The Town of Longboat Key had a population of 7,587 as of July 1, 2017. Longboat Key ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Longboat Key is located at latitude 27.3956 and longitude -82.6435 in Manatee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Longboat Key (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.13 sq. miles and a water area of 11.87 sq. miles. Manatee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.
While the primary coordinates for Town of Longboat Key are located in Manatee County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Sarasota County.
The Town of Longboat Key (GNIS ID: 2406041) 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 Town of Longboat Key is located within Bradenton CCD of Manatee County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Longboat Key population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||2,994|
|Daytime Population: Residents||5,948|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||8,942|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.18|
|Population in Households||7,587|
|Population in Familes||5,853|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$86,047|
|Average Household Income||$138,366|
|Per Capita Income||$77,764|
|Total Housing Units||9,582 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,839 (40.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||425 ( 4.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||5,318 (55.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$739,547|
|Average Home Value||$797,226|
|Average Household Size||1.78|
|Average Family Size||2|
NOTES1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.03%|
|Per Capita Income||1.86%|
The table below compares Longboat Key to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.
|Total Population||# 375||59th|
|Population Density1||# 414||55th|
|Diversity Index2||# 915||1st|
|Median Household Income||# 56||94th|
|Per Capita Income||# 16||98th|
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