East Tampa

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East Tampa
Neighborhood
East Tampa is located in Florida
East Tampa
East Tampa
Location within the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°58′25″N 82°26′8″W / 27.97361°N 82.43556°W / 27.97361; -82.43556Coordinates: 27°58′25″N 82°26′8″W / 27.97361°N 82.43556°W / 27.97361; -82.43556
Country United States
State Florida
County Hillsborough
City Tampa
Population (2010)
 • Total 16,355
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 33605 and 33610
Area code(s) 813

East Tampa is a district within the city limits of Tampa, Florida. As of the 2010 census the neighborhood had a population of 16,355. The ZIP Codes serving the neighborhood are 33605 and 33610. The district is about four miles northeast of Downtown Tampa.

Geography[edit]

East Tampa boundaries are roughly Hillsborough Avenue to the north, 15th Street to the west, Interstate 4 to the south, and 40th Street to the east. [1]

History[edit]

The area has been the location of several riots.

Demographics[edit]

Source: Hillsborough County Atlas

As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 16,355 people and 5,565 households residing in the neighborhood. The population density was 4,447/mi². The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 10% White, 84% Black or African American, less than 1% Native American, less than 1% Asian, less than 2% from other races, and 2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11% of the population.

There were 5,565 households out of which 31% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 22% were married couples living together, 18% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17% were non-families. 27% of all households were made up of individuals.

In the neighborhood the population was spread out with 31% under the age of 18, 22% from 18 to 34, 18% from 35 to 49, 17% from 50 to 64, and 13% who were 65 years of age or older. For every 100 females there were 87.4 males.

The per capita income for the neighborhood was $11,133. About 33% of the population were below the poverty line, including 47.0% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.

Areas within East Tampa[edit]

East Tampa consists of three distinct areas:

Education[edit]

East Tampa is served by Hillsborough County Public Schools, which serves Hillsborough County. Schools which are located within the neighborhood are as follows: [2]

Elementary[edit]

  • Edison
  • Lockhart
  • Lomax
  • Potter

Middle[edit]

  • Andrew J. Ferrell Middle Magnet School
  • Benjamin Franklin Middle Magnet School
  • Orange Grove Middle Magnet School
  • Nathan B. Young Middle Magnet School

High[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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