Sarasota County, Florida Population 2018

Sarasota County, Florida's estimated population is 404,839 with a growth rate of -1.95% 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
2017419,11914,2803.53%
2017404,839-8,040-1.95%
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
White369,537
Black or African American18,338
Asian6,702
Two or More Races6,276
Some Other Race3,095
American Indian and Alaska Native837
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander54

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Sarasota County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

5,00010,00015,00020,000 Male Population5,00010,00015,00020,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Sarasota County, Florida Median Age

55.1


Total

53.4


Male

56.4


Female

Sarasota County, Florida Adults

There are 345,102 adults, (140,720 of whom are seniors) in Sarasota County, Florida.

Sarasota County, Florida Age Dependency

98.1

Age Dependency Ratio

68.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sarasota County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

211,511

52.25%

Male

193,328

47.75%

Sarasota County, Florida Households and Families

Sarasota County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Sarasota County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All73.4%26.6%
Non Family64.8%35.2%
Female57.8%42.2%
Male56.7%43.3%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sarasota County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All177,9982.2473.4
Married87,7012.7384
Non Family69,8151.2664.8
Female15,0383.5457.8
Male5,4443.4256.7

2.8

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

5.3%

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 Grade8,2012.55%
9th to 12th Grade15,8084.92%
High School Graduate94,89829.55%
Some College66,35220.66%
Associates Degree27,0878.44%
Bachelors Degree64,87620.20%
Graduate Degree43,90413.67%

Sarasota County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White280,069263,612100,176
Hispanic21,82817,6764,504
Black11,4309,1651,303
Asian4,9074,1202,044
Multiple Races2,5662,316668
Other Race2,4922,068675
Native American515482117
Islander544733

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 61.11%.

Sarasota County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,693$38,070$29,097
Less Than High School$21,513$25,083$18,932
High School Grad$27,304$31,727$23,000
Some College$31,782$35,801$29,057
Bachelors Degree$43,343$54,446$37,750
Graduate Degree$54,636$68,177$46,280

$32,693

Average Earnings

$38,070

Average Male

$29,097

Average Female

Sarasota County, Florida Language

Sarasota County, Florida Language by Age

Sarasota County, Florida Language

87.10% of Sarasota County, Florida residents speak only English, while 12.90% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.84% of the population.

Sarasota County, Florida Poverty

Sarasota County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White333,38426,9588.09%
Black17,9196,49336.24%
Hispanic35,3346,33617.93%
Asian6,6651,36220.44%
Multiple6,11794415.43%
Other3,07932010.39%
Native83021225.54%
Islander54712.96%

10.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.73%

Male Poverty Rate

11.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sarasota County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sarasota County, Florida is Black, with 36.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sarasota County, Florida is White, with 8.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.50%.

Sarasota County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.62%
High School11.96%
Some College7.77%
Bachelors or Greater4.83%

Sarasota County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.50%
Female Unemployed27.80%
Female Employed6.03%
Male Employed5.04%

Sarasota County, Florida Income

Sarasota County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,236$80,850
Families$69,898$99,147
Married Families$77,228$108,163
Non Families$34,623$50,072

Sarasota County, Florida Marital Status

Sarasota County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Sarasota County, Florida Veterans

Sarasota County, Florida Veterans by War

42,527

Number of Veterans

40,218

Male Veterans

2,309

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam16,037
Korea7,201
World War II4,420
First Gulf War3,879
Second Gulf War3,094

Sarasota County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+18,429
65 to 7412,693
55 to 645,138
35 to 544,788
18 to 341,479

Sarasota County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White40,78312.76%
Black1,1958.84%
Hispanic1,1444.51%
2 or More2869.13%
Other1174.21%
Asian721.35%
Indian6010.10%
Hawaiian1425.93%

Sarasota County, Florida Veterans by Education

5.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sarasota County, Florida Employment Status

Sarasota County, Florida Employment by Age

48.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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