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Carrollwood (CDP), Florida
U.S. Census map of Carrollwood CDP
U.S. Census map of Carrollwood CDP
Location in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida
Location in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida
Country United States
State Florida
County Hillsborough
 • Total 10.27 sq mi (26.61 km2)
 • Land 9.22 sq mi (23.89 km2)
 • Water 1.05 sq mi (2.71 km2)
 • Total 34,352
 • Density 3,723.79/sq mi (1,437.71/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
33612, 33618, 33624
Area code(s) 813
FIPS code 12-10825

Carrollwood is a census-designated place (CDP) in northwestern Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. The population was 33,365 at the 2010 census. The census area includes the unincorporated communities of Carrollwood and Carrollwood Village. For the 2000 census the area was enumerated under the name "Greater Carrollwood" and had a population of 33,519. A similar area was listed as "Lake Carroll" in 1970 and 1980; for the 1990 census it was split into the smaller Carrollwood and Carrollwood Village CDPs.


Carrollwood is located at 28°3′29″N 82°30′55″W / 28.05806°N 82.51528°W / 28.05806; -82.51528 (28.058166, -82.515413); or approximately seven miles north-northwest of Tampa. The census boundaries are Citrus Park to the west, Egypt Lake-Leto and Town 'n' Country to the south, Northdale to the north and Lake Magdalene and Forest Hills (Tampa) to the east.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 10.3 square miles (27 km2), of which 9.6 square miles (25 km2) is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) (6.91%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 33,519
2010 33,365 −0.5%

As of the 2010 census, there were 33,365 people, 14,141 households, and 8,957 families residing in the CDP. The racial makeup of the community was 80.8% White, 7.8% African American, 0.2% Native American, 3.8% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 4.0% from some other race, and 3.3% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos were 27.4% of the population.

There were 14,141 households, out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were headed by married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made of persons living alone, and 8.6% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36, and the average family size was 2.93.

In the community the population was spread out, with 20.7% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 30.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

For the period 2011 through 2015, the estimated median annual income for a household in the community was $62,266, and the median income for a family was $75,297. Male full-time workers had a median income of $50,575 versus $40,490 for females. The per capita income for the community was $35,090. About 7.1% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.6% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.


The schools that serve the area are the following:

  • Cannella Elementary School
  • Carrollwood Elementary School
  • Essrig Elementary School
  • Hill Middle School
  • Chamberlain High School
  • Gaither High School
  • Leto High School
  • Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
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