Temple Terrace, FL

Temple Terrace profile

Living in Temple Terrace

Temple Terrace is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 26,639 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Temple Terrace is the 109th largest community in Florida.

Temple Terrace is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Temple Terrace is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Temple Terrace who work in management occupations (12.95%), office and administrative support (11.83%), and sales jobs (11.14%).

Also of interest is that Temple Terrace has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Temple Terrace is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Temple Terrace enrolled in college, Temple Terrace has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

Temple Terrace, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

The education level of Temple Terrace ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Temple Terrace, 41.28% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Temple Terrace in 2018 was $33,877, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,508 for a family of four. However, Temple Terrace contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Temple Terrace is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Temple Terrace home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Temple Terrace residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Temple Terrace also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.83% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Temple Terrace include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Belizean.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Temple Terrace's cultural character, accounting for 16.07% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Temple Terrace is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.