Welcome to Tampa
Tampa is a large coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 369,075 people and 177 constituent neighborhoods, Tampa is the third largest community in Florida.
Tampa is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.77% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Tampa is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tampa who work in office and administrative support (13.91%), sales jobs (12.57%), and management occupations (10.62%).
Also of interest is that Tampa has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One important feature of Tampa is that it is one of the most car-oriented large cities in the country. In fact, 0.83% of people commute to and from work every day by private automobile, eschewing alternative forms of transportation, which are not widely available in Tampa anyway. So, if you like to drive, Tampa is the city for you! The landscape around Tampa reflects this: wide streets, parking lots, plenty of highways, malls, and shopping centers are what you'll find.
The population of Tampa is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.79% of adults in Tampa have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Tampa in 2010 was $30,269, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $121,076 for a family of four.