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Tampa's economy is founded on a diverse base that includes tourism, agriculture, construction, finance, health care, government, technology, and the Port of Tampa. Contributing to the success of the community is the way businesses, city government, and citizens work together to make Tampa a better place to live.

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Find your dream home to buy in Tampa, Florida with the help of our experienced Tampa realtors. Eaton Realty brings over 140 years of combined knowledge and expertise to the table. Our realtors can help you find the best home at the best possible price. You can browse homes currently available for sale in Tampa further below.

The City of Tampa is the largest city in Hillsborough County, is the county seat, and is the third-most populous city in Florida. Tampa's economy is founded on a diverse base that includes technology, tourism, agriculture, construction, finance, health care, government, and the Port of Tampa. Tampa is located along Florida’s Gulf Coast and is a major business center, but also known for its museums and other cultural offerings. Tampa, Florida has an enormous variety of attractions and perks for the people who live in and around the city. Waterside cafes, Busch Gardens, the Florida Aquarium, Channelside shopping, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Rays, and Lightning are just a few of the biggest attractions. Then there’s Ybor City, where visitors can find hand-rolled cigars and Cuban sandwiches. Every year, the Gasparilla Pirate Festival draws a huge crowd of local and out-of-state guests. 

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Finding your next home might sound like a daunting and time-consuming venture, but the Eaton team makes the process easy. In fact, our process can be broken down into three simple steps: 

  1. Pre-approval: It’s important to know what you can afford before you start looking for a home. We can match you with a mortgage broker to get you pre-approved. You can also use our free mortgage calculator to estimate monthly payments for homes.  
  2. Search: Once we know what your price range is, we’ll work closely with you to determine your needs and wants in a home so that we can create your search criteria. Our team will then send you houses that meet your criteria and book showings for homes you’re interested in seeing. 
  3. Close: When you find a home you like, we’ll advise you on the offer process and help you negotiate the best possible price. Our team will also support you all the way to the closing table from appraisals to title and insurance. 

Eaton realtors are all full-time realtors. This means you won’t have any issues obtaining guidance or reaching your real estate agent. We want you to be able to move into a new home with confidence. Ready to start the process of buying a new home? Click the button below to contact the Eaton team. 

Tampa Housing Market Statistics

Housing Market Data
Median home listing price$430,000
Median home listing price per square foot$269
Median days on the market46
Median rent price$2,150 per month
Owner-occupied housing unit rate49.3%

Tampa Population & Demographic Statistics

Total Population
Total Population387,050
Gender Breakdown
Female50.7%
Male49.3%
Age Breakdown
Under 18 years old21.4%
18 - 64 years old65.9%
65 years old and above12.7%
Household Breakdown
Households156,705
Persons per household2.45
Education Breakdown
High school graduate or higher (Age 25+)88.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher (Age 25+)39.9%
Economy Breakdown
Median household income$55,634
Population in the labor force (Age 16+)65.3%

Climate & Weather In Tampa

Tampa is great if you’re someone who prefers living in warmer climates. The temperature varies throughout the year and ranges from 52°F in the winter to 90°F in the summer. It’s very rare that the temperature ever dips below 38°F or rises above 94°F. 

The summers can be warm and muggy, while the winters can be cool and windy. Tampa’s hot season lasts 4.9 months from May to early October. The hottest month of the year in Tampa is July with an average high of 90°F. 

You’ll have no problem soaking in rays and getting Vitamin D in Tampa. Tampa receives an average of 2,927 hours of sunlight a year with 101 clear days. 

Tampa receives about 51 inches of rain annually, which is above the national average of 38 inches per year. Rain occurs throughout the year, but rainy days are most prevalent in July and least prevalent in November. 

Overall, Tampa’s weather and climate are comfortable and enjoyable. Over half of the year is favorable for water and hot-weather activities. 

Schools In Tampa

If a quality public education is a priority for your family, then you’re looking for a home in the right place. Tampa is home to some of the best public schools in Florida. Many of Tampa’s schools test well above the state average. Tampa schools are a part of the Hillsborough County school district

The top 10 schools in each grade category can be found below. You’ll find a school score based out of 10 next to each school. These scores are provided by GreatSchools.

