Carver City-Lincoln Gardens

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Carver City-Lincoln Gardens
Carver City-Lincoln Gardens is located in Florida
Carver City-Lincoln Gardens
Carver City-Lincoln Gardens
Location within the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°57′22″N 82°30′58″W / 27.95611°N 82.51611°W / 27.95611; -82.51611Coordinates: 27°57′22″N 82°30′58″W / 27.95611°N 82.51611°W / 27.95611; -82.51611
CountryUnited States
 • Total2,204
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
33607 and 33609
Area code(s)813

Carver City-Lincoln Gardens is a neighborhood within the city limits of Tampa, Florida. As of the 2010 census the neighborhood had a population of 2,204. The ZIP Codes serving the neighborhood are 33607 and 33609.


Carver City-Lincoln Gardens boundaries are Tampa International Airport to the north, West Shore Blvd. to the west, Cypress Street to the south, Interstate 275 to the southeast, and Dale Mabry Highway to the east. [1]


Carver City was developed as a Black suburb between 1956-1962 on what was then considered worthless land .[1]


Source: Hillsborough County Atlas

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,204 people and 1,047 households residing in the neighborhood. The population density was 2,546/mi². The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 32% White, 62% African American, 0% Native American, 2% Asian, 2% from other races and 2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12% of the population.

There were 1,047 households out of which 19% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 22% were married couples living together, 19% had a female householder with no husband present, and 8% were non-families. 46% of all households were made up of individuals.

In the neighborhood the population was spread out with 17% under the age of 18, 33% from 18 to 34, 18% from 35 to 49, 16% from 50 to 64, and 16% who were 65 years of age or older. For every 100 females, there were 88.1 males.

The per capita income for the neighborhood was $13,429. About 16% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.0% of those under age 18 and 16.0% of those age 65 or over.

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  1. ^ Planning 1981: Proceedings of the National Planning Conference 0918286263 1982 "Carver City is located on Tampa's westside fringe. It was developed as a Black suburb between 1956-1962 and occupied by lower middle income families moving up to new housing from the older inner city slums due to be razed for urban ... The Black commissioners objected, stating the history of Carver City and the desire of residents to preserve the community. We proposed an alternative plan ." "At the time of initial settlement, Carver City was considered to be located on worthless land in the "boondocks" but by the mid-1970s, it was joined by the new Tampa International Airport and a plethora of light manufacturing and warehousing ..."
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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