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Best Places To Live In Sarasota, FL

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  • Sarasota, FL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 52,986
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • Osprey, FL
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,223
81
  • South Sarasota, FL
  • 3.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,531
80
  • Avondale, Sarasota, FL
  • 1.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 175
80
  • South Poinsettia, Sarasota, FL
  • 2.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 216
80
  • Granada, Sarasota, FL
  • 2.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 272
79
  • San Remo, Sarasota, FL
  • 2.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 199
79
  • Anna Maria, FL
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,219
78
  • Hudson Bayou, Sarasota, FL
  • 1.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 532
78
  • The Meadows, FL
  • 4.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,851
78
  • Venice, FL
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,121
78
  • Golden Gate Point, Sarasota, FL
  • 0.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 258
78
  • Bayview, Sarasota, FL
  • 2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 71
78
  • McClellan Park, Sarasota, FL
  • 1.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 164
78
  • Cherokee Park, Sarasota, FL
  • 2.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 306
77
  • Lido Key, Sarasota, FL
  • 2.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 376
77
  • Uplands, Sarasota, FL
  • 3.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
77
  • Cortez, FL
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,114
77
  • Rosemary District, Sarasota, FL
  • 0.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,129
77
  • Whitfield, FL
  • 5.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,762
76
  • John Ringling, Sarasota, FL
  • 1.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 36
76
  • Southside Village, Sarasota, FL
  • 1.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 173
76
  • Saint Armands, Sarasota, FL
  • 2.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 116
76
  • Longboat Key, FL
  • 7.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,003
76
  • Harbor Acres, Sarasota, FL
  • 1.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 337
76
  • Laurel, FL
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,888
76
  • Venice Gardens, FL
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,381
75
  • Bee Ridge, FL
  • 5.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,796
75
  • Vamo, FL
  • 8.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,752
75
  • Ridge Wood Heights, FL
  • 4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,953
75
  • Indian Beach-Sapphire Shores, Sarasota, FL
  • 2.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 898
75
  • Siesta Key, FL
  • 4.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,158
75
  • Lido Shores, Sarasota, FL
  • 2.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 87
74
  • Desoto Lakes, FL
  • 3.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,624
74
  • Southgate, FL
  • 3.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,220
74
  • Holmes Beach, FL
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,973
74
  • Fruitville, FL
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,462
74
  • Bradenton Beach, FL
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,142
74
  • Nokomis, FL
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,218
74
  • Downtown, Sarasota, FL
  • 0.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,152
73
  • Lake Sarasota, FL
  • 7.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,795
73
  • Laurel Park, Sarasota, FL
  • 0.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,365
73
  • Gulf Gate Estates, FL
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,946
73
  • Ellenton, FL
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,314
72
  • South Gate Ridge, FL
  • 4.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,906
71
  • West Bradenton, FL
  • 12 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,511
71
  • Kensington Park, FL
  • 3.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,228
70
  • Sarasota Springs, FL
  • 4.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,659
70
  • Central Cocoanut, Sarasota, FL
  • 1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,911
68
  • Bird Key, Sarasota, FL
  • 1.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 74
66
  • Bayshore Gardens, FL
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,899

Listed above are the best places to live in Sarasota, FL for 2017. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Sarasota, FL, followed by the best places to live near Sarasota, FL, sorted by Livability Score.

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