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Tampa GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Tampa, FL
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Tampa, FL was 303,447.

Tampa Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Tampa was 148,050, which represents 48.8 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Tampa, FL
There are an estimated 53,394 married men in the town. 46.2 percent of men over 15 years old in Tampa are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Tampa is 155,397 which is 51.2 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Tampa, Florida
There are an estimated 51,771 married women in the community. 41.5 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Tampa, FL
The median age of people living in Tampa, FL was 34.7 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Tampa was 20,528. There were 228,681 people above the age of 18, which represents 75.4 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 12.5 percent of the population (37,953) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Tampa, FL
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Tampa, FL was 294,598.

White Population in Tampa, FL
The estimated White population in the Tampa community is 194,871, which is 64.2 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Tampa, Florida
The estimated Black/African American population is 79,118, which is 26.1 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Tampa, FL
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Tampa, FL was 1,155.

Asian Population in Tampa, Florida
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 6,527.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Tampa, FL
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Tampa was an estimated 281.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 12,646, while those of “two or more races” was 8,849 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Tampa community was 58,522, or 19.3 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Tampa, FL
The household population number in Tampa was 294,529.

Group Quarters Population in Tampa, FL
Group Quarters population in the community was 8,918.

Average Household Size in Tampa, FL
The average household size in Tampa is 2.36 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.07 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Tampa, FL
At the time of the last census survey, there were 135,776 total housing units in Tampa.

The number of occupied housing units was 124,758, or 91.9 of the total units in town. Of these, 68,589 were owner-occupied (55), and 56,169 were renter-occupied (45, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 11,018 vacant homes in Tampa at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Tampa, Florida
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 61,658, with a median value in dollars of 81,500.

Monthly Owner Costs in Tampa, FL
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $885 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Tampa, average costs per month were $274 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 153,114 people in the community had a high school degree, or 77.1 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Tampa, Florida
50,471 people in Tampa also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 25.4 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Tampa, FL
The number of Civilian Veterans in Tampa was 29,186, or 12.9 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Tampa, FL
In 2000, there were 67,118 people in Tampa, FL listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Tampa, FL
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 64,706 people in Tampa who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 22.9 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Tampa, Florida
There were 151,388 in the labor force in Tampa at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 64 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Tampa was 22.8 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Tampa, FL
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $34,415. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Tampa, FL
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $40,517. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Tampa, Florida
Per capita income in Tampa in the last full census was 21,953. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Tampa numbered 10,068, or 14 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Tampa, FL
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 53,425, or 18.1 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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