Real Estate Prices and Overview
N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr median real estate prices are $164,762, which is more expensive than 54.2% of the neighborhoods
in Florida and 51.4% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in N Tampa St / W Columbus Dr are currently
$1,058, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 60.5% 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
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
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
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(19.5% ride the bus) than 96.7% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
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
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a 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
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
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
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
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.