Tampa demographics profile

StatisticTampaFloridaNational
Population361,47719,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,18729491
Median age35.141.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%38%43%
Speak English74%72%79%
Speak Spanish19%21%13%
Tampa, FL has a population of 361,477 and is the 53rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,187 per sq mi which is 986% higher than the Florida average and 3418% higher than the national average. The median age in Tampa is 35 which is approximately 16% lower than the Florida average of 42. In Tampa, 43% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 74% speak English and 19% speak Spanish. 43% of Tampa residents were born in Florida, 37% were born out of state, 5% were born outside of the United States and 16% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Tampa is 986% higher than Florida.
  • The median age in Tampa is 16% lower than Florida.
  • In Tampa 65.40% of the population is White.
  • In Tampa 24.27% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Tampa 3.98% of the population is Asian.

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Tampa population breakdown by race

RaceTampaFloridaNational
White65.40%75.90%73.35%
Black or African American24.27%16.14%12.63%
Asian3.98%2.61%5.22%
American Indian0.33%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.06%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race3.12%2.48%3.06%
Other race2.84%2.54%4.75%
In Tampa, 24.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Tampa, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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