Tampa FL Real Estate:

Compared to other Florida metros, Tampa has a more sprawling network of neighborhoods that are connected to a smaller city center. This Gulf Coast city offers ever-expanding opportunities for young professionals and recent college graduates. There are currently 2,022 properties for sale in Tampa, where the median listing price is $279,995. The Zillow Home Value Index is $185,700. Home values have increased by 12.9 percent over the past year, and are expected to rise another 3.7 percent over the next 12 months. The median price per square foot in Tampa is $167. On average, homes for sale in Tampa stay on the market for 52 days and receive one offer. Tampa has a walk score of 50, a transit score of 30 and a bike score of 53. Tampa is home to approximately 335,749 people and 302,205 jobs.

Tampa FL Demographics:

The median age in Tampa is 34 and the median household income is $44,185 per year. Popular Tampa neighborhoods include East Tampa, Gandy-Sun Bay South, Tampa Palms, Lowry Park Central, Terrace Park, North Hyde Park, West Meadows, Northeast Macfarlane and Temple Crest.

Things to do in Tampa:

Tampa is only 30 miles from St. Pete Beach, and Tampa Bay is a popular place to sail and fish. Ybor City is a historic Tampa district founded by cigar manufacturers, where Cuban, Spanish and Italian influences remain in the cuisine and architecture. The University of Tampa and the University of South Florida are in Tampa. Other attractions include the Florida Aquarium, Busch Gardens and the Henry B. Plant Museum.

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