Sarasota demographics profile

StatisticSarasotaFloridaNational
Population54,42519,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,70429491
Median age46.541.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1832%38%43%
Speak English79%72%79%
Speak Spanish16%21%13%
Sarasota, FL has a population of 54,425 and is the 742nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,704 per sq mi which is 1162% higher than the Florida average and 3989% higher than the national average. The median age in Sarasota is 47 which is approximately 12% higher than the Florida average of 42. In Sarasota, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 79% speak English and 16% speak Spanish. 31% of Sarasota residents were born in Florida, 49% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 18% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Sarasota is 1162% higher than Florida.
  • The median age in Sarasota is 12% higher than Florida.
  • In Sarasota 80.04% of the population is White.
  • In Sarasota 14.80% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Sarasota 1.33% of the population is Asian.

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Sarasota population breakdown by race

RaceSarasotaFloridaNational
White80.04%75.90%73.35%
Black or African American14.80%16.14%12.63%
Asian1.33%2.61%5.22%
American Indian0.31%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race2.05%2.48%3.06%
Other race1.48%2.54%4.75%
In Sarasota, 18.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Sarasota, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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