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Osprey, Florida

Osprey is a town located in Sarasota County, Florida. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 4,143.

Geography Osprey is located at 27°11'38" North, 82°29'10" West (27.193962, -82.486012)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 15.7 km² (6.1 mi²). 14.1 km² (5.5 mi²) of it is land and 1.6 km² (0.6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 10.05% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 4,143 people, 1,965 households, and 1,383 families residing in the town. The population density is 293.0/km² (759.5/mi²). There are 2,267 housing units at an average density of 160.3/km² (415.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 97.59% White, 0.19% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.87% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. 1.40% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,965 households out of which 16.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.7% are married couples living together, 5.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% are non-families. 25.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.11 and the average family size is 2.47.

In the town the population is spread out with 14.0% under the age of 18, 3.2% from 18 to 24, 18.0% from 25 to 44, 33.3% from 45 to 64, and 31.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 54 years. For every 100 females there are 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $55,761, and the median income for a family is $73,103. Males have a median income of $41,136 versus $25,909 for females. The per capita income for the town is $49,862. 6.5% of the population and 3.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 9.1% are under the age of 18 and 3.2% are 65 or older.

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