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South Venice, Florida - Basic Facts

The South Venice Census Designated Place had a population of 14,836 as of July 1, 2020. South Venice 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 South Venice is located at latitude 27.0531 and longitude -82.4243 in Sarasota County. The formal boundaries for the South Venice Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles. Sarasota County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The South Venice Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402880) 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 South Venice Census Designated Place is located within Venice CCD of Sarasota County.


South Venice, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 14,836 (100%)
Population in Households 14,828 (99.9%)
Population in Families 11,284 (76.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 8 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 2,462
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $58,349
Average Household Income $77,895
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $34,672
Wealth Index5 102


Total HU (Housing Units) 8,031 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,277 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,400 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,354 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $212,026
Average Home Value $241,684
Housing Affordability Index3 162


Total Households 6,677
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 4,160
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.6% 0.73%
Households 0.5% 0.68%
Families 0.52% 0.56%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
Owner Occupied HU   0.67%


South Venice, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Venice to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 247 73rd
Population Density # 341 63rd
Median Household Income # 363 61st
Housing Affordability Index # 495 54th
Per Capita Income # 302 67th
Diversity Index # 831 10th

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