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Plantation, Florida
Location in Sarasota County and the state of Florida
Location in Sarasota County and the state of Florida
Country United States
State Florida
Counties Sarasota
 • Total 2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2)
 • Land 2.2 sq mi (5.7 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)  12%
 • Total 4,919
 • Density 1,960/sq mi (757/km2)
Time zone UTC-05:00 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-04:00 (EDT)
ZIP Code
Area code(s) 941

Plantation is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sarasota County, Florida, United States. The population was 4,919 at the 2010 census. It is part of the BradentonSarasotaVenice Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Plantation is located at 27°03′49″N 82°22′13″W / 27.063568°N 82.370146°W / 27.063568; -82.370146.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), of which 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.8 km2), or 12.94%, is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 1,885
2000 4,168 121.1%
2010 4,919 18.0%

According to the 2020 U.S. census, there was a population of 4,919 and 2,596 households. 96.8% of the population was white, 0.8% black, .06% Asian, .1% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, 1.7% two or more races, and 2.9% Hispanic or Latino. The median household income was $71,413 with a per capita income in the past 12 months of $46,869.

.4% of the population was under 5 years old, 4.9% under 18 years old, and 70.6% was 65 years or older. 55.6% of the population was female.

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