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Sarasota Springs, Florida - Basic Facts

The Sarasota Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 15,134 as of July 1, 2018. Sarasota Springs 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 Sarasota Springs is located at latitude 27.31 and longitude -82.4781 in Sarasota County. The formal boundaries for the Sarasota Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Sarasota County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Sarasota Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402824) 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 Sarasota Springs Census Designated Place is located within Sarasota CCD of Sarasota County.

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


Total Population 15,134
Population in Households 15,128
Population in Familes 11,308
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 4,318
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $53,320
Average Household Income $70,791
Per Capita Income $30,450


Total Housing Units 7,442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,148 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,348 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 946 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $183,937
Average Home Value $208,889


Total Households 6,496
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 3,976
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.61% 0.73%
Households 0.55% 0.75%
Families 0.38% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   3.57%

Sarasota Springs, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sarasota Springs to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 235 75th
Population Density # 157 83rd
Diversity Index # 590 36th
Median Household Income # 367 60th
Per Capita Income # 357 61st

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