Riverside Heights

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Riverside Heights
Riverside Heights is located in Florida
Riverside Heights
Riverside Heights
Location within the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°58′41″N 82°28′27″W / 27.97806°N 82.47417°W / 27.97806; -82.47417Coordinates: 27°58′41″N 82°28′27″W / 27.97806°N 82.47417°W / 27.97806; -82.47417
Country United States
State Florida
County Hillsborough
City Tampa
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,949
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 33602, 33603 and 33607

Riverside Heights is a neighborhood within the city limits of Tampa, Florida. As of the 2000 census the neighborhood had a population of 2,949. The ZIP Codes serving the area are 33602, 33603 and 33607.[1]


Riverside Heights boundaries are South Seminole Heights to the north, Hillsborough River to the west, Columbus Drive to the south, and Tampa Heights to the east.[2] A new marker sign has been put up in the middle of the neighborhood. [1]


Source: Hillsborough County Atlas

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,949 people and 1,299 households residing in the neighborhood. The population density was 4,229/mi². The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 79.0% White, 14.0% African American,less than 1% Native American, 1% Asian, 4.0% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were about 31% of the population.

There were 1,299 households out of which 23% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36% were married couples living together, 17% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9% non-families. 32% of all households were made up of individuals.

In the neighborhood the population was spread out with 20% under the age of 18, 20% from 18 to 34, 24% from 35 to 49, 17% from 50 to 64, and 18% who were 65 years of age or older. For every 100 females there were 84.6 males.

The per capita income for the neighborhood was $19,702. About 10% of the population were below the poverty line. Of those, 27% are under age 18.

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