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Osprey, Florida - Basic Facts

Osprey is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Osprey Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sarasota County at latitude 27.1962 and longitude -82.4904. Sarasota County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Osprey Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.84 sq. miles.

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Osprey, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 6,030
Population in Households 6,030
Population in Familes 4,975
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,156
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 2,763
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 1,964
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,418 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,385 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 378 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 655 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $378,373
Average Home Value $472,829


Median Household Income $70,794
Average Household Income $107,096
Per Capita Income $49,019
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.27% 0.1%
Households -0.3% 0.06%
Families -0.36% -0.07%
Median Household Income   3.71%
Per Capita Income   3.34%
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.


Osprey, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Osprey to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 410 56th
Population Density1 # 537 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 833 9th
Median Household Income # 88 91st
Per Capita Income # 55 94th

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