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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Tampa is 180% more densely populated than Jacksonville.
People are 16.4% more likely to be married in Jacksonville.
The Median Age is 0.8 years younger in Tampa.

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PEOPLE
 Tampa, FLJacksonville, FLUnited States
 Population369,075868,031321,418,820
 Population - 2010333,327811,833308,745,538
 Population - 2000303,447735,617285,036,114
 Population - 1990280,015635,115251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now31.81%36.67%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now21.63%18.00%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,2551,16291
 Land Area1137473,531,905
 Water Area62127264,837
 Median Age34.835.637.4
 Female Population51.21%51.61%50.81%
 Male Population48.79%48.39%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Tampa, FLJacksonville, FLUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.35%6.95%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.25%6.55%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.90%6.20%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.70%3.69%4.03%
 Age 18 to 205.66%4.18%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.25%6.14%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.22%15.45%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.46%13.09%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5414.05%14.12%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.96%6.37%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.82%5.56%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.12%6.78%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.75%3.43%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.53%1.51%1.85%
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 RACE
 Tampa, FLJacksonville, FLUnited States
 White45.87%54.16%62.77%
 Black24.53%30.19%12.24%
 Asian3.71%4.32%4.95%
 Native American0.20%0.24%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.08%0.09%0.16%
 Other0.28%0.21%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.03%2.56%2.13%
 Hispanic23.29%8.23%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic76.71%91.77%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Tampa, FLJacksonville, FLUnited States
 Households139,337315,619116,211,000
 Family Households76,106198,34376,958,100
 Non Family Households63,231117,27639,253,000
 Household Size2.422.592.63
 Married Population39.92%46.45%50.58%
 Single Population60.08%53.55%49.42%
 Now Married36.77%43.60%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.14%2.86%2.17%
 Never Married41.58%33.73%32.55%
 Widowed5.52%5.94%5.95%
 Divorced12.99%13.88%10.92%
 Married, w/children27.14%27.68%31.68%
 Married, no children34.84%39.44%41.44%
 Single, w/children24.00%20.84%16.94%
 Single, no children14.02%12.04%9.95%

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 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)

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Comments about Jacksonville

re: : Well written by someone who has been a gypsy at heart. I've lived in California (San Francisco), Oregon and Washington. Throw in Las Vegas NV and briefly in Orlando (3... (read more)

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