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Osprey, Florida - Basic Facts

The Osprey Census Designated Place had a population of 6,046 as of July 1, 2015. Osprey 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 Osprey is located at latitude 27.1904 and longitude -82.4757 in Sarasota County. The formal boundaries for the Osprey Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.84 sq. miles. Sarasota County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Osprey Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403382) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Osprey Census Designated Place is located within Gulf Gate Estates-Osprey CCD of Sarasota County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Osprey population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Osprey, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 6,046
Population in Households 6,046
Population in Familes 4,996
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,159
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 2,768
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 1,965
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,385 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 383 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 658 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $403,059
Average Home Value $488,296


Median Household Income $70,558
Average Household Income $111,111
Per Capita Income $50,796
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% 0.17%
Households -0.21% 0.15%
Families -0.28% 0.05%
Median Household Income   4.27%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
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, 2015 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 # 542 41st
Diversity Index2 # 837 10th
Median Household Income # 105 89th
Per Capita Income # 56 94th

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