Desoto Lakes, Sarasota County, Florida

Desoto Lakes is a city in Sarasota County, Florida. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 3,646. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.26 square miles. An elevation is 30 feet (9.14 m) above sea level. The population density was 2,892 people per square mile. The median age was 39.2 years (Florida state median age was 41.8 years). For every 100 females there were 96 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2010)
3,646 residents
Population Change
+14% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
39.2 years (State: 41.8)
Below the Poverty Line
12.8% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
1,783 residents
Population Females
1,863 residents
Foreign Born Residents
6.7% Latin America, 5.2% Europe
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.9% (State: 5.4%)

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    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Desoto Lakes Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Desoto Lakes Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Desoto Lakes Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $204,910 (State: $179,800)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$88,710 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $613 – $882
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              95 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,711 (0.90%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,552 (0.70%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $60,026 (State: $49,426)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$7,307 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              -$1,134 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota
                      about 8 miles
                      Bradenton, FL
                      Full-time enrollment: 8,012
                    • Eckerd College
                      about 27 miles
                      Saint Petersburg, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,437
                    • University of South Florida-St Petersburg
                      about 29 miles
                      St. Petersburg, FL
                      FT enrollment: 4,459
                    • Hillsborough Community College
                      about 39 miles
                      Tampa, FL
                      FT enrollment: 19,838
                    • St Petersburg College
                      about 39 miles
                      Clearwater, FL
                      FT enrollment: 21,467
                    • The University of Tampa
                      about 40 miles
                      Tampa, FL
                      FT enrollment: 7,216
                    • Strayer University-Florida
                      about 43 miles
                      Tampa, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,723
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Desoto Lakes Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              67 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.81 (State: 2.04)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              3 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.08 (State: 0.11)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              47 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.27 (State: 1.28)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              84 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              2.26 (State: 3.04)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              366 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              9.87 (State: 7.45)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Desoto Lakes

                              • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SARASOTA
                                Nursing Home, about 2 miles away
                                SARASOTA, FL
                                Nursing Home, about 2 miles away
                                SARASOTA, FL
                              • A FAMILIAR FACE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC.
                                Home Health Center, about 2 miles away
                                SARASOTA, FL
                              • A FAMILIAR FACE HOME HEALTH
                                Home Health Center, about 2 miles away
                                SARASOTA, FL
                              • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER – NORTH SARASOTA
                                Nursing Home, about 3 miles away
                                SARASOTA, FL
                              • BAYCARE HOME CARE, INC
                                Home Health Center, about 3 miles away
                                SARASOTA, FL
                                Nursing Home, about 3 miles away
                                SARASOTA, FL

                              Amtrak Stations in Desoto Lakes

                              • 8 miles: SARASOTA (I-75 AT CLARK RD.)
                                Bus Station . Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking.
                              • 9 miles: BRADENTON (I-75 & RTE. 64)
                                Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.

                              Average Travel Time to Work


                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  Desoto Lakes by Race (According to 2010)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)


                                      Natural Disasters in Desoto Lakes


                                        Air Quality Information

                                          Common Weather Information
                                          Tornadoes Average Activity
                                          27% (Greater then US)
                                          Earthquakes Average Activity
                                          96% (Smaller then US)
                                          Number of Natural Disasters
                                          25 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                          Number of Major Disasters
                                          17 pc.
                                          Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                          5 pc.
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                                          ZIP Codes for Desoto Lakes: 34234, 34235
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