Tampa Heights

Overview

Tampa Heights is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city and is within proximity to several local attractions. The neighborhood is bordered by Hillsborough Avenue on the north, Downtown Tampa to the south, Interstate-275 on the east, and North Boulevard on the west. This historic neighborhood is just north of the Hillsborough River. Tampa Heights was established as the city’s first suburb in the 1880s and is recognized as National Historical District.
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Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$139,900 to $749,900
  • Closed Prices:$40,000 to $595,000
  • Median Sale Price:$220,000
  • Average $ per sq ft:$176
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0/mo,$0 to $12,$0 to $12
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1900 to 2018
  • Sq. Ft.:696 to 5,178Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:1 to 9Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 4Bathrooms
  • Lot Sizes: - 5+ acres

Homes

Tampa Heights is a neighborhood in Tampa, Florida. This area includes a combination of new residences and homes dating back to 1907.

Where to Live

You’ll notice that the population density in this diverse neighborhood seems higher than the rest of Tampa. It might be easiest to live near the main transit routes through the neighborhood, North Florida Avenue and West Columbus Drive. Many of the young adults in Tampa Heights reside in the section of town northwest of where these two roads intersect.

Where to Eat

You’re going to be able to find a large number of grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops located within a mile of Tampa Heights. You can find most of the local restaurants on the southwest end of the neighborhood, and many of the grocery stores are within proximity to I-275. Some of the specialties offered by the local eateries include Chinese dishes, family cuisine, smoking barbeque, and Latin food.

What You'll See

The majority of the homes in Tampa Heights were built before 1940. This neighborhood tends to be more affordable than other parts of the city. meaning that most residents in Tampa Heights are relatively young. Tampa Heights also hosts significantly fewer married couples and family households in comparison to the rest of the city.

Friday Night Fun

Most late night activity goes down at the local clubs and lounges in Tampa Heights, located south of the neighborhood near the riverfront or out west by I-275. The real partying happens at the venues in Ybor City, just a few minutes away from Tampa Heights. Some of the local nightlife options include live music, jazz, dance clubs, and upscale bars.

The Perfect Sunday

Go visit the number of parks on the westside of town, including Rivercrest Park and Water Works Park. The Water Works Park is comprised of a section of the Tampa Riverwalk and is a popular destination for many families living in the area. Rivercrest Park is a favorite among pet lovers and locals who enjoy visiting the playground and gazebo on the premises. You’ll also find the local parks in Tampa Heights may also be ideal for exercising or hosting a family barbecue for the day.

Locals Love

Stable housing market • Lower cost of living • Convenient amenities located nearby.

Locals Don't Love

Limited selection of homes • Heavier traffic northwest of North Florida Avenue and West Columbus Drive.

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  • Grades PK-5
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"Keeps getting better! Tons of new growth"

This neighborhood is in the middle of a total turn-around. The city has invested a ton of money into the new waterworks park (which has an amazing splash park for kids).
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