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Population (year 2000): 21,003. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,651 (+7.8% change)
Males: 10,054 (47.9%), Females: 10,949 (52.1%)

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Median resident age: 45.4 years
Median household income: $38,251 (year 2000)
Median house value: $107,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Tarpon Springs:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.0%)
  • Black (6.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (17.7%), Irish (14.9%), English (12.3%), Greek (11.8%), Italian (9.5%), United States (4.3%).

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Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 9.1 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Tarpon Springs

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tarpon Springs city

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

10.2% Foreign born (5.6% Europe, 1.9% Latin America, 1.2% North America, 1.2% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,988 (+10.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harbor, FL Palm (4.5 miles pop. 59,248).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Tampa, (23.6 miles pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (874.6 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: FL Holiday, (2.7 miles Square, FL (4.4 miles Beacon Harbor, FL Palm (4.5 miles FL (5.3 miles Elfers, Lake, FL (5.4 miles East FL (6.3 miles Trinity, Port Richey, FL New (7.5 miles FL Dunedin, (8.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 104 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 1997: 113 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 1998: 230 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 1999: 198 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2000: 257 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2001: 263 buildings, average cost: $185,300
  • 2002: 227 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2003: 220 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2004: 126 buildings, average cost: $212,600
  • 2005: 448 buildings, average cost: $212,500

Latitude: 28.15 N, Longitude: 82.76 W

Area code: 727


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.4%), Retail trade (13.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,178 (+5.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,259 (25.6%)


 

Crime in Tarpon Springs by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 0 1 2 0 3
    per 100,000 9.5 0.0 4.8 9.5 0.0 14.3
Rapes 13 6 5 12 6 12
    per 100,000 61.9 28.6 23.8 57.1 28.6 57.1
Robberies 28 21 30 21 16 19
    per 100,000 133.3 100.0 142.8 100.0 76.2 90.5
Assaults 147 153 101 115 114 120
    per 100,000 699.9 728.5 480.9 547.5 542.8 571.3
Burglaries 230 203 152 166 143 200
    per 100,000 1095.1 966.5 723.7 790.4 680.9 952.2
Thefts 520 509 435 549 486 526
    per 100,000 2475.8 2423.5 2071.1 2613.9 2314.0 2504.4
Auto thefts 32 29 25 47 76 71
    per 100,000 152.4 138.1 119.0 223.8 361.9 338.0
402.1 362.8 296.3 349.7 312.0 372.4


Average climate in Tarpon Springs, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tarpon Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Tarpon Springs city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/15/1958, a category 4 tornado 34.4 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Robbie Tobeck - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Mar 6, 1970).


Hospital/medical center in Tarpon Springs:
  • HELEN ELLIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1395 S PINELLAS AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Tarpon Springs:
  • NORTH BAY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL)
  • MEASE HOSPITAL COUNTRYSIDE (about 11 miles; SAFETY HARBOR, FL)
  • MORTON PLANT HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; CLEARWATER, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tarpon Springs:
  • ST PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER INTL (about 18 miles; ST PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER, FL; ID: PIE)
  • TAMPA INTL (about 21 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: TPA)
  • MAC DILL AFB (about 28 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: MCF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tarpon Springs:
  • CLEARWATER AIR PARK (about 13 miles; CLEARWATER, FL; ID: CLW)
  • PILOT COUNTRY (about 23 miles; BROOKSVILLE, FL; ID: X05)
  • TAMPA NORTH AERO PARK (about 28 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: X39)

Amtrak station:
TARPON SPRINGS (2337 U.S. 19) - Bus Station

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 17 $34,661 $24,466 9 $6,174
Other and Unallocable 21 $54,711 $31,263 5 $5,390
Water Supply 10 $23,540 $28,248 0 $0
Financial Administration 28 $77,866 $33,371 3 $2,104
Other Government Administration 10 $36,597 $43,916 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 58 $207,632 $42,958 0 $0
Police - Other 3 $6,391 $25,564 9 $8,176
Firefighters 27 $104,529 $46,457 0 $0
Streets and Highways 11 $21,144 $23,066 0 $0
Health 10 $31,499 $37,798 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 5 $11,263 $27,031 0 $0
Sewerage 28 $65,948 $28,263 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 42 $96,867 $27,676 27 $14,075
Totals for Government 270 $772,648 $34,339 53 $35,919


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tarpon Springs:
  • PASCO-HERNANDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,868)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (about 25 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 26,221)
  • HILLSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 9,630)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA (about 25 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 2,963)
  • SAINT LEO UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; ST LEO, FL; FT enrollment: 6,597)
  • MANATEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; BRADENTON, FL; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • TRAVIS TECHNICAL CENTER (about 57 miles; LAKELAND, FL; FT enrollment: 2,057)
Public high schools in Tarpon Springs:
  • EAST LAKE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,252; Location: 1300 SILVER EAGLE DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TARPON SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,883; Location: 1411 S GULF ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tarpon Springs:
  • TARPON SPRINGS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,560; Location: 501 N FLORIDA AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BROOKER CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 793; Location: 3130 FORELOCK ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • TARPON SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 637; Location: 525 N DISSTON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SUNSET HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 559; Location: 1513 GULF ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • TARPON SPRINGS FUNDAMENTAL ELE (Students: 291; Location: 400 E HARRISON STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Tarpon Springs:
  • OUR LORD'S ACADEMY (Students: 38; Location: 1470 E LAKE RD; Grades: PK - 8)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • ST. PETERSBURG COLLEGE Full-time enrollment 10,066
 

Tarpon Springs compared to Florida state average:

    Political

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Tarpon Springs:
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLVU (1470 AM; 5 kW; DUNEDIN, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA BAY, INC.)
  • WGUL (860 AM; 5 kW; DUNEDIN, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WTBN (570 AM; 5 kW; PINELLAS PARK, FL; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTMP (1150 AM; 10 kW; EGYPT LAKE, FL; Owner: TAMPA BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WTIS (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: WTIS-AM, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDAE (620 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLCC (760 AM; 10 kW; BRANDON, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA LICENSEE)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tarpon Springs:
  • WXTB (97.9 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSUN-FM (97.1 FM; HOLIDAY, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC)
  • WDUV (105.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBBY (107.3 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYFE (88.9 FM; TARPON SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLPJ (91.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WSSR (95.7 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYUU (92.5 FM; SAFETY HARBOR, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WGUL-FM (106.3 FM; BEVERLY HILLS, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WLLD (98.7 FM; HOLMES BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tarpon Springs:
  • WTSP (Channel 10; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W36CO (Channel 36; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48AY (Channel 48; OLDSMAR, FL; Owner: AMKA BROADCAST NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W33CC (Channel 33; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • W18DB (Channel 18; PORT RICHEY, ETC., FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WRMD-LP (Channel 57; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ZGS TELEVISION OF TAMPA, INC.)
  • W61AI (Channel 61; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WARP-CA (Channel 20; TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXAX-LP (Channel 26; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVEA-LP (Channel 61; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WMOR-LP (Channel 63; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)

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