University Square (Tampa)

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University Square
Neighborhood
University Square is located in Florida
University Square
University Square
Location within the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°2′57″N 82°26′10″W / 28.04917°N 82.43611°W / 28.04917; -82.43611Coordinates: 28°2′57″N 82°26′10″W / 28.04917°N 82.43611°W / 28.04917; -82.43611
Country United States
State Florida
County Hillsborough
City Tampa
Population (2000)
 • Total 7,456
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 33612
Area code(s) 813

University Square is a neighborhood within the city limits of Tampa, Florida. As of the 2000 census the neighborhood had a population of 7,456. The ZIP Code serving the neighborhood is 33612. The neighborhood is close to many attractions and the University of South Florida.

Geography[edit]

University Square boundaries are the unincorporated community of University to the north, 30th Street to the east, Linebaugh Avenue to the south, and 15th Street to the west.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Source: Hillsborough County Atlas

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 7,456 people and 2,802 households residing in the neighborhood. The population density was 7,285/mi². The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 51.0% White, 34.0% African American, 0.0% Native American, 2.0% Asian, less than 6.0% from other races, and 6.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 23.0% of the population.

There were 2,802 households out of which 36% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35% were married couples living together, 22% had a female householder with no husband present, and 8% were non-families. 28% of all households were made up of individuals.

In the neighborhood the population was spread out with 29% under the age of 18, 30% from 18 to 34, 21% from 35 to 49, 11% from 50 to 64, and 9% who were 65 years of age or older. For every 100 females there were 97.2 males.

The per capita income for the neighborhood was $13,986. About 19.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.0% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.

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