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Income/capita 84%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 1%
IndexSouth SarasotaFloridaNational
Income per capita$54,947$27,598$29,829
Median household income$59,070$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$90,114$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,051$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$31,759$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$22,930$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level10.7%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Sarasota is 84% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in South Sarasota is 7% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Sarasota is 1% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Sarasota is 29% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $39,376$59,070$118,140
      City
      $32,596$48,900$97,800
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      South Sarasota median earnings by income bracket

      South Sarasota employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.0%5.9%
      Manufacturing sector7.4%2.7%
      Financial & insurance services3.4%2.5%
      Wholesale & retail services17.4%19.6%
      Public administration0.7%1.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%2.2%
      Education, health & social services13.3%21.2%
      Other37.5%46.4%

      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%
      South Sarasota, FL5,032$59,0707%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bigfork, MT5,032$52,4125%
      Dayton, MN5,031$78,47742%
      Shenandoah, IA5,030$39,52629%
      South Highpoint, FL5,034$32,66341%
      Hawaiian Beaches, HI5,035$34,29338%
      South Sarasota, FL5,032$59,0707%
      Source: The South Sarasota, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).