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 1,274 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Tampa is moderate and the median home sales price is $142,800.

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

Schools

School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 13.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 52.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 33.9%

Crime Rate

16.8% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 157
  • Violent Crimes: 597
  • Robbery: 165
  • Burglary: 555
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

61.65% Higher than national avg.
  • 1,274 offenders in Tampa
  • 36.65 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $100,525
  • Median Sales Price: $142,800
  • Foreclosures: 7,228
  • Homes For Sale: 2,496
  • Homes For Rent: 342

Environmental Hazards

3,086 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 78
  • Registered Polluters: 907
  • Superfunds: 105
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,996

Unemployment

Moderate 6.2%
  • Florida unemployment average: 5.8%
  • National unemployment average: 5.8%

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 Excellent, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

1,274 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
$100,525 compared to October 2013
Median Sales Price
$142,800 compared to October 2013

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    12.5%
  • Rented
    45.4%
  • Owned
    42.1%

2,496 Homes For Sale View All

$134,900
1403 E Henry Avenue
Tampa, FL 33604
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$56,900
11206 N Annette Avenue
Tampa, FL 33612
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$200,000
16115 Copperfield Drive
Tampa, FL 33618
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$168,500
1304 E Frierson Avenue
Tampa, FL 33603
2 Beds | 1 Baths

7,228 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
$81,350  
$50,000
Sierra Palm Pl # 102
Tampa, FL 33615
NR Beds | NR Baths
$212,000
N Oklawaha Ave
Tampa, FL 33617
NR Beds | NR Baths
$94,550
Berkley Dr
Tampa, FL 33610
NR Beds | NR Baths
$129,000
N Oklawaha Ave
Tampa, FL 33617
NR Beds | NR Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

291 Building Permits View All

  • In 2013, the city of Tampa, FL issued 291 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 291 permits, 197 were issued for single family homes and 197 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2012, the city of Tampa, FL issued 2,492 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,492 permits, 547 were issued for single family homes and 547 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

342 Rental Properties View All

$1,195
1037 Andrew Aviles Circle
Tampa, FL 33604
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$825
2119 W Spruce Street
Tampa, FL 33612
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,350
4015 Bayshore Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33618
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$495
913 E 124th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33603
1 Beds | 1 Baths

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Environmental Hazards

3086 Environmental Hazards

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

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (791/824)
    Tampa, FL has 96% 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 7.93 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 very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Tampa, FL has a very low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Tampa, FL: $40,894

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 6.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 5.8% and 5.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 32.95%
White Collar - 67.05%

Politics

State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Alan Grayson
  • Richard B Nugent
  • Gus M Bilirakis

Neighborhood Info

5 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

226 FCC Towers view all

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