Egypt Lake-Leto, Florida

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Egypt Lake-Leto, Florida
U.S. Census map of Egypt Lake-Leto CDP, Florida
U.S. Census map of Egypt Lake-Leto CDP, Florida
Location in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida
Location in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°0′55″N 82°30′26″W / 28.01528°N 82.50722°W / 28.01528; -82.50722Coordinates: 28°0′55″N 82°30′26″W / 28.01528°N 82.50722°W / 28.01528; -82.50722
CountryUnited States
 • Total6.23 sq mi (16.14 km2)
 • Land5.91 sq mi (15.30 km2)
 • Water0.32 sq mi (0.84 km2)
43 ft (13 m)
 • Total36,644
 • Density6,202.44/sq mi (2,394.79/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
Area code813
FIPS code12-20108[2]
GNIS feature ID1853249[3]

Egypt Lake-Leto is a census-designated place in an unincorporated part of Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. The population was 35,282 at the 2010 census.[4] The area is located just north of Tampa International Airport. The ZIP code for Egypt Lake-Leto is 33614.


Egypt Lake-Leto is located in northwestern Hillsborough County at 28°0′55″N 82°30′26″W / 28.01528°N 82.50722°W / 28.01528; -82.50722 (28.015396, -82.507311),[5] 7 miles (11 km) northwest of downtown Tampa. The elevation for the CDP is 45 feet (14 m) above sea level.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.2 square miles (16.1 km2), of which 5.9 square miles (15.3 km2) are land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km2), or 5.16%, are water.[4]

The Egypt Lake-Leto CDP contains the communities of Egypt Lake, Leto, and West Park Estates.


Historical population
Census Pop.

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 35,282 people, 13,800 households, and 8,612 families residing in the census area. The population density was 5,491.7 inhabitants per square mile (2,120.4/km2). There were 15,487 housing units at an average density of 2,433.4 per square mile (939.5/km2). The racial makeup of the community was 26.7% White (non-Hispanic), 12.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 4.2% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 8.2% from other races, and 3.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 60.0% of the population.

There were 13,511 households, out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.1% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.0% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the census area, the population was spread out, with 23.1% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 34.8% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.

The median income for a household in the census area was $38,189, and the median income for a family was $40,787. Males had a median income of $30,875 versus $27,186 for females. The per capita income for the community was $18,196. About 17.0% of families and 21.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.2% of those under age 18 and 18.2% of those age 65 or over.


The area of Egypt Lake-Leto is served by Hillsborough County Schools through Crestwood Elementary School, Egypt Lake Elementary School, Twin Lakes Elementary School, Pierce Middle School, Leto High School, Alonso High School, and Chamberlain High School.


  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 31, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Egypt Lake-Leto CDP, Florida". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 3, 2017.[dead link]
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-01-29.