South Sarasota, Florida Population 2024

4,855

South Sarasota is a city located in Sarasota County Florida. South Sarasota has a 2024 population of 4,855. South Sarasota is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -2.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,993 in 2020.

The average household income in South Sarasota is $160,164 with a poverty rate of 11.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in South Sarasota is 56.4 years, 54.8 years for males, and 59 years for females.

South Sarasota Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Sarasota was:

  • White: 86.71%
  • Two or more races: 6.55%
  • Other race: 3.79%
  • Asian: 1.48%
  • Black or African American: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,529.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.76% (-138)
The current population of South Sarasota, Florida is 4,855 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,993.

South Sarasota, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,21086.71%
Two or more races3186.55%
Other race1843.79%
Asian721.48%
Black or African American531.09%
Native American180.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

South Sarasota Population by Race

South Sarasota Population Pyramid 2024

South Sarasota Median Age

56.4

Total

54.8

Male

59

Female

South Sarasota Adults

There are 4,134 adults, (1,881 of whom are seniors) in South Sarasota.

South Sarasota Age Dependency

115.5

Age Dependency Ratio

83.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

South Sarasota Sex Ratio

Female2,50151.51%
Male2,35448.49%

South Sarasota Population by Age

South Sarasota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2432.1669.630.4
Married1,2742.6476.423.6
Non Family7491.1459.440.6
Female1532.8483.716.3
Male672.8223.976.1
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2.65

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Sarasota Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Sarasota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Sarasota Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 52.91%.

South Sarasota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,392

Average Earnings

$50,496

Average Male

$37,516

Average Female

South Sarasota Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Sarasota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Sarasota Language

83.46% of South Sarasota residents speak only English, while 16.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.32% of the population.

South Sarasota Language

South Sarasota Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,78143011.37%
Hispanic71715020.92%
Other18413070.65%
Multiple318206.29%
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11.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.98%

Male Poverty Rate

13.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Sarasota

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Sarasota is Other, with 70.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Sarasota is Multiple, with 6.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.4%.

South Sarasota Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29%
High School17.68%
Some College10.37%
Bachelors or Greater6.28%
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South Sarasota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed19.3%
Female Employed4.35%
Male Employed4.18%
Male Unemployed
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South Sarasota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Sarasota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Sarasota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.9%

Male Marriage Rate

63.5%

Female Marriage Rate

South Sarasota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South Sarasota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

South Sarasota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Sarasota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

498

Number of Veterans

451

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

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South Sarasota Veterans by War

count

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South Sarasota Veterans by Age

count

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South Sarasota Veterans by Race

South Sarasota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Sarasota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

South Sarasota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Sarasota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South Sarasota Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

21.42%

Born in South Sarasota

78.62%

Native Born

21.38%

Foreign Born

14.09%

Non Citizen

7.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.62% of South Sarasota residents were born in the United States, with 21.42% having been born in Florida. 14.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Sarasota Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,855
20234,855
20224,8551553.3%
20214,700-293-5.87%
20204,993-290-5.49%
20195,283-33-0.62%
20185,316510.97%
20175,2652334.63%
20165,032591.19%
20154,9734429.76%
20144,5311122.53%
20134,419-29-0.65%
20124,448731.67%
20114,375-575-11.62%
20104,950
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South Sarasota Population by Year