Sarasota County

Sarasota, FL: What you need to know

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.



Sarasota, FL City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 53,583
Median Age 46
Median Household Income $43,244
Median Home Price $169,100

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Sarasota, FL Demographics

Median Population in Sarasota, FL

Median Age 45.9%
Age 18 Over 84.5%
Age 21 Over 79.9%
Age 62 Over 28.3%
Age 65 Over 24.4%

Race in Sarasota, FL

  Ethnicity White 80.2%
  Ethnicity Black 15.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 17.1%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 1.4%

Population By Gender in Sarasota, FL

  Male 48.7%
  Female 51.3%

Language in Sarasota, FL

  English Only 79.5%
  English Other 20.5%

Economics in Sarasota, FL

  Median Household Income $43,244
  Median Home Price $169,100
  Homes Owned 46.8%
  Homes Rent 53.2%
  Median Property Rent $933

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Commute Types in Sarasota, FL

  Walked 2.7%
  Worked at Home 5.4%
  Public Transportation 2.2%
  Other Means 3.2%
  Drove Alone 78%
  Carpooled 8.5%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 14
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