Sarasota, Florida

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Population in 2014: 54,214 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 
Males: 26,352  (48.6%)
Females: 27,862  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 34236, 34242.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,542 (it was $34,077 in 2000)
Sarasota:

$40,542
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,334 (it was $23,197 in 2000)

Sarasota city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $155,044 (it was $95,600 in 2000)
Sarasota:

$155,044
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $364,304; Detached houses: $385,621; Townhouses or other attached units: $119,622; In 2-unit structures: $91,377; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $72,051; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $478,038; Mobile homes: $64,641

Median gross rent in 2013: $879.

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  • Races in Sarasota, FL (2013)

    Sarasota races chart
    • 35,63066.5%White alone
    • 9,50017.7%Hispanic
    • 7,24313.5%Black alone
    • 8371.6%Asian alone
    • 6191.2%Two or more races
    • 880.2%American Indian alone
    • 1080.2%Other race alone

Races in Sarasota detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sarasota: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.3%), Irish (10.0%), United States (9.4%), English (7.2%), Italian (5.0%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 27 feet

Land area: 14.9 square miles.

Population density: 3,640 people per square mile   (average).

Sarasota,FL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Sarasota:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sarasota city:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

8,883 residents are foreign born (10.1% Latin America, 3.3% Europe).

This city:

16.6%
Florida:

19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Sarasota, Florida as of May 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Sarasota to the number of sex offenders is 1,956 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,316 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,369 (0.9%)

Sarasota satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Petersburg, FL (31.8 miles , pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (797.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: North Sarasota, FL (1.6 miles ), Southgate, FL (1.6 miles ), Kensington Park, FL (1.7 miles ), South Sarasota, FL (1.9 miles ), Ridge Wood Heights, FL (1.9 miles ), Desoto Lakes, FL (1.9 miles ), Sarasota Springs, FL (2.0 miles ), South Gate Ridge, FL (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 63 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 1998: 70 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 1999: 74 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2000: 69 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2001: 72 buildings, average cost: $318,800
  • 2002: 124 buildings, average cost: $272,800
  • 2003: 78 buildings, average cost: $298,800
  • 2004: 123 buildings, average cost: $275,200
  • 2005: 122 buildings, average cost: $359,400
  • 2006: 111 buildings, average cost: $385,500
  • 2007: 69 buildings, average cost: $398,700
  • 2008: 48 buildings, average cost: $519,900
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $478,700
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $643,500
  • 2011: 44 buildings, average cost: $542,500
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $598,000
  • 2013: 66 buildings, average cost: $547,600
  • 2014: 92 buildings, average cost: $447,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 27.34 N, Longitude: 82.54 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +37,637 (+70.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,863 (61.0%)

Area code: 941

Sarasota household income distribution Sarasota home values distribution

Property values in Sarasota, FL


Crime rates in Sarasota by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1545468768442
per 100,000 1.89.27.39.27.311.315.413.411.615.27.57.53.7
Rapes 40312637232822271628253123
per 100,000 72.657.147.867.842.152.842.551.630.853.247.158.442.9
Robberies 219199150154196185196174165172136151108
per 100,000 397.3366.5275.5282.3358.9349.1378.2332.6317.7326.8256.3284.7201.4
Assaults 372331328326342369356332323305260227224
per 100,000 674.8609.6602.5597.6626.2696.4687.0634.7622.0579.6490.1427.9417.8
Burglaries 955903869769847806815758825698705564479
per 100,000 1,732.41,663.11,596.21,409.61,550.81,521.21,572.81,449.11,588.71,326.41,328.81,063.2893.3
Thefts 2,8192,8262,7312,5352,4842,4702,6622,3202,2292,4142,0932,0231,947
per 100,000 5,113.85,204.75,016.34,646.94,548.04,661.65,137.24,435.34,292.54,587.23,945.03,813.73,631.1
Auto thefts 29325826625825224018914713411499155111
per 100,000 531.5475.2488.6472.9461.4452.9364.7281.0258.0216.6186.6292.2207.0
Arson 13761594121284673
per 100,000 23.612.911.027.516.57.523.222.915.47.611.313.25.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 594.1571.9527.5520.3528.5554.1573.5517.6495.8504.1428.5419.5356.1

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Crime rate in Sarasota detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 197 (156 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
Florida average:

2.27

Sarasota tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,398 (+2.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Sarasota: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sarasota, Florida

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Tornado activity:

Sarasota-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/31/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Sarasota city 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 43.4 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sarasota-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 263.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 387.6 miles away from Sarasota center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 217.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 471.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 270.8 miles away from Sarasota center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 410.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 8, Fires: 5, Floods: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sarasota topographic map

Birthplace of: Nik Wallenda - Tightrope walker, Stephen Root - Film actor, Carla Gugino - Italian actress, Amarri Jackson - Football player, Ian Desmond - Baseball player, Baraka Atkins - Player of football, Jeremy Barrett (figure skater) - Figure skater, Bobby Seay - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Colorado Rockies, born: Jun 20, 1978), Brittany Beede - Karateka, Bruce Hayes (swimmer) - Swimmer.

