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Geographic Area: Tampa, Florida

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URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
Total population 280,015
   Urban population 280,015
   Rural population 0
   Farm population 0
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school 65,721
   Preprimary school 5,084
   Elementary or high school 40,444
    Percent in private school 11.6
   College 20,193
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Persons 25 years and over 185,642
   Less than 9th grade 21,284
   9th to 12th grade, no diploma 33,239
   High school graduate 51,710
   Some college, no degree 33,065
   Associate degree 11,621
   Bachelor's degree 22,749
   Graduate or professional degree 11,974
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.7
RESIDENCE IN 1985
Persons 5 years and over 259,333
   Lived in same house 124,087
   Lived in different house in U.S. 128,393
    Same state 94,507
     Same county 78,035
      Different county 16,472
    Different state 33,886
   Lived abroad 6,853
DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN
NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
Persons 16 to 64 years 174,625
   With a mobility or self-care limitation 11,193
    With a mobility limitation 5,634
    With a self-care limitation 7,920
   With a work disability 19,059
     In labor force 7,651
      Prevented from working 10,044
Persons 65 years and over 39,418
   With a mobility or self-care limitation 9,038
    With a mobility limitation 7,125
    With a self-care limitation 5,423
CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years 422
Women 25 to 34 years 1,251
Women 35 to 44 years 1,834
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over 34,313
Civilian veterans 65 years and over 8,815
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population 280,015
   Native population 257,724
    Percent born in state of residence 48.8
   Foreign-born population 22,291
    Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990 7,960
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Persons 5 years and over 259,333
Speak a language other than English 46,239
    Do not speak English very well 17,699
   Speak Spanish 34,867
    Do not speak English very well 14,099
   Speak Asian or Pacific Island language 2,498
    Do not speak English very well 1,243
ANCESTRY
Total ancestries reported 312,499
Arab 879
Austrian 751
Belgian 213
Canadian 516
Czech 895
Danish 724
Dutch 5,155
English 34,925
Finnish 429
French (except Basque) 8,903
French Canadian 1,809
German 42,677
Greek 1,218
Hungarian 1,294
Irish 34,330
Italian 17,441
Lithuanian 665
Norwegian 1,108
Polish 5,163
Portuguese 509
Romanian 261
Russian 2,256
Scotch-Irish 6,895
Scottish 5,394
Slovak 932
Sub-Saharan African 673
Swedish 2,533
Swiss 696
Ukrainian 514
United States or American 13,045
Welsh 1,875
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) 2,060
Yugoslavian 187
Other ancestries 115,574
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1990 Census Tape File 3 (Sample Data). 
Matrices P1, P6, P13, P28, P32, P33, P34, P36, P37, P38, P39, P42, P43, P54, P58, P64, P68, P69.
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Last Updated on 1/18/01