What you need to know about Tampa, FL

Tampa, the nation's 54th largest city,  has all of Florida’s natural advantages – warmth, the bay, the river – but is less tourist-filled than Orlando or Miami, meaning it can focus more of its efforts on creating livable places for its residents. The two time Top 100 Best Places to Live recipient offers museums, attractions, and a thriving restaurant scene as well as good schools and a great hospital system.

 

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Top 10 Best Beer Cities 2014
7 Can't Miss Moments in Tampa, FL
Tampa embraces natural wonders and extraordinary people.
Things To Do in Tampa, FL
Tampa's small-town vibe and big-city amenities give residents plenty of options for fun and entertainment.

Population

348,934
Up by 3.88%
Why Tampa, FL is a Top 100 Best Place to Live
Tampa's mix of good restaurants, amenities and strong health-care industry make it a great place to live.
7 Can't Miss Moments in Tampa, FL
Tampa embraces natural wonders and extraordinary people.

Nearby Cities

Things To Do in Tampa, FL
Tampa's small-town vibe and big-city amenities give residents plenty of options for fun and entertainment.

Housing

Homes Owned 49.57%
49.57% Complete
Homes Rented 50.43%
50.43% Complete

Real Estate

In Tampa, Florida


Ready to move to Tampa? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Tampa.

Median Home Price

$157,500
Higher than the state average

Schools

In Tampa, Florida


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Tampa rates.

Median Household Income

$43,740
Lower than the national average

Business

In Tampa, Florida


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Tampa.

Residents

Most residents are
25-34 Years old

Health

In Tampa, Florida


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Tampa.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 34%
34% Complete
Graduated High School 86%
86% Complete

Tampa, FL's Rankings

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Top 10 Best Beer Cities 2014

More About Tampa, FL

Why Tampa, FL is a Top 100 Best Place to Live
Tampa's mix of good restaurants, amenities and strong health-care industry make it a great place to live.
7 Can't Miss Moments in Tampa, FL
Tampa embraces natural wonders and extraordinary people.
Things To Do in Tampa, FL
Tampa's small-town vibe and big-city amenities give residents plenty of options for fun and entertainment.