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Venice Local Government…The City Venice has a council-manager system of local government, combining the political leadership of elected officials in the form of a city council with the managerial experience of a city manager. The council is elected by our citizens. The council hires and supervises the charter officers. The public is welcome at certain meetings; times, dates and locations are subject to change. To verify, please call 486-2626.

The City of Venice is located in Sarasota County, Florida and is therefore subject to laws established by Sarasota County.

City of Venice


Population in July 2012 was 21,054
Males: 9,435 44.8%
Females: 11,619 55.2%
Median resident age: 67.6 years
Florida median age: 41.3 years

Zip codes: 34284, 34285, 34292, 34293

Estimated median household income in Venice in 2011: $44,728
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $33,264

Elevation: 15 feet…

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Sarasota County



County population in 2012: 386,147 (96% urban, 4% rural)

County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 76,072
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 55,687
Renter-occupied apartments: 43,987

Sarasota County % of renters here: 21%
Florida % of renters…

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