Sarasota, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Sarasota, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Sarasota had a population of 54,769 as of July 1, 2016. Sarasota 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 Sarasota is located at latitude 27.3379 and longitude -82.5458 in Sarasota County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sarasota (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.68 sq. miles and a water area of 10.53 sq. miles. Sarasota County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Sarasota (GNIS ID: 2405423) 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 Sarasota is located within Sarasota CCD of Sarasota County.

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


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

POPULATION

Total Population 54,769
Population in Households 51,160
Population in Familes 33,931
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,609
Population Density1 3,731
Diversity Index2 61
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 24,331
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 11,953
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 30,831 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,437 (40.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,894 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,500 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $228,971
Average Home Value $397,513
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,280
Average Household Income $63,237
Per Capita Income $30,041
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 1.14%
Households 0.75% 1.14%
Families 0.46% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Sarasota, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sarasota 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 # 66 93rd
Population Density1 # 184 80th
Diversity Index2 # 267 71st
Median Household Income # 595 35th
Per Capita Income # 291 68th

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