Manatee County FL Information


Manatee County Subdivisions

Manatee County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 357,028
Population in Households 352,211
Population in Familes 276,915
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,817
Population Density1 481
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 148,830
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 95,855
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 192,136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 99,707 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 49,123 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 43,306 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $198,087
Average Home Value $270,835


Median Household Income $50,062
Average Household Income $70,556
Per Capita Income $29,867
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.62% 1.89%
Households 1.49% 1.81%
Families 1.35% 1.72%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Manatee County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manatee County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 15 79th
Population Density1 # 14 81st
Diversity Index2 # 26 63rd
Median Household Income # 16 78th
Per Capita Income # 13 82nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.