Welcome To

Sarasota

The greater Sarasota and Manatee County area has been considered one of Florida’s best locations for ages.

 

Welcome to Sarasota

Live Where You Vacation
 
Florida’s west coast has much to offer, but the greater Sarasota and Manatee County area has been considered one of Florida’s best locations for ages.
 

The Neighbors

Retired and working professionals that value the laid-back vibe of the city.
 
Sarasota is also known for its strong sense of civic engagement and commitment to preserving the city's natural beauty.
 

What to Expect

A picturesque life and more.
 
Gorgeous weather, stunning beaches, incredible cuisine, shopping galore, and a plethora of outdoor recreational activities.
 

The Lifestyle

A mix of leisure, outdoor pursuits, and cultural enrichment.
 
With its abundance of outdoor activities, residents often engage in activities like boating, fishing, golfing, and exploring nature trails.
 

Unexpected Appeal

The vibrant arts and cultural scene.
 
While known for its beautiful beaches and outdoor activities, Sarasota is also home to a thriving arts community, with numerous galleries, theaters, and museums.
 

The Market

Single-family homes in various architectural styles from historic to contemporary designs.
 
Condominiums and townhouses are popular options, as well as upscale luxury estates, waterfront properties, and gated communities.
 

You'll Fall in Love With

The variety of life.
 
This blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and culinary delights creates a unique and unexpected appeal for residents.
 
 
 

Overview for Sarasota, FL

53,786 people live in Sarasota, where the median age is 49 and the average individual income is $48,380. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

53,786

Total Population

49 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$48,380

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Sarasota, FL

Sarasota has 23,984 households, with an average household size of 2.1. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sarasota do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 53,786 people call Sarasota home. The population density is 3,659.66 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

53,786

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

49

Median Age

46.69 / 53.31%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
23,984

Total Households

2.1

Average Household Size

$48,380

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Sarasota, FL

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Sarasota. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Alta Vista Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Suncoast School For Innovative Studies
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Sarasota Military Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Achievement Center Of Sarasota The
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Bay Haven School Of Basics Plus
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Sarasota School Of Arts/Sciences
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Martha Catholic Schcol
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Tuttle Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Sarasota County Acceleration Academies
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Hershorin Schiff Day Schools Of Tomorrow Inc Dba G
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Agape Christian School Of Sarasota
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Brookside Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Southside Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5

Around Sarasota, FL

There's plenty to do around Sarasota, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

97
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
68
Bikeable
Bike Score
47
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including S & T Barbecue, Elevation Tea, and Sweeter With Fiedler.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.09 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.31 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.07 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.19 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.18 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.5 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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