Anna Maria Island

A Charming Island of Scenic Landscapes

Nestled off the coast, Anna Maria Island is full of coastal charm with its pristine beaches, small-town ambiance, and vibrant community spirit. This idyllic island retreat offers a relaxed pace of life against a backdrop of breathtaking natural beauty, making it a haven for those seeking a coastal paradise to call their very own.

From the stunning sunsets painting the sky to the gentle waves against the shoreline, Anna Maria Island captivates residents and visitors with its endless allure. The island's charming neighborhoods, lined with quaint cottages and lush tropical greenery, evoke a sense of tranquility and serenity.

What to Love

  • Picture-perfect beaches and mesmerizing sunsets create an enchanting coastal backdrop
  • The warmth of a close-knit community where friendly faces and welcoming vibes abound
  • A waterfront lifestyle with opportunities for water-based adventures and seaside strolls
  • A myriad of outdoor adventures, from boating and fishing to biking along the coastal trails
  • The island's vibrant community spirit with local events, farmers' markets, and lively gatherings that foster meaningful connections

Local Lifestyle

Life on Anna Maria Island revolves around embracing the coastal lifestyle to the fullest. Residents savor leisurely days spent soaking up the sun on the beach, indulging in fresh seafood delights at waterfront eateries, and exploring the island's natural wonders through outdoor pursuits. The island's relaxed atmosphere encourages a laid-back approach to living, where stress fades away amidst the soothing sound of waves and gentle sea breezes.

Dining and Shopping

If it’s exceptional seafood you’re after in a beachfront setting, look no further than The Sandbar Restaurant. Head to The Waterfront Restaurant for a great meal of grouper tacos, fried shrimp, and craft beers. The Beach House Restaurant is another go-to dining spot, thanks to its island-like decor, fantastic seafood menu, and deck seating.

Duffy's Tavern is a historic pub with a relaxed atmosphere, offering menu standouts like the Tex burger, barbecue pulled pork, and homemade chili. Head to Anna Maria Oyster Bar for roasted oysters, tuna poke bowls, lobster bisque soup, and much more.

Entertainment and Things to Do

Immerse yourself in the island's vibrant ambiance with fun events like the Anna Maria Island Artwalk, where local artists showcase their talents against a backdrop of stunning beauty. Join the swashbuckling fun of the Anna Maria Island Privateers Pirate Invasion or revel in holiday cheer at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade. Experience the enchanting melodies of the seasonal Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus & Orchestra, adding a touch of musical magic to island life.

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Overview for Anna Maria Island, FL

944 people live in Anna Maria Island, where the median age is 65.3 and the average individual income is $69,394. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

65.3 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Anna Maria Island, FL

Anna Maria Island has 551 households, with an average household size of 1.71. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Anna Maria Island do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 944 people call Anna Maria Island home. The population density is 1,283.76 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Median Age

45.02 / 54.98%

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Around Anna Maria Island, FL

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

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Topsail Steamer, Graze Street AMI, and La Creperie.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 2.05 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.05 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.05 miles 56 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.7 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.95 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.95 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

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