Sarasota Homes & Condos For Sale
Located on the southwestern coast of Florida state, lifestyles in Sarasota county include warm year-round temperatures. Residents enjoy the white sand and clear water beaches, and culinary delights with a blend of culture. Sarasota, Florida population is split between mid-career professionals, retirees and a handful of celebrities who prefer the small town atmosphere compare to the hustle and bustle of Tampa less than an hour away or Orlando’s two-hour drive.
Outdoor activities include beaches, boating, Mote Marine, various state parks (Myakka River State Park), gardens, and golf courses. Specialty restaurants are serving up fresh seafood and farm-to-table dishes. Sarasota’s farmer’s market provides permanent residents and visiting tourists with fresh produce year round.
Nightlife is alive and well with a hint of diversity at the local eateries, bars, and craft breweries. Enjoy the performing arts of Sarasota and attend the ballet, opera, and the region’s best theatre troupe.
As the 14th largest county in Florida, Sarasota’s population (per census.gov) at the end of 2018 was over 400,000, a slight decrease of 1.51 percent compared to an increase of 1.91 percent in 2016. Adult residents account for 345,000 with 140,000 senior citizens, 193,000 males and 200,000 females.
Average (mean) income per household is $80,000, married families $108,000, veterans $42,00 and non-family residents at $50,000. Owner-occupied homes are 73 percent versus rental properties at 27 percent.
Occupations vary between the county’s cities with consistent employment in professional careers, finance, education, arts/entertainment, and retail/wholesale and other professions.
Sarasota Real Estate
Sarasota FL real estate is comprised of a plethora of waterfront and beachfront properties, gated and niched communities, suburban neighborhoods, or multiple unit developments.
Sarasota Florida real estate inventory of single family homes is up, signaling this could be a buyers’ market compared to a slowdown in condominium sales.
Median Home Data
• Median list price $260,000 to $800,000
• Median home square footage size 1600 to 1700
• Homes for sale 150 to 400
• Media square footage price $160 to $400