Home / Select Cities  /  Comparing Tampa, FL vs. Gainesville, FL
Tampa, Florida
Gainesville, Florida
USA
Compare Cities:
Tampa, FL to Gainesville, FL
Change Cities
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Tampa is 54% more densely populated than Gainesville.
People are 14% more likely to be married in Gainesville.
The Median Age is 9.7 years older in Tampa.

Metro Areas in FL / FL
Counties in FL / FL
Cities in FL / FL
Zip Codes in FL / FL
PEOPLE
 Tampa, FLGainesville, FLUnited States
 Population369,075130,128321,418,820
 Population - 2010333,327124,271308,745,538
 Population - 2000303,44795,447285,036,114
 Population - 1990280,01584,770251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now31.81%53.51%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now21.63%36.34%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,2552,11391
 Land Area113623,531,905
 Water Area621264,837
 Median Age34.825.137.4
 Female Population51.21%51.79%50.81%
 Male Population48.79%48.21%49.19%
 space
 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Tampa, FLGainesville, FLUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.35%4.25%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.25%3.32%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.90%2.87%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.70%2.20%4.03%
 Age 18 to 205.66%16.67%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.25%20.32%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.22%16.58%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.46%8.50%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5414.05%7.77%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.96%5.06%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.82%4.02%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.12%4.32%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.75%2.81%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.53%1.32%1.85%
 space1
 RACE
 Tampa, FLGainesville, FLUnited States
 White45.87%57.25%62.77%
 Black24.53%22.71%12.24%
 Asian3.71%6.72%4.95%
 Native American0.20%0.28%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.08%0.09%0.16%
 Other0.28%0.40%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.03%2.47%2.13%
 Hispanic23.29%10.08%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic76.71%89.92%83.10%
 space2
 FAMILY
 Tampa, FLGainesville, FLUnited States
 Households139,33747,420116,211,000
 Family Households76,10619,12676,958,100
 Non Family Households63,23128,29439,253,000
 Household Size2.422.352.63
 Married Population39.92%25.85%50.58%
 Single Population60.08%74.15%49.42%
 Now Married36.77%24.07%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.14%1.78%2.17%
 Never Married41.58%62.15%32.55%
 Widowed5.52%3.65%5.95%
 Divorced12.99%8.36%10.92%
 Married, w/children27.14%21.52%31.68%
 Married, no children34.84%41.25%41.44%
 Single, w/children24.00%21.03%16.94%
 Single, no children14.02%16.20%9.95%

View More Data >


 Most Recent Searches On Compare Cities

 Compare CityCompared To This City
 Peterstown, West VirginiaDanville, VirginiaCompare
 Charleston, South CarolinaAsheville, North CarolinaCompare
 Lynden, WashingtonBoston, MassachusettsCompare
 Naperville Township, IllinoisGreer, South CarolinaCompare
 Blythewood, South CarolinaLititz, PennsylvaniaCompare
 Gainesville, FloridaArcher, FloridaCompare
 Maumee, OhioNaperville, IllinoisCompare
 Beaverton, OregonDurham, North CarolinaCompare
 Provo, UtahEast Lansing, MichiganCompare
 Greenwood, South CarolinaCarrollton, GeorgiaCompare
 Seattle, WashingtonFairbanks, AlaskaCompare
 Portland, OregonBisbee, ArizonaCompare
 Putney, VermontPort Townsend, WashingtonCompare
 Norwich, VermontHanover, New HampshireCompare
 Mishawaka, IndianaPeoria, IllinoisCompare
 La Porte, TexasDenver, ColoradoCompare
 Brookhaven, New YorkCharlotte, North CarolinaCompare
 Carrboro, North CarolinaHot Springs, ArkansasCompare
 Custer, South DakotaBillings, MontanaCompare
 Kalispell, MontanaSanta Rosa, CaliforniaCompare

Bert Suggests test-driving a neighborhood in Tampa with an affordable short term rental.Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.
Or test-driving a neighborhood in Gainesville with an affordable short term rental.Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.
 COMMENTS
Comments about Tampa

re: Tampa- Pros & Cons - 12/24/2007: Yes, rude uneducated redneck, ghetto and douchbag central. Low paying jobs, high rent in comparison. The girls dress gross and trashy, the guys all wear baggy shorts.... (read more)

To See All SperlingViews for Tampa Click Here

Comments about Gainesville

Gainesville Florida - young and old mixed in woods: Gainesville has a young student population, lots of fresh young faces. Gainesville also has an older population that resides here. The town is surrounded by woods,... (read more)

To See All SperlingViews for Gainesville Click Here


Popular Comparisons
SAFEST PLACES TO LIVE
Corvallis, OR
vs. Salem, OR
Compare Now

MOST SCHOOL SPENDING
Riverton, WY
vs. Malone, NY
Compare Now


More Popular Comparisons
HIGHEST POPULATION
New York, NY
vs. Los Angeles, CA
Compare Now

HEALTHIEST RETIREMENT
Seattle, WA
vs. Minneapolis, MN
Compare Now


More Popular Comparisons
BEST COST OF LIVING
Pecos, TX
vs. Lamesa, TX
Compare Now

LONGEST AUTO COMMUTE
Raymondville, TX
vs. Summerville, GA
Compare Now