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Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida

Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County, Florida. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 54,214. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.9 square miles. An elevation is 27 feet (8.22 m) above sea level. The population density was 3,640 people per square mile. The median age was 46.8 years (Florida state median age was 41.8 years). For every 100 females there were 93 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
54,214 residents
Population Change
+2.8% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
46.8 years (State: 41.8)
Below the Poverty Line
19.5% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
26,126 residents
Population Females
28,088 residents
Population Urban
100% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
10.3% Latin America, 3.3% Europe
Daytime Population Change
+39,722 (+71.7%)
Live and Work in the City
13,868 (57.1%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.4% (State: 5.4%)

Elections Results Data

 

    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers

     

      Sarasota Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)

       

        Sarasota Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)

         

          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Sarasota Residents

           

            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

             
              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $308,635
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $202,752 (State: $179,800)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$107,152 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              $993
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $445 – $697
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $1,090
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              96 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,546 (0.80%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,689 (0.80%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $47,020 (State: $49,426)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$12,943 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              $34,329
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$11,132 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)

               

                Males 25 Years and Older

                 

                  Females 25 Years and Older

                   

                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota
                      about 8 miles
                      Bradenton, FL
                      Full-time enrollment: 8,012
                    • Eckerd College
                      about 28 miles
                      Saint Petersburg, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,437
                    • University of South Florida-St Petersburg
                      about 31 miles
                      St. Petersburg, FL
                      FT enrollment: 4,459
                    • St Petersburg College
                      about 41 miles
                      Clearwater, FL
                      FT enrollment: 21,467
                    • Hillsborough Community College
                      about 42 miles
                      Tampa, FL
                      FT enrollment: 19,838
                    • The University of Tampa
                      about 43 miles
                      Tampa, FL
                      FT enrollment: 7,216
                    • Strayer University-Florida
                      about 46 miles
                      Tampa, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,723

                    List of Largest Colleges & Universities

                    • University of South Florida-Sarasota-Manatee
                      Full-time enrollment: 1,615
                      Location: 8350 N Tamiami Trail
                      Public
                      Website: www.usfsm.edu/
                      Offers Master’s degree
                    • Ringling College of Art and Design
                      FT enrollment: 1,273
                      Location: 2700 North Tamiami Tr
                      Private, not-for-profit
                      Website: www.ringling.edu
                    • New College of Florida
                      FT enrollment: 946
                      Location: 5800 Bay Shore Road
                      Public
                      Website: www.ncf.edu
                    • Argosy University-Sarasota
                      FT enrollment: 601
                      Location: 5250 17th Street
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: www.argosy.edu/sarasota/
                      Offers Doctor’s degree
                    • Sarasota County Technical Institute
                      FT enrollment: 528
                      Location: 4748 Beneva Rd
                      Public
                      Website: www.scti.edu
                    • Meridian College
                      FT enrollment: 248
                      Location: 7020 Professional Pkwy E
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: www.meridian.edu
                    • East West College of Natural Medicine
                      FT enrollment: 148
                      Location: 3808 N. Tamiami Tr
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: ewcollege.org
                      Offers Master’s degree
                    • Fashion Focus Hair Academy
                      FT enrollment: 99
                      Location: 2184 Gulf Gate Dr
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: www.fashionfocusacad.com
                    • Sarasota School of Massage Therapy
                      FT enrollment: 52
                      Location: 5899 Whitfield Ave Suite 300
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: www.sarasotaschoolofmassagetherapy.edu

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • BOOKER HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 502
                      Location: 3201 N ORANGE AVE
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • SARASOTA MILITARY ACADEMY
                      Students: 426
                      Location: 801 N ORANGE AVE
                      Grades: 9-12
                      Charter school
                    • SUNCOAST POLYTECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 296
                      Location: 4650 BENEVA RD
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • RIVERVIEW HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 236
                      Location: 1 RAM WAY
                      Grades: PK-12
                    • SARASOTA HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 202
                      Location: 1000 S SCHOOL AVE
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • OAK PARK SCHOOL
                      Students: 185
                      Location: 7285 PROCTOR RD
                      Grades: KG-12
                    • TRIAD
                      Students: 45
                      Location: 4430 BENEVA RD
                      Grades: 6-12
                    • EASTER SEALS
                      Location: 350 BRADEN AVE
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • ACCESS TO EDUCATION
                      Location: 350 BRADEN AVE
                      Grades: KG-12
                    • ESE SPECIAL PROGRAMS
                      Location: 1960 LANDINGS BLVD
                      Grades: PK-12

