Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
3.19M
1.53% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42.1
0.237% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
12.6%
2.23% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$67,197
9.94% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$273,000
19% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
1.52M
2.32% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL had a population of 3.19M people with a median age of 42.1 and a median household income of $67,197. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL grew from 3.15M to 3.19M, a 1.53% increase and its median household income grew from $61,121 to $67,197, a 9.94% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.4%), White (Hispanic) (8.92%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.45%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.78%).

None of the households in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.8% of the residents in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are University of South Florida (14,285 degrees awarded in 2022), Ultimate Medical Academy (7,575 degrees), and Hillsborough Community College (7,304 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was $273,000, and the homeownership rate was 66.9%.

Most people in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL is home to a population of 3.19M people, from which 93.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 14.6% of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL residents were born outside of the country (466k people).

In 2022, there were 5.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.92M people) in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 364k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 285k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.8%
2022 Citizenship
93.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.8% of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was 93.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.92M ± 2.26k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    364k ± 3.01k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    285k ± 6.78k
21%
Hispanic Population
669k people

In 2022, there were 5.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.92M people) in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 364k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 285k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

21% of the people in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are hispanic (669k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,003,261 ± 24,014 people
  2. Haiti
    344,713 ± 14,299 people
  3. Colombia
    299,067 ± 13,333 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,003,261 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 344,713 and Colombia with 299,067.

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Foreign-Born Population

14.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
466k people
14.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
453k people

As of 2022, 14.6% of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL residents (466k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was 14.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    72,370 ± 1,757
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    50,335 ± 2,177
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    35,863 ± 1,665

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL employs 1.52M people. The largest industries in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (215,815 people), Retail Trade (182,454 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (142,007 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($85,956), Utilities ($71,100), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($70,069).

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,054. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.52M
2022 Value
± 11,019
2.32%
1 Year growth
± 0.982%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL grew at a rate of 2.32%, from 1.48M employees to 1.52M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (186,904 people), Management Occupations (174,605 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (174,004 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.52M
2022 Value
± 11,019
2.32%
1 Year growth
± 0.982%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL grew at a rate of 2.32%, from 1.48M employees to 1.52M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (215,815 people), Retail Trade (182,454 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (142,007 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, though some of these residents may live in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$47,735
Median earning men ± $576
$38,519
Median earning women ± $475

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,994), Information ($70,587), and Public Administration ($69,884).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,625), Public Administration ($50,445), and Wholesale Trade ($49,681).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 36,199
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 23,525
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 22,348
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL awarded 49,645 degrees. The student population of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 55,508 male students and 88,491 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are White (23,088 and 48.3%), followed by Black or African American (9,555 and 20%), Hispanic or Latino (9,093 and 19%), and Unknown (2,321 and 4.86%).

The largest universities in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL by number of degrees awarded are University of South Florida (14,285 and 28.8%), Ultimate Medical Academy (7,575 and 15.3%), and Hillsborough Community College (7,304 and 14.7%).

The most popular majors in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (7,843 and 15.8%), Medical Insurance Specialist (3,835 and 7.72%), and Registered Nursing (2,390 and 4.81%).

The median tuition costs in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are $17,060 for private four year colleges, and $2,120 and $8,523 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 41.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 143,999 (38.5% men and 61.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 143,999 students enrolled in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, 38.5% men and 61.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 65,254 records, of which 60.8% were women and 39.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 7,554 degrees awarded
  2. 2,876 degrees awarded
  3. 1,587 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 7,554 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 14,285 degrees awarded
  2. 7,575 degrees awarded
  3. 7,304 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of South Florida with 14,285 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 16,557 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, which is 0.5 times less than the 33,088 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 23,088 degrees mean that there were 2.42 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 9,555 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($17,060) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($3,416) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was $273,000 in 2022, which is 0.968 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $229,400 to $273,000, a 19% increase. The homeownership rate in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL is 66.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL have an average commute time of 27.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL is $67,197. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was St. Johns County, FL with a value of $100,020, followed by Santa Rosa County, FL and Nassau County, FL, with respective values of $84,715 and $84,085.

Property

$273,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$1,612
$857,640
Median Property Taxes
±$7,666

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

66.9%
Homeownership
2022
65.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.9% of the housing units in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was St. Johns County, FL with a value of $100,020, followed by Santa Rosa County, FL and Nassau County, FL, with respective values of $84,715 and $84,085.

The following map shows all of the counties in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$67,197
Median Household Income
± $521
1.28M
Number of Households
± 9,233

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.28M households in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL grew to $67,197 from the previous year's value of $61,121.

The following chart displays the households in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.2%)
  3. Carpooled (8.14%)

In 2022, 72.3% of workers in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.2%) and those who carpooled to work (8.14%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

27.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL have a longer commute time (27.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.24% of the workforce in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL (396k out of 3.14M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

88.5% of the population of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL has health coverage, with 42% on employee plans, 14.4% on Medicaid, 14.6% on Medicare, 15% on non-group plans, and 2.55% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Florida see 1372 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.939% decrease from the previous year (1385 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1631 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 546 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,372 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Florida

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,372 patients per year. This represents a 0.939% decrease from the previous year (1,385 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Florida in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.9% under 18 years, 20% between 18 and 34 years, 39.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

11.5%
Uninsured
42%
Employer Coverage
14.4%
Medicaid
14.6%
Medicare
15%
Non-Group
2.55%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL declined by 1.95% from 11.7% to 11.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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