Tampa Heights

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Overview for Tampa Heights, FL

10,214 people live in Tampa Heights, where the median age is 36.4 and the average individual income is $25,760.15. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

36.4 years

Median Age


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Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Tampa Heights, FL

Tampa Heights has 4,345 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Tampa Heights do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,214 people call Tampa Heights home. The population density is 5,131.62 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

49.24 / 50.76%

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65-74 Years


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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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Schools in Tampa Heights, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Tampa Heights. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Waters Career Center
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Hillsborough Virtual Franchise High School
K - 12th
No rating available
Hillsborough Virt Instr Prgs
K - 12th
No rating available
9th - 12th
Patricia Sullivan Metropolitan Ministries Partnership School
K - 5th
Hillsborough Virtual Instruction Course Offerings
1st - 12th
No rating available
Tampa Adventist Academy
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Graham Elementary School
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Hillsborough Virtual School
K - 12th

Around Tampa Heights, FL

There's plenty to do around Tampa Heights, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Te Invito, Casino Bakery, and Rolling Video Games.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.11 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.51 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.52 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.48 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.88 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.65 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Welcome to Tampa Heights, Florida

This charming residential neighborhood offers balmy, warm weather, a close-knit environment, and charming residential areas that locals absolutely adore. Just five miles from the heart of downtown Tampa, Tampa Heights offers quick access to many different neighborhoods, events, great restaurants, and spots for fun. Neighborhoods here are family-friendly, dog-friendly, and walkable.
Many Tampa Heights homes boast Florida’s traditional bungalow style, and locals love the charm and allure of these classic homes. Colors range from neutral to pastel shades, all adding to the neighborhood's charm. 
Newer builds are equally as interesting as the original homes in the area, taking classic designs and elevating them with multiple floors, larger windows, higher ceilings, and modern interiors reminiscent of contemporary mansions. Some feature porches, garages, and balconies on higher floors.

What to Love

  • Easy access to Downtown Tampa 
  • Fun homes with modern and classic style mixes 
  • Friendly and fun-loving locals 
  • Nearby green spaces for outdoor fun

Local Lifestyle

Tampa Heights' suburban atmosphere is both fun and peaceful at the same time. Depending on the time, day, and season, there is a balanced ebb and flow of activity and energy. Summers are bursting with possibility and fun, where music and food festivals, events, trips to the beach, and local water parks and rivers keep residents active in Florida’s hottest months. Comfortability is a key component of lifestyle in Tampa Heights. Its walkable residential areas are perfect for simple errands, visiting friends, and accessing neighborhood amenities.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Visit Ulele to experience craft beers and rustic-chic Floridian fare inspired by tropical ingredients and native cultures. If you aren’t entirely certain what you’re craving, visit the Heights Public Market located inside Armature Works. This busy indoor space features options for Asian food at Bento, beers at Bar AW, or classic American fare at Graze 1910. Plus, Steelbach and Oak & Ola’s offerings would make any foodie drool! Armature Works is also an awesome destination for local shopping and hosting or attending an event with friends. 

Things to Do

Tampa Heights’ locals frequent ZooTampa at Lowry Park and The Florida Aquarium for a chance to encounter exotic animals. It’s recommended to visit either option at least once, as they both offer individual experiences that are fun and unique. Museum lovers are keen on the area as well, lured in by nearby offerings such as the Tampa Bay History Center and the MOSI Museum of Science and Industry. Plus, famed, historic Ybor City is just a hop, skip, and a jump away.

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