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South Bradenton, Florida
Location in Manatee County and the state of Florida
Location in Manatee County and the state of Florida
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Manatee
 • Total 4.6 sq mi (11.8 km2)
 • Land 4.5 sq mi (11.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 20 ft (6 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 21,587
 • Density 4,692.8/sq mi (1,829.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 12-67258
GNIS feature ID 1867205

South Bradenton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Manatee County, Florida, United States. The population was 21,587 at the 2000 census. It is part of the BradentonSarasotaVenice Metropolitan Statistical Area.


South Bradenton is located at 27°27′32″N 82°34′43″W / 27.458785°N 82.578693°W / 27.458785; -82.578693.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.5 square miles (11.8 km²), of which 4.5 square miles (11.6 km²) is land and 0.1 square mile (0.2 km²) (1.76%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 21,587 people, 10,681 households, and 5,522 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,840.4 people per square mile (1,868.8/km²). There were 13,283 housing units at an average density of 2,978.4/sq mi (1,149.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.92% White, 4.62% African American, 0.32% Native American, 1.31% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 2.17% from other races, and 1.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.66% of the population.

There were 10,681 households out of which 18.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.9% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.3% were non-families. 40.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.64.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 17.5% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 28.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 87.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $27,410, and the median income for a family was $32,444. Males had a median income of $25,011 versus $21,559 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,549. About 9.5% of families and 13.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.2% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.

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