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Ballast Point is a neighborhood and district located in Tampa, Florida. As of the 2000 census, the district had a total population of 17,186. Its park was previously called Jules Verne Park before its name change to Ballast Point Park. Recent renovations in 2006 have a new playground and walks. A pier restoration was recently completed.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the district has a total area of 3.8 mi². 3.8 mi² of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

The new playground


As of the census[1] of 2000, there are 17,186 people, 7,835 households, and 8,242 housing units in the district. The population density is 1,891.0/km² (4,898.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the district is 85.00% White, 6.50% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American, 3.40% Asian and Pacific Islander, 1.90% from other races, and 2.80% from two or more races. 9.90% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

In the district the population is spread out with 6.1% under 5 years; 6% 5 to 9 years; 10.6% 10 to 19 years; 31.9% 20 to 39 years; 29.4% 40 to 59 years; 12.8% 60 to 79 years; and 3.1% 80 Years and Over. For every 100 females, there are 98 males.

Historical marker for Ballast point Park, Read text Here



  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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