Sarasota, Florida 

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Economy in Sarasota, Florida

Sarasota has an unemployment rate of 4.4%. The US average is 5.2%.

Sarasota has seen the job market increase by 3.0% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.6%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Sarasota
- The Sales Tax Rate for Sarasota is 7.0%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Sarasota is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

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

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  ECONOMYSarasota, FloridaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate4.4%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth3.0%1.6%
  Future Job Growth41.6%38.0%
  Sales Taxes7.0%6.0%
  Income Taxes0.0%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$29,969$28,555
  Household Income$41,670$53,482
  Family Median Income$50,931$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.2%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction6.4%6.2%
  Manufacturing3.2%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.7%2.7%
  Retail trade11.6%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing2.9%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.4%2.1%
  Finance and insurance3.2%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing4.1%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services8.1%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs7.1%4.3%
  Educational services7.9%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance16.3%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation3.5%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services13.7%7.4%
  Other services6.0%4.9%
  Public administration0.022060.04801
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    Reviews for Sarasota    94 Reviews
    Sarasota Best Place to Live - 7/15/2018
    I moved to Sarasota from Miami a few months ago and absolutely love it here. Very little traffic, not as crowded, people are super! I love going to the beach, the best... Read More

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    Canyonlands - 7/12/2018
    After two decades, hardly recognizable. Quaint downtown is now canyon lands. Streets are shadowed by high rise condos and office buildings on both sides with a half... Read More

    Great place - but expensive - 6/5/2018
    I moved here in 2009 from out west. I fell in love with Sarasota when I was exploring while looking for a new place to live. I wanted beaches, great weather, and... Read More


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