Sarasota , Sarasota County, Florida

Sarasota, county seat of Sarasota County, Florida, United States

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Sarasota is a city located in the county of Sarasota in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 51,917 and a population density of 795 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 58,285 inhabitants.

The city was created 258 years ago in 1762.

Sarasota has a total area of 25.21 square miles (65.31 km2).

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Sarasota, FL Quick Facts

Population : 58,285 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida
County : Sarasota County
Postal code : 34276–34278
Phone Area Codes : 941
Area : 65.31 km2
Official name : Sarasota
Altitude : 23 feet / 7 meters
Capital city : Sarasota is capital of Sarasota County
Establishment : January 01, 1763 (258 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 19:49:56 (17th April 2021)
Density : 892 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 10.93% (2010-2019)
Weather : 83℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

The population of Sarasota increased by 10.93% in 9 years.

Year Population Method
2010 51,917 census
2011 52,527 estimation process
2012 52,954 estimation process
2013 53,149 estimation process
2014 54,015 estimation process
2015 54,956 estimation process
2016 56,440 estimation process
2017 57,185 estimation process
2018 57,746 estimation process
2019 58,285 estimation process

Sarasota, FL zip code is 34231. County name: Sarasota, County fips: 12115

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College & universities near Sarasota, FL

Code Name City ZIP
136774 Ringling College of Art and Design Sarasota (FL) 34234-5895
439394 East West College of Natural Medicine Sarasota (FL) 34234-0000
137120 Suncoast Technical College Sarasota (FL) 34233-1798
262129 New College of Florida Sarasota (FL) 34243-2109
451671 University of South Florida-Sarasota-Manatee Sarasota (FL) 34243-2049

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sarasota, FL

Code Name Address Type
SRA Sarasota, Florida 1993 Main Street BUS
BDT Bradenton, Florida 1115 Manatee Avenue West BUS
STP St Petersburg-Pinellas Park-Clearwater, Florida 5251 110th Avenue North BUS
PCH Port Charlotte, Florida 909 King Highway BUS
TPA Union Station 601 North Nebraska Ave RAIL

Other cities in Sarasota County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sarasota County , FL.

City Name Population Title
North Port 70,724 City in Sarasota County, Florida
Venice 23,985 City in Sarasota County, Florida, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Sarasota, FL distances to biggest Florida cities

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