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.