FL

National Population : 333,590,059
Florida State Population : 22,541,935

About Sarasota, FL

Sarasota, FL is located in Sarasota County in the state of Florida.

The total City Population for Sarasota is about 277,373 with about 1,528 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 722,243.

The Average Home Value is $317,346.15, which is roughly 34% higher than the Average Home Value of $207,987.00 for the state of Florida, and roughly 41% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $63,564.77, which is roughly 13% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,343.00 for the state of Florida, and roughly 10% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Sarasota is about 5%.

Florida is ranked #32 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 36.22 out of 100.

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Voting

Sarasota County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 19.06% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 54.84%
Democratic: 44.39%
Libertarian: 0.56%
Other: 0.11%
Green: 0.1%


Nearby Locations

Siesta Key, FL (1.88 mi.)
Osprey, FL (6.31 mi.)
Braden River, FL (8.48 mi.)
Bradenton, FL (8.48 mi.)
Nokomis, FL (10.19 mi.)
North Venice, FL (10.19 mi.)
Longboat Key, FL (14.30 mi.)
Venice, FL (14.63 mi.)
Lakewood Ranch, FL (16.02 mi.)
Lakewood Rch, FL (16.02 mi.)
Cortez, FL (17.24 mi.)
Ellenton, FL (18.10 mi.)
Palma Sola, FL (18.18 mi.)
Rubonia, FL (18.53 mi.)
Palmetto, FL (18.53 mi.)
Englewood, FL (19.74 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 34231, 34232, 34233, 34234, 34235, 34236, 34237, 34238, 34239, 34240, 34241, 34242, 34243
Latitude : 27.326204
Longitude : -82.472231
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 13 ft.
Area Code(s) : 941

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.15
Male Population Estimate : 40.08%
Female Population Estimate : 43.79%
Median Age : 50.6
Male Median Age : 49.3
Female Median Age : 52.1

White Population Estimate : 74.69%
Black Population Estimate : 5.68%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 8.59%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.68%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.09%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.59%
Other Population Estimate : 2.71%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Sarasota specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Sarasota County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Sarasota County: About 239 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Sarasota County is about 26% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 17% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.