Elementary Schools In Tampa

SchoolGreat Schools ScoreTypeStudents EnrolledStudents Per Teacher
Bryant Elementary School10/10Public district98115:1
Gorrie Elementary School9/10Public district57418:1
Grady Elementary School9/10Public district53613:1
Roland Park K-8 Magnet School9/10Public district77113:1
Roosevelt Elementary School9/10Public district74015:1
Northwest Elementary School9/10Public district65714:1
Chiles Elementary School9/10Public district
87915:1
Pride Elementary School9/10Public district73315:1
Horizon Charter School of Tampa9/10Public charter30318:1
Macfarlane Park Elementary Magnet School9/10Public district37313:1

Middle Schools In Tampa

SchoolGreat Schools ScoreTypeStudents EnrolledStudents Per Teacher
Coleman Middle School9/10Public district104118:1
Roland Park K-8 Magnet School9/10Public district77113:1
Williams Middle Magnet School9/10Public district83116:1
Horizon Charter School of Tampa9/10Public district30318:1
Rampello K-8 Magnet School8/10Public district77716:1
Hillsborough Academy Of Math And Science8/10Public charter80114:1
Farnell Middle School8/10Public district123219:1
Hillsborough Virtual School7/10Public district33610:1
Tinker Elementary School7/10Public district63516:1
Wilson Middle School7/10Public district66717:1

High Schools In Tampa

SchoolGreat Schools ScoreTypeStudents EnrolledStudents Per Teacher
Brooks Debartolo Collegiate High School8/10Public charter60917:1
Hillsborough Virtual School7/10Public district33610:1
Plant High School7/10Public district250321:1
Sickles High School7/10Public district237919:1
Tampa Bay Tech High School6/10Public district205120:1
Robinson High School5/10Public district156919:1
Alonso High School5/10Public district258219:1
Gaither High School4/10Public district203717:1
Florida Connections Academy4/10Public charter1433N/A
Middleton High School4/10Public district159516:1

Things To Do In Tampa

There is no shortage of fun and entertainment in Tampa. There’s something for everyone here with a perfect mix of both family-friendly and adult activities. The city also has a vibrant culinary scene with many exceptional bars and restaurants to choose from. Below are a few things you could do in Tampa. 

Enjoy A Show At The Straz Center For The Performing Arts

The Straz Center For The Performing Arts regularly hosts a wide array of different plays, musicals, and concerts. You’ll experience world-class performances in one of the largest entertainment facilities in the Southeastern United States. You can view upcoming shows on the Straz Center events page.

Observe Fish At The Florida Aquarium

There are certainly plenty of fish in Tampa Bay, but you can see a more diverse collection of aquatic life at the Florida Aquarium. The aquarium is rated as one of the best in the country and offers many unique experiences. SeaTREK gives non-divers the incredible opportunity to swim underwater alongside sea turtles, bonnethead sharks, spotted eagle rays, and hundreds of other fish. 

Entertain The Kids At Glazer Children’s Museum

The Glazer Children’s Museum offers a sanctuary for kids to play and explore. The 53,000 square foot building is crammed with fun exhibits and activities ideal for children in the age range of 0 to 10 years old. 

Connect With Animals At ZooTampa At Lowry Park

Feed rhinos, hang out with giant turtles, take pictures with elephants and more at ZooTampa. ZooTampa at Lowry Park is home to over 1,300 animals. There are several different interactive experiences that allow you to get up close and personal with zoo wildlife. 

Blast And Game At Laser Ops Extreme Gaming Arcade

Looking for a fun indoor activity to beat the heat, or get out on a rainy day? Look no further than Laser Ops Extreme Gaming Arcade. Laser Ops offers arcade games, VR games, bazooka ball, archery tag, and laser tag. Kids will have a blast here while parents enjoy lounging at the full sports bar, or playing classic 80’s pinball machines. 

Enjoy A Tranquil Round Of Golf At Westchase Golf Club

Westchase Golf Club offers residents a quiet escape from hectic day-to-day life. Westchase is recognized by the National Golf Foundation as one of the top 10 courses in the United States and the best course in the state of Florida. The fairways are long and narrow, while the greens are fast and smooth.

Explore The Waters Of Tampa Bay By Kayak

We’d be remiss not to mention an activity on the beautiful bay that Tampa overlooks. There are many different kayak rental companies scattered throughout Tampa. Manatees migrate to the area every winter in search of warmer waters. You can kayak on Crystal River (1.5 hours north of Tampa) to kayak with the manatees in the winter. Kayaking through the mangrove tunnels at Weedon Island in nearby St. Petersburg is also an incredible experience.  

Get An Adrenaline Rush At Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Are you an adrenaline junky? Busch Gardens Tampa Bay may be the place for you. Busch Gardens is an African-inspired animal theme park with some of Florida’s best coasters and thrill rides. There’s a nice mix of kid-friendly and adult attractions. Busch Gardens also hosts several themed events throughout the year, including Howl-O-Scream. 

Catch A Sports Game

Tampa is home to three different professional sports teams. You can watch a baseball game with the Tampa Bay Rays, a hockey game with the Tampa Bay Lightning, or a football game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. There are also a number of other semi-pro and collegiate sports teams that play across Tampa Bay’s premier sports facilities. 

Nearby Cities

If you’re open to exploring options beyond Tampa, our real estate agents can set up a search radius that includes neighboring cities. Cities near Tampa include: 

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