Sarasota County FL Information


Sarasota County Subdivisions

Sarasota County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 414,899
Daytime Population: Workers 184,630
Daytime Population: Residents 246,053
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 430,683
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 409,277
Population in Familes 307,462
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,622
Population Density2 746
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $52,272
Average Household Income $77,067
Per Capita Income $35,959


Total Housing Units 246,820 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135,732 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 55,473 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 55,615 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $230,215
Average Home Value $313,886


Total Households 191,205
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 115,448
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 1.24% 1.42%
Households 1.17% 1.38%
Families 1.06% 1.3%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.54%


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, 2017 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 # 59 13th
Median Household Income # 15 79th
Per Capita Income # 5 94th

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