Sarasota Real Estate Market Overview

Could Sarasota, FL be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Sarasota. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Sarasota such as Brade...nton and Venice. When you’re ready, Trulia has 2,502 resale and new homes in Sarasota lined up for you, including 49 open houses, and 479 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$240,000

Median Sales Price

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$172

Price Per Sqft

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$1,950

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Sarasota show a 9% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 4% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Sarasota for Feb 19 to May 18 was $240,000 based on 1,396 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Sarasota was $172, an increase of 10% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Sarasota for Apr 20 to May 20 was $1,950.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Sarasota can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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808

Counts of Assault

736

Counts of Burglary

481

Counts of Arrest


Best Schools in Sarasota

There are 37 schools in Sarasota.

Elementary Schools
10

Tatum Ridge Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

10

Ashton Elementary School

Public, K - 5

10

Southside Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
10

Sarasota Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

9

Sarasota School Of Arts/Sciences

Public, 6 - 8

7

Mcintosh Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
9

Suncoast Polytechnical High School

Public, 9 - 12

8

Riverview High School

Public, 9 - 12

7

Sarasota Military Academy

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Sarasota by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
42%
Single residents
Home owners
74%
Home owners
Median age
50
Median age
Household income
$47,829
Median household income
College educated
39%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Sarasota commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
96% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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