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Best Places To Live Near Downtown, Sarasota, FL

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  • Downtown, Sarasota, FL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 3,233
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score90
  • Nokomis, FL
  • City: 15.7mi / 25.2km away
  • Population: 3,431
86
  • Siesta Key, FL
  • City: 4.0mi / 6.4km away
  • Population: 5,782
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  • North Port, FL
  • City: 27.0mi / 43.4km away
  • Population: 60,871
  • There are not many places in this country where you can buy a 4 bedroom home (fairly new) on .25 acres for under $200K, AND still get quality. You would think it's because it's a lower-income area, but…[read more]
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  • Venice, FL
  • City: 16.7mi / 26.9km away
  • Population: 21,722
  • Nobody wants their real estate values to depreciate. Bottom line. Same for East Coast, Red Tide wraps around Florida coast and Lake Okochobee dumps into St. Lucie River on East Coast. Crime in NOT…[read more]
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  • Alta Vista, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 0.9mi / 1.5km away
  • Population: 1,233
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  • Ridge Wood Heights, FL
  • City: 3.3mi / 5.3km away
  • Population: 4,410
82
  • Harbor Acres, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 0.8mi / 1.3km away
  • Population: 322
81
  • Sarasota Springs, FL
  • City: 3.8mi / 6.0km away
  • Population: 16,425
  • Sarasota Springs has the perfect weather especially the winters. This is what appealed to me coming from up north. There is something for everyone here from upscale to "normal" shopping. We have tons of…[read more]
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  • Holmes Beach, FL
  • City: 16.7mi / 26.8km away
  • Population: 4,119
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  • Anna Maria, FL
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 1,128
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  • Ellenton, FL
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 3,154
  • One of the most convenient locations on the Suncoast. You can travel to anywhere in Bradenton in 5-20 minutes, anywhere in Sarasota in 18-40 minutes, to downtown or the edge in St. Petersburg in 20…[read more]
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  • Bellevue Terrace, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 1.7mi / 2.7km away
  • Population: 447
80
  • Kensington Park, FL
  • City: 3.2mi / 5.2km away
  • Population: 4,320
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  • Whitfield, FL
  • City: 5.9mi / 9.4km away
  • Population: 3,362
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  • Gulf Gate Estates, FL
  • City: 5.3mi / 8.6km away
  • Population: 10,676
  • Gulf Gate Estates is nestled on the west coast of Florida between Tampa and Naples, hugging the white-sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. The beaches at Siesta key have been rated number one in the world…[read more]
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  • Jordan's Crossing, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 1.7mi / 2.7km away
  • Population: 368
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  • Arlington Park, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 1.3mi / 2.1km away
  • Population: 3,653
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  • Bee Ridge, FL
  • City: 5.0mi / 8.0km away
  • Population: 9,998
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  • Bayshore Gardens, FL
  • City: 7.5mi / 12.1km away
  • Population: 19,409
  • I love living in Bayshore Gardens, FL for many reasons. Sunshine, warm weather and close to the wonderful Gulf Coast makes it one of the most attractive cities for me to live in. Yes, there are so many…[read more]
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  • Lake Sarasota, FL
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.6km away
  • Population: 4,605
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  • Bird Key, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 1.7mi / 2.8km away
  • Population: 74
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  • Hudson Bayou, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 0.7mi / 1.1km away
  • Population: 590
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  • Southside Village, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 0.9mi / 1.4km away
  • Population: 165
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  • McClellan Park, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 1.2mi / 2.0km away
  • Population: 197
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  • South Venice, FL
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.1km away
  • Population: 14,696
  • What is my favorite thing about living in South Venice? I would have to say enjoying life in Florida just south of where all the tourists flock. South Venice has all the amenities of our neighbor, but I…[read more]
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  • Desoto Lakes, FL
  • City: 3.5mi / 5.7km away
  • Population: 3,982
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  • Bay Isle-Siesta, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 2.2mi / 3.6km away
  • Population: 78
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  • Glen Oaks Estates, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 2.8mi / 4.5km away
  • Population: 309
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  • Paver Park, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 1.0mi / 1.6km away
  • Population: 344
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  • Osprey, FL
  • City: 10.4mi / 16.7km away
  • Population: 6,561
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  • Cherokee Park, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 1.7mi / 2.8km away
  • Population: 367
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  • Uplands, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 4.4mi / 7.0km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Longboat Key, FL
  • City: 8.0mi / 12.9km away
  • Population: 7,158
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  • Ringling Park, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 1.0mi / 1.6km away
  • Population: 440
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  • Fruitville, FL
  • City: 4.6mi / 7.4km away
  • Population: 13,333
  • Located along Intestate 75 and southeast of Sarasota, is the suburb that I am proud to call home, Fruitville, Florida. Living in Fruitville, Florida for the last 7 years has been a great experience.…[read more]
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  • South Poinsettia, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 1.8mi / 2.8km away
  • Population: 202
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  • Bayview, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 1.4mi / 2.3km away
  • Population: 85
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  • South Sarasota, FL
  • City: 3.1mi / 5.0km away
  • Population: 5,032
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  • West Bradenton, FL
  • City: 12.7mi / 20.5km away
  • Population: 4,533
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  • Avondale, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 0.5mi / 0.7km away
  • Population: 224
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  • Venice Gardens, FL
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.3km away
  • Population: 7,950
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  • Palmetto, FL
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.9km away
  • Population: 13,138
  • I am currently living in Palmetto, Florida and while I don’t love the area, I can say that I have lived in worse areas. I chose the area because I was looking for something in central Florida that gave…[read more]
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  • Cortez, FL
  • City: 12.5mi / 20.2km away
  • Population: 4,004
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  • South Gate Ridge, FL
  • City: 4.0mi / 6.4km away
  • Population: 6,212
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  • North Sarasota, FL
  • City: 2.9mi / 4.6km away
  • Population: 8,412
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  • Oakwood Manor, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 2.0mi / 3.3km away
  • Population: 772
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  • Indian Beach-Sapphire Shores, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 3.0mi / 4.9km away
  • Population: 1,090
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  • Laurel, FL
  • City: 13.7mi / 22.1km away
  • Population: 9,235
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  • San Remo, Sarasota, FL
  • Neighborhood: 2.1mi / 3.4km away
  • Population: 186
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  • Southgate, FL
  • City: 2.2mi / 3.6km away
  • Population: 7,114

Listed above are the best places to live in Downtown, Sarasota, FL for 2020. 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 - Downtown, Sarasota, FL, followed by the best places to live near Downtown, Sarasota, FL, sorted by Livability Score.

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