Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch

Embrace vibrant living in a community where modern luxury meets natural splendor

Welcome to Lakewood Ranch

Let your senses relish the captivating allure of Lakewood Ranch, a master-planned community exuding a distinctive charm that transcends generations. This multi-generational haven, gracefully spread across vast expanses in southeastern Manatee County and northeastern Sarasota County, intertwines urbanity with nature’s grandeur.
Lakewood Ranch unfolds as an enchanting tapestry of wildlife habitats and open spaces. The harmonious interplay of its meticulously planned neighborhoods and its expansive 31,000 acres of natural landscape cultivates an ambiance of tranquility amidst a bustling, vibrant community.

What to Love

  • Established neighborhoods with lush landscapes and community parks
  • Upscale, gated golf communities and high-end custom home neighborhoods
  • Ensure your home’s insurability for prospective buyers
  • Updating appliances and decluttering can enhance the market appeal

Local Lifestyle

Residing in Lakewood Ranch is an immersive experience that resonates with a refreshing zest for life. This flourishing community welcomes residents of all ages and from all walks of life, cultivating a dynamic neighborhood ambiance. Every day unravels as a fresh narrative of exciting experiences that beckons individuals, families, and retirees alike.

Dining and Entertainment

The pulsating heart of the tow, Main Street at Lakewood Ranch, buzzes with an eclectic mix of unique shops, gastronomic delights, and entertainment hotspots. The vibrancy of this locale mirrors its impressive architecture and electric ambiance. Here, you can indulge in an epicurean journey across diverse cuisines or enjoy shopping at high-end boutiques.
The culinary scene in Lakewood Ranch is set to be enriched further with the upcoming dining venues at Waterside. Nestled within the UTC Mall, these new establishments promise to deliver a cornucopia of global flavors, creating a dynamic gastronomic hub where friends and family can revel in the joy of shared meals.

Things to Do

Unleash your inner sports enthusiast at the local polo fields. Whether you’re a player or a spectator, the adrenaline-fueled action on the field offers a riveting experience quintessential to the Lakewood Ranch lifestyle.
The town also boasts an abundance of sporting activities for the entire family. From soccer matches that ignite team spirit to various fitness activities that promote a healthy lifestyle, Lakewood Ranch cultivates an active living environment for all ages.


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Overview for Lakewood Ranch, FL

29,255 people live in Lakewood Ranch, where the median age is 51 and the average individual income is $62,545. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

51 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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Around Lakewood Ranch, FL

There's plenty to do around Lakewood Ranch, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walking Score
Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including GNC, Pineapple Kitchen, and Gelato go.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.3 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.91 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.49 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.49 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.9 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.83 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lakewood Ranch, FL

Lakewood Ranch has 11,247 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lakewood Ranch do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 29,255 people call Lakewood Ranch home. The population density is 1,640.064 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

49.75 / 50.25%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Commute Time

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30 to 59 Minutes
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Schools in Lakewood Ranch, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Lakewood Ranch. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
Robert Willis Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Gilbert W McNeal Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Pinnacle Academy Inc.
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Beyond The Spectrum Education Center
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Primrose School At Lakewood Ranch Town Center
PreK - K
No rating available
R. Dan Nolan Middle School
6th - 8th
B.D. Gullett Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Dr Mona Jain Middle School
6th - 8th
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