New Tampa Community Information
New Tampa is a region in Florida that encompasses both a 24-square-mile (62 km2) area within the corporate limits of the City of Tampa, as well as a larger land area that is in unincorporated Hillsborough, but retains a Tampa mailing address. The incorporated portion of "New Tampa" that lies within the city limits of Tampa is one of the largest city neighborhoods. The population has grown rapidly since being annexed by the city of Tampa in 1988.
"New Tampa" may also refer to a larger area that includes the area described above as well as parts of Wesley Chapel, an unincorporated area that abuts Hillsborough county to the north. Although neither technically nor officially part of the Tampa designated neighborhood New Tampa, most Tampa area residents identify the entire area as New Tampa.
New Tampa is the fastest growing community in the greater Tampa Bay Area. The communities within New Tampa are award-winning master planned communities. Home owners can choose from a selection of single-family homes, apartments, condominiums, and estate properties. New Tampa features some of the highest rated schools in the area, along with a vibrant shopping and recreational area.
Most of the growth in this area happened in the last decade with residents relocating from northern states like Michigan, Ohio, New York, New Jersey and Virginia.
According to City-data, in 2009, zip code 33647 (which is the zip code shared by majority of New Tampa residents) has 34,519 urban residents and 1,771 rural residents. Estimated median house value in 2009 was $265,211, median resident’s age is 32.3 years, average household size is 2.5 people and median income is $69,034.
Zip code 33543, Wesley Chapel, Pasco County which is part of New Tampa area median household income is $67,942 and estimated median house or condo in 2009 was $210,065.
The recently completed Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel offers pediatrics, women’s and men’s health centers, general surgery, emergency with helicopter pad, sports medicine, orthopedics and obstetrics. This 80-bed, three story hospital on Bruce B. Downs is a part of the new emerging skyline of Wesley Chapel. It is located minutes from Wiregrass Mall and Seven Oaks Neighborhood. The hospital’s 52 acres location has room for future expansion to serve the growth in the community.
Newly completed Tampa Premium Outlets is conveniently located off Interstate 75 and State Road 56 on Grand Cypress Drive. Anchored by Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, guests will enjoy over 110 shops including, Calvin Klein, Coach, J. Crew, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Tommy Hilfiger. You will also enjoy delicious options at Market Hall, including Green Leaf's Beyond Great, Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen and Johnny Rockets. Located in the heart of Wesley Chapel, filled with beautiful landscapes, wildlife and shopping!
There are sports and recreation activities for every age group, budget and level of intensity.
New Tampa is a progressing, vibrant and diverse community.