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Englewood, Florida
Census-designated place
Location in Sarasota County and the state of Florida
Location in Sarasota County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 26°57′47″N 82°21′7″W / 26.96306°N 82.35194°W / 26.96306; -82.35194Coordinates: 26°57′47″N 82°21′7″W / 26.96306°N 82.35194°W / 26.96306; -82.35194
Country  United States
State  Florida
Counties Sarasota, Charlotte
Area
 • Total 13.1 sq mi (33.8 km2)
 • Land 9.8 sq mi (25.4 km2)
 • Water 3.3 sq mi (8.5 km2)
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,863
 • Density 1,518/sq mi (586.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 34223, 34224, 34295
Area code(s) 941
FIPS code 12-20825[1]
GNIS feature ID 0282217[2]

Englewood is a census-designated place (CDP) in Charlotte and Sarasota counties in the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 14,863.[3]

The Sarasota County portion of Englewood is part of the BradentonSarasotaVenice Metropolitan Statistical Area, while the Charlotte County portion is part of the Punta Gorda Metropolitan Statistical Area.

"Englewood" also was the original name for Vineland in Orange County, Florida.

Geography[edit]

Englewood is located at 26°57′47″N 82°21′7″W / 26.96306°N 82.35194°W / 26.96306; -82.35194 (26.963038, -82.352016).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 13.1 square miles (33.8 km2), of which 9.8 square miles (25.4 km2) is land and 3.3 square miles (8.5 km2), or 24.99%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 16,196 people, 8,291 households, and 5,206 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,647.6 people per square mile (636.1/km²). There were 10,495 housing units at an average density of 1,067.6/sq mi (412.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.25% White, 0.19% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.49% of the population.

There were 8,291 households out of which 10.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.2% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.94 and the average family size was 2.36.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 10.3% under the age of 18, 3.2% from 18 to 24, 14.1% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 46.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 63 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $31,806, the median income for a family was $38,978. Males had a median income of $26,568 versus $21,242 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,462. About 5.5% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.8% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.

Other[edit]

The Englewood Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) is a special district created by the Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners in 1999 on the Sarasota side of Englewood. The Sarasota and Charlotte County School Districts have an interlocal agreement allowing some Charlotte County residents to use the Englewood Elementary School and the Sarasota County students to use the Middle and High School located in Charlotte County. Englewood has a private utility company, the Englewood Water District, and the Englewood Fire District that serve the community.

Englewood contains multiple public elementary schools and one public high school (Lemon Bay High School). Several private schools are also located within Englewood. Englewood Christian Academy and Heritage Christian Academy both offer grades k - 12. L.A. Ainger Middle School, a public school serving grades 6 - 8, located in nearby Rotonda West, Florida, is the nearest public middle school.

Popular entertainment includes the beach, restaurants, and a small shopping district.

Englewood is also host to the barrier islands Don Pedro Island and Palm Island which are host to several residents and tourist resorts. This area is known to be some of the inspiration behind Stephen King's book Duma Key.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Englewood CDP, Florida". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 11, 2013. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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WWSB ABC 7
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 15:09:32 -0700

ENGLEWOOD, FLA. - Thousands of spectators lined Englewood Beach to watch the inaugural Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix. The off shore race boats reached speeds of 180 miles per hour while racing on a circular course in front of fans watching ...
 
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:26:09 -0700

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. -- Tens of thousands of spectators are expected to descend into Englewood this weekend for the first ever Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix. It's expected to have a grand impact on the local economy. Crews were setting up all day ...
 
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:07:30 -0700

Florida Man has struck again, and he's Canadian this time! David Tersigni, a Canadian citizen living in Englewood, Fla., was arrested at the Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix on Sunday after allegedly saying he was with the Royal Canadian Mounted ...
 
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