Manatee County Information

Manatee in Florida occupies 893 square miles and has a 2006 population of 313,298, a change from a 2000 population of 264,002 and 211,707 in 1990. 11.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.3% percent is 25-35, and 12.7% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 2,491 acts of violent crime reported in Manatee in 2004, a change from 2,379 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 4,464 people: 2.9% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.2%.

Read more about Manatee, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyManatee 
StateFlorida 
Land Area893 sq. milesRanked 991 of 3,140
Population 2006313,298Ranked 194 of 3,140
Population 2005306,254 
Population 2000264,002Ranked 209 of 3,140
Population 1990211,707Ranked 237 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion88.8% 
African American8.7% 
Asian American1.3% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.9% 
Population 5 to 1411.8% 
Population 15 to 2411.2% 
Population 25 to 3411.3% 
Population 35 to 4412.7% 
Population 45 to 5413% 
Population 55 to 6411.6% 
Population 65 to 7410.4% 
Population 75 and up12.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes2,4912,379
Murders / Manslaughters13 
Forcible Rapes98 
Robberies511 
Aggravated Assaults1,869 
Total Property Crimes14,55911,481
Burglaries3,522 
Larceny Thefts9,908 
Motor Vehicle Thefts1,129 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population154,265123,240
Unemployed Population4,4643,914
Unemployment Rate2.9%3.2%

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