Income/capita 5%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 43%
IndexLake SarasotaFloridaNational
Income per capita$28,370$27,598$29,829
Median household income$61,631$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,673$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$60,186$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$34,868$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$27,179$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level4.8%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lake Sarasota is 5% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lake Sarasota is 11% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Sarasota is 43% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lake Sarasota is 68% lower than the national average

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      Lake Sarasota employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.9%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector6.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.5%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services16.8%15.3%
      Public administration4.1%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%1.3%
      Education, health & social services7.6%35.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Longboat Key, FL7,158$87,20158%
      Siesta Key, FL5,782$81,41847%
      Osprey, FL6,561$75,48736%
      Whitfield, FL3,362$66,49120%
      Fruitville, FL13,333$61,67211%
      Lake Sarasota, FL4,605$61,63111%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mayfair, CA4,605$46,32816%
      Pittsfield, IL4,604$38,29331%
      El Cerro Mission, NM4,606$36,25034%
      Negaunee, MI4,606$47,99113%
      Kaplan, LA4,607$35,07737%
      Lake Sarasota, FL4,605$61,63111%
      Source: The Lake Sarasota, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).