Nokomis, Florida

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Nokomis is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sarasota County, Florida, United States. The population was 3,334 at the 2000 census. It is part of the BradentonSarasotaVenice Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Nokomis is famous for Casey Key, a barrier island split with the CDP of Osprey created by the intracoastal waterway, where there are beachfront houses worth millions of dollars lining the key.

Geography

Nokomis is located at 27°07′25″N 82°26′20″W / 27.123732°N 82.439016°W / 27.123732; -82.439016.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.1 km²), of which, 1.7 square miles (4.3 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²) of it (15.66%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,334 people, 1,544 households, and 955 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,998.5 people per square mile (770.8/km²). There were 1,820 housing units at an average density of 1,091.0/sq mi (420.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.69% White, 0.60% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.27% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.86% of the population.

There were 1,544 households out of which 19.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.8% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% were non-families. 30.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.64.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 17.1% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $34,699, and the median income for a family was $37,731. Males had a median income of $27,209 versus $21,563 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,077. About 8.6% of families and 12.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.4% of those under age 18 and 10.6% of those age 65 or over.

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