What you need to know about Sarasota, FL

Those lucky enough to find themselves living in Sarasota can choose from outdoor activities like fishing, sailing, swimming, kayaking, biking, golfing and running throughout the year. Cultural amenities like museums and art galleries and a collection of unique restaurants help provide perfect date nights. The annual Sarasota Film Festival and Sarasota Farmers Market draw visitors to the downtown area, while a string of islands provide a tropical-like escape.


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Homes Owned 53.22%
53.22% Complete
Homes Rented 46.78%
46.78% Complete

Real Estate

In Sarasota, Florida

Ready to move to Sarasota? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Sarasota.

Median Home Price

Higher than the state average


In Sarasota, Florida

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Sarasota rates.

Median Household Income

Lower than the national average


In Sarasota, Florida

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Most residents are
Over 65 Years old


In Sarasota, Florida

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Bachelor’s Degree 31%
31% Complete
Graduated High School 88%
88% Complete

Sarasota, FL's Livability Rankings

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Sarasota offers great fun for the whole family