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"Shark Tooth Capital of the World"

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.


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Median household income
Local
$37,536
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Venice demographic reports
Venice is on the Gulf of Mexico
Former and merged names include:
· Horse and Chaise
Developed during the Florida boom by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 37. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Venice received national attention for local connections to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Hijackers trained at a flight school here
Performing arts: Venice
Nearby parks & recreation: Oscar Scherer State Park
Colleges and universities: Manatee Community College

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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28% of Venice residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Venice include Armada Road Multi-Family District, Eagle Point Historic District, Edgewood Historic District, Venezia Park Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Venice, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $640.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,004.


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Libraries in Venice include Jacaranda Public Library, Venice Area Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Venice include Venice Gondolier

TV stations in Venice include WVEA.

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

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Traffic

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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Hotels in Venice include Best Western Ambassador Suites, Days Inn Venice, Hampton Inns & Suites, Holiday Inn, Inn at the Beach Resort, Motel 6.

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