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Hillsborough County Profile

County Seat: Tampa
Nearest MSA: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clea
Largest Cities: 1 Tampa
2 Plant City
3 Temple Terrace
Miles* To:
Tallahassee ................................... 204
Orlando ................................... 80
Tampa ................................... 0
Jacksonville ................................... 174
Miami ................................... 205
Atlanta ................................... 418
Chicago ................................... 1003
Dallas ................................... 918
New York ................................... 1006
*Miles are calculated from county seat.
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Time Zone: Eastern
Local Area Code(s): 813
Hillsborough
1980: 646,939
1990: 834,054
2007: 1,174,727
2015(p): 1,346,600
2030(p): 1,643,400
(p) Denotes Projected Population
Florida
9,746,961
12,938,071
18,251,243
20,955,900
25,340,700
Average Temperature High Low
January: 70 50
July: 90 75
Florida Mean Annual Precipitation ....... 53
Average Annual Rain Days ....... 107
(2006)
In-Migration 69,684
Out-Migration 58,950
Net-Migration 10,734
*Estimates based on IRS Statistics of Income data
(2007)
Labor Force 610,845
Labor Force % of County Population 52.0
Number in County Unemployed 24,206
Unemployment Rate 4.0%
N/D = No Data Hillsborough Florida
(2006)
Average Annual Employment 586,639 7,952,023
Natural Resources & Mining 2.1% 1.2%
Construction 7.4% 8.0%
Manufacturing 5.5% 5.1%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 18.1% 20.8%
Information 3.6% 2.1%
Financial Activities 10.1% 6.9%
Professional & Business Services 23.0% 17.0%
Education & Health Services 12.0% 18.4%
Leisure & Hospitality 10.2% 11.4%
Other Services 3.0% 3.1%
Public administration 4.6% 5.8%
Unclassified 0.1% 0.1%

Average Annual Wage
(2006)
All Industries $40,397
Construction $42,915
Education & Health Services $43,234
Financial Activities $57,502
Information $64,464
Leisure & Hospitality $20,574
Manufacturing $42,639
Natural Resources & Mining $18,603
Other Services $27,462
Professional & Business Services $39,598
Public administration $48,706
Trade, Transportation and Utilities $36,927
Unclassified $34,339
Hillsborough Florida
2004 $31,994 $32,618
2005 $33,677 $34,798
2006 $35,079 $36,720
Major Private Sector Employers

Hillsborough County School District
Business Line: Educational Services
Number of Employees - 25,487

Verizon Communications
Business Line: Information
Number of Employees - 14,000

University of South Florida
Business Line: Educational Services
Number of Employees - 11,607

Tampa International Airport
Business Line: Transportation, Warehousing
Number of Employees - 7,760

St Joseph's Hospital
Business Line: Healthcare & Social Assistance
Number of Employees - 5,242

JPMorgan Chase
Business Line: Finance & Insurance
Number of Employees - 5,237

Publix Super Markets
Business Line: Food Services
Number of Employees - 4,630

Bank of America
Business Line: Finance & Insurance
Number of Employees - 3,754

Outback Steakhouse
Business Line: Food Services
Number of Employees - 3,625

TECO Energy
Business Line: Utilities
Number of Employees -  3,211

Federal Interstates I-4, I-75, I-275
Federal Highways US-41, US-301
State Highways SR-60
Railroads Amtrak, CSX Railroad
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Commerical Airline Service: Tampa International Airport
# Runways 3
Longest Paved Runway(ft.) 11000
General Aviation Airports Peter O. Knight, Plant City, Vandenberg

Local Deep Water Port Tampa Port Authority
Miles to Closest Port 3
COUNTY
Countywide Ad Valorem Millage Rates:
Government 5.8050
Schools 7.5230
Special 1.0482
Total 14.3762

Ad Valorem Tax Exemption: No
Retail Sales Tax (Local Option) 1.00
Federal Enterprise Zone Yes
State Enterprise Zone EZ-2901, EZ-2902
STATE
Corporate Income Tax 5.5%
Personal Income Tax 0.0%
Retail Sales Tax 6.0%
Electric Companies:
  • TECO Energy

  • Natural Gas Companies:
  • TECO People's Gas

  • Telephone Companies:
  • Verizon

  • Water & Sewer Companies:
  • City of Tampa
  • Tampa Bay Water District
  • Southwest Florida Water Management District


  • Exisiting Industrial Zoned Land Yes
    Number of Acres 25,579
    Largest Available Contiguous Parcel 0

    Industrial Parks Yes
    Number of Acres 0
    Largest Available Contiguous Parcel 79

    Foreign Trade Zones Yes
    Zone Number(s) 79
    Public
    Schools
    Teachers Enrollments
    Elementary: 138 6,502 94,162
    Secondary: 67 4,510 98,900
    Totals: 205 11,012 193,062

    Private Schools Available: Yes
    POST SECONDARY EDUCATION SERVING THE COUNTY:

    Colleges/Universities:
  • University of South Florida
  • Eckerd College
  • University of Tampa
  • Florida Metropolitan University
  • Stetson Law School

  • Junior/Community Colleges:
  • Hillsborough Community College
  • Southwest Florida College- Tampa Campus

  • Vocational/Technical Schools:
  • Brewster Technical Center
  • ITT Technical Institute
  • Erwin Technical Center
  • Learey Technical Center
  • International Academy of Design

  • Other Schools:
  • University of Sarasota - Tampa Campus
  • University of Phoenix- Tampa Campus

  • Cost of Living
    Price Level Index, (2007)
    Florida State Average = 100
    Sample
    Total 95.37
    Food 100.34
    Housing 89.95
    Medical Care 93.38
    Personal Goods and Services 100.67
    Transportation 100.13
    Medical Services:
  • Brandon Regional Hospital
  • H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
  • James A. Haley Veterans Hospital
  • St. Josephs Hospital
  • Tampa General Hospital
  • Town & Country Hospital
  • University Hospital- Medical Center

  • Recreational Opportunities:
  • 200+ Parks and 35+ Golf Courses
  • Busch Gardens
  • Carnival, Holland America, Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruise Ships
  • Lowry Park Zoo
  • Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)
  • Professional Sports: NFL, MLB, NHL
  • Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center

  • Historical Points Of Interest:
  • Florida Center for Contemporary Art
  • Florida International Museum
  • Henry B. Plant Museum at University of Tampa
  • Tampa Bay History Center
  • Veterans Memorial Museum & Park
  • Ybor City State Museum

  • Cultural Events/Festivals:
  • Air Fest
  • Fiesta Day
  • Florida State Fair
  • Florida Strawberry Festival
  • Gasparilla Pirate Invasion
  • Guavaween at Ybor City
  • Outback Bowl and Parade
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