Longboat Key

A Relaxed Coastal Haven

As a gem along the awe-inspiring coastline of Manatee and Sarasota counties, Longboat Key beckons with its serene ambiance, offering a haven for those seeking refined seaside living. Here, pristine beaches meet luxurious estates, creating an idyllic retreat that epitomizes coastal splendor. Whether you're drawn to its world-class golf courses, stunning residences, or simply the endless tranquility of waterfront living, Longboat Key embodies the essence of upscale island living.

What to Love

  • Beautiful beachfront and waterfront residences
  • Scenic views and pristine landscapes at every turn
  • Stunning resorts and premium amenities
  • Upscale neighborhoods that epitomize luxury living, with meticulously manicured landscapes and private amenities
  • Championship golf courses and a myriad of outdoor activities, from boating to tennis
  • A convenient lifestyle with easy access to Sarasota and its theaters, art galleries, and festivals
  • A top retirement destination, thanks to Longboat Key's tranquil ambiance and laid-back lifestyle

Local Lifestyle

Longboat Key's lifestyle is synonymous with relaxation and sophistication, where days are spent strolling along pristine shores, savoring gourmet cuisine, and indulging in leisurely rounds of golf. Residents revel in the island's prestigious ambiance. Whether you prefer serene moments of solitude or lively social gatherings, Longboat Key offers a lifestyle tailored to those seeking coastal refinement.

Dining and Shopping

Savor culinary delights at renowned establishments like Euphemia Haye, where a stunning atmosphere sets the stage for delectable American and European fare. Enjoy waterfront dining experiences at The Dry Dock Waterfront Grill and Chart House, where fresh seafood and incredible views take center stage. For a casual coastal ambiance, Lazy Lobster of Longboat and Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub offer a diverse array of seafood specialties. When it comes to shopping, boutique shops dot the island, offering everything from upscale fashion to unique treasures, ensuring every shopping trip is a delightful discovery.

Entertainment and Things to Do

Longboat Key comes alive with a calendar of vibrant events and activities you don’t want to miss. From the Longboat Key Independence Day Celebration and Longboat Key Spirit of America Celebration to the Fourth of July festivities, the community is united in excitement, patriotism, and fun, showcasing the island’s sense of camaraderie. Don’t miss the New Year’s Eve fireworks display or the Longboat Key St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

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Overview for Longboat Key, FL

2,574 people live in Longboat Key, where the median age is 69.4 and the average individual income is $75,931.11. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

69.4 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Longboat Key, FL

Longboat Key has 1,449 households, with an average household size of 2. 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.


Total Population


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Median Age

46.31 / 53.69%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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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.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The George, Bayshore Nutrition, and Fore Some Golf Shop.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 4.94 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.47 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.94 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.2 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.7 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.93 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

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