Main business address for: TELTRONICS INC (TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH APPARATUS), COMDIAL CORP (TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH APPARATUS), CORRECTIONAL SERVICES CORP (SERVICES-FACILITIES SUPPORT MANAGEMENT SERVICES), SUN HYDRAULICS CORP (MISCELLANEOUS FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS), CPC OF AMERICA INC (SURGICAL & MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & APPARATUS), FIRST STATE FINANCIAL CORP/FL (BLANK CHECKS).

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)

Nursing Homes in Sarasota:

  • 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)

Dialysis Facilities in Sarasota:

  • DSI SARASOTA DIALYSIS (1921 WALDEMERE ST STE 107)
  • NNA KIDNEY DIALYSIS CENTER - SARASOTA (1630 TUTTLE AVE)

Home Health Centers in Sarasota:

  • 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 and heliports located in Sarasota:

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Amtrak station:

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

Colleges/Universities in Sarasota:

  • 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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sarasota:

  • 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)

Biggest public high schools in Sarasota:

Biggest private high schools in Sarasota:

  • 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)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Sarasota:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Sarasota:

  • 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)
See full list of schools located in Sarasota

Library in Sarasota:

  • SARASOTA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES (Operating income: $11,650,777; Location: 1660 RINGLING BLVD.; 831,949 books; 2,003 e-books; 53,753 audio materials; 86,679 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 28 other licensed databases; 4,100 print serial subscriptions; 57 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Sarasota Lutheran School - 5651 Honore Avenue - 941-922-8164 (110 students, PK-8)

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Notable locations in Sarasota: Town and Country Plaza (A), South Gate Plaza (B), Sarasota Square (C), Payne Terminal (D), Tony Saprito Fishing Pier North Light (E), Tony Saprito Fishing Pier South Light (F), Bee Ridge Square (G), Palm Plaza (H), Village Plaza (I), Ringling Museum of Art (J), Selby Public Library (K), Sarasota County Fire Department Station 1 (L), Sarasota County Fire Department Station 2 (M), Sarasota County Fire Department Station 3 (N), Sarasota County Fire Department Station 4 (O), Sarasota County Fire Department Station 5 (P), Bayside Center for Behavioral Health (Q), Sarasota Police Department Substation (R), Sarasota County Criminal Court (S), Sarasota County Sheriff's Office Warrants and North County Jail (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Sunbird Place Shopping Center (1), Sarasota Quay Shopping Center (2), Sarasota Commons Shopping Center (3), Bay Isles Shopping Center (4), Colonial Village Shopping Center (5), Crossroads Shopping Center (6), Gulf Gate Mall (7), Pelican Plaza Shopping Center (8), Merchants Pointe Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Sarasota include: CORRECTIONAL SERVICES CORP (A), FIRST STATE FINANCIAL CORP/FL (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sarasota include: Saint Marthas Catholic Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Sarasota Baptist Church (C), Southside Baptist Church (D), First Brethren Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sarasota include: Island Park (1), Causeway Park (2), Coolidge Park (3), Gillespie Park (4), Tuttle Avenue Park (5), South Lido County Park (6), Pioneer Park (7), Payne Park (8), Lukewood Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Indian Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Art Center Sarasota (Museums; 707 N Tamiami Trl) (1), Crowley Museum & Nature Center (16405 Myakka Road) (2), GWIZ (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1001 Boulevard Of The Art) (3), Holocaust Education Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 578 McIntosh Road) (4), Rosaire Ellian (Petting Zoos; 901 East Rd) (5), MOTE Marine Laboratory & Aquarium - Aquarium Tours & Visitor Info (Aquariums; 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway) (6), El Patio Latino Restaurant (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1100 N. Tuttle Ave. Suite 5) (7), Adventure Charters (Tours & Charters; 3697 Longmedow St) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Midtown (1425 South Tamiami Trail) (1), Cadillac Motel (4021 North Tamiami Trail) (2), Americinn (5931 Fruitville Road) (3), Best Western Siesta Beach (5311 Ocean Boulevard) (4), Banana Bay Club Resort (8254 Midnight Pass Road) (5), Beach Place (5605 Avenida Del Mare) (6), BEST WESTERN GOLDEN HOST (4675 North Tamiami Trail) (7), Americinn - Sarasota- Fl (5931 Fruitville Rd) (8), Capri International Motel (6782 Sarasea Circle) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: United States Government - Federal Bureau of Investigation (1800 2nd Street) (1), Courts-Federal - Probation Office (1800 2nd Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 68.8. This is about average.

