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Sarasota is located close to the center of Florida. Sarasota is between the Sarasota, Manatee county. Sarasota has 14.66 square miles of land area and 10.53 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Sarasota population is 51,917, which has shrunk 1.51% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 17.64% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Sarasota median household income is $40,813 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 19.77% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 21.87% and is lower than the national average rate of 26.32%. Sarasota median house value is $175,900 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 83.23% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 61.90% and is much higher than the national average rate of 51.67%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Sarasota is much better than the state average in quality. The Sarasota area code is 941.

Population 51,917 (2010), rank #65
Population Growth -1.51% since 2000, rank #566
Population Density: 2,060.54/sq mi, rank #297
Median Household Income: $40,813 at 2008-2012—19.77% increase since 2000, rank #554
Median House Price: $175,900 at 2008-2012—83.23% increase since 2000, rank #338
Time Zone: Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area: 14.66 sq mi, rank #154
Water Area: 10.53 sq mi (41.81%), rank #21
State: Florida
Area: North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL
Counties: Sarasota County, Manatee County
School District rank #169
Area Code: 941

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 94,100 Owner Occupied Houses in Sarasota County School District, #17
Sarasota County School District175,100 USD
Florida170,800 USD
U.S.181,400 USD


Median House Price Growth Since 2005-2009
Sarasota County School District-21.52%
Florida61.90%
U.S.51.67%

*The Sarasota County School District median house price growth rate is since 2005-2009. The Florida and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.

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