Manatee County is home to approximately 385,571 residents. We see a 19.4% increase in the population over the last decade.

๐ŸŒ† Cities & Communities

Bradenton is the county seat and the largest city in Manatee County. Other cities and towns in this county are Anna Maria, Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach, Palmetto, and Longboat Key. The average commute time for residents is 25 minutes.

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There are nine census-designated places and 29 unincorporated communities in Manatee County. This county has 893 square miles of land and water areas.

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Adjacent counties include Hillsborough County to the north, Hardee County to the east, and Sarasota County to the south. Additional nearby counties include Polk County to the northeast and DeSoto County to the southeast.

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๐Ÿซ Manatee County Schools

Students in this area attend schools within the School District if Manatee County. The district has 31 elementary schools, eight middle schools, and seven high schools.

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The School District of Manatee County enrolls approximately 48,600 students annually and employs around 7,000 staff members. The district also manages 13 charter schools and a technical college.

The percentage of residents with a high school diploma or higher is 88.9 percent. The percentage of residents with a bachelor’s degree or higher is 29.1 percent.

๐ŸŒž Manatee County Weather

The highest temperature for this area is 91 degrees in July, but the average annual high is 82 degrees. The lowest temperature for this area is 52 degrees in January, but the average annual low is 65 degrees.

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Manatee County receives the most rainfall during July and August. This area gets about 56 inches of rain annually.

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๐ŸŒณ Parks & Recreation

Manatee County is home to 33 parks, 12 preserves, and numerous beaches. The parks department also manages several tennis courts, dog parks, and boat ramp locations.

Parks throughout the county offer amenities like canoe launches, fishing spots, sports fields, playgrounds, and picnic areas. One of the largest parks in the county, G.T. Bray features an amphitheater, fitness center, skate park, pool, splash pad, lifeguards, and plenty of open space.

Beaches maintained by the parks department are Anna Maria Bayfront Park, Coquina Beach, Manatee Beach Park, and Palma Sola Causeway Park. If you plan to visit an area known for turtle nesting, you may want to check the Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch website to learn more about them and their need for protection.

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๐Ÿน Winter & Summer Camps

The parks and recreation in Manatee County sponsor camps for children in the community throughout the year. During the winter months, they offer a Thanksgiving Camp, a Christmas Camp, and a New Years Camp.

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Summer camps include Basketball Camp, Paddleboard Camp, Archery Camp, Volleyball Camp, and two different Fishing Camps. The department provides swimming lessons during Summer Camp for a fee.

๐Ÿก Manatee County Real Estate

Of the more than 190,954 housing units in the county, someone living in the home owns 71.4 percent of those occupied. The median home value for this area is $197,200.

Whether your dream home is a multi-million dollar estate with 5 bedrooms or a charming 3-bedroom house with a fenced back yard, there’s a home for you in Manatee County. Give us a call today at 941-313-1234.
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