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Bradenton, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Bradenton had a population of 52,882 as of July 1, 2016. Bradenton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bradenton is located at latitude 27.4909 and longitude -82.5749 in Manatee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bradenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.28 sq. miles and a water area of 2.71 sq. miles. Manatee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The City of Bradenton (GNIS ID: 2403907) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bradenton is located within Bradenton CCD of Manatee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bradenton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bradenton: Braden Town, Bradentown, Braiden Town, Braidentown.

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


Total Population 52,882
Population in Households 51,268
Population in Familes 38,044
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,614
Population Density1 3,702
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 22,814
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 12,973
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 28,972 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,971 (41.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,843 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,158 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $154,730
Average Home Value $198,720


Median Household Income $41,689
Average Household Income $57,243
Per Capita Income $25,436
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.05% 1.3%
Households 1.03% 1.34%
Families 1.08% 1.09%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Bradenton, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bradenton to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 70 92nd
Population Density1 # 186 80th
Diversity Index2 # 255 73rd
Median Household Income # 562 39th
Per Capita Income # 440 52nd

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