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-Attractive setting
-Historic interest
-Leisure activities

Cons

-Cost of living
-Tourist impact
-Crime rates


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Sarasota is an affluent resort community with an interesting history. In the late 1880’s, golf was introduced to the area from Scotland, and today, there are more than 30 golf courses near downtown. Leftover Scottish influence defines the appearance of many buildings. Led in part by the Ringling family of circus fame, the area became a top resort and real estate investment attraction in the 1920’s.

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Resort-city complex - Central Florida Gulf Coast, starting 25 miles south of the Tampa–St. Petersburg area See Local Real Estate
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City: Sarasota
Zip Codes: 34234, 34237, ... 4 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 11 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Sarasota


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Sarasota is 4.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sarasota jobs have Increased by 2.97 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Sarasota's cost of living is 14.10% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Sarasota's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Sarasota's population is 55,118 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 8.16 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Sarasota is $262,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -18.08%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Sarasota public schools spend $12,743 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14 students per teacher in Sarasota. Learn more...

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  2/17/2018
Sarasota best place to retire..??

I grew up in the 50’s in Sarasota. I raised my family there. My two grown kidos are still there. My one son and two grandsons who live in N.J visit twice a yeast. Yes... (Read More)

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  2/9/2018
Sarasota The Hidden Gem

Sarasota is in the Gulf of Mexico coast, about 68 miles south of Tampa. It is a beautiful small city that has everything, from culture, performing arts, world class... (Read More)

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  1/14/2018
Do Not Recommend

I have lived here since 2009. Sarasota is the most undesirable place I have ever lived. I have lived all over the United States. Why? 1-The rudest people I have ever... (Read More)

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