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Overview

Introduction to Temple Terrace, Florida

Temple Terrace, Florida is 7 miles NE of Tampa, Florida. It is in Hillsborough County. The city is part of the Tampa-Saint Petersburg-Clearwater metro area.

Temple Terrace History

The history of Temple Terrace dates back to 1757 when the Spanish Royal Fleet made its way up the Hillsborough River. The famous Potter Palmer family of Chicago acquired the land in 1911 and after the death of Mrs. Palmer in 1918 it was sold to three developers. They created two development corporations, the Temple Terrace Estates, Inc. and the Temple Terraces, Inc. The city was named after these two organizations. The city was incorporated on May 28, 1925 and it operates under the Council-Manager form of government.

Temple Terrace and Nearby Attractions

  • MOSI Museum of Science & Industry.
  • Temple Park Rec Center.
  • Riverhills Park.
  • Adventure Island.

Things To Do In Temple Terrace

Temple Terrace is famous for its scenic landscape and has the most grand live oak trees in central Florida. You can enjoy several recreational activities in this area including boating, fishing, swimming and golfing. You can also spend your leisure time in the shopping centers and in the restaurants. The city of Temple Terrace also organizes an Art Festival every year.

Temple Terrace Transportation

The Tampa International Airport is the nearest international airport.

Temple Terrace Higher Education

The local college of Temple Terrace is the Florida College.

Demographics

People

Total Population25,654
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens13.8%
Employed Population 16+13,054
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married41.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher43.6%
Median Earnings25+$38,254
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,982
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,239

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,395
% Above Poverty Level84.5%
% Below Poverty Level15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone31.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,001
Median House Value$174,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)38.1%
German10.1%
English8%
Irish7.7%
Italian5.2%
Arab4.5%
Scottish2.3%
West Indian2%
French Except Basque2%
Polish2%
African1.3%
Norwegian0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Jamaican0.8%
Albanian0.7%
Sudanese0.7%
Iranian0.6%
Russian0.5%
Dutch0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
US Virgin Isl0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Iraqi0.3%
Moroccan0.3%
Palestinian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Somali0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Bahamian0.1%
Belizean0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Estonian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
South African0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Temple Terrace Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hillsborough County
Standard Zip Codes33617, 33637
Phone Area Codes813
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude28.04
Approximate Longitude-82.39

Temple Terrace 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
Distance10 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
Distance22 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
StationTARPON SPRINGS SWG PLNT
Distance23.4 miles
Jan Temp50 to 72 F
Apr Temp61 to 81 F
Jul Temp74 to 91 F
Oct Temp65 to 85 F
Annual Precip52.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brandon109,784$64,382
Oldsmar14,023$66,196
Plant City36,830$52,264
San Antonio1,129$85,179
Tampa361,477$57,745
Zephyrhills14,454$45,972

Temple Terrace Public Schools

Greco Middle School
6925 E Fowler Ave
ZIP: 33617
(813) 987-6926
Middle
Total Enrollment 862
Woodmont Charter School
10402 N 56th St
ZIP: 33617
(813) 708-1596
Primary
Total Enrollment 637
Riverhills Elementary Magnet School
405 S Riverhills Dr
ZIP: 33617
(813) 987-6911
Primary
Total Enrollment 381
Temple Terrace Elementary School
124 Flotto Ave
ZIP: 33617
(813) 987-6903
Primary
Total Enrollment 604
Village Of Excellence Academy
8718 N 46th St
ZIP: 33617
(813) 988-8632
Primary
Total Enrollment 264
Focus Academy
304 Druid Hills Rd
ZIP: 33617
(813) 922-1919
High
Total Enrollment 52
Lewis Elementary School
6700 Whiteway Dr
ZIP: 33617
(813) 987-6947
Primary
Total Enrollment 818
Riverhills Elementary School
405 S Riverhills Dr
ZIP: 33617
(813) 987-6911

Temple Terrace Private Schools

Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran School
304 Druid Hills Rd
ZIP: 33617
Elementary
Total Enrollment 59
Corpus Christi Catholic School
9715 N 56th St
ZIP: 33617
Elementary
Total Enrollment 226
Montessori Preparatory School
11302 N 53rd St
ZIP: 33617
Elementary
Total Enrollment 145
Florida College Academy
7032 Temple Terrace Hwy
ZIP: 33637
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 148
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