Tarpon Springs

Welcome to Tarpon Springs

An exquisite meld of history, culture, and waterfront elegance

Embark on a luxurious living experience in Tarpon Springs, where the echoes of history blend seamlessly with the serene rhythms of waterfront living. The Gulf Coast haven beckons with Old World charm and vibrant waterfront living. Here, seemingly every pathway unfolds stories of the past, and every corner vibrates with a unique cultural richness, making strolls journeys through time. The historic charm of this city is complemented by a peaceful atmosphere that graces the streets and residences, enhancing the quality of life.

The city warmly embraces its residents with avenues for delightful waterfront living, providing a tranquil yet vibrant backdrop to everyday life. Tarpon Springs is renowned for its Greek heritage, sponge diving legacy, and picturesque historic district. Homebuyers seeking a distinctive blend of seaside tranquility, cultural richness, and a close-knit community will find Tarpon Springs an exceptional destination. The spaces here resonate with calm yet are alive with community interactions and cultural festivities, creating an environment that is engaging and relaxing.

What to Love

  • Rich Greek heritage graces the community
  • Unique attraction of historical Sponge Docks
  • Luxurious waterfront living and vibrant fishing culture
  • Natural beauty paired with enchanting small-town charm
  • Array of delightful festivals and cultural events

Local Lifestyle

Whether you're drawn to the Greek traditions, the waterfront living, or the warm community atmosphere, Tarpon Springs offers a unique and inviting lifestyle. Life here is a captivating fusion of seaside tranquility, cultural richness, and community warmth. It's a place where residents can experience the best of both worlds: the charm of a historic city and the beauty of the Gulf Coast. The town offers a range of parks, nature trails, and recreational facilities. Residents can enjoy everything from picnicking to exploring the nearby Anclote Key Preserve State Park.

Dining and Entertainment

Hellas Restaurant & Bakery immerses visitors in an authentic Greek dining ambiance, transporting senses to the vibrant landscapes of Greece and offering a celebration of Greek culinary arts.

Tarpon Tavern emerges as a hub of warmth, exceptional dining, and vibrant atmospheres, marking it as a haven where classic tastes meet extraordinary experiences.
Sponge Docks Seafood Market promises a splendid selection of the freshest catches, ensuring that the essence of the sea graces every meal with exceptional flavors and freshness.

Rusty Bellies Waterfront Grill adorns the dining experience with stunning waterfront views, lively atmospheres, and a delightful array of seafood, making every meal a picturesque and palatable delight.

Things to Do

Tarpon Springs is best known for its Greek heritage and Sponge Docks district. Embrace the vibrant Greek culture at the Greek food and wine festival, a celebration where culinary arts dance with cultural expressions, creating an unforgettable experience of tastes and traditions.

Explore the historic Sponge Docks, where you can shop for natural sponges, dine at seafood restaurants, and learn about the city's rich sponge diving heritage. The Sponge Docks also host various cultural events and festivals.

Tarpon Springs is famous for its annual Epiphany celebration. This event, one of the largest in the United States, attracts visitors worldwide. It features a religious service and the traditional cross dive, where young men dive into Spring Bayou to retrieve a cross, symbolizing the baptism of Jesus.

Experience the enchantment of the Night in the Islands celebration, or find yourself amidst creativity at the Tarpon Springs Fine Art Festival. Nature lovers can find solace in the breathtaking landscapes of Brooker Creek Reserve, while Howard Park promises beautiful spaces for relaxation and recreation.

Schools

Residents of Tarpon Springs are served by the Pinellas County School District. Students may attend:

  • Tarpon Springs Fundamental School
  • Plato Academy
  • Tarpon Springs High School


Overview for Tarpon Springs , FL

25,138 people live in Tarpon Springs , where the median age is 53 and the average individual income is $42,501. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,138

Total Population

53 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$42,501

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Tarpon Springs , FL

Tarpon Springs has 10,897 households, with an average household size of 2.27. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Tarpon Springs do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,138 people call Tarpon Springs home. The population density is 2,714.8 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,138

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

53

Median Age

48.12 / 51.88%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
10,897

Total Households

2.27

Average Household Size

$42,501

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Tarpon Springs , FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Tarpon Springs . The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Sunset Hills Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Tarpon Springs High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Tarpon Springs Fundamental Ele
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Tarpon Springs Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Tarpon Springs Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
St. Petersburg Collegiate High School North Pinellas
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
5/5
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