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Venice is a city in Sarasota County, in the Sarasota-Bradenton metro area.
The community was named after the city in Italy
The latitude of Venice is 27.099N. The longitude is -82.454W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,351.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Venice demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sarasota 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 34285 ZIP code.
19% of Venice residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Venice ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Venice was $28,220, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Venice residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Venice include Armada Road Multi-Family District, Eagle Point Historic District, Edgewood Historic District, Venezia Park Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Venice, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $640. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,004.
Libraries in Venice include Jacaranda Public Library, Venice Area Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Venice include Venice Gondolier
TV stations in Venice include WVEA.
Sarasota County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Venice political report.
The average commute time for Venice workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Venice between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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