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Tampa is the 3rd largest city in Florida behind Jacksonville and Miami and is located in the central part of the state. The city has an estimated population of 377,000 people and covers 175 square miles. Area code 813 is notable because it includes other large cities like Riverview, Brandon, Plant City and Valrico as well. The Tampa area code is the seat of Hillsborough County and sits 84 miles from Orlando, 199 miles from Jacksonville and 282 miles from Miami.
Tampa was initially settled in 1823 after Florida joined the United States and was incorporated in 1855. The city suffered during the Civil War and the Reconstruction and didn’t begin to grow until phosphate was discovered in the area in the 1880’s and they got their first railroad line.
The cigar industry began to flourish and the city’s population increased in the 1900’s and through World War II with the establishment of the MacDill Air Force Base. The city expanded rapidly in the 50’s and 60’s. The University of South Florida was opened in 1956 and the first NFL team moved in in 1976. Now, the city is the 3rd biggest in the state of Florida and the 52nd largest in the United States.
The Tampa area code is home to one company on the Fortune 500 list and another that made the Fortune 1000 list. WellCare Health Plans came in at #170 in 2018, and Bloomin’ Brands, a hospitality company, was ranked #584. Some of the most important industries in area code 813 are tourism, shipping, finance, healthcare, national defense, and more.
In 2013, the top five biggest employers in the city were listed as BayCare Health System, Publix Supermarket, HCA West Florida, Frontier Communications, and Tampa General Hospitals. Other businesses with a significant presence in Tampa include Verizon, JP Morgan Chase, Citi, and Moffitt Cancer Center among others. The Tampa area code has professional sports teams in baseball, hockey, and football, and the largest universities in the city are The University of South Florida Tampa and St. Petersburg College.
The Tampa area code is expecting 38% future growth in jobs over the upcoming decade and has an unemployment rate of 4.8%. The average household income in area code 813 is $43,000, which is slightly lower than the US national average of $53,000. Right now the three most common occupations for residents in Tampa are health care and social assistance, retail trade, and professional, scientific, technical services, and over 20% of the population make over $100,000 per year.
In 2018 the US Conference of Mayors named Tampa the “Most Liveable City in the United States.” It also ranked #2 on the Forbes list of “The 10 Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs.” Some of the biggest and best events to attend in Tampa every year are the Annual Festa Italiana and the Florida State Fair.
A Tampa area code from Nextiva can help your business expand in Florida. Nextiva VoIP services come with instant activation so you can get started today. Purchase area code 813 for your business phone and set up your digital phone system with zero extra equipment. Then, your company will be truly location independent as you answer calls to the local area code from any internet connected device, anywhere in the world.
That’s not all, though. Every Nextiva package also comes with powerful PBX features to help you run your business better. Keep employees and clients in the loop with call recording, conference call capabilities, and voicemail to email services. Then, utilize the Nextiva Auto Attendant. The prerecorded software gives a professional impression to every caller while efficiently getting them to the right extension. This eliminates the need for a receptionist and saves both time and money for your business.
If you’re looking for more, you can also explore an array of additional features to add to your digital phone system. For example, you can upgrade with Nextiva Analytics to get a closer look at your callers and a more in-depth understanding of your customer base.
Growing your business in Florida is simple with Nextiva by your side. The exclusive NextOS software will keep you organized no matter where in the world you’re working from. Manage your users, callers, features, and billing in one place to you always stay in control of your Tampa area code.
When you’re ready to expand beyond area code 813 take advantage of the Nextiva flexible upgrades. Every business is different, so you can choose exactly which options are right for you. With some of the most affordable pricing on the market, businesses with any budget can grow with us. Additionally, the transparent billing and “no hidden fees” guarantee means you can rest easy that knowing that you’ll never blow your budget with Nextiva.
Customers around the country are choosing Nextiva for their Tampa area code and VoIP services because here, people come first. We’re dedicated to ensuring that you always have stellar customer service, so our customer support department is open and on-call seven days a week. Get in contact with the 100% in-house department and they’ll walk you through and troubleshooting you need until the issue is resolved to your satisfaction.
Nextiva is more than just a VoIP service. When you join the Nextiva family you also get powerful PBX features to help you run your business better, exclusive NextOS software to keep you in control, flexible upgrades so you’re always in charge, responsive customer service, and so much more.
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