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Tampa
  • City in Florida

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Tampa is a city in Florida with a population of 387,916. Tampa is in Hillsborough County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Tampa offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Tampa there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Tampa and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Tampa are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$238,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,131
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    296.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    30
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    71.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    255.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,242.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    130.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

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