Cities in Sarasota County, Florida by Population (2024)

There are 38 cities in Sarasota County, Florida.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
North Port1Florida94,71175,4875.35%95399.38
Sarasota2Florida59,57055,1821.88%4,05214.70
Lakewood Ranch3Florida42,17926,51310.24%91546.08
Venice4Florida28,95225,5922.99%1,78916.18
Englewood5Florida19,42419,3320.12%1,03218.82
South Venice6Florida18,38316,5552.55%3,0865.96
Palmer Ranch7Florida16,75413,8024.61%2,2347.50
Fruitville8Florida16,48814,1783.63%2,4166.82
Sarasota Springs9Florida12,76813,0531.06%4,7712.68
Laurel10Florida11,56312,153-1.26%1,2739.08
Rotonda11Florida10,34910,1170.56%97110.66
Bee Ridge12Florida9,85510,283-1.07%2,6283.75
Gulf Gate13Florida8,3108,521-0.6%4,1701.99
Arcadia14Florida7,9457,4391.62%1,7864.45
Southeast Arcadia15Florida7,6978,8590.14%1,0637.24
Longboat Key16Florida7,6467,5020.47%1,8754.08
Southgate17Florida6,4596,6172.18%3,8541.68
The Meadows18Florida6,2695,2354.31%2,6372.38
Osprey19Florida6,1726,218-0.18%1,1815.23
Whitfield20Florida5,6984,3986.05%4,1321.38
South Gate Ridge21Florida5,6496,095-1.93%3,2341.75
Siesta Key22Florida5,4835,587-0.47%2,3392.34
Ridge Wood Heights23Florida4,7684,856-0.46%3,3741.41
South Sarasota24Florida4,7174,993-1.44%2,4521.92
Warm Mineral Springs25Florida3,8135,267-8.69%1,6162.36
Kensington Park26Florida3,7483,4921.74%3,8760.97
Plantation27Florida3,6924,857-7.31%1,6802.20
Nokomis28Florida3,4124,084-0.67%1,7511.95
Lake Sarasota29Florida3,2544,148-6.41%4,8640.67
Venice Gardens30Florida3,1183,484-2.84%3,3710.93
North Sarasota31Florida2,8572,2895.23%3,4760.82
Vamo32Florida2,6332,679-0.42%3,3800.78
Manasota Key33Florida1,8441,5923.54%1,7411.06
Desoto Lakes34Florida1,6961,907-1.22%4,0970.41
Old Miakka35Florida1,6701,4862.83%13712.18
Grove City36Florida1,6582,009-4.77%1,2241.35
Pinecraft37Florida407596-6.44%1,5530.26
Desoto Acres38Florida2571,153-46.57%1971.31
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Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Sarasota County, Florida?

North Port is the largest city in Sarasota County.

What is the smallest city in Sarasota County, Florida?

Desoto Acres is the smallest city in Sarasota County.

How many cities are in Sarasota County?

There are 38 cities in Sarasota County, Florida.

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