City:

68.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.577. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.577
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.19
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 0.672. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.672
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.71
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.3%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 33.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.7% for American Indian residents, 11.0% for other race residents, 58.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  50.0%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

People in group quarters in Sarasota in 2010:

  • 1,331 people in college/university student housing
  • 837 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 738 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 383 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 70 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 69 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 56 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 41 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Sarasota in 2000:

  • 1,083 people in nursing homes
  • 763 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 703 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 364 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 68 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 46 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 41 people in other group homes
  • 24 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories

Sarasota, Florida environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Banks with most branches in Sarasota (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: 14 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: 12 branches. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 12 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • American Momentum Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/07/25: Bank assets: $934.1 mil, Deposits: $728.1 mil, headquarters in Tampa, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Adam Bank Group, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Regions Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 7 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Iberiabank: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • 25 other banks with 51 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Florida average:

12.2

Sarasota travel time to work - commute Sarasota mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Sarasota:

(Sarasota, Florida Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Sarasota city (based on Sarasota County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic76,00013
Evangelical Protestant46,290174
Mainline Protestant31,19158
Other9,08938
Black Protestant1,9017
Orthodox6202
None214,357-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 67
Sarasota County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

9.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Sarasota County:

20.1%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.4%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.0%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.0%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Sarasota:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.2%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sarasota:

11.6%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sarasota:

6.9
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Sarasota:

55.4%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Sarasota:

77.7%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sarasota, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 17$96,692$68,2530$0
Other Government Administration 47$238,466$60,8852$3,684
Police Protection - Officers 172$1,097,225$76,5510$0
Police - Other 40$154,052$46,21639$32,683
Streets and Highways 26$115,690$53,3951$480
Solid Waste Management 23$90,165$47,0430$0
Sewerage 61$292,443$57,5300$0
Parks and Recreation 16$49,080$36,81026$23,513
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10$46,078$55,2940$0
Natural Resources 21$75,482$43,1330$0
Water Supply 66$270,633$49,2062$3,199
Other and Unallocable 81$360,645$53,42941$52,799
Totals for Government 580$2,886,651$59,724111$116,358

Sarasota government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,199,000 ($169.68)
    Parking Facilities: $750,000 ($13.83)
    General Public Buildings: $77,000 ($1.42)
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000 ($1.05)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $23,968,000 ($442.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,720,000 ($289.96)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,185,000 ($187.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,934,000 ($183.24)
    Sewerage: $9,193,000 ($169.57)
    Water Utilities: $7,521,000 ($138.73)
    Financial Administration: $5,070,000 ($93.52)
    Regular Highways: $5,004,000 ($92.30)
    General Public Buildings: $3,740,000 ($68.99)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,026,000 ($55.82)
    Central Staff Services: $2,753,000 ($50.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,493,000 ($45.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,278,000 ($23.57)
    General - Other: $874,000 ($16.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $774,000 ($14.28)
    Parking Facilities: $452,000 ($8.34)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $189,353,000 ($3492.70)
    Corporate Bonds: $39,669,000 ($731.71)
    Benefit Payments: $15,918,000 ($293.61)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $13,349,000 ($246.23)
    Withdrawals: $463,000 ($8.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,254,000 ($23.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,299,000 ($23.96)
    Police Protection: $682,000 ($12.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $226,000 ($4.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,899,000 ($606.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,438,000 ($44.97)

