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Sarasota is 14th in Florida out of 344 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Sarasota Rank Florida US
Current population (2012) 52,811 50th 19,317,568 313,914,040
Size in square miles 14.7 133rd 53,624.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,540.9 139th 350.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Sarasota Rank Florida US
Residents younger than 5 5.2% 275th 5.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 16.8% 361st 20.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 22.4% 111th 18.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Sarasota Rank Florida US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 86.6% 244th 85.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 27.2% 185th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Sarasota Rank Florida US
Race - White 75.4% 278th 78.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 15.1% 154th 16.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 157th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.3% 298th 2.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 395th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.3% 251st 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 16.6% 192nd 23.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 65.6% 229th 57.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Sarasota Rank Florida US
Female residents 51.4% 273rd 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 17.1% 162nd 19.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Sarasota Rank Florida US
Housing units 29,151 49th 9,026,965 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 43.6% 86th 29.9% 25.9%
Households 22,460 51st 7,140,096 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.4% 351st 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $205,800 171st $188,600 $186,200
People per household 2.2 371st 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Sarasota Rank Florida US
Income per capita $32,329 104th $26,733 $27,915
Income per household $41,973 300th $47,827 $52,762
Income below poverty line 19.5% 114th 14.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Sarasota Rank Florida US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 9,696 33rd 2,009,589 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,117,591 50th $262,341,127 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $21,508 73rd $14,353 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $350,145 14th $41,922,059 $613,795,732

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