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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
 • 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 was platted in the 1890s.[4] A post office has been in operation at Englewood since 1895.[5]


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).[6]

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]


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.


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.


  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. ^ "Englewood's beginnings". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Aug 30, 1995. p. 10. Retrieved 3 November 2015. 
  5. ^ "Sarasota County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2015. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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Wink News
Sun, 29 Nov 2015 13:02:47 -0800

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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:03:34 -0800

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Fri, 20 Nov 2015 22:00:00 -0800

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:56:15 -0800

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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 07:36:32 -0700

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