Sarasota

Known for its stunning beaches, clear blue waters, and warm weather year-round.

Welcome to Sarasota

Why you'd want to live in Sarasota

Sarasota is a beautiful city located on the Gulf Coast of Florida in the United States. Known for its stunning beaches, clear blue waters, and warm weather year-round, Sarasota is a popular destination for both tourists and residents alike. One of the main attractions in Sarasota is its miles of white sandy beaches, including the famous Siesta Key Beach which has been named the best beach in the US by TripAdvisor. The city also boasts a variety of outdoor activities, such as hiking and biking trails, kayaking, fishing, and golfing.

Sarasota is also known for its cultural offerings, including the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, which features a collection of Baroque art and the famous Circus Museum. The city also has a vibrant arts scene, with many galleries, theaters, and music venues. In addition, Sarasota is home to a diverse population, including retirees, families, and young professionals. The city has a variety of housing options, from beachfront condos to sprawling estates. Overall, Sarasota offers a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural offerings, and a welcoming community that make it a great place to live or visit. Here

Overview for Sarasota, FL

53,786 people live in Sarasota, where the median age is 49 and the average individual income is $48,380. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

53,786

Total Population

49 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$48,380

Average individual Income

Around Sarasota, FL

There's plenty to do around Sarasota, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

97
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
68
Bikeable
Bike Score
47
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sunshine Canning, The Lounge at element, and S & T Barbecue.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 1.37 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.19 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.09 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.3 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.54 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.96 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Sarasota, FL

Sarasota has 23,984 households, with an average household size of 2.1. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sarasota do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 53,786 people call Sarasota home. The population density is 3,659.66 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

53,786

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

49

Median Age

46.69 / 53.31%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
23,984

Total Households

2.1

Average Household Size

$48,380

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Sarasota, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Sarasota. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Achievement Center Of Sarasota The
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Martha Catholic Schcol
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Hershorin Schiff Day Schools Of Tomorrow Inc Dba G
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Agape Christian School Of Sarasota
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Alta Vista Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Suncoast School For Innovative Studies
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Sarasota Military Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5
Bay Haven School Of Basics Plus
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Sarasota School Of Arts/Sciences
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Tuttle Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Sarasota County Acceleration Academies
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Brookside Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Southside Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
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Work With Joe

Beyond his professional achievements, he embraces a dynamic coastal lifestyle in the company of his wife, Rita, taking full advantage of Florida's diverse offerings. As an active member of the Sarasota Softball League and an enthusiast of golf, jogging, biking, and fishing, Joe not only understands but lives the essence of the Florida lifestyle.

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