Longboat Key

Offering many deep-water canals and excellent water for fishing and navigating the turquoise waters.

Welcome to Longboat Key

Sublime views and luxury living is Longboat Key.
 
Longboat Key is a premier waterfront community on a barrier island nestled between the Gulf of Mexico and intercoastal waterway of Sarasota Bay. Longboat Key is home to pristine white sand beaches the west coast of Florida is famous for.
 
Living on Longboat Key provides a coastal lifestyle like no other. Real estate includes exquisite waterfront estates, condominiums with idyllic water views, and a variety of single-family homes with coastal, Spanish Med, and West Indies style. Many communities provide resort-style living with upscale amenities including private marinas, tennis, pools, pickleball, workout facilities, and of course, private beach access. Longboat Key is a boater’s paradise offering many deep-water canals and excellent water for fishing and navigating the turquoise waters of the Gulf and Bay.
 

Why We Love It

  • Quiet and tranquil lifestyle community
  • Very little commercialization
  • Beautiful and scenic beaches
  • Outstanding water access, boating, and fishing
  • Access to beautiful county parks, beaches, and dog parks
  • Nationally-recognized dining

Lifestyle

A large appeal to Longboat Key is the private, quiet lifestyle that encapsulates you as soon as you drive along the picturesque waterways.
 
Offering both private and public beach access sprinkled throughout the 12-mile island, recreational activities make Longboat Key an active, outdoor retreat. With boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, shell collecting, and a bicycle trail that runs the length of the island there is something to do for everyone.
 
The island also boasts several waterfront restaurants from simple eateries to high-end dining, meeting the needs of even the most discerning palates. Enjoy a game of tennis, pickleball, or water sports mid-island with a park to bring your furry friend as well!

Overview for Longboat Key, FL

7,446 people live in Longboat Key, where the median age is 71.1 and the average individual income is $117,799. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,446

Total Population

71.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$117,799

Average individual Income

Around Longboat Key, FL

There's plenty to do around Longboat Key, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

8
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
51
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bayshore Nutrition, Feel Good Yoga & Massage, and Captain Corey Gropp.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 4.47 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.7 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.25 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.46 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.93 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.2 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Longboat Key, FL

Longboat Key has 4,106 households, with an average household size of 1.81. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Longboat Key do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,446 people call Longboat Key home. The population density is 1,825.83 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,446

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

71.1

Median Age

47.62 / 52.38%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,106

Total Households

1.81

Average Household Size

$117,799

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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60+ Minutes
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