Sarasota County, Florida Population 2018

Sarasota County, Florida's estimated population is 419,119 with a growth rate of 5.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sarasota County, Florida is the 14th largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017419,11921,1085.30%
2016398,011-14,868-3.60%
2016412,8797,7311.91%
2015405,1488,3692.11%
2014396,7796,5091.67%
2013390,2703,6230.94%
2012386,6474,3841.15%
2011382,2632,3190.61%
2010379,944102,16836.78%
1990277,77675,52537.34%
1980202,25181,83867.96%
1970120,41343,51856.59%
196076,89548,068166.75%
195028,82712,72178.98%
194016,1063,66629.47%
193012,4400.00%

Sarasota County, Florida Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White363,082
Black or African American18,087
Two or More Races6,570
Asian6,047
Some Other Race3,129
American Indian and Alaska Native1,057
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander39

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Sarasota County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Sarasota County, Florida Median Age

54.5


Total

52.8


Male

55.9


Female

Sarasota County, Florida Adults

There are 338,707 adults, (135,324 of which are seniors) in Sarasota County, Florida.

Sarasota County, Florida Age Dependency

95.9

Age Dependency Ratio

66.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sarasota County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

208,041

52.27%

Male

189,970

47.73%

Sarasota County, Florida Households and Families

Sarasota County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sarasota County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family65.1%34.9%
Male62.9%37.1%
Female54.4%45.6%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sarasota County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All175,5762.2373.2
Married86,4782.7383.5
Non Family69,1721.2565.1
Female14,6293.5154.4
Male5,2973.462.9

2.8

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sarasota County, Florida Households

Sarasota County, Florida Education

Sarasota County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,5912.41%
9th to 12th Grade15,8125.03%
High School Graduate93,88729.85%
Some College67,05321.32%
Associates Degree26,2338.34%
Bachelors Degree62,37619.83%
Graduate Degree41,61313.23%

Sarasota County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White275,201259,16096,091
Hispanic20,66216,4194,162
Black11,3689,3261,292
Asian4,3953,6001,746
Other Race2,4872,040525
Multiple Races2,4492,207665
Native American640590167
Islander39337

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 39.73%.

Sarasota County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,477$36,243$27,805
Less Than High School$20,404$22,917$17,049
High School Grad$26,628$30,517$22,940
Some College$30,526$34,238$27,465
Bachelors Degree$41,137$50,743$36,185
Graduate Degree$54,117$67,615$45,255

$31,477

Average Earnings

$36,243

Average Male

$27,805

Average Female

Sarasota County, Florida Language

Sarasota County, Florida Language by Age

Sarasota County, Florida Language

87.19% of Sarasota County, Florida residents speak only English, while 12.81% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.70% of the population.

Sarasota County, Florida Poverty

Sarasota County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White328,46428,3738.64%
Hispanic33,7846,86820.33%
Black17,6566,26635.49%
Multiple6,4221,11017.28%
Asian5,97588914.88%
Other3,11145314.56%
Native1,03431130.08%
Islander39615.38%

11.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.41%

Male Poverty Rate

11.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sarasota County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sarasota County, Florida is Black, with 35.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sarasota County, Florida is White, with 8.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.04%.

Sarasota County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.08%
High School12.02%
Some College8.31%
Bachelors or Greater5.23%

Sarasota County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.47%
Female Unemployed27.44%
Female Employed6.68%
Male Employed5.31%

Sarasota County, Florida Income

Sarasota County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,796$76,744
Families$66,055$93,375
Married Families$73,683$102,314
Non Families$33,512$48,836

Sarasota County, Florida Marital Status

Sarasota County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sarasota County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

Sarasota County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Sarasota County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Sarasota County, Florida Veterans

Sarasota County, Florida Veterans by War

44,236

Number of Veterans

41,925

Male Veterans

2,311

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam16,570
Korea7,418
World War II5,368
First Gulf War3,775
Second Gulf War3,174

Sarasota County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+18,463
65 to 7412,991
55 to 645,805
35 to 545,255
18 to 341,722

Sarasota County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White42,08013.42%
Black1,51311.26%
Hispanic1,1644.83%
2 or More2989.73%
Indian12916.65%
Asian1052.18%
Other893.33%
Hawaiian2256.41%

Sarasota County, Florida Veterans by Education

5.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sarasota County, Florida Employment Status

Sarasota County, Florida Employment by Age

48.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sarasota County, Florida Employment by Race

Sarasota County, Florida Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Sarasota County, Florida

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
North Port5733364274694112.11%
Sarasota520565661045548.75%
Venice207462246517198.29%
Longboat Key 688873264386.36%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990