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January 18, 2018

Transportation / Housing

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Amy Keller | 3/1/2007

Working families in metropolitan areas spend on average 57% of their incomes on housing and transportation, according to the Center for Housing Policy's survey of 28 metro areas nationwide. In Tampa, the figure is 58% -- with 25% for housing and 33% for transportation costs.

How low-to-moderate income workers in Tampa get to work

  • Private Vehicle -- 93%
  • Public Transit -- 2%
  • Walk or Bike -- 3%
  • Work from Home or Other -- 3%
  • Average Annual Transportation Cost -- $10,633

Note: Because of rounding, percentages do not add up to 100.
Source: Center for Neighborhood Technology Calculation

Tags: Tampa Bay

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