Sarasota, FL Real Estate
Sarasota, Florida is located in Sarasota County. Nearby cities and towns include North Sarasota, Southgate, Kensington Park, Desoto Lakes, Ridge Wood Heights, South Sarasota, Sarasota Springs, The Meadows, South Gate Ridge, Fruitville, Siesta Key, Bee Ridge, Whitfield, Gulf Gate Estates, Lake Sarasota, Bayshore Gardens, Longboat Key, Vamo, South Bradenton, West Samoset, Samoset, Bradenton, Osprey, Cortez, West Bradenton, Palmetto, Ellenton, Bradenton Beach, Memphis, Laurel, Nokomis, Holmes Beach, Venice, Anna Maria, Venice Gardens, Plantation, and South Venice. Sarasota is an urban community with a population of 52,311. The median household income is $41,597. In Sarasota, 36% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 20% of the households. Half the population of Sarasota commutes 16 minutes or less to work, with 67% of residents holding white collar jobs and 33% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Sarasota, FL is 30 years, with 43% of those homes owned, 39% rented, and 18% not occupied. In the previous year, 1495 Sarasota properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Sarasota in the previous year was $345,815.