Advertising in Tampa


Tampa is the location of two major military installations, MacDill Air Force Base and Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater. The city is home to the University of South Florida in Tampa among several other institutions of higher learning. Tampa’s leading industries include defense, medical and technological research and development as well as financial and banking sectors. Attractions in the area include the city’s beaches, professional sports teams, and nightlife, the Tampa Museum of Art, Lowry Park Zoo, Bayshore Boulevard, The Florida Aquarium, and Busch Gardens Tampa.

  • Estimated Population :385,430
  • Foreign born :15.60%
  • Language other than English spoken at home :26.20%
  • High school graduates :87.00%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher :35.50%
  • Median Household income :$45,874
  • Per Capita income :$31,605
  • Population per sq. mile :2,960
  • White :65.40%,Black or African :24.30%,American Indian :0.30%,Asian :4.00%,Others :6.00%

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Events in Tampa


January
  • Gasparilla Pirate Fest
  • Outback Bowl
  • Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival
February
  • Florida State Fair
  • Sant’ Yago Knight Parade
March
  • Gasparilla Festival of Arts
  • Mayor’s River O’Green Fest
April
  • Pan American Drargon Boat Race
July
  • Independence Day
October
  • Guavaween
  • Dragon Boat Classic
November
  • Latin Fest
  • Conga Caliente
December
  • Santa Fest
  • Tampa’s Downtown on Ice

Business & Education in Tampa


  • The city is home to 2 Fortune 500 companies and several Fortune 1000 companies. They are Tech Data Corporation, Jabil Circuit, Inc., WellCare Health Plans, Inc., OSI Restaurant Partners, TECO Energy, and Raymond James Financial. Other companies of note headquartered in city include Checker’s and Rally’s Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., The Melting Pot, Bonefish Grill Virtual Operating Room, Quality Distribution, Inc., and AVI-SPL.
  • There are 3 public universities located within the city limits: University of South Florida, St. Petersburg College, and Hillsborough Community College. Private colleges in the city include University of Tampa, Eckard College, St. Leo University, and Rasmussen College.