University, Florida Population 2024

49,148

University is a city located in Hillsborough County Florida. University has a 2024 population of 49,148. University is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 1.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,339 in 2020.

The average household income in University is $44,274 with a poverty rate of 35.2%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in University is 27.1 years, 26.3 years for males, and 27.8 years for females.

University Demographics

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

  • White: 41.85%
  • Black or African American: 30.31%
  • Two or more races: 13.62%
  • Other race: 7.8%
  • Asian: 4.93%
  • Native American: 1.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
6.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7,764.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.67% (809)
The current population of University, Florida is 49,148 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 48,339.

University, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,56741.85%
Black or African American14,89830.31%
Two or more races6,69213.62%
Other race3,8347.8%
Asian2,4224.93%
Native American6951.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander400.08%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

University Population by Race

University Population Pyramid 2024

University Median Age

27.1

Total

26.3

Male

27.8

Female

University Adults

There are 39,909 adults, (4,358 of whom are seniors) in University.

University Age Dependency

38.2

Age Dependency Ratio

12.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26

Child Dependency Ratio

University Sex Ratio

Female24,64150.14%
Male24,50749.86%

University Population by Age

University Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All20,3992.3213.886.2
Non Family12,9901.619.890.2
Female3,2403.5610.689.4
Married2,9163.6735.864.2
Male1,2533.3112.787.3
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3.4

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

13.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

University Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

University Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

University Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.24%.

University Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,454

Average Earnings

$31,853

Average Male

$31,303

Average Female

University Earnings by Educational Attainment

University Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

University Language

60.11% of University residents speak only English, while 39.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.7% of the population.

University Language

University Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic17,1795,93334.54%
Black14,4625,37237.15%
White12,6954,33434.14%
Multiple6,5083,08147.34%
Other3,7961,12329.58%
Asian2,30888538.34%
Native695192.73%
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35.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.66%

Male Poverty Rate

39.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in University

The race most likely to be in poverty in University is Multiple, with 47.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in University is Native, with 2.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.9%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.09%.

University Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.19%
Some College29.33%
High School23.55%
Bachelors or Greater17.82%
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University Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed66.52%
Male Unemployed63.24%
Female Employed26.53%
Male Employed18.21%
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University Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

University Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

University Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

19.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.4%

Male Marriage Rate

18.2%

Female Marriage Rate

University Married by Age and Sex

male

female

University Marriage

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

University Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

University Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,778

Number of Veterans

1,600

Male Veterans

178

Female Veterans

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University Veterans by War

count

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University Veterans by Age

count

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University Veterans by Race

University Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

24.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

University Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

University Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

University Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

University Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

39.07%

Born in University

76.16%

Native Born

23.84%

Foreign Born

17.79%

Non Citizen

6.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.16% of University residents were born in the United States, with 39.07% having been born in Florida. 17.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

University Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202449,148
202349,148
202249,1487811.61%
202148,367280.06%
202048,339-97-0.2%
201948,4362,0774.48%
201846,3591,3803.07%
201744,9791,1082.53%
201643,8712,0134.81%
201541,8581260.3%
201441,7326081.48%
201341,1248302.06%
201240,294360.09%
201140,258-905-2.2%
201041,163
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University Population by Year