Demographics

The City of Largo is located in the heart of Pinellas County along the Gulf Coast of West Central Florida and is part of the Tampa Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), the 18th largest in the United States. Today, Largo is the fourth largest city in Tampa Bay thanks to a great quality of life for its residents, an affordable cost of living, and proximity to a vast network of diversified businesses.

History

Population

Demographics

Schools

Land Area

Transportation

Housing

Millage Rates


History of Largo

  • Incorporated June 6, 1905
  • County Seat: Pinellas County

Population Information

  • 82,244 - City of Largo
  • 2,966,391 - Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater

Demographic Information

  • 49.6 years - Median Age
  • Ages:
19 & under: 17.2%
20-34: 16.5%
35-44: 10.6%
45-54: 13.1%
55-64: 14.9%
65+: 27.6%
  • There are 39,625 households in Largo and 20,708 families
  • 30.54% of all residents in Largo have completed two or more years of college
  • 35.48% of all residents in Largo have completed high school

Educational Institutions

  • Pinellas County Schools
  • St. Petersburg College
  • Fortis College
  • Schiller International
  • Kaiser University

Land Area

  • 18.72 square miles
  • 640 acres of parkland

Transportation

  • Pinellas Suncoast Transportation Authority (Public transit)
  • St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport (PIE) (Air)

Housing

  • $38,874 - Median household income in Largo
  • 57.1% are home-owners and 42.8% are renters
  • $179,500 - Median single family home value
  • Average apartment rents:

Efficiency - $668
One bedroom - $795
Two bedroom - $992
Three bedroom - $1,319
Four bedroom - $1,575

Millage Rates & Fees

  • 5.3705 mills - Property tax
  • $17.65/month - Trash/recycling collection
  • $24.80/month - Sewer service (Largo inside rate)
  • $5.32/month - Stormwater fee (1 ERU)
  • $10/month - Reclaimed water service
  • 6-10% - Utility taxes and franchise fees

Sources: City of Largo; ESRI, 2016; Applied Geographic Solutions 2016; United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Fair market Rent Pinellas County