Gulf Gate Estates, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gulf Gate Estates, Florida - Basic Facts

The Gulf Gate Estates Census Designated Place had a population of 11,359 as of July 1, 2017. Gulf Gate Estates 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 Gulf Gate Estates is located at latitude 27.2578 and longitude -82.5061 in Sarasota County. The formal boundaries for the Gulf Gate Estates Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Sarasota County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Gulf Gate Estates Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402554) 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 Gulf Gate Estates Census Designated Place is located within Gulf Gate Estates-Osprey CCD of Sarasota County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gulf Gate Estates population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Gulf Gate Estates, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,359
Daytime Population: Workers 5,520
Daytime Population: Residents 6,329
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,849
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 11,134
Population in Familes 6,962
Population in Group Qrtrs 225
Population Density2 4,189
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $41,820
Average Household Income $54,320
Per Capita Income $28,949


Total Housing Units 7,121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,142 (44.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,759 (38.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,221 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $172,753
Average Home Value $201,178


Total Households 5,900
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 2,658
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 0.56% 0.81%
Households 0.49% 0.8%
Families 0.29% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Gulf Gate Estates, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gulf Gate Estates to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 297 68th
Population Density # 156 83rd
Diversity Index # 646 30th
Median Household Income # 603 34th
Per Capita Income # 363 61st

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