Sarasota County, Florida Population 2021

Sarasota County, Florida's estimated population is 448,568 with a growth rate of 1.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sarasota County, Florida is the null largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 379,930 and has seen a growth of 18.07% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021448,5687,4131.68%
2020441,1557,4131.71%
2019433,7427,4131.74%
2018426,3296,6491.58%
2017419,6806,7121.63%
2016412,9688,2072.03%
2015404,7618,3982.12%
2014396,3636,4221.65%
2013389,9413,5040.91%
2012386,4374,2111.10%
2011382,2262,2960.60%
2010379,930102,15436.78%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
1.68%
County Website
State
Founded
May 14, 1921
County Seat
2010 Population
379,930
Growth Since 2010
18.07%
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Sarasota County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White381,41490.92%
Black or African American19,0024.53%
Two or More Races7,5361.80%
Asian7,1291.70%
Some Other Race3,6690.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native6670.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander790.02%
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Sarasota County, Florida Population By Race

Sarasota County, Florida Population Pyramid 2021

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Sarasota County, Florida Median Age

56.1


Total

54.5


Male

57.2


Female

Sarasota County, Florida Adults

There are 359,114 adults, (151,209 of whom are seniors) in Sarasota County, Florida.

Sarasota County, Florida Age Dependency

101.8

Age Dependency Ratio

72.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Sarasota County, Florida Sex Ratio

Mujer

219,443

52.31%

Masculino

200,053

47.69%

Sarasota County, Florida Population by Age

Sarasota County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sarasota County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All74.9%25.1%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
Mujer58.1%41.9%
Masculino54.4%45.6%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sarasota County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All182,8422.2674.9
Married91,2172.7385.6
Non Family70,8971.2766.5
Mujer15,4303.6158.1
Masculino5,2983.5354.4

2.82

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Sarasota County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,6822.29%
9th to 12th Grade15,4544.61%
High School Graduate96,87328.91%
Some College66,44219.83%
Associates Degree29,9228.93%
Bachelors Degree69,47820.74%
Graduate Degree49,17914.68%
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Sarasota County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sarasota County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White290,427274,841108,460
Hispanic23,98719,7855,186
Black12,38210,2811,645
Asian5,2914,4792,264
2+ Races3,1072,765978
Other Race2,8582,316691
Native American465408161
Islander796430

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.79%.

Sarasota County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$35,852$40,801$31,326
Less Than 9th Grade$21,383$23,286$19,874
High School Graduate$30,452$33,888$26,292
Some College$33,746$39,100$30,818
Bachelors Degree$46,241$54,756$40,484
Graduate Degree$60,027$75,415$49,959

$35,852

Average Earnings

$40,801

Average Male

$31,326

Average Female

Sarasota County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sarasota County, Florida Language by Age

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Sarasota County, Florida Language

87.06% of Sarasota County, Florida residents speak only English, while 12.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.99% of the population.

Sarasota County, Florida Language

Sarasota County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White343,86424,4887.12%
Hispanic38,0505,82115.30%
Black18,4904,62525.01%
Asian7,0211,54321.98%
Multiple7,36577710.55%
Other3,6561985.42%
Native6607711.67%
Islander792936.71%

8.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.14%

Male Poverty Rate

9.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sarasota County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sarasota County, Florida is Islander, with 36.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sarasota County, Florida is Other, with 5.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.80%.

Sarasota County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.42%
High School10.57%
Some College7.31%
Bachelors or Greater4.49%

Sarasota County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.99%
Female Unemployed22.72%
Female Employed4.98%
Male Employed3.95%

Sarasota County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sarasota County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,236$90,170
Families$77,940$109,272
Married Families$85,007$118,109
Non Families$39,805$57,518
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Income by Household Type

Sarasota County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sarasota County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Sarasota County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sarasota County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Sarasota County, Florida Marital Status

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41,776

Number of Veterans

38,901

Male Veterans

2,875

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16,165
Korea6,564
First Gulf War4,395
Second Gulf War3,559
World War II3,151

Sarasota County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+18,882
65 to 7412,159
35 to 544,796
55 to 644,487
18 to 341,452

Sarasota County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White40,26212.14%
Hispanic1,2754.58%
Black9136.33%
2+ Races37510.27%
Other Race912.95%
Asian781.34%
Native American316.33%
Islander2632.91%

Sarasota County, Florida Veterans by Race

Sarasota County, Florida Veterans by Education

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6.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sarasota County, Florida Veterans by Education

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48.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sarasota County, Florida Employment by Age

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Sarasota County, Florida Employment by Race

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Sarasota County, Florida Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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22.52%

Born in Sarasota County, Florida

87.63%

Native Born

12.37%

Foreign Born

5.24%

Non Citizen

7.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.63% of Sarasota County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 22.52% having been born in Florida. 5.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sarasota County, Florida Place of Birth

  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

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