Downtown Tampa Quick Facts: 2013

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.  Visit the Partnership's Reports section for more downtown Tampa facts.

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:

  • Total completed 2012: +$117 million*
  • Total development/redevelopment planned, under construction or completed in 2013: +$1.63 billion
  • 2013 residential units under construction: 976
  • 2013 units planned: 746

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Office Space & Workforce:

  • Downtown employees: 58,437
  • Total office space:  6,453,007 square feet
  • Average vacancy rate: 14.1%
  • Average rent: $20.90

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Retail & Amenities:

  • Number of restaurants: 118
  • Number of grocery stores: 1
  • Number of drug stores: 1
  • Number of retail stores: 49
  • Number of movie theaters: 1
  • Number of bookstores: 2
  • Number of churches: 8
  • Number of places offering WiFi: 87
  • Number of medical/dental offices: 12

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Hotels & Conventions:

  • Hotels: 10 + 2 under construction in 2013
  • Hotel rooms: 2,794 + 2 hotels under construction will add 260 rooms

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Transit & Parking: 

  • Public parking spaces: +23,000
  • On-street parking spaces: +2,000
  • Bike racks: 150
  • Bike lanes current or planned: 14
  • Street way-finding signs: 174
  • Bus routes into downtown: 30

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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 : 6,784 (includes Harbour Island) ±

Age Demographics

 


Household Income

 

  • Gender: Female 44.2%  Male 55.8%
  • Total residential units: 4,523
  • Total residential investment in 2010: $84,000,000
  • Residential units under construction: 480
  • Average residential unit sale price:  $176/sq. ft.
  • Average apartment rental rate: $1.48/ sq. ft. per month
  • People living within 3 miles of downtown:  98,080

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Arts & Entertainment:

  • Museums: 10
  • Art galleries: 1
  • Attendees to downtown events in 2012: 4.6 Million*

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Parks & Green Spaces:

Miles of waterfront trails/parks in downtown: 1.5 miles
Length of Riverwalk: 2.4 miles
Completed segments: 9,925 feet
Under construction (Kennedy Segment): 1,460 feet
Planned (Doyle Carlton Segment): 2,050 feet
By Developer or (remaining) 4,230 feet
2011 investment: $6,330,000*


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Sources: 

2012 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 2007 U.S. Census Bureau findings
† This figure includes all downtown hotels
± Finding based on the 2010 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 October 2013










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