Sarasota government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,454,000 ($266.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,904,000 ($219.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,892,000 ($182.46)
    All Other: $1,989,000 ($36.69)
    Parking Facilities: $270,000 ($4.98)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $38,506,000 ($710.26)
    From Parent Local Government: $8,324,000 ($153.54)
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,627,000 ($48.46)
    From Other Governments: $1,412,000 ($26.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $5,738,000 ($105.84)
    All Other: $3,318,000 ($61.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,901,000 ($71.96)
    All Other: $985,000 ($18.17)
    Highways: $20,000 ($0.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,997,000 ($92.17)
    Interest Earnings: $2,721,000 ($50.19)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,697,000 ($31.30)
    Rents: $1,413,000 ($26.06)
    Donations From Private Sources: $600,000 ($11.07)
    Sale of Property: $108,000 ($1.99)
    Special Assessments: $105,000 ($1.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,989,000 ($221.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $5,087,000 ($93.83)
    General Local Government Support: $4,920,000 ($90.75)
    All Other: $852,000 ($15.72)
    Highways: $76,000 ($1.40)
  • Tax - Property: $18,656,000 ($344.12)
    Public Utilities Sales: $14,138,000 ($260.78)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,518,000 ($138.67)
    Other License: $3,692,000 ($68.10)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $2,974,000 ($54.86)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $692,000 ($12.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $109,000 ($2.01)

Sarasota government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,500,000 ($1761.54)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,738,000 ($1692.15)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,197,000 ($261.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,435,000 ($192.48)

Sarasota government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,310,000 ($245.51)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $65,745,000 ($1212.69)
    Total Federal Securities: $13,232,000 ($244.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $99,734,000 ($1839.64)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,044,000 ($351.27)

7.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,103 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($521 average AGI)
Sarasota County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Manatee County, FL  1.32% ($36,893 average AGI)
from Charlotte County, FL  0.66% ($33,550)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.24% ($35,573)


6.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,024 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($372 average AGI)
Sarasota County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Manatee County, FL  1.33% ($31,488 average AGI)
to Charlotte County, FL  0.63% ($29,301)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.32% ($53,749)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sarasota:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Sarasota:

  • WCTQ (106.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKZM (104.3 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSRZ-FM (107.9 FM; CORAL COVE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WDDV (92.1 FM; VENICE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJIS (88.1 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSMR (89.1 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WTZB (105.9 FM; ENGLEWOOD, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WIKX (92.9 FM; CHARLOTTE HARBOR, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLLD (98.7 FM; HOLMES BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sarasota:

  • W34AW (Channel 34; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W48CN (Channel 48; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WSVT-LP (Channel 18; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WWSB (Channel 40; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCAST CORPORATION OF SARASOTA)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, 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)
  • W56CN (Channel 56; VENICE, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • W61AI (Channel 61; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sarasota fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 93Number of bridges
  • 590m1,936ftTotal length
  • $16,232,000Total costs
  • 1,704,618Total average daily traffic
  • 95,278Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 51920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 111950-1959
  • 221960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 271980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 82010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sarasota, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sarasota)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 405 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sarasota, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 162 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 112 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1129 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sarasota)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 48 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sarasota)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 318 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED98$114,132270$302,302381$288,5216$54,9351$2,600,030203$309,4762$66,370
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$128,31027$170,43154$226,4153$32,3030$026$176,1400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED36$129,85464$252,958305$279,45411$136,7691$2,314,800104$239,9591$120,140
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$120,89748$301,051141$274,2252$207,0450$044$276,3780$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$131,89411$384,11337$217,1501$49,9200$011$281,7570$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 18 tracts in Sarasota, FL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$300,2100$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$243,4451$81,1701$261,380
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$441,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$293,0001$490,5100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sarasota and their reported violations in the past:

INDEPENDENT LAKE CAMP (Serves PA, Population served: 650, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MYAKKA RIVER ST PK-CLAY GULLEY (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MIAKKA METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2012)
POP'S GOLF ; BATTING CTR (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
WILLOW OAKS CENTER (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
OSPREY VILLAGE SHOPPING CENTER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SHERWIN WILLIAMS (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GREENSCAPE SERVICES (Address: FRUITVILLE ROAD , Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sarasota that have no violations reported:

  • CAMELOT LAKES (Population served: 1,700, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SARASOTA NATIONAL CEMETERY (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHAMROCK PARK ; NATURE CENTER (Population served: 384, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST MARGRETS OF SCOTLAND (Population served: 118, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MYAKKAHATCHEE CREEK PARK (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAWNDALE MHP (Serves NY, Population served: 77, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SARASOTA MENNONITE CHURCH (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • P.T SPORTS BAR (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MANASOTA CARPET,INC (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROBERTS HARDWOOD LUMBER CO (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 240
  • Hazardous Condition: 180
  • Service Call: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Sarasota