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                    • THE OUT-OF-DOOR ACADEMY
                      Students: 614
                      Location: 444 REID ST
                      Grades: PK-12
                    • CARDINAL MOONEY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 475
                      Location: 4171 FRUITVILLE RD
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • SARASOTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 404
                      Location: 5415 BAHIA VISTA ST
                      Grades: PK-12
                    • OUT OF DOOR ACADEMY-UPPER SCHOOL
                      Students: 344
                      Location: 5950 DEER DR
                      Grades: 7-12
                    • SONHAVEN PREPARATORY ACADEMY
                      Students: 104
                      Location: 3560 BEE RIDGE RD
                      Grades: PK-12
                    • NEWGATE SCHOOL
                      Students: 100
                      Location: 5237 ASHTON RD
                      Grades: PK-12
                    • WEST FLORIDA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 99
                      Location: 4311 WILKINSON RD
                      Grades: PK-12
                    • PREW ACADEMY
                      Students: 52
                      Location: 5020 FIELDING LN
                      Grades: 7-12
                    • SUNNYSIDE MENNONITE SCHOOL
                      Students: 37
                      Location: 901 HONORE AVE
                      Grades: KG-11
                    • PALM GROVE MENNONITE SCHOOL
                      Students: 36
                      Location: 1087 BENEVA RD
                      Grades: KG-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • EMMA E. BOOKER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 1,463
                      Location: 2350 DR MARTIN LUTHER KING WAY
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • BOOKER MIDDLE SCHOOL
                      Students: 858
                      Location: 2250 MYRTLE ST
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • SARASOTA SCHOOL OF ARTS/SCIENCES
                      Students: 666
                      Location: 645 CENTRAL AVE
                      Grades: 6-8
                      Charter school
                    • TUTTLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 628
                      Location: 2863 8TH ST
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • BAY HAVEN SCHOOL OF BASICS PLUS
                      Students: 609
                      Location: 2901 W TAMIAMI CIR
                      Grades: KG-5
                    • BRENTWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 597
                      Location: 2500 VINSON AVE
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • SUNCOAST SCHOOL FOR INNOVATIVE STUDIES
                      Students: 534
                      Location: 845 S SCHOOL AVE
                      Grades: PK-8
                      Charter school
                    • PHILLIPPI SHORES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 527
                      Location: 4747 S TAMIAMI TRL
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • SARASOTA MILITARY ACADEMY PREP
                      Students: 426
                      Location: 3101 BETHEL RD
                      Grades: 6-8
                      Charter school
                    • KINNAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 421
                      Location: 3415 TALLEVAST RD
                      Grades: PK-5

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • ST MARTHA CATHOLIC SCHOOL
                      Students: 430
                      Location: 4380 FRUITVILLE RD
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • THE TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 201
                      Location: 4141 DESOTO RD
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • JULIE ROHR ACADEMY
                      Students: 180
                      Location: 4466 FRUITVILLE RD
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • GOLDIE FELDMAN ACADEMY AT TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM
                      Students: 152
                      Location: 1050 S TUTTLE AVE
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • INCARNATION CATHOLIC SCHOOL
                      Students: 152
                      Location: 2911 BEE RIDGE RD
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • CALVARY CHAPEL SCHOOL
                      Students: 99
                      Location: 3800 27TH PKWY
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 90
                      Location: 5651 HONORE AVE
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • ASCENSION LUTHERAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 51
                      Location: 800 MCINTOSH RD
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • DREAMS ARE FREE AT BISHOP NEVINS ACADEMY
                      Students: 49
                      Location: 4380 FRUITVILLE RD
                      Grades: KG-8
                    • SARASOTA WALDORF SCHOOL
                      Students: 29
                      Location: 6124 CRESTWOOD AVE
                      Grades: PK-4
                    Sarasota Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2014)
                    197 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    156 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    2.91 policemen (State: 2.27)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate

                     

                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)

                       

                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)

