Tarpon Springs, Florida Population 2021

25,783
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Tarpon Springs is a city located in Pinellas County Florida. With a 2020 population of 25,783, it is the 99th largest city in Florida and the 1497th largest city in the United States . Tarpon Springs is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 9.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,484 in 2010. Tarpon Springs reached it's highest population of 25,783 in 2021. Spanning over 18 miles, Tarpon Springs has a population density of 2,825 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tarpon Springs is $73,699 with a poverty rate of 12.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $851 per month, and the median house value is $209,400. The median age in Tarpon Springs is 52 years, 47 years for males, and 54.6 years for females.

Tarpon Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 86.45%
  • Black or African American: 7.69%
  • Two or more races: 3.15%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Other race: 1.14%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Tarpon Springs, Florida is 25,783 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,474.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,484.

Tarpon Springs, Florida Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,76586.45%
Black or African American1,9357.69%
Two or More Races7933.15%
Asian3681.46%
Some Other Race2861.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.03%
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Tarpon Springs Population by Race

Tarpon Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Tarpon Springs Median Age

52


Total

47


Male

54.6


Female

Tarpon Springs Adults

There are 20,850 adults, (7,405 of whom are seniors) in Tarpon Springs.

Tarpon Springs Age Dependency

87.3

Age Dependency Ratio

55.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Tarpon Springs Sex Ratio

Female

13,562

53.87%

Male

11,614

46.13%

Tarpon Springs Population by Age

Tarpon Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tarpon Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All71.2%28.8%
Male68.7%31.3%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Female57%43%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tarpon Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8942.571.2
Married4,6093.0186.4
Non Family3,7161.3157.8
Female1,3553.8157
Male2143.9268.7

3.14

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Tarpon Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6003.11%
9th to 12th Grade1,2516.48%
High School Graduate6,08831.53%
Some College4,13721.42%
Associates Degree2,17311.25%
Bachelors Degree3,01315.60%
Graduate Degree2,04910.61%
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Tarpon Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tarpon Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,01614,6814,385
Hispanic1,3971,258226
Black1,3931,075234
Asian317258177
2+ Races26526557
Other Race17198
Native American2222
Islander77

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 55.84%.

Tarpon Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,834$43,336$31,519
Less Than 9th Grade$25,714$24,597$26,607
High School Graduate$22,472$27,124$20,797
Some College$35,467$42,646$30,071
Bachelors Degree$50,680$64,113$46,943
Graduate Degree$71,488$95,308$58,360

$36,834

Average Earnings

$43,336

Average Male

$31,519

Average Female

Tarpon Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tarpon Springs Language by Age

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Tarpon Springs Language

81.76% of Tarpon Springs residents speak only English, while 18.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.05% of the population.

Tarpon Springs Language

Tarpon Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,5152,06210.57%
Hispanic2,52650319.91%
Black1,81733918.66%
Multiple79328736.19%
Asian3515315.10%
Other2863813.29%

12.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.40%

Male Poverty Rate

13.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tarpon Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tarpon Springs is Multiple, with 36.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tarpon Springs is White, with 10.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.18%.

Tarpon Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.63%
High School17.63%
Some College9.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.82%

Tarpon Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.37%
Male Unemployed26.60%
Female Employed5.56%
Male Employed4.75%

Tarpon Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tarpon Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,012$73,699
Families$69,375$92,969
Married Families$85,052-
Non Families$25,666$39,653
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Income by Household Type

Tarpon Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

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 Over 65, 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 Marital Status

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2,257

Number of Veterans

2,078

Male Veterans

179

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam903
Second Gulf War452
First Gulf War404
Korea196
World War II173

Tarpon Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+723
65 to 74688
35 to 54398
55 to 64352
18 to 3496

Tarpon Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,00810.92%
Black17811.57%
Hispanic482.93%
Asian318.83%
2+ Races246.78%
Native American1672.73%

Tarpon Springs Veterans by Race

Tarpon Springs Veterans by Education

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7.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tarpon Springs Veterans by Education

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50.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Tarpon Springs Employment by Age

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Tarpon Springs Employment by Race

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Tarpon Springs Employment by Education

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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32.77%

Born in Tarpon Springs

87.98%

Native Born

12.02%

Foreign Born

3.35%

Non Citizen

8.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.98% of Tarpon Springs residents were born in the United States, with 32.77% having been born in Florida. 3.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Tarpon Springs Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202125,7831030.40%
202025,6801030.40%
201925,5771030.40%
201825,4742320.92%
201725,2422651.06%
201624,9773291.33%
201524,6483571.47%
201424,2913471.45%
201323,9442140.90%
201223,7301380.58%
201123,592830.35%
201023,5092,5061.13%
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%

Tarpon Springs Population by Year