Tampa Bay, Florida

The first U.S. Census for Tampa was taken in 1850, when it had a total population of 974, including soldiers stationed at Fort Brooke. In 1860, Tampa did not submit a separate report.
In the year 2000, German (9.2%), Irish (8.4%), English (7.7%), Italian (5.6%), and French (2.4%) were the most prevalent European ancestries in the city.
There were 157,130 households as of 2010, with 13.5% of them being empty. In 2000, 16.1% of homes were headed by women without husbands, while 42.9% of households did not include any children under the age of 18, married couples, or married individuals living together. One person lived alone who was 65 years of age or older in 10.2% of all homes, which included 33.7% of all households.

Tampa demographics
2010 Census Tampa Hillsborough County Florida
Total population 335,709 1,229,226 18,801,310
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010 +10.6% +23.1% +17.6%
Population density 2,960.2/sq mi 1,204.9/sq mi 350.6/sq mi
White (including White Hispanic) 62.9% 71.3% 75.0%
(Non-Hispanic White) 46.3% 53.7% 57.9%
Black or African-American 26.2% 16.7% 16.0%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 23.1% 24.9% 22.5%
Asian 3.4% 3.4% 2.4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Two or more races (Multiracial) 3.2% 3.1% 2.5%
Other 3.8% 5.0% 3.6%

The city’s population was dispersed in 2000, with 24.6% of residents under the age of 18, 10.0% between the ages of 18 and 24, 32.3% between the ages of 25 and 44, 20.5% between the ages of 45 and 64, and 12.5% who were 65 or older. It was 34.7 years old on average. There were 95.3 men for every 100 females. There were 92.1 males for every 100 females that were at least 18 years old. In 2006, the city’s typical household income was $39,602 and the median family income was $45,823. The median salary for men was $40,461 compared to $29,868 for women. The city’s per capita income was $26,522. 16.4% of families and 20.1% of the population were living in poverty. Tampa Bay Culture is defined by its people, who come from all walks of life and bring their own distinct flavor to the city.

In the year 2000, 77.4% of residents only spoke English at home, whereas 22.6% of people did so. Spanish speakers were the most significant, making up 17.8% of the population. Italian was the fourth most spoken language, with 0.6% of the population, and French was third with 0.6%.


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