Tallahassee, FL 

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+29.5% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

91.2 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

3.4 / 8.0

summer / winter

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Tallahassee, FL

Tallahassee, Florida is the capital of the Sunshine State and offers a vibrant combination of culture, entertainment, history, and recreation. Whether you're looking for outdoor activities like kayaking or fishing in one of its many rivers or lakes, checking out the local galleries and museums, or taking part in one of the city's many festivals and events, there's something for everyone here. With its close proximity to other cities like Pensacola and Jacksonville, Tallahassee is an ideal destination for visitors seeking a diverse array of experiences. Capital city/College town - Middle of Florida Panhandle, 30 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico and 20 miles from the Georgia border.
State: Florida
County: Leon County
Metro Area: Tallahassee Metro Area
City: Tallahassee
Zip Codes: 32303, 32304, 32312, 32309, 32301, 32308, 32311, 32305, 32310, 32317, 11 total
Cost of Living: -8.8% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 68 ft above sea level
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Educated population
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Hot, humid summers

What Bert Has To Say About Tallahassee Metro Area

Tallahassee is a Mid-sized mix of several defining elements. It is the state’s capital but bears little resemblance to the coastal cities more aligned with the Florida image. It is a college town, home to the 35,000-student Florida State University and the smaller Florida A&M, but doesn’t come across as a typical college town. It is, both in character and appearance, more of a Southern city than a Florida one – laid back, dignified buildings and grid streets with a canopy of large trees, forests and cotton fields outside of town.


The unemployment rate in Tallahassee is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Tallahassee jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Tallahassee's cost of living is 8.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Tallahassee's Cost of Living

October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Tallahassee, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Leon county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 63.3% to 35.1%. More Voting Stats

Tallahassee's population is 195,057 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.6%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 18.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Tallahassee is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.3%.

Tallahassee public schools spend $10,195 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Tallahassee. More Education

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Housing Market in Tallahassee

It's a good time to buy in Tallahassee. Home Appreciation is up 12.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Tallahassee is .

Reviews for Tallahassee   74 Reviews
Tallahassee is a good city - 8/16/2023
My husband and I have been here for 5 years - we are not from Florida. Tallahassee is a very livable city. It is FULL of natural beauty and trees - you are surrounded by... Read More

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Tallanasty - 12/7/2020
Tallahassee is backwards. The housing is abundant yet way overpriced. The utility bills are insane with many extra fees-much higher than average. Lots of drunk students... Read More

Great Place to Raise A Family! - 9/6/2019
I lived in Tallahassee from 1999 to 2002 as a college student at FSU. I was not a fan of the town back then, but now I absolutely love it. I have been living here (for... Read More

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32303, 32304, 32312, 32309, 32301, 32308, 32311, 32305, 32310, 32317, 11 total


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