Longboat Key Tourism

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Longboat Key is a town in Manatee and Sarasota counties along the central west coast of the U.S. state of Florida, located on and coterminous with the barrier island of the same name. Longboat Key is south of Anna Maria Island, between Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. It is almost equally divided between Manatee and Sarasota counties. The town of Longboat Key was incorporated in 1955 and is part of the Bradenton–Sarasota–Venice Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town's population was 6,888 at the 2010 census, down from 7,603 at the 2000 census.


This warm abode of Longboat Key is a delightful place to visit in United States. The nearest major city to Longboat Key is Tampa. Add