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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
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  9. Cost of Living
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South Gate Ridge is a town in Florida with a population of 6,045. South Gate Ridge is in Sarasota County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in South Gate Ridge offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In South Gate Ridge there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many young professionals and retirees live in South Gate Ridge and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in South Gate Ridge are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$200,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,081
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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South Gate Ridge Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in South Gate Ridge

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,443
National
$55,322
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South Gate Ridge Reviews

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the beaches are wonderful, the entertainment is wonderful, but the traffic is horrible. Seasonal residents clog the roads, doctors offices, and restaurants so locals have a difficult time getting to their jobs/work half the year. The beaches and downtown are wonderful, so they make up for the frustrations. I love Sarasota and would definitely choose to live here if I had it to do over!
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The Sarasota area is great for Florida.There is an avid appreciation for art and a real emphasis on making things look and feel nice. Like all cities in Florida, there is an alarming number of senior citizens, but generally the atmosphere is friendly and accepting. If I am to pick a city in Florida, Sarasota would definitely be in my top 3!
Many places in my area are hiring. Not everyone is willing to work in the fast food/restaurant business, but several retailers are looking for people as well. My area is constantly growing, so more jobs will be added in the future also. Publix is one of the greatest job creators around me. They provide jobs for teenagers though people close to retirement, and offer a fantastic shopping experience. People in my area work a variety of professional jobs (doctors, lawyers, pharmacists, etc.).