
Daytime Population: Residents 195,325
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 530,615
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.43
Population in Households 357,432
Population in Familes 256,932
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,792
Population Density2 3,265
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $47,219
Average Household Income $75,904
Per Capita Income $31,295


Total Housing Units 170,614 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 69,074 (40.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 80,537 (47.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 21,003 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $199,244
Average Home Value $287,410


Total Households 149,611
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 82,202
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.36% 1.45%
Households 1.33% 1.46%
Families 1.13% 1.31%
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, 2017 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 # 227 75th
Diversity Index # 119 87th
Median Household Income # 464 50th
Per Capita Income # 303 67th

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