Tampa is consistently one of the most popular cities featured on Livability. A beautiful, welcoming, rapidly growing city that was recently named one of our Top 100 Best Places to Live in America, there are tons of reasons why so many people want to know more about living in Tampa. So, how much does it really cost to live there? We asked a local to give us the scoop on everything from rent to lattes to childcare.
City: Tampa, FL
How long have you lived in Tampa?
Eight years. I lived in a suburb of Tampa as a teen, then moved out of state for a job, but HATED IT. My boyfriend (now husband) was living in Tampa and I forced my way in to living with him when I came back.