Bee Ridge, Florida

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Bee Ridge, Florida
Census-designated place
Location in Sarasota County and the state of Florida
Location in Sarasota County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°17′20″N 82°28′15″W / 27.28889°N 82.47083°W / 27.28889; -82.47083Coordinates: 27°17′20″N 82°28′15″W / 27.28889°N 82.47083°W / 27.28889; -82.47083[1]
Country United States
State Florida
County Sarasota
Area
 • Total 3.9 sq mi (10.1 km2)
 • Land 3.7 sq mi (9.7 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 33 ft (10 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 9,598
 • Density 2,500/sq mi (950/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 941
FIPS code 12-04925[2]
GNIS feature ID 0278388[3]

Bee Ridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sarasota County, Florida, United States. The population was 9,598 at the 2010 census.[4] It is part of the BradentonSarasotaVenice Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.9 square miles (10.1 km2), of which 3.7 square miles (9.7 km2) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.4 km2), or 3.99%, is water.[4]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 8,744 people, 3,905 households, and 2,456 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,238.0 people per square mile (863.4/km²). There were 4,108 housing units at an average density of 1,051.4/sq mi (405.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.30% White, 0.78% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.47% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.92% of the population.

There were 3,905 households out of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 18.5% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 19.3% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 33.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51 years. For every 100 females, there were 80.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $47,200, and the median income for a family was $56,386. Males had a median income of $36,215 versus $25,981 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $26,716. About 3.4% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.3% of those under age 18 and 4.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved January 31, 2008. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008. 
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Bee Ridge CDP, Florida". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 11, 2013.