Demographic Information for Tampa Florida

We are proud of our City of Tampa, with an estimated population of nearly 400,000 people in the city which is located in Hillsborough County. Tampa is the 3rd largest city in the State of Florida, and ranks 52nd across the United States.

The population rises to over 3 million if we look at the Tampa Bay area which includes Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater as well as other cities in Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties. Tampa Bay is the 18th largest metro area in the United States according to the 2020 U.S. Census.

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City Population: 384,959 people live in the City of Tampa as of 2020 Census

Metro Area Population: 3,175,275 people as of 2020 Census

Median age: 34.7

Age Distribution:
Under 5 years: 6.3%
Under 18 years: 21.4%
65 years and up: 12.7%

Gender Distribution:

Male: 49.3%
Female: 50.7%

Households and families

In 2020 there were 156,705 households in the City of Tampa with an average household size of 2.45 people.


27.9 percent of the population spoke a language other than English at home in 2020.


In 2020, 88.4% percent of people had at least graduated from high school and 39.9 percent had a bachelor's degree or higher.

Veteran Status

18.2% of the residents are Veterans.


Median household income in 2020 was 55,634
Persons in poverty is 17.5%

The City of Tampa's economy is composed primarily of tourists visiting the sate, medical care, the financial and insurance industries, technology, the construction industry, and the maritime industry, due to the port which is the largest in the State of Florida and the 7th largest in the country.

The port is served by Holland America, Royal Caribbean, and Carnival cruise lines. All of which contribute to the tourism in the area.

Tampa, FL Climate

Defined as a humid subtropical climate it features hot and humid summers with frequent thunderstorms. Winters are dry and mild making it a frequent location for "snow birds" visiting in the winter from Northern states. The average daytime high in the winter is 71, and 91 in the summer.

While often threatened by hurricanes, no hurricane has made landfall since 1921. However, because of the location Tampa Bay area is one of the most vulnerable regions in the world for hurricane related storm damage.

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