Tampa, Florida is a city with a wide range of housing options, from homes built in the early 1900s to those constructed in the 1950s. According to the census, only 27.5 percent of homeowners in Tampa live in a home built in 1949 or earlier, and 8.9 percent of respondents reside in one built before 1919. This is significantly lower than the national average, as the oldest homes are usually found in areas that were established earlier than most states. For example, Phoenix, Arizona has only about 900 homes built before 1919 and the average age of homes there is 28. Regionally, 12 percent of Midwestern housing and 14 percent of Northeastern housing was constructed in the 1950s. The chart below shows the number of workers in Florida in various wage groups compared to the national average.
Additionally, the table below displays how the percentage of uninsured people in Tampa changed over time compared to the percentage of people enrolled in various types of health insurance. In conclusion, Tampa offers a wide variety of housing options for its residents. The median age of homes in Tampa is lower than the national average due to its earlier establishment as a city. Furthermore, 12 percent of Midwestern housing and 14 percent of Northeastern housing was built in the 1950s. Finally, the table below shows how the percentage of uninsured people in Tampa changed over time compared to the percentage of people enrolled in various types of health insurance.