Tampa is a medium-sized city in Florida with approximately 366,000 residents. The city's residents, at an average age of just over 37, skew younger than most cities in Florida. Residents are fairly evenly split between renting (52%) and owning (48%) their home. At $1,100 per month, the average rent is roughly on par with the state average.
With an average commute time of about 26 minutes, shorter than most cities in Florida, Tampa residents find that traveling to work isn't overly time-consuming. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing mode of getting to work, selected by 41% of workers, while public transit isn't extensively used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.
Many Tampa residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, retail, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 19% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 8% of residents work in sales, making it the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of about $69,000, Tampa workers take home roughly the same as their peers elsewhere in Florida. However, Tampa compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345). Tampa has a relatively large number of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the Florida average, as 7% have earned a Master's or a Doctoral degree. In addition, 15% possess a Bachelor's degree.