Sarasota County, Florida is a community that offers the best that beach life has to offer such as fishing, boating, diving, parasailing, etc., coupled with urban city amenities and entertainment like the ballet, museum, opera, symphony, and theater company. Furthermore, when you’re in Sarasota County, you’re within proximity to a plethora of restaurants, shops, spas, golf courses, family fun centers, and more.

Sarasota County, Florida swallows up approximately 572 square miles of land and an additional 153.6 square miles of water for fun in the sun, Florida style. The county seat is Sarasota, and the largest city is North Port. There are three cities altogether in Sarasota County. IN addition to North Port, Sarasota County is also home to the cities of Sarasota and Venice, as well as the town of Longboat Key. Furthermore, there are 23 census designated places within the county lines.

There are approximately 396,962 residents making themselves at home in Sarasota County. Florida’s average annual household income is $49,226, whereas Sarasota County’s average annual household income is slightly higher at around $56,286. Homes in Florida hold average values of around $179,800, and again Sarasota County goes above and beyond with average home values of around $217,500.

Students in the area receive their education via 57 public schools within the Sarasota County Public Schools System. There are also a handful of private schools, as well as five campuses for higher learning.

Getting around is super simple thanks to the Sarasota County Area Transit for ground service, and Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport for those needing travel by air.

Sarasota County receives approximately 56 in cheese of rain over the course of 74 days scattered throughout each year. However, there’s no snow in Sarasota County. The sun shines 251 days out of the year. Summer high temperatures average 91 degrees while winter lows stay well above freezing at 51 degrees.

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