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Overview

Introduction to Oldsmar, Florida

Oldsmar, Florida, in Pinellas county, is 6 miles SE of Palm Harbor, Florida (center to center) and 14 miles NW of Tampa, Florida. The city is considered part of the Tampa-Saint Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area.

Oldsmar History

The history of Oldsmar dates back to 1913 when the automobile pioneer Ransom E. Olds bought 37,541 acres of land in the northern part of Tampa Bay. He established the "R. E. Olds-on-the-Bay" in this area. In 1927 the name of the town was changed to Tampa Shores. However, it was again renamed as Oldsmar in 1937.

Oldsmar and Nearby Attractions

  • Sheffield Park.
  • Oldsmar Flea Market.
  • Oldsmar Spray Park.
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium.

Things To Do In Oldsmar

Oldsmar organizes a number of family activities like Days and Nights festival, breakfast with Santa, Oktoberfest, summer camps and art classes. Apart from these family activities, the city also features a well known shopping area, several restaurants, children playgrounds, picnic pavilions, water sports and indoor play zones.

Oldsmar Transportation

Nearby airports include Tampa International Airpiort and Clearwater Airpark.

Oldsmar Higher Education

College level education is available from Hillsborough Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population14,023
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens13.4%
Employed Population 16+6,678
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married52.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.2%
Median Earnings25+$37,717
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,795

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,196
% Above Poverty Level88.3%
% Below Poverty Level11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone22.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,077
Median House Value$162,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.9%
Irish13.6%
English8.6%
Italian7.5%
Polish3.5%
French Except Basque2.8%
Welsh2.5%
Canadian2.3%
Ukrainian1.8%
Dutch1.5%
Norwegian1.1%
Greek1.1%
Russian1%
Swedish1%
Scottish0.9%
Arab0.7%
Czech0.6%
Slovak0.5%
Croatian0.5%
West Indian0.4%
Brazilian0.4%
African0.4%
Palestinian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Ethiopian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
German0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
US Virgin Isl0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Australian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Turkish0.1%
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Oldsmar Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pinellas County
Standard Zip Codes34677
Phone Area Codes727
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude28.04
Approximate Longitude-82.67

Oldsmar Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationTAMPA INTL AP
Distance9.3 miles
Jan Temp52 to 70 F
Apr Temp62 to 81 F
Jul Temp75 to 90 F
Oct Temp68 to 84 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches
StationSAINT LEO
Distance31.9 miles
Jan Temp48 to 72 F
Apr Temp58 to 84 F
Jul Temp72 to 92 F
Oct Temp63 to 85 F
Annual Precip53.8 inches
StationPARRISH
Distance34.7 miles
Jan Temp49 to 72 F
Apr Temp59 to 81 F
Jul Temp72 to 90 F
Oct Temp65 to 85 F
Annual Precip52 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belleair3,958$97,788
Clearwater111,747$58,158
Dunedin35,882$60,100
Palm Harbor60,236$72,572
Safety Harbor17,268$77,500
Tarpon Springs24,244$61,860

Oldsmar Public Schools

Oldsmar Elementary School
302 Dartmouth Ave W
ZIP: 34677
(813) 855-7316
Primary
Total Enrollment 513
Forest Lakes Elementary School
301 Pine Ave N
ZIP: 34677
(813) 891-0785
Primary
Total Enrollment 560

Oldsmar Private Schools

Oldsmar Christian School
650 Burbank Rd
ZIP: 34677
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 175
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