Best Places To Live In & Around Sarasota, FL

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  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates

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Lido Shores, Sarasota, FL 3.1 miles away (neighborhood)
89
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Lots of Local Amenities
South Sarasota, FL 3.5 miles away (city)
86
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
Avondale, Sarasota, FL 0.8 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
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Harbor Acres, Sarasota, FL 1.3 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Southside Village, Sarasota, FL 1.3 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
Golden Gate Point, Sarasota, FL 1.2 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Hudson Bayou, Sarasota, FL 1.1 miles away (neighborhood)
85
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
South Poinsettia, Sarasota, FL 2.1 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
Siesta Key, FL 4.9 miles away (city)
84
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Anna Maria, FL 18.3 miles away (city)
84
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
San Remo, Sarasota, FL 2.6 miles away (neighborhood)
84
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
The Meadows, FL 4.2 miles away (city)
83
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
McClellan Park, Sarasota, FL 1.6 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Granada, Sarasota, FL 2.5 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
Cherokee Park, Sarasota, FL 2.2 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Downtown, Sarasota, FL 0.5 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
Rosemary District, Sarasota, FL 0.8 miles away (neighborhood)
83
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Osprey, FL 10 miles away (city)
82
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
Fruitville, FL 4.5 miles away (city)
82
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
Bayview, Sarasota, FL 1.8 miles away (neighborhood)
82
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
Vamo, FL 8.2 miles away (city)
82
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
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Cortez, FL 13.2 miles away (city)
82
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
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Bee Ridge, FL 4.7 miles away (city)
82
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
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Bird Key, Sarasota, FL 2.1 miles away (neighborhood)
82
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Southgate, FL 2.3 miles away (city)
81
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 3.3 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
Whitfield, FL 5.6 miles away (city)
81
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
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South Gate Ridge, FL 4 miles away (city)
81
  • Sunny Weather
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  • High Graduation Rates
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Gulf Gate Estates, FL 5.5 miles away (city)
81
  • Sunny Weather
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
Laurel Park, Sarasota, FL 0.5 miles away (neighborhood)
81
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
Ridge Wood Heights, FL 3.6 miles away (city)
81
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
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Longboat Key, FL 9.5 miles away (city)
81
  • Low Crime Rates
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West Bradenton, FL 12.6 miles away (city)
80
  • Sunny Weather
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Desoto Lakes, FL 3.5 miles away (city)
80
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  • High Graduation Rates
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Bay Isle-Siesta, Sarasota, FL 2.7 miles away (neighborhood)
80
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  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
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Laurel, FL 15 miles away (city)
80
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Sarasota, FL 0 miles away (city)
80
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
Saint Armands, Sarasota, FL 3.1 miles away (neighborhood)
79
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
Ellenton, FL 12.8 miles away (city)
79
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Crime Rates
Bradenton, FL 11.6 miles away (city)
79
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
Paver Park, Sarasota, FL 0.8 miles away (neighborhood)
79
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
Indian Beach-Sapphire Shores, Sarasota, FL 2.8 miles away (neighborhood)
79
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
Central Cocoanut, Sarasota, FL 1.4 miles away (neighborhood)
78
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Stable Housing Market
Ringling Park, Sarasota, FL 0.7 miles away (neighborhood)
78
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
Holmes Beach, FL 15.6 miles away (city)
78
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
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Kensington Park, FL 2.6 miles away (city)
78
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
Sarasota Springs, FL 3.7 miles away (city)
77
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
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Whitfield, FL 5.6 miles away (city)
77
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Original Gillespie Park, Sarasota, FL 0.5 miles away (neighborhood)
76
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Arlington Park, Sarasota, FL 1.5 miles away (neighborhood)
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  • High Graduation Rates