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Population (year 2000): 7,603. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,583 (-0.3% change)
Males: 3,532 (46.5%), Females: 4,071 (53.5%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 67.9 years
Median household income: $90,251 (year 2000)
Median house value: $413,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Longboat Key:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (17.1%), English (14.7%), Irish (13.0%), Russian (10.2%), Italian (6.5%), Polish (6.3%).

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Elevation: 9 feet

Land area: 4.9 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Longboat Key

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.7%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Longboat Key town

  • Never married: 4.4%
  • Now married: 77.4%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

11.2% Foreign born (7.9% Europe, 2.4% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,627 (+27.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: FL Sarasota, (8.6 miles pop. 52,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Petersburg, FL St. (26.7 miles pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (890.4 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: FL (5.0 miles Cortez, Gardens, FL (5.3 miles Bayshore FL (5.4 miles Whitfield, Bradenton, FL (6.2 miles South Beach, FL Bradenton (6.4 miles Bradenton, FL (7.5 miles West FL Bradenton, (7.8 miles Samoset, FL (7.9 miles West


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 43 buildings, average cost: $310,100
  • 1997: 41 buildings, average cost: $358,300
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $316,000
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $380,100
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $361,400
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $449,400
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $590,100
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $566,400
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $795,500
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $794,300

Latitude: 27.40 N, Longitude: 82.64 W


Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (20.8%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (16.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.1%), Educational,health and social services (11.2%), Retail trade (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,912 (+25.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 843 (45.8%)


 

Crime in Longboat Key by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 13.2 0.0
Robberies 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.2
Assaults 0 3 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 39.5 0.0 0.0
Burglaries 15 21 8 8
    per 100,000 197.3 276.2 105.2 105.2
Thefts 80 80 84 87
    per 100,000 1052.2 1052.2 1104.8 1144.3
Auto thefts 6 2 1 1
    per 100,000 78.9 26.3 13.2 13.2
62.2 71.4 57.9 58.1


Average climate in Longboat Key, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Longboat Key-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1958, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Longboat Key city center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/31/1958, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Longboat Key:
  • BLAKE MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; BRADENTON, FL)
  • MANATEE GLEN HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; BRADENTON, FL)
  • MANATEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; BRADENTON, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Longboat Key:
  • SARASOTA/BRADENTON INTL (about 7 miles; SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL; ID: SRQ)
  • MAC DILL AFB (about 32 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: MCF)
  • ST PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER INTL (about 35 miles; ST PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER, FL; ID: PIE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Longboat Key:
  • AIRPORT MANATEE (about 19 miles; PALMETTO, FL; ID: 48X)
  • ALBERT WHITTED (about 25 miles; ST PETERSBURG, FL; ID: SPG)
  • VENICE MUNI (about 27 miles; VENICE, FL; ID: VNC)

Amtrak stations near Longboat Key:
  • 14 miles: BRADENTON (I-75 & RTE. 64) - Bus Station. Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: SARASOTA (I-75 AT CLARK RD.) - Bus Station. Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking.

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Longboat Key:
  • MANATEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; BRADENTON, FL; Full-time enrollment: 4,539)
  • HILLSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 9,630)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA (about 40 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 2,963)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (about 49 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 26,221)
  • PASCO-HERNANDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • TRAVIS TECHNICAL CENTER (about 65 miles; LAKELAND, FL; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • SAINT LEO UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; ST LEO, FL; FT enrollment: 6,597)

Notable locations in Longboat Key: Seaview Center (A), Town Plaza (B).

Church in Longboat Key: Island Chapel (A).


Longboat Key compared to Florida state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Longboat Key:
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WSRQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLSS (930 AM; 5 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WIBQ (1220 AM; 5 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NOVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBRD (1420 AM; 3 kW; PALMETTO, FL; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWPR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: GREENROSE BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC)
  • WTIS (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: WTIS-AM, INC.)
  • WDAE (620 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Longboat Key:
  • WCTQ (106.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WSRZ-FM (107.9 FM; CORAL COVE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKZM (104.3 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLLD (98.7 FM; HOLMES BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WDDV (92.1 FM; VENICE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSSR (95.7 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMR (89.1 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WJIS (88.1 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTZB (105.9 FM; ENGLEWOOD, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Longboat Key:
  • WSVT-LP (Channel 18; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W34AW (Channel 34; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWSB (Channel 40; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCAST CORPORATION OF SARASOTA)
  • W48CN (Channel 48; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WTSP (Channel 10; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61AI (Channel 61; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W56CN (Channel 56; VENICE, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • W33CC (Channel 33; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSPF-CA (Channel 35; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG)

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