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Holmes Beach is a city in Manatee County, in the Sarasota-Bradenton metro area.

The community was named after Jack Holmes, developer.

The latitude of Holmes Beach is 27.495N. The longitude is -82.711W.

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

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,983.


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Median household income
Local
$45,074
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Holmes Beach demographic reports
Holmes Beach is on Anna Maria Island.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Hollywood Beach Latin Festival - Sept. 14, 2008
Dates often change. Check Holmes Beach web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Manatee County Public Beach

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Holmes Beach demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Manatee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Sarasota-Bradenton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 34216 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Holmes Beach residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Holmes Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Holmes Beach was $31,345, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

29% of Holmes Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Holmes Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $648.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,327.


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Libraries in Holmes Beach include Island Branch ... View libraries

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Manatee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Holmes Beach political report.

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The average commute time for Holmes Beach workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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