Tarpon Springs, Florida Population 2020

26,121
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Tarpon Springs is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 26,121, it is the 97th largest city in Florida and the 1465th largest city in the United States. Tarpon Springs is currently growing at a rate of 1.06% annually and its population has increased by 11.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,484 in 2010. Spanning over 18 miles, Tarpon Springs has a population density of 2,862 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tarpon Springs is $74,499 with a poverty rate of 13.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $836 per month, and the median house value is $195,800. The median age in Tarpon Springs is 51.3 years, 46.8 years for males, and 54 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.8 males.

Tarpon Springs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tarpon Springs was:

  • White: 87.79%
  • Black or African American: 7.05%
  • Two or more races: 2.72%
  • Asian: 1.42%
  • Other race: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Tarpon Springs, Florida is 26,121, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,571.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,484.

Tarpon Springs, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,92587.79%
Black or African American1,7617.05%
Two or More Races6802.72%
Asian3551.42%
Some Other Race2060.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.03%
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Tarpon Springs Population Pyramid 2020

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Tarpon Springs Median Age

51.3


Total

46.8


Male

54


Female

Tarpon Springs Adults

There are 20,559 adults, (7,415 of whom are seniors) in Tarpon Springs.

Tarpon Springs Age Dependency

90

Age Dependency Ratio

56.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Tarpon Springs Sex Ratio

Female

13,298

53.25%

Male

11,676

46.75%

Tarpon Springs Households and Families

Tarpon Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tarpon Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
Male76.4%23.6%
All69.9%30.1%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Female47.5%52.5%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6512.5469.9
Married4,3723.0185.3
Non Family3,5961.4758.9
Female1,3363.5747.5
Male3473.7676.4

3.06

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Tarpon Springs Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6453.40%
9th to 12th Grade1,2366.52%
High School Graduate5,72530.20%
Some College3,91120.63%
Associates Degree2,15311.36%
Bachelors Degree3,17816.76%
Graduate Degree2,11011.13%
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Tarpon Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,97014,6304,759
Hispanic1,3061,119146
Black1,170860169
Asian325281168
Multiple Races22722760
Other Race10754
Native American3939
Islander88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.69%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,264$39,671$30,332
Less Than High School$14,093$$
High School Grad$25,417$30,122$21,328
Some College$31,015$38,548$29,170
Bachelors Degree$43,087$41,888$44,054
Graduate Degree$63,125$78,750$52,888

$34,264

Average Earnings

$39,671

Average Male

$30,332

Average Female

Tarpon Springs Language

Tarpon Springs Language by Age

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Tarpon Springs Language

81.78% of Tarpon Springs residents speak only English, while 18.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.32% of the population.

Tarpon Springs Poverty

Tarpon Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,7652,20711.17%
Hispanic2,29153923.53%
Black1,65448129.08%
Multiple67023134.48%
Asian3554713.24%
Other2062813.59%

13.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.41%

Male Poverty Rate

15.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tarpon Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tarpon Springs is Multiple, with 34.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tarpon Springs is White, with 11.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.33%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.75%
High School18.19%
Some College7.09%
Bachelors or Greater5.80%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.41%
Male Unemployed29.57%
Female Employed6.23%
Male Employed3.90%

Tarpon Springs Income

Tarpon Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,415$74,499
Families$65,206$91,485
Married Families$78,090-
Non Families$25,910$43,455
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Tarpon Springs Marital Status

Tarpon Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Tarpon Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Tarpon Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Tarpon Springs Marital Status by Race

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Tarpon Springs Veterans

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2,509

Number of Veterans

2,311

Male Veterans

198

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam949
Second Gulf War359
World War II342
First Gulf War325
Korea309
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Age Group Veterans
75+994
65 to 74682
35 to 54489
55 to 64288
18 to 3456
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,22912.11%
Black20515.05%
Hispanic402.60%
Indian3179.49%
Asian298.17%
2 or More155.38%

Tarpon Springs Veterans by Education

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6.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tarpon Springs Employment Status

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49.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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31.59%

Born in Florida

87.66%

Native Born

12.34%

Foreign Born

3.71%

Non Citizen

8.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.66% of Tarpon Springs residents were born in the United States, with 31.59% having been born in Florida. 3.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202026,1212751.06%
201925,8462751.08%
201825,5712741.08%
201725,2972751.10%
201625,0223451.40%
201524,6773721.53%
201424,3053511.47%
201323,9542190.92%
201223,7351420.60%
201123,593830.35%
201023,5102,5071.13%
200021,0033,0971.61%
199017,9064,6553.06%
198013,2516,1336.41%
19707,1183500.51%
19606,7682,4454.58%
19504,3239212.42%
19403,402-12-0.04%
19303,4140.00%