Manatee County at a Glance

Climate and Statistics

Anna Maria Island Aerial Photo

Land and Water
Land area ~ 741 square miles
Coastline ~ 150 miles
Beaches ~ 27 miles

Climate
Average Temperature Range
January ~ 52F - 71F
August ~ 75F - 91F
Average Annual Rainfall ~ 56.21 inches
Average Relative Humidity ~ 74%
Prevailing Winds ~ Easterly
Source: Southeast Regional Climate Center & US Data

City Populations
Anna Maria ~ 1,854
Bradenton ~ 53,662
Bradenton Beach ~ 1,549
Holmes Beach ~ 5,071
Longboat Key (Manatee County portion) ~ 2,605
Palmetto ~ 14,002
Unincorporated ~ 232,359
TOTAL ~ 311,102
Source: US Census Bureau, July 2007

Population
1993 ~ 223,508
1994 ~ 228,104
1995 ~ 233,564
1996 ~ 237,932
1997 ~ 242,417
1998 ~ 245,060
1999 ~ 249,906
2000 ~ 264,002
2001 ~ 270,771
2002 ~ 277,362
2003 ~ 287,853
2004 ~ 293,837
2005 ~ 300,815
2006 ~ 311,102
2007 ~ 323,674
2008 ~ 319,978
2009 ~ 318,176
2010 ~ 322,833
2011 ~ 327,293
2012 ~ 329,828
2013 ~ 342,106
2017 ~ 349,123 (Projected)

Population by City
Anna Maria ~ 1,869
Bradenton ~ 54,016
Bradenton Beach ~ 1,280
Holmes Beach ~ 4,291
Longboat Key (Manatee Co.) ~ 2,611
Palmetto ~ 14,001
Unincorporated ~ 264,038

Age Demographics
0-17 ~ 20.99%
18-34 ~ 17.57%
35-54 ~ 25.44%
55-64 ~ 13.32%
65+ ~ 22.67%
Source: The Neilsen Company