This quiet and peaceful community has a rich history in agriculture.

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Overview for Lithia, FL

25,695 people live in Lithia, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $39,186. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

38 years

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Welcome to Lithia

Peaceful and scenic suburb outside of Tampa 

Lithia is one of the most stunning and picturesque suburbs in all of Hillsborough County. From blue watering holes to open green spaces, you are bound to come across a beautiful view that will leave you breathless. This quiet and peaceful community has a rich history in agriculture. Its A+ schools draw in families of all sizes and the warm community is what keeps residents around. Lined with gorgeous classic homes and beautiful yards, Lithia is an excellent place to live under the Florida sunshine.

What to Love

  • Serene, visually stunning area
  • Family-friendly community
  • Outdoor recreation opportunities
  • Abundance of greenery and nature

People & Lifestyle

In the alluring community of Lithia, more than anything you will find lots of families looking to build roots. You will also find young professionals who prefer a more laid-back and quiet lifestyle, as well as retirees opting for a balance of zen and activity. The area is known for its luscious green parks, where camping and swimming are popular, and its highly-respected schools. Lithia’s lovely residents enjoy calling this safe place home because of its gorgeous, sprawling houses with expansive floor plans that are perfect for kids, and the dazzling trees and splendid views that surround the neighborhood.

Attractions & Activities in Lithia, Tampa, FL

  1. Lithia Springs Park: This park offers picturesque natural springs perfect for swimming and relaxation amidst Florida's lush greenery.
  2. Alderman's Ford Conservation Park: Ideal for nature enthusiasts, this park features extensive walking paths and is a great spot for picnics and family outings.
  3. Alafia River State Park: Known for its dynamic landscapes, this state park provides excellent opportunities for mountain biking, horseback riding, and fishing.
  4. FishHawk Sporting Clays: A unique experience offering sporting clays shooting, suitable for both beginners and experienced shooters.
  5. R&R Ranch: Specializing in horseback riding tours, this ranch provides a serene experience for animal lovers and outdoor adventurers.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Although Lithia is all about its spectacular natural surroundings, the local eats don’t disappoint. FishHawk Pizza is a homestyle pizzeria with tasty eats, from buttery garlic rolls to cheesy New York-style pies and slices. This family-friendly spot has a game room for the kids and sports on the TV for the adults, with beer and wine to go around. FishHawk also serves home-cooked dinners, from subs and salads to Phillies and wings. There's even an adorable pet-friendly patio where you can sit outside and enjoy your meal. Rick’s Custom Meats is a charmingly rustic deli where you can pick up fresh and juicy steaks to grill at home or enjoy a nice sandwich made in-shop. They’re known for their exotic selection of meats, such as bison, elk, venison, and gator, as well as their famous banana pudding and sweet tea. For shopping needs, head over to Shops of FishHawk or Park Square Plaza. There are also other shopping centers and malls with multiple big-name brands and businesses in nearby Valrico.

Things to Do

There are plenty of ways to get outside and get active in Lithia. The FishHawk Aquatic Center is a great space for residents to gather—whether in the large lagoon-style pool equipped with a waterfall and a water slide, the competition pool or volleyball pool, or the impressive fitness facility. To top it all off, there is also a covered playground and a snack bar—the perfect treat after an afternoon of swimming. At Alderman's Ford Regional Park and Alafia State Park, you can hike one of their trails or fish on the lake in a canoe. You can also bird watch, paddle, or boat at the launch, as well as bike, walk the dog, or even ride horses. Lithia celebrates the big days, most notably the exciting Turkey Trot around Thanksgiving. There are multiple races for residents of all ages, and it’s all for a great cause.

Community Events

  1. Tribe Fest - TAMPA: A cultural festival held in April, celebrating community and heritage with various activities and performances.
  2. AfroCAN - Tampa Juneteenth Festival: This event, usually held in June at Perry Harvey Park, commemorates Juneteenth with cultural celebrations and activities.
  3. Hillsborough County Fair: A traditional county fair with various family-friendly activities, entertainment, and local food, typically happening in March.
  4. 29th Annual Heritage Day Festival: Held in April, this festival celebrates community unity with various cultural activities, performances, and more.


Lithia’s public school districts have several highly-rated schools and educational facilities of note, including:


Demographics and Employment Data for Lithia, FL

Lithia has 7,829 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lithia do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,695 people call Lithia home. The population density is 1,878.858 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

49.23 / 50.77%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
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30 to 59 Minutes
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Schools in Lithia, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Lithia. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
Fishhawk Creek Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Bevis Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Pinecrest Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Randall Middle School
6th - 8th
9th - 12th

Around Lithia, FL

There's plenty to do around Lithia, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Max & Mow’s Kitchen, Picnic Grocery, and Davenport's Daily Delights.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.19 miles 6 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining 1 miles 1 review 5/5 stars
Dining 1 miles 2 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.47 miles 1 review 3/5 stars
Active 0.74 miles 37 reviews 4.4/5 stars

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