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Longboat Key is a town in Sarasota County, in the Sarasota-Bradenton metro area. (The community straddles Sarasota and Manatee counties.; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The latitude of Longboat Key is 27.412N. The longitude is -82.659W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,478.


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Median household income
Local
$90,251
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Longboat Key demographic reports
Longboat Key is a barrier island, bordered by the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.1 per 1,000 people.

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15% of Longboat Key residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Longboat Key ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Longboat Key was $80,963, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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53% of Longboat Key residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Longboat Key, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $875.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,110.


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Sarasota County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Longboat Key political report.

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Longboat Key restaurants taking online reservations include Pattigeorge's Restaurant, The Colony Dining Room, The Monkey Room ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Longboat Key workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Longboat Key include Colony Beach & Tennis Resort, Longboat Key Hilton, Resort at Longboat Key Club, Resortquest Beach Longboat Key.

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