In 2017, Sarasota, FL had a population of 55.1k people with a median age of 47.2 and a median household income of $45,073. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sarasota, FL grew from 54,425 to 55,103, a 1.25% increase and its median household income grew from $43,477 to $45,073, a 3.67% increase.
The population of Sarasota, FL is 64.8% White Alone, 18.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.7% Black or African American Alone. 20.5% of the people in Sarasota, FL speak a non-English language, and 88.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Sarasota, FL are Ringling College of Art and Design (300 degrees awarded in 2016), New College of Florida (170 degrees), and East West College of Natural Medicine (25 degrees).
The median property value in Sarasota, FL is $215,100, and the homeownership rate is 55.6%. Most people in Sarasota, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Sarasota, FL is 2 cars per household.