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Longboat Key, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Longboat Key had a population of 7,587 as of July 1, 2017. 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 27.3956 and longitude -82.6435 in Manatee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Longboat Key (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 2406041) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Longboat Key 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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Longboat Key, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,587
Daytime Population: Workers 2,994
Daytime Population: Residents 5,948
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,942
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 7,587
Population in Familes 5,853
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,837
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $86,047
Average Household Income $138,366
Per Capita Income $77,764


Total Housing Units 9,582 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,839 (40.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 425 ( 4.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,318 (55.5%)
Median Home Value $739,547
Average Home Value $797,226


Total Households 4,264
Average Household Size 1.78
Family Households 2,748
Average Family Size 2
  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 1.34% 1.65%
Households 1.3% 1.61%
Families 1.1% 1.46%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   1.86%

Longboat Key, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Longboat Key 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 # 375 59th
Population Density # 414 55th
Diversity Index # 915 1st
Median Household Income # 56 94th
Per Capita Income # 16 98th

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