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sarasota, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sarasota, Florida:

  • Deluxe Inn, 8071 N Tamiami TRL, Sarasota, Florida 34243 , Phone: (941) 351-6870
  • Sarasota Motor Inn, 7251 N Tamiami TRL, Sarasota, Florida 34243 , Fax: (941) 355-4490
  • Holiday Inn Lido Beach, 233 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, Florida 34236 , Phone: (941) 388-5555, Fax: (941) 388-3312
  • Galaxy Motel, 1716 N Tamiami TRL, Sarasota, Florida 34234
  • R H Thomas Hotel, 717 Central Ave, Sarasota, Florida 34236
  • Pioneer Motel, 1188 N Tamiami TRL, Sarasota, Florida 34236
  • Best Western Midtown, 1425 S Tamiami TRL, Sarasota, Florida 34239 , Phone: (941) 955-9841, Fax: (941) 954-8948
  • Harley Sandcastle Motel, 1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, Florida 34236 , Fax: (941) 388-2655
  • 38 other hotels and motels
All 46 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sarasota, Florida
Most common first names in Sarasota, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,39878.4 years
Robert1,20376.4 years
William1,15078.1 years
Mary1,09382.8 years
James84375.4 years
Charles71178.3 years
Dorothy64383.9 years
Helen63485.4 years
Margaret60583.7 years
George58380.5 years
Most common last names in Sarasota, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith38379.6 years
Miller28379.8 years
Johnson25778.2 years
Brown20580.0 years
Williams20376.1 years
Jones18878.2 years
Davis15979.5 years
Anderson15280.6 years
Wilson15076.1 years
White13578.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
Businesses in Sarasota, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven19Knights Inn1
ALDO1La Quinta1
AMF Bowling1La-Z-Boy2
AT&T5Lane Bryant1
Advance Auto Parts6Lane Furniture5
Aeropostale1LensCrafters2
Albertsons1Little Caesars Pizza3
AmericInn1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's2
Ann Taylor2Marriott4
Applebee's4Marshalls1
Arby's3MasterBrand Cabinets15
Audi1Mazda1
AutoZone1McDonald's11
Avenue1Men's Wearhouse2
BMW1Motherhood Maternity3
Banana Republic1New Balance7
Barnes & Noble1New York & Co1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike7
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond2Office Depot1
Ben & Jerry's1OfficeMax2
Best Western1Old Navy1
Blockbuster2Olive Garden1
Brooks Brothers1Outback2
Budget Car Rental2Outback Steakhouse2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pac Sun1
Burger King6Panda Express1
Burlington Coat Factory1Panera Bread4
CVS10Papa John's Pizza3
Cache1Payless3
Casual Male XL1Penske2
Catherines1PetSmart1
Charlotte Russe1Pier 1 Imports1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut4
Chick-Fil-A3Plato's Closet1
Chico's2Popeyes1
Chipotle2Pottery Barn1
Circle K4Publix Super Markets14
Cold Stone Creamery2Quality1
Comfort Inn2Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack6
DHL6Ramada1
Dairy Queen1Red Lobster1
Days Inn2Rooms To Go1
Decora Cabinetry6Ruby Tuesday1
Dennys2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Domino's Pizza5SAS Shoes1
DressBarn1Saks Fifth Avenue1
Dressbarn1Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts8Sears4
Ethan Allen1Sleep Inn1
Express2Soma Intimates2
FedEx50Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel3
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Staples1
Ford1Starbucks14
GNC5Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop2Subaru1
Gap2Subway18
Goodwill2Super 81
Gymboree1T-Mobile8
H&R Block7T.J.Maxx1
Havertys Furniture1Taco Bell5
Hilton3Talbots2
Holiday Inn5Target3
Hollister Co.1Tire Kingdom4
Home Depot1Toyota1
Honda1Toys"R"Us2
Hot Topic1U-Haul10
Hyundai1UPS81
IHOP2Vans3
J. Jill1Verizon Wireless3
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret2
Jimmy John's2Volkswagen1
JoS. A. Bank1Waffle House1
Jones New York10Walgreens11
Journeys1Walmart2
Justice1Wet Seal1
KFC4Whole Foods Market1
Kincaid2YMCA5
Kmart1

Sarasota compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Accommodation and food services (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Accommodation and food services (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most mentions on city-data.com forum"
  • #25 (34242) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #32 (34242) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #68 (34242) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #93 (34242) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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