Siesta Key

The island neighborhood is an epitome of energetic living, captivating you with its pedestrian-friendly layout and invigorating beach vibe.
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Welcome to Siesta Key

A coastal paradise of serene beaches and energetic lifestyle
 
Dive into the vibrant and enticing atmosphere of Siesta Key, a premier beach destination nestled off the southwest coast of the Sunshine State. This enchanting barrier island balances itself delicately between Roberts Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, part of which falls within the city limits of Sarasota. With the larger part recognized as a census-designated place in Sarasota County, Siesta Key contributes to the allure of the Bradenton–Sarasota–Venice Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The island neighborhood is an epitome of energetic living, captivating you with its pedestrian-friendly layout and invigorating beach vibe. As a cherished destination for beach enthusiasts, Siesta Key offers an array of enticing amenities and unforgettable experiences that make it a stand-out choice for those seeking a relaxed yet vibrant lifestyle.
 

What to Love

  • A casual, beachy vibe in a popular vacation spot
  • Proud home of the nation's second-ranked beach
  • Walking distance to diverse shops and eateries
  • Rich live music scene that enlivens the atmosphere

Local Lifestyle

Life in Siesta Key is an enticing blend of serene beach living and vibrant community interactions. Siesta Key offers a relaxed lifestyle under the Florida sun. The locality is dotted with a plethora of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks, promising an bustling atmosphere within this beautiful coastal enclave. In addition, public schools on Siesta Key are highly rated. All in all, the local lifestyle is a rich tapestry of seaside leisure, lively entertainment, and enriching community engagement.
 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Revel in the lively atmosphere of Daiquiri Deck, a beach-inspired bar renowned for its refreshing cocktails and inviting vibes. Friendly bartenders, flavorful food, and a generous pour ensure an unforgettable time.

For seafood enthusiasts, Captain Curt's Crab & Oyster Bar is a culinary delight. Enjoy fresh seafood, live music, and the vibrant atmosphere that makes this place a must-visit.

Experience the exquisite tastes of French cuisine at Miguel’s Restaurant. This upscale establishment provides an intimate atmosphere for a memorable dining experience, complemented by an impressive wine selection.

Don't miss out on the popular Siesta Key Oyster Bar. Known for its fresh oysters and lively entertainment, this hotspot is the perfect place to unwind after a day at the beach.
 

Things to Do

Siesta Key offers a variety of exciting activities to enjoy. One of the community's favorite events is the annual Chalk Art Festival. This lively event brings together talented artists from around the world to transform the sidewalks into a vibrant open-air museum.

Another exciting occasion is the Sand Castle Festival, where individuals, families, and groups can unleash their creativity and construct towering sculptures of sand. This event is an absolute treat for both participants and spectators, embodying the spirit of fun that permeates Siesta Key.
 

Schools

  • Phillippi Shores Elementary School
  • Sarasota Middle School
  • Sarasota High School
  • Riverview High School
  • Pine View School
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Overview for Siesta Key, FL

5,416 people live in Siesta Key, where the median age is 67.1 and the average individual income is $103,965. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,416

Total Population

67.1 years

Median Age

High

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

$103,965

Average individual Income

Around Siesta Key, FL

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

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Car-Dependent
Walking Score
46
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sunshine Canning, Sweeter With Fiedler, and Double W Ribeye Wagon.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 4.23 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.82 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.32 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.37 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.32 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.59 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Siesta Key, FL

Siesta Key has 2,948 households, with an average household size of 1.84. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Siesta Key do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,416 people call Siesta Key home. The population density is 2,310.2 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,416

Total Population

High

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

67.1

Median Age

48.78 / 51.22%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,948

Total Households

1.84

Average Household Size

$103,965

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Siesta Key, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Siesta Key. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
The Out-Of-Door Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Out Of Door Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available

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