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Overview

Introduction to Safety Harbor, Florida

Safety Harbor, Florida, in Pinellas county, is 6 miles E of Clearwater, Florida (center to center) and 14 miles W of Tampa, Florida. The city is included in the Tampa-Saint Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area.

Safety Harbor History

Safety Harbor was earlier known as Worth’s Harbor. It used to be inhabited by the Tocobago and Timucuan Indians. Spanish explorers landed in this area around 1528, the first being Panfilo de Narvaez. He was followed by another Spaniard, Hernando De Soto in 1539. The modern settlement of Safety Harbor began with a Frenchman, Count Odet Philippe. The city was incorporated in 1917.

Safety Harbor and Nearby Attractions

  • Espiritu Santo Springs.
  • Tocobaga Mound, Philippe Park.
  • Safety Harbor Public Library.
  • Safety Harbor Resort and Spa.
  • Safety Harbor City Hall.

Safety Harbor Activities

Safety Harbor is a quaint city with a pleasant, laid back atmosphere. It is famous for the Safety Harbor Resort and Spa which is set up on 22 acres of waterfront. It is a quiet and peaceful town which makes it an ideal place to escape from the stresses of modern living. Visitors enjoy going to the Safety Harbor Farmer’s Market, which is an open air market where people can purchase fresh vegetables, fruits and smoked fish. Residents and tourists also enjoy a variety of water sports.

Safety Harbor Transportation

Clearwater Air Park is the nearest airport.

Safety Harbor Higher Education

Hillsborough Community College provides college level education nearby.

People

Total Population17,142
Male Share of the Population46.9%
Female Share of the Population53.1%
Senior Citizens21.9%
Employed Population 16+8,338
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married53.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.7%
Median Earnings25+$40,543
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,946
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,523

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,402
% Above Poverty Level90.7%
% Below Poverty Level9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone30.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,095
Median House Value$206,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.8%
US/American0%
English10.2%
Irish12.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Safety Harbor Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 6 miles E of Clearwater, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City14 miles W of Tampa, Florida
CountyPinellas
Metro AreaTampa - Saint Petersburg - Clearwater
Standard Zip Codes34695
Phone Area Codes727
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude27.99
Longitude-82.693

Safety Harbor 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
Distance9.9 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
StationPARRISH
Distance33.3 miles
Jan Temp49 to 72 F
Apr Temp59 to 81 F
Jul Temp72 to 90 F
Oct Temp65 to 85 F
Annual Precip52 inches
StationBRADENTON 5 ESE
Distance39.5 miles
Jan Temp51 to 72 F
Apr Temp60 to 82 F
Jul Temp73 to 91 F
Oct Temp65 to 85 F
Annual Precip54.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belleair3,941$90,972
Clearwater110,381$59,547
Dunedin35,712$60,808
Largo79,737$51,015
Oldsmar13,860$59,181
Palm Harbor59,769$71,753

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Safety Harbor Hospitals

MEASE HOSPITAL - COUNTRYSIDE
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
3231 MCMULLEN BOOTH RD
(727) 734-6950
Emergency Service: Yes

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Safety Harbor High Schools

SAFETY HARBOR SECONDARY SCHOOL
675 ELM STREET N
727-725-7965
A Non-traditional School
Serves 37 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.1

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