The Town of Longboat Key had a population of 7,967 as of July 1, 2021. 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 27.4125 and longitude -82.659 in Manatee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Longboat Key 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 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.
|Total Population||7,967 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,967 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||6,116 (76.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$115,754|
|Average Household Income||$174,550|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||28%|
|Per Capita Income||$98,109|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||9,996 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,189 (41.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||289 ( 2.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||5,518 (55.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$773,966|
|Average Home Value||$930,270|
|Housing Affordability Index3||85|
|Average Household Size||1.78|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.23%|
|Per Capita Income||1.88%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.48%|
The table below compares Longboat Key to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 374||59th|
|Population Density||# 407||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 34||96th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 89||10th|
|Per Capita Income||# 9||99th|
|Diversity Index||# 914||1st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.