Downtown Tampa Quick Facts: 2014

The Tampa Downtown Partnership maintains a variety of downtown Tampa facts.  Facts and figures are updated annually.  If you wish to learn about Tampa or seek additional information about any of the figures listed, please contact us or call 813.221.3686.   A PDF copy of this report is available by clicking here.  

General size | Development & Investment | Office Space & Workforce | Retail & Amenities | Hotels & Conventions
Transit & Parking | Education | Residential | Arts & Entertainment | Parks & Green Spaces | Sources | Disclaimer

General size of Downtown Tampa:

  • 760 acres (220 blocks)

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Development & Investment:

  • Residential: 1,354 Newly Opened Units 2013-2014 | 889 Under Construction | +2,637 Planned Units
  • Commercial/Master Plan: SPP owned Waterfront Property - 40 acre mixed use vision plan to include hotel, meeting space, office headquarters, medical campus, retail/restaurants, parking

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Office Space & Workforce:

  • Downtown employees: 58,437
  • Total office space:  6,405,382 square feet
  • Average vacancy rate: 13.1%
  • Average rent: $22.10

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Retail & Amenities:

  • Number of restaurants: 134 (81 serving dinner)
  • Number of grocery stores: 1
  • Number of drug stores: 1
  • Number of retail stores: 50
  • Number of movie theaters: 1
  • Number of churches: 8
  • Number medical/physical therapy offices: 10
  • Fitness centers: 12
  • Banks/credit unions: 17
  • Number of places offering WiFi: 87

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Hotels & Conventions:

  • Hotels: 12
  • Hotel rooms: 2,974

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Transit & Parking: 

  • Public parking spaces: +23,000
  • On-street parking spaces: +2,000
  • Bike racks: 200
  • BikeShare stations: 30
  • Bike lanes current or planned: 14
  • Street way-finding signs: 174
  • Bus routes into downtown: 27
  • Megabus.com City-to-City Service: Orlando, Miami

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Education:

  • Number of schools: 9
  • Number of Students: 11,000
  • Levels of Education: Pre-K through Jurist Doctorate
  • Types of Schools: Public & Private

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Residential:

Residents : 8,100 within Downtown Tampa's Special Service District

Age Demographics
25 to 34 = 35.7%; 35 to 44 = 26.3%;
45 to 54 = 20.8%; 55 to 64 = 11%; 65+ = 4.3%


Household Income:
Up to $50K = !0.4%; $50K to $99K = 24.3%
$100K to $149K = 26.6%; $150K to $199K = 15.8%
$200K to $249K = 11.7%; $250K+ = 11.3%
  • Gender: Female 46.5%  Male 53.5%
  • Total residential units: 4,979
  • Residential units under construction 2014: 889
  • Residential units in planning phase 2014: +2,637
  • Average residential unit sale price:  $222/sq. ft.
  • Average apartment rental rate: $1.90/ sq. ft. per month
  • People living within 3 miles of downtown:  98,080

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Arts & Entertainment:

  • Museums: 10
  • Art galleries: 1
  • Performing Arts: 2
  • Attendees to downtown events 2014: +4 Million (does not include hotel hosted conventions)

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Parks & Green Spaces:

Downtown Parks 12 (4 dog parks)
Length of Riverwalk: 2.2 miles
Completed segments: 11,385 feet
Planned (Doyle Carlton Segment): 2,050 feet
By Developer or (remaining) 4,230 feet


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Sources: 

2014 Tampa Downtown Workforce-Residential Study, Cushman & Wakefield, City of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture & the Arts, U.S. Census Bureau, Tampa-Hillsborough County Planning Commission, Metropolitan Planning Organization, Smith and Associates, Inc., Arts Council of Hillsborough County and Tampa Bay & Company.

* Indicates that the figure provided is an estimate derived from a variety of sources
‡ This figure is based on the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau findings
† This figure includes all downtown hotels
± Finding based on the 2014 Downtown Tampa Worker-Resident Study.

Disclaimer:

The Tampa Downtown Partnership maintains that the information provided is based on reliable information from various sources.  The information is subject to change without notice and should be clarified for any updated figures prior to use.  

Revised March 2015










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