Tampa, Florida

Current Temperature ° Population 347,650

Homefacts City Report

Tampa is located in Hillsborough County, FL. The population is 347,650, making Tampa the largest city in Hillsborough County and the 3rd largest city in the state of Florida.

There are 191 public schools in Tampa with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Tampa is moderate, and there are 1,310 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Tampa is moderate and the median home sales price is $178,950.

Cities near Tampa include Egypt Lake Leto, Carrollwood and Town n Country.

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 13.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 52.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 34%

Crime Rate

2.06% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 164
  • Violent Crimes: 631
  • Robbery: 184
  • Burglary: 503
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

59.52% Higher than national avg.
  • 1,310 offenders in Tampa
  • 37.68 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $215,000
  • Median Sales Price: $178,950
  • Foreclosures: 3,319
  • Homes For Sale: 2,025
  • Homes For Rent: 264

Environmental Hazards

2,296 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 84
  • Registered Polluters: 103
  • Superfunds: 99
  • Tanks & Spills: 2,010

Unemployment

Moderate 4.8%
  • Florida unemployment average: 4.9%
  • National unemployment average: 4.6%

Schools view all

191 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 191 K-12 public schools in Tampa, FL and 82 private schools. Homefacts rates Tampa's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

1,310 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index view report

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Violent Crime Index
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Real Estate view all

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$215,000 compared to September 2015
Median Sales Price
$178,950 compared to September 2015

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    13%
  • Rented
    45.2%
  • Owned
    41.8%

2,025 Homes For Sale View All

$169,000
4519 W Hanna Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$260,000
15902 Country Farm Place
Tampa, FL 33624
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,250,000
4607 S Ferdinand Avenue
Tampa, FL 33611
5 Beds | 4 Baths

3,319 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
$110,000  
$NR
Dunham Station
Tampa, FL 33647
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$NR
Cozumel Isle
Tampa, FL 33647
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$NR
Bowen Daniel
Tampa, FL 33616
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Portside
Tampa, FL 33647
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2,555 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Tampa, FL issued 2,555 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,555 permits, 712 were issued for single family homes and 1,843 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Tampa, FL issued 1,854 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,854 permits, 686 were issued for single family homes and 1,168 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

264 Rental Properties View All

$825
5604 Pinnacle Heights Circle
Tampa, FL 33624
1 Beds | 1 Baths
$1,650
11422 Cypress Reserve Drive
Tampa, FL 33626
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$775
8630 Mallard Reserve Drive
Tampa, FL 33614
1 Beds | 1 Baths
$1,495
13040 Terrace Springs Drive
Tampa, FL 33637
4 Beds | 2 Baths

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Environmental Hazards

2296 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Tampa, FL
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Tampa, FL
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  • Superfunds
    in Tampa, FL
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Tampa, FL
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (437/443)
    Tampa, FL has 98.65% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Tampa, FL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.69 Average
    Tampa, FL is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 62.08°
  • February 63.5°
  • March 67.17°
  • April 73.9°
  • May 79.3°
  • June 82.8°
  • July 83.3°
  • August 83.97°
  • September 82.45°
  • October 76.57°
  • November 68.03°
  • December 64.33°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Tampa, FL

Earthquakes
Tampa, FL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Tampa, FL has a high risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Tampa, FL has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Tampa, FL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Tampa, FL: $45,709

Median Cost Of Living

Cost of Living index National Average is 100. Values under are lower cost and values over are higher cost.

Unemployment

Unemployment in Tampa is 4.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.9% and 6.0% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 32.81%
White Collar - 67.19%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Rick Scott
  • Sen. Bill Nelson
  • Sen. Marco Rubio

City Representatives

  • Kathy Castor
  • Dennis Ross

Neighborhood Info

6 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

244 FCC Towers view all

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