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Brandon is in Hillsborough County, in the Tampa-Saint Petersburg metro area.
The community was named after John Brandon, settler
The latitude of Brandon is 27.937N. The longitude is -82.286W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 46 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 89,929.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brandon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hillsborough County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Tampa-St. Petersburg area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33511 ZIP code.
14% of Brandon residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brandon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brandon was $22,080, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Brandon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brandon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $630. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,031.
Libraries in Brandon include Brandon Branch ... View libraries
Hillsborough County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brandon political report.
The average commute time for Brandon workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Brandon between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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