Tampa, Florida 

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Population

369,075

32% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$43,740

Avg. Home Price

$211,000

Best Places to Live in Tampa, Florida

Large-city complex - Central Florida Gulf Coast at Tampa Bay
Pros
-Strengthening economy
-Winter climate
-Attractive downtown areas
Cons
-Hot, humid summers
-Growth and sprawl
-Violent crime

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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.


QUICK FACTS

City: Tampa
Zip Codes: 33647, 33612, 33610, 33604, 33611, 33607, 33629, 33603, 33606, 33605, 15 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 57 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Tampa is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Tampa jobs have increased by 1.62%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
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
POPULATION
Tampa's population is 369,075 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 31.81%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Tampa is $211,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.42%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
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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Housing Market in Tampa

It's a good time to buy in Tampa. Home Appreciation is up 13.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Tampa Real Estate.

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Reviews for Tampa   154 Reviews
I don’t know what we were thinking. - 4/26/2018
Median salary here is $55K but average rent prices for a one bedroom start at $1200 for maybe 600 square feet. Forget about living in a house. The only affordable ones... Read More

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One of the best places to raise a family - 3/14/2018
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,...... - 12/28/2017
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


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ZIP CODES IN TAMPA, FLORIDA
33647, 33612, 33610, 33604, 33611, 33607, 33629, 33603, 33606, 33605, 15 total
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