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Tallahassee is the historic capital of the sunshine state. Tallahassee spans over 104 miles with a population density of 1,970 people per square mile. The city currently has a population of 197,974 and is growing at a rate of .89 percent annually. The median housing price is currently at $167,950. Some popular areas to buy in the city include the Northeast, Midtown/East, Betton Hills, and Southwood. Northeast Tallahassee is away from the hustle and bustle of the universities. Killearn Lakes provides residents access to water activities. Midtown/ East Tallassee is minutes from the business and entertainment district. Nearby you'll find Florida A&M University and Florida State. Betton Hills is a tree-lined neighborhood with five lush parks. Southwood is close to top-rated public and private schools. It is situated along the outskirts of the city, avoiding the downtown traffic. 


The surrounding areas of Tallahassee are heavily wooded, offering plenty of outdoor attractions. Take a visit to Saint Mark's National Wildlife Refuge, which has 68,000 acres of marshes, creeks, islands, and estuaries with various hiking and biking trails. Saint Marks Lighthouse is a historic site located in Saint Marks National Wildlife Refuge and is the second oldest lighthouse in Florida. Learn the area’s history by visiting Mission San Luis de Apalachee, a historic landmark located west of downtown. Guests can visit the reconstructed Spanish buildings and peruse 300-year-old artifacts. Explore historic downtown and its statues and monuments around the city. Delve into your creative side at Railroad Square Art District, a cultural and artistic hub with unique shops, art studios, and brewing companies. Notable Tallahassee museums are the Museum of Florida History, Meek-Eaton Black Archives Research Center and Museum, and the Goodwood Museum and Gardens.


Tallahassee has 52 public schools, six charter schools, and 183 private schools. The city offers a great selection of universities and colleges in the area. Florida A&M University is a historically Black university nestled in the heart of Tallahassee, known for its top-rated pharmacy, business, education, and engineering programs. Florida State University is a popular four-year school offering more than 300 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. Other institutions in the area include Tallahassee Community College.

Commuting in Tallahassee

Commuting in Tallahassee is seamless with various transit options. Tallahassee's average one-way commute time is about 19 minutes, making it shorter than the United States average of 26.4 minutes. Residents have access to the Starmetro bus routes, carpooling, and ridesharing. Tallahassee is a pedestrian-friendly community with various walking and biking trails throughout. Situated just seven miles from downtown is the Tallahassee International Airport.