Sarasota is located close to the center of Florida. Sarasota is between the Sarasota, Manatee county. Sarasota has 14.66 square miles of land area and 10.53 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Sarasota population is 52,986, which has grown 0.51% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.14% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Sarasota median household income is $41,670 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 22.28% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 21.62% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Sarasota median house value is $157,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 64.27% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 48.06% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Sarasota is much better than the state average in quality. The Sarasota area code is 941.