Tarpon Springs, FL

Census Place

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2022 Population
25,355
0.863% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
54.1
2.08% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.6%
9.11% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$63,836
9.44% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$292,400
19.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Tarpon Springs, FL had a population of 25.4k people with a median age of 54.1 and a median household income of $63,836. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Tarpon Springs, FL grew from 25,138 to 25,355, a 0.863% increase and its median household income grew from $58,328 to $63,836, a 9.44% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tarpon Springs, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.28%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.87%), White (Hispanic) (4.48%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.66%).

None of the households in Tarpon Springs, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.5% of the residents in Tarpon Springs, FL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Tarpon Springs, FL was $292,400, and the homeownership rate was 79.1%.

Most people in Tarpon Springs, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Tarpon Springs, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Tarpon Springs, FL is home to a population of 25.4k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.3% of Tarpon Springs, FL residents were born outside of the country (2.86k people).

In 2022, there were 12.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.9k people) in Tarpon Springs, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.59k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.23k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.5%
2022 Citizenship
96.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.5% of Tarpon Springs, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Tarpon Springs, FL was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tarpon Springs, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.9k ± 800
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.59k ± 524
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.23k ± 398
11.6%
Hispanic Population
2.94k people

In 2022, there were 12.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.9k people) in Tarpon Springs, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.59k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.23k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.6% of the people in Tarpon Springs, FL are hispanic (2.94k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Tarpon Springs, FL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.86k people
13.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.31k people

As of 2022, 11.3% of Tarpon Springs, FL residents (2.86k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tarpon Springs, FL was 13.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    950 ± 205
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    344 ± 153
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    330 ± 148

Tarpon Springs, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.76 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Tarpon Springs, FL employs 10.7k people. The largest industries in Tarpon Springs, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,703 people), Retail Trade (1,269 people), and Educational Services (1,099 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($84,120), Public Administration ($76,944), and Transportation & Warehousing ($68,187).

Occupations

10.7k
2022 Value
± 896
1%
1 Year growth
± 11.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tarpon Springs, FL grew at a rate of 1%, from 10.6k employees to 10.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tarpon Springs, FL, are Management Occupations (1,995 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,337 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,156 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tarpon Springs, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.7k
2022 Value
± 896
1%
1 Year growth
± 11.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tarpon Springs, FL grew at a rate of 1%, from 10.6k employees to 10.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tarpon Springs, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,703 people), Retail Trade (1,269 people), and Educational Services (1,099 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tarpon Springs, FL, though some of these residents may live in Tarpon Springs, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,906
Median earning men ± $3,885
$45,157
Median earning women ± $4,639

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($105,096), Information ($98,011), and Public Administration ($77,083).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($83,148), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,190), and Manufacturing ($65,463).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tarpon Springs, FL was $292,400 in 2022, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $244,600 to $292,400, a 19.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Tarpon Springs, FL is 79.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Tarpon Springs, FL have an average commute time of 31.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tarpon Springs, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$292,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,183
$8,936
Median Property Taxes
±$816

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tarpon Springs, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Tarpon Springs, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

79.1%
Homeownership
2022
65.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.1% of the housing units in Tarpon Springs, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 275.01
  2. Census Tract 273.08

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Household Income

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$63,836
Median Household Income
± $5,215
11.3k
Number of Households
± 980

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.3k households in Tarpon Springs, FL grew to $63,836 from the previous year's value of $58,328.

The following chart displays the households in Tarpon Springs, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Tarpon Springs, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73%)
  2. Worked At Home (17.2%)
  3. Carpooled (6.86%)

In 2022, 73% of workers in Tarpon Springs, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (17.2%) and those who carpooled to work (6.86%).

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Commute Time

31.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tarpon Springs, FL have a longer commute time (31.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.01% of the workforce in Tarpon Springs, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tarpon Springs, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tarpon Springs, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tarpon Springs, FL (2.65k out of 24.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tarpon Springs, FL is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89.9% of the population of Tarpon Springs, FL has health coverage, with 37.6% on employee plans, 10.4% on Medicaid, 22.6% on Medicare, 15.7% on non-group plans, and 3.47% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pinellas County, FL see 1144 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.439% increase from the previous year (1139 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1351 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 442 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,144 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pinellas County, FL

Primary care physicians in Pinellas County, FL see an average of 1,144 patients per year. This represents a 0.439% increase from the previous year (1,139 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pinellas County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 14.5% under 18 years, 13.6% between 18 and 34 years, 40.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 31.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.1%
Uninsured
37.6%
Employer Coverage
10.4%
Medicaid
22.6%
Medicare
15.7%
Non-Group
3.47%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tarpon Springs, FL declined by 8.86% from 11.1% to 10.1%.

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