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Progress Village
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
Area
 • Total 3.25 sq mi (8.42 km2)
 • Land 3.03 sq mi (7.84 km2)
 • Water 0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)
Elevation
16 ft (5 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 11,188
 • Density 3,697.29/sq mi (1,427.69/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
33619
Area code(s) 813
FIPS code 12-59050
GNIS feature ID 0301139

Progress Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. Per the 2020 census, the population was 11,188.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.8 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 2,573
2000 2,482
2010 5,392 117.2%
2020 11,188 107.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
2010 2020

2020 census

Progress Village CDP, Florida - Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010 Pop 2020 % 2010 % 2020
White alone (NH) 1,547 3,125 28.69% 27.93%
Black or African American alone (NH) 2,699 3,944 50.06% 35.25%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 7 29 0.13% 0.26%
Asian alone (NH) 210 555 3.89% 4.96%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 1 2 0.02% 0.02%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 19 114 0.35% 1.02%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 108 530 2.00% 4.74%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 801 2,889 14.86% 25.82%
Total 5,392 11,188 100.00% 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

History

Progress Village was Tampa, Florida's first low-income housing suburb. It was planned as a neighborhood for low-income residents outside of the city limits. The following link outlines the planning and construction of Progress Village and include correspondence files, working papers, and related documents covering years 1958-1970. The documents are in the University of South Florida Library and are not posted online (http://www.lib.usf.edu/aeon/eads/index.html?eadrequest=true&ead_id=U29-00057-p32). Progress Village Middle Magnet School of the Arts and Jack Lamb Elementary School are on the southern edge of Progress Village.

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