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The 2016 Sarasota, Florida, population is 55,118. There are 3,755 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Sarasota, Florida

The median age is 45. The US median is 37.4. 41.66% of people in Sarasota, Florida, are married. 15.64% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.19 people. 19.37% of people are married, with children. 20.93% have children, but are single.

Race in Sarasota, Florida

64.81% of people are white, 13.74% are black, 1.31% are asian, 0.10% are native american, and 0.27% claim 'Other'.

18.42% of the people in Sarasota, Florida, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 81.58% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLESarasota, FloridaUnited States
  Population  55,118321,418,820
  Population - 2010  52,877308,745,538
  Population - 2000  52,715285,036,114
  Population - 1990  50,961251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  8.16%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  4.56%12.76%
  Pop. Density  3,75591
  Land Area  153,531,905
  Water Area  11264,837
  Median Age  4537.4
  Female Population  50.89%50.81%
  Male Population  49.11%49.19%
  White  64.81%62.77%
  Black  13.74%12.24%
  Asian  1.31%4.95%
  Native American  0.10%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.00%0.16%
  Other  0.27%0.20%
  Two or More Races  1.34%2.13%
  Hispanic  18.42%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  81.58%83.10%
  Households  22,773116,211,000
  Family Households  11,72976,958,100
  Non Family Households  11,04439,253,000
  Household Size  2.192.63
  Married Population  41.66%50.58%
  Single Population  58.34%49.42%
  Now Married  38.63%48.41%
  Married but Separated  3.03%2.17%
  Never Married  33.79%32.55%
  Widowed  8.92%5.95%
  Divorced  15.64%10.92%
  Married, w/children  19.37%31.68%
  Married, no children  46.75%41.44%
  Single, w/children  20.93%16.94%
  Single, no children  12.95%9.95%

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

Sarasota The Hidden Gem - 2/9/2018
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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