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Sarasota, FL Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Sarasota

^ An estimated 37,276 Sarasota residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Sarasota

^ Collectively (all cities), 78.8% of all Florida residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 21st in the nation [2].

Disconnected in Sarasota

^ There are an estimated 14,641 Sarasota residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Sarasota Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Sarasota

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Sarasota
    • Average download speed: 19.6 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 2.44 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 26.55 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.69 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 46 wireline tests.

Landline Internet Speed: Sarasota vs. the U.S.

How Sarasota landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Sarasota

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Sarasota
    • Average download speed: 1.6 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 0.91 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 1.89 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 1.69 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 92 wireless tests.

Wireless Internet Speed: Sarasota vs. the U.S.

How Sarasota wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Sarasota

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Sarasota, FL

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Cable Modem100 Mb/s - 1 Gb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s
Asymmetric DSL6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Sarasota, FL

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

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Sarasota Internet Statistics

Sarasota Internet Connectivity

Sarasota: 71.8% of residents are connected, with 27.5% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Sarasota


  • Sarasota Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 37,276 Sarasota residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 14,641 Sarasota residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Sarasota Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 40,911 Sarasota residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Sarasota

Sarasota: The median household income is $42,951 and 13% of households are below poverty level [6].


Florida Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Florida Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in FL, median download speeds are 1.52 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 3.3 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in FL [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 8.04 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.85 Mb/s - 15.5 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 1.4 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.48 Mb/s - 3.1 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in FL [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.44 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.9 Mb/s - 6.4 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.92 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.35 Mb/s - 2.23 Mb/s

Florida Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Florida [1]: 71.8% of FL residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 71.8% mark ranks Florida 24th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 29.8% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 5.7% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 8.8% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 27.5% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 28.2% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Florida Internet Availability [2]
    • 78.8% of FL residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Florida 21st in the country.

Florida Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in FL, median download speeds are 2.94 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.08 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in FL [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 8.68 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 3.25 Mb/s - 21.38 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 4.12 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.55 Mb/s - 9.42 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in FL [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 5.31 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.95 Mb/s - 13.78 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 1.35 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.46 Mb/s - 3.89 Mb/s

Additional information about Florida

About Sarasota

Sarasota is a city with a population of 51,917 [2] that is located in Sarasota County in the state of Florida.

FL Internet Access

Sarasota Internet Access

For more information about Sarasota Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding Florida Internet access overall, visit Florida Department of Management Services .

More About Sarasota

Of all residents in Sarasota, 76% have a high school diploma or higher, and 23% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

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References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau