Residential building permits issued in Hillsborough County from April to June, 1994: 2,574
Residential building permits issued in Hillsborough, second quarter of 1995: 1,947
Combined average Scholastic Aptitude Test scores for Hillsborough County students this year: 911
Average Hillsborough SAT score last year: 906
Average SAT score in Florida this year: 889
Average SAT score nationwide this year: 910
Percentage of Floridians who, when they travel for pleasure to another part of the state, visit the Tampa Bay area: 11.4
Aggravated assaults in Tampa, January through June 1992: 3,330
Aggravated assaults in Tampa, January through June 1993: 2,982
Aggravated assaults in Tampa, January through June 1994: 3,838
Aggravated assaults in Tampa, January through June 1995: 2,738
Compiled by RICHARD DANIELSON with contributions from BARBARA HIJEK and TOM SCHERBERGER.
Quality of Life Index, Sources
Building permits: Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission. Totals reflect all new construction except for remodelings, additions and any alterations to existing buildings.
SAT scores: Staff report.
In-state travelers: The Orlando Sentinel, Aug. 23, citing a Florida Department of Commerce survey of pleasure travel released recently at the Governor's Conference on Tourism. Thirty-five percent of Florida's in-state travelers visited Orlando, and another 14.1 percent visited rural areas in the state.
Aggravated assaults: Tampa Police Department, 1995 Semi-Annual Crime Report, prepared by the Police Department's support services division and released Aug. 17.