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 Population14,444
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+7,421
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married48.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.8%
Median Earnings25+$39,455
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,721
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,767

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,724
% Above Poverty Level91.3%
% Below Poverty Level8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home7.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone26%
Median Gross Rent$1,136
Median House Value$194,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.7%
Irish11.9%
English9.5%
Italian7.6%
Polish3.9%
Greek2.4%
Scottish1.5%
French Except Basque1.5%
Canadian1.5%
Dutch1.5%
Arab1.3%
Norwegian1.3%
Russian1.3%
Welsh1.2%
Swedish0.9%
Palestinian0.8%
African0.7%
Czech0.6%
Ukrainian0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
German0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Ethiopian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Guyanese0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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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
Belleair4,097$106,469
Clearwater114,015$63,604
Dunedin36,244$69,250
Palm Harbor61,995$73,403
Safety Harbor17,663$98,113
Tarpon Springs24,974$65,206

Oldsmar Public Schools

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

Oldsmar Private Schools

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