Real Estate Prices and Overview
N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr median real estate prices are $164,762, which is more expensive than 54.3% of the neighborhoods
in Florida and 51.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr are currently
$955, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 55.0% of Florida neighborhoods.
N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Tampa, Florida.
N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr has a 12.6% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
65.4% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr neighborhood has more
Cuban and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 3.7% have Jamaican ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 1.7% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Florida.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr
In the N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 96.3% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr neighborhood in Tampa are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 83.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, 9.3% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 64.2%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr neighborhood, 34.3%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.3% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(19.0%), and 17.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr neighborhood in Tampa, FL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(7.8%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (5.0%) , and residents who report Cuban roots (3.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Jamaican ancestry (3.7%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.0%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr
neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.4%).
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.9% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (70.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (19.5%) and 5.1% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.