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Longboat Key

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    Overall Niche Grade
    1. Public Schools
      grade B+
    2. Crime & Safety
      grade A minus
    3. Housing
      grade C minus
    4. Nightlife
      grade B+
    5. Good for Families
      grade B
    6. Diversity
      grade C
    7. Jobs
      grade A minus
    8. Weather
      grade A
    9. Cost of Living
      grade C
    10. Health & Fitness
      grade A
    11. Outdoor Activities
      grade B+
    12. Commute
      grade B

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    Longboat Key is a with a population of 7,299. Longboat Key is in Sarasota County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Longboat Key offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Longboat Key and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Longboat Key are above average.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $724,600
    National
    $229,800
    Median Rent
    $2,208
    National
    $1,096
    Area Feel
    Urban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      5%
    • Own
      95%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade A minus
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      0
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      0
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      0
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      0
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      122.6
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      871.7
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      27.2
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade C
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      0%
    • 10-17 years
      1%
    • 18-24 years
      1%
    • 25-34 years
      1%
    • 35-44 years
      4%
    • 45-54 years
      4%
    • 55-64 years
      19%
    • 65+ years
      69%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      34%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      31%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      22%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      10%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      3%
      national  11%

    Working in Longboat Key

    Jobs
    grade A minus
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $108,015
    National
    $64,994

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