Sarasota, Florida 

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Economy in Sarasota, Florida

Sarasota has an unemployment rate of 3.1%. The US average is 3.9%.

Sarasota has seen the job market increase by 2.6% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 44.6%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Sarasota
- The Sales Tax Rate for Sarasota is 7.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Sarasota is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Sarasota
- The average income of a Sarasota resident is $29,969 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Sarasota resident is $41,670 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYSarasota, FloridaUnited States
  3.1%3.9%
  2.6%1.6%
  44.6%33.5%
  7.0%7.3%
  0.0%4.6%
  $34,185$31,177
  $45,073$57,652
  $60,074$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.2%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  6.4%6.2%
  3.2%10.4%
  1.7%2.7%
  11.6%11.6%
  2.9%4.1%
  0.4%0.9%
  1.4%2.1%
  3.2%4.7%
  4.1%1.9%
  8.1%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  7.1%4.3%
  7.9%9.3%
  16.3%13.8%
  3.5%2.2%
  13.7%7.4%
  6.0%4.9%
  2.2%4.8%
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    Reviews for Sarasota    98 Reviews
    Why We Liked, But Left, Sunny Sarasota - 1/4/2019
    With white sandy beaches, a sunny climate and more cultural appeal than many other Floridian cities, Sarasota is a popular retirement destination- and with good reason.... Read More

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    Pathetic place! - 11/29/2018
    In a word? Creepy! It’s really rundown, a downright scary place. I just can’t see the draw to this place! Jobs are non existent. Auto insurance is doubled from where I... Read More

    Chicagoland native that moved here 1 yr ago - 11/3/2018
    We moved from the Chicago suburbs to Sarasota a year ago in Aug. We settled into Gulf Gate Estates, which is an excellant family neighborhood, with excellant A rated... Read More


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