|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sarasota is 54,764. Sarasota, Florida is the 728th largest city in the US.
Sarasota is located entirely in Sarasota County.
The current population of Sarasota (54,764) is it's peak population.
Sarasota has grown 4.2% since the 2000. Sarasota, Florida's growth is below average. 72% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Sarasota has a population density of 3,540.9 people per square mile.
|723||Plainfield, New Jersey||54,936||14.8%|
|724||Bonita Springs, Florida||54,904||66.1%|
|726||Tinley Park, Illinois||54,864||11.4%|
|733||Kannapolis, North Carolina||54,446||45.6%|
The total voting age population of Sarasota, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 43,486. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 27.3% of the residents of Sarasota are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sarasota are 80.6% White, 14.2% Black, 1.9% Two or more races, 1.7% Asian, 1.3% Other and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 17.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sarasota, 15.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 29.5%. On a per-household basis, 11.1% of families are below the poverty line in Sarasota.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.5% of Sarasota residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.4% of Sarasota residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 36.4% have a bachelor's degree and 15.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sarasota residents aged 5 and older, 19.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 13.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sarasota is 4.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sarasota, 8.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sarasota is $53,669.
In Sarasota, 57.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.4% of housing units in Sarasota.
Of all the housing units in Sarasota, 6.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Sarasota, 16.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sarasota is $1,134.
In Sarasota, 83.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.