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Sarasota, FL is a vibrant coastal town filled with year-round outdoor activities. With its population of 53,786 people and a population density of 3,997 people per square mile, it's a great destination for any kind of traveler. Home to beautiful beaches, charming boutiques, and delicious restaurants like Marina Jacks and The Lobster Pot Restaurant & Grill. Sarasota also has its own performing arts center - The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall – that hosts world-renowned touring performances and is home to many local organizations such as the Sarasota Orchestra and the Sarasota Ballet. For sports fans, Sarasota offers plenty in the way of sports with the Baltimore Orioles holding their spring training at Ed Smith Stadium every year. The city also holds several golf tournaments throughout the year including one on nationally acclaimed Lido Beach Golf Course. With so much to see and do in Sarasota, there is something for everyone!

The population in Sarasota is 53,786. There are 3,653 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Sarasota is 49, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in Sarasota is 2.2, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Sarasota
- 41.7% are married
- 15.6% are divorced
- 19.4% are married with children
- 20.9% have children, but are single
Race in Sarasota

- 64.8% are White
- 13.7% are Black
- 1.4% are Asian
- 0.2% are Native American
- 0.2% claim Other
- 18.3% claim Hispanic ethnicity
- 1.3% Two or more races
- 0.0% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander

   Estimated Total Population by Age

  PeopleSarasota, FloridaUnited States
  53,786.0329,725,481.0
  53.3%50.5%
  46.7%49.5%
  4938.4
 
  57,787.0326,569,308.0
  52,221.0309,327,143.0
  52,715.0285,036,114.0
  50,961.0251,960,433.0
  11.7%15.6%
  15.5%30.8%
 
  365393.4
  14.7243531905.423
  9.388264836.791
 
  64.9%59.4%
  14.9%12.2%
  1.9%5.6%
  0.1%0.6%
  0.0%0.2%
  0.2%0.4%
  2.4%3.2%
  15.5%18.4%
 
  41.7%49.8%
  40.1%48.0%
  1.6%1.8%
  58.3%50.2%
  32.6%33.8%
  16.8%10.8%
  8.9%5.6%
 
  2.12.6
  23,984.0124,010,992.0
  12,143.080,755,759.0
  17.8%30.5%
  52.2%42.9%
  11,841.043,255,233.0
  16.3%15.8%
  13.7%10.8%
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Sarasota is my home from birth but those of us who have lived here long enough to have seen the devolution of what was once an easy to navigate, clean, low crime beach  More

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Starting to love Sarasota: Wife and I moved to Osprey- a small suburb between Sarasota and Venice. We're about 13 miles to downtown Sarasota, so not "city dwellers".   More

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As always, anyone considering moving to anyplace new, including Sarasota, needs to come down and spend a month or two before actually moving here. The city is overrun  More

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