Sarasota County FL Information


Sarasota County Subdivisions

Sarasota County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 416,429
Population in Households 410,640
Population in Familes 306,344
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,789
Population Density1 749
Diversity Index2 34


Median Household Income $54,208
Average Household Income $80,745
Per Capita Income $37,657


Total Housing Units 248,738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 144,974 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 46,890 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 56,874 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $247,165
Average Home Value $344,233


Total Households 191,864
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 115,651
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.13% 1.41%
Households 1.07% 1.38%
Families 0.95% 1.3%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   3.64%


Sarasota County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sarasota County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 14 81st
Population Density # 9 88th
Diversity Index # 60 12th
Median Household Income # 14 81st
Per Capita Income # 5 94th

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