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Population in 2010: 4,679. Population change since 2000: +5.0%
Males: 2,126  (45.4%)
Females: 2,553  (54.6%)

Median resident age:  38.3 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 34241.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $65,666 (it was $50,375 in 2000)
Lake Sarasota:

$65,666
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,562

Lake Sarasota CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $149,361 (it was $112,800 in 2000)
Lake Sarasota:

$149,361
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $206,561; Detached houses: $206,561

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,407.

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  • White alone - 3,964 (84.7%)
  • Hispanic - 454 (9.7%)
  • Black alone - 103 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 68 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 63 (1.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 13 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Sarasota: 96.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (15.5%), Irish (12.9%), English (11.3%), Polish (6.4%), Italian (5.8%), United States (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 35 feet

Land area: 1.37 square miles.

Population density: 3,420 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Lake Sarasota:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Sarasota CDP:

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

279 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe).

This place:  5.2%
Florida:  19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,109 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,337 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sarasota, FL (6.9 miles , pop. 52,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Petersburg, FL (36.6 miles , pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (804.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Bee Ridge, FL (1.5 miles ), Sarasota Springs, FL (1.7 miles ), Fruitville, FL (1.7 miles ), South Gate Ridge, FL (2.0 miles ), Southgate, FL (2.2 miles ), Ridge Wood Heights, FL (2.2 miles ), Gulf Gate Estates, FL (2.3 miles ), The Meadows, FL (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 27.30 N, Longitude: 82.43 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Lake Sarasota-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/31/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Lake Sarasota place center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.7 miles away from the place center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sarasota County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Lake Sarasota:

  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF FLORIDA INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SARASOTA, FL)
  • MEDERI CARETENDERS (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SARASOTA, FL)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF SARASOTA (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 2 miles away; SARASOTA, FL)

Amtrak stations near Lake Sarasota:

  • 2 miles: SARASOTA (I-75 AT CLARK RD.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking.
  • 14 miles: BRADENTON (I-75 & RTE. 64) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Sarasota:

  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 14 miles; Bradenton, FL; Full-time enrollment: 5,673)
  • Eckerd College (about 33 miles; Saint Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,132)
  • University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus (about 35 miles; St. Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,227)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 45 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 11,277)
  • The University of Tampa (about 45 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 5,429)
  • St Petersburg College (about 46 miles; Clearwater, FL; FT enrollment: 9,555)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 48 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 2,266)

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Notable location: Sarasota County Fire Department Station 8 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Lake Marae (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Sarasota County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.1. This is better than average.
City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.679. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.679
U.S.:

2.963
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.43. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.43
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.49. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.49
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.3%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.8% for Black residents, 9.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.4%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lake Sarasota, FL

Lake Sarasota compared to Florida state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lake Sarasota travel time to work - commute


Lake Sarasota mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (97%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lake Sarasota CDP (based on Sarasota County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.81%
Here46.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents42.6%10.4%8.8%7.4%6.4%
Congregations5.0%9.9%2.5%5.9%5.9%
NameEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents3.8%3.2%1.8%1.5%14.2%
Congregations5.4%4.0%1.5%2.0%57.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 67
Sarasota County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 47
This county:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 84
Sarasota County:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 366
This county:

9.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sarasota County:

9.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Sarasota County:

20.1%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
State:

14.0%

9.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($70,890 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.24%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($521 average AGI)
Sarasota County:

0.11%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Manatee County, FL  1.24% ($46,094 average AGI)
from Charlotte County, FL  0.76% ($45,611)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.22% ($49,500)


8.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.06%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($272 average AGI)
Sarasota County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Manatee County, FL  1.70% ($57,312 average AGI)
to Charlotte County, FL  0.69% ($41,903)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.31% ($43,326)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Sarasota:

  • WIBQ (1220 AM; 5 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NOVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLSS (930 AM; 5 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WAMR (1320 AM; 5 kW; VENICE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WTMY (1280 AM; 1 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSRQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIS (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: WTIS-AM, INC.)
  • WBRD (1420 AM; 3 kW; PALMETTO, FL; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Sarasota:

  • WKZM (104.3 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSRZ-FM (107.9 FM; CORAL COVE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCTQ (106.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJIS (88.1 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDDV (92.1 FM; VENICE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSMR (89.1 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTZB (105.9 FM; ENGLEWOOD, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIKX (92.9 FM; CHARLOTTE HARBOR, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Sarasota:

  • W48CN (Channel 48; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W34AW (Channel 34; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CN (Channel 56; VENICE, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WWSB (Channel 40; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCAST CORPORATION OF SARASOTA)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSVT-LP (Channel 18; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • WRXY-TV (Channel 49; TICE, FL; Owner: WEST COAST CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC)


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CONVAIR 240-27 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 42, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds, Speed: 202 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 149JR , Serial Number: 325, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1983
    Registrant (Corporation): Air Cargo Express Intl Inc, 4117 Tonga Dr, Lake Sarasota, FL 34241



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$134,96411$228,77441$196,6053$30,1337$189,123
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$135,7571$76,7907$190,9291$10,6903$108,217
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$127,6565$94,86825$167,9234$15,7954$91,855
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$109,8354$145,55816$194,1570$03$87,157
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$130,2500$04$185,1650$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0014.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$350,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$459,368
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$350,890
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$350,893
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0014.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Lake Sarasota on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Physicians and surgeons"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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