Temple Terrace has the 1204th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 5.0% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Temple Terrace is part of the Tampa metro area. Unemployment in the Tampa area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Tampa has the 25th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Temple Terrace is below average at $44,510, and the median cost of a home in Temple Terrace is $164,400, which is below the national average. 41% of workers in Temple Terrace hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 92% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Temple Terrace. 80% of Temple Terrace workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Temple Terrace spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.