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-Strengthening economy
-Winter climate
-Attractive downtown areas


-Hot, humid summers
-Growth and sprawl
-Violent crime

What Bert Has To Say About Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Metro Area

This metropolitan area includes Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater, all of which surround Tampa Bay. The area is varied and cosmopolitan with a pleasant climate and balanced local economy. A 1980’s building boom brought downtown Tampa skyscrapers, a major airport renovation, and the development of a cruise-ship terminal. While soft in the early part of the decade, the economy has gained traction recently as the benefits of a business-friendly climate have paid off. Among other new economy pursuits, the area has become a favorite as a secondary location for information processing for the financial industry.


Large-city complex - Central Florida Gulf Coast at Tampa Bay See Local Real Estate
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City: Tampa
Zip Codes: 33647, 33612, ... 15 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 57 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Tampa

    The unemployment rate in Tampa is 4.80 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Tampa jobs have Increased by 1.62 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Tampa's cost of living is 5.90% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Tampa's Cost of Living
    Tampa's population is 369,075 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 31.81 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Tampa is $159,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -6.33%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Tampa public schools spend $9,310 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Tampa. Learn more...

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One of the best places to raise a family

Tampa offers year round opportunity for family fun! Beaches, Sports venues, outdoor concerts, Busch Gardens, Lowry Park Zoo, close proximity to the Orlando attractions.... (Read More)



Pass if you are single, married, young, old,......

Lived in Tampa for 10 years. Trying to save you from making the same mistake we made. Tampa is hard to love, hard to hate, it is simply lame. No arts, no culture, non... (Read More)



Tampa is no Silicon Valley or Research Triangle

If you are a well-educated professional and are looking for exciting job opportunities, Tampa is not for you! Companies and organizations are stuck in the 1990's way of... (Read More)



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