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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Tampa, Florida, is 6.00%, with job growth of 3.13%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 40.30%.

Tampa, Florida Taxes
Tampa, Florida,sales tax rate is 7.00%. Income tax is 0.00%.

Tampa, Florida Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $28,779, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $43,514.

  ECONOMYTampa, FloridaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  6.00%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  3.13%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  40.30%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  7.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  0.00%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $28,779$28,051
  Household Income  $43,514$53,046
  Family Median Income  $52,486$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  17.68%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  6.48%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  12.00%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  10.34%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  9.10%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  7.89%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  8.51%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  9.11%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  9.38%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  4.05%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  5.47%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  15.16%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  5.12%5.24%
  Community, social services  1.61%1.66%
  Legal  2.60%1.17%
  Education, library  5.68%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  2.39%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  6.04%5.49%
  Healthcare support  2.30%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.94%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  7.21%5.61%
  Building maintenance  4.19%3.97%
  Personal care  3.42%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  27.32%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.31%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  6.59%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  8.12%12.10%

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  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
re: READY TO MOVE TO FLORIDA ! - 1/7/2015
I moved from Chicago to the Tampa area in 2002. The city of Tampa is okay, but lots of poor neighborhoods. The burbs such as Wesley Chapel, Land O Lakes, Brandon,... (read more)
READY TO MOVE TO FLORIDA !
MOVING TO TAMPA IN 2018. ANY SUGGESTIONS ON WHERE TO LIVE CLOSE TO TAMPA ? MY HUSBAND WILL BE WORKING IN TAMPA BUT, I WANT TO LIVE WITHIN 5-10 MILES OUTSIDE OR NEAR... (read more)
Update on Tampa Area - August 2010
In the Tampa Bay area the housing market is one of the worst in the country. You do have the beaches, sports and nearby attractions. There is no income tax, but they... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Hate it here...
I've lived in South Florida for the past 10 years and while it was nice for many years, after My wife and I had a child we began to feel that maybe South Florida was not... (read more)
Pass onTampa...
I''m originally from Pennsylvania but I've lived in South Florida for 5+years. I also grew up in the military so transitioning has never been an issue for me. I moved to... (read more)
re: Quality of life gets worse every year in tampa
everything you complain about in Tampa is 20 times worse in Atlanta. In Atlanta, it's impossible to afford to live within 30 minutes of work unless you make at least... (read more)
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