                         

                          Male: Most Common Occupations

                           

                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                             
                              Sarasota Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              67 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.81 (State: 2.04)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              3 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.08 (State: 0.11)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              47 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.27 (State: 1.28)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              84 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              2.26 (State: 3.04)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              366 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              9.87 (State: 7.45)
                              Number of Houses in the City
                              26,935

                              Hospitals in Sarasota

                              • CAPE SURGERY CENTER
                                1941 WALDEMERE STREET
                              • DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF SARASOTA
                                Proprietary
                                provides emergency services
                                5731 BEE RIDGE RD
                              • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSPITAL
                                3251 PROCTOR RD
                              • HEALTHSOUTH RIDGELAKE HOSPITAL
                                6150 EDGELAKE DRIVE
                              • SARASOTA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
                                Government – Hospital District or Authority
                                1700 S TAMIAMI TRL
                              • SARASOTA PALMS HOSP-
                                1650 S OSPREY AVE
                              • SUNRISE GROUP HOME 13
                                1950 COUNTRY MEADOW CIRCLE
                              • TIDEWELL HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE, INC
                                5955 RAND BLVD
                              • BAY VILLAGE OF SARASOTA
                                8400 VAMO ROAD
                              • BENEVA LAKES HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER
                                741 S BENEVA ROAD
                              • CROSSBREEZE CARE CENTER
                                1755 18TH ST
                              • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER
                                5401 SAWYER RD
                              • IHS OF FLORIDA AT SARASOTA
                                2600 COURTLAND ST
                              • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SARASOTA
                                8104 N TUTTLE AVE
                              • OAK POINTE MANOR
                                1507 S TUTTLE AVE
                              • PINES OF SARASOTA
                                1501 N ORANGE AVE
                              • SARASOTA MEMORIAL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTE
                                5640 RAND BLVD
                              • SPRINGWOOD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER
                                4602 NORTHGATE COURT
                              • TARPON POINT NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER
                                5157 PARK CLUB DRIVE
                              • DSI SARASOTA DIALYSIS
                                1921 WALDEMERE ST STE 107
                              • NNA KIDNEY DIALYSIS CENTER – SARASOTA
                                1630 TUTTLE AVE
                              • A FAMILIAR FACE HOME HEALTH
                                5899 WHITFIELD AVENUE
                                SUITE 107
                              • AMEDISYS OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA
                                2033 WOOD STREET
                                SUITE 105
                              • BAYCARE HOME CARE, INC
                                2109 47TH STREET
                              • FUSION HEALTHCARE
                                227 CENTRAL AVE
                              • GULF CITY HOME CARE INC
                                401 CATTLEMEN RD SUITE 104
                              • MEDERI CARETENDERS
                                2401 UNIVERSITY PKWY
                                STE 203
                              • OLSTEN HEALTH SERVICES
                                7400 SOUTH TAMIAMI TRIAL
                              • SARASOTA HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY LLC
                                8830 SOUTH TAMIAMI TRAIL UNIT 150
                              • SOLANA HOME HEALTH AGENCY LLC
                                3564 CLARK RD
                              • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF FLORIDA INC
                                4038 CATTLEMEN RD

                              Airports & Heliports in Sarasota

                              • Hidden River Airport
                                22FA
                              • Lowe’s Airport
                                FA77
                              • Schwartz Farms Inc Airport
                                4FL8
                              • Dove Heliport
                                FA22
                              • Mosquito Ctl Heliport
                                FA33
                              • Sarasota Department Of Fire-Rescue East Side Heliport
                                6FL6
                              • Sarasota Memorial Hospital Heliport
                                FA23

                              Amtrak Stations in Sarasota

                              • SARASOTA (I-75 AT CLARK RD.)
                                Bus Station . Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking.

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                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                 
                                  Other Information

                                  Sarasota by Race (According to 2015)

                                   

                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)

                                     

                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2015)

                                       

                                        Natural Disasters in Sarasota

                                         

                                          Air Quality Information

                                           
                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Tornadoes Average Activity
                                            22% (Greater then US)
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            96% (Smaller then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            25 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            17 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            5 pc.
                                            Google Map of Sarasota
                                            ZIP Codes for Sarasota: 34236, 34242
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