Sarasota Ranks in the Top 7 Percent of Small Cities in America

With recently released U.S. Census Bureau data showing that suburban population growth outpaced city growth in 2018, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best Small Cities in America.

To help Americans put down roots in places offering good quality of life and affordability, WalletHub compared more than 1,200 U.S. cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 across 42 key indicators of livability.

They range from housing costs to school-system quality to restaurants per capita.

Small-City Living in Sarasota AND how we rank

(1=Best; 634=Avg.)

  • 546th– Income Growth
  • 260th– % of Adults in Fair or Poor Health
  • 384th– Avg. Weekly Work Hours
  • 1st– Overall Quality of Life
  • 1st Coffee Shops Per Capita
  • 1st– Restaurants per Capita
  • 1st– Bars per Capita

Go figure on the Coffee Shops, Restaurants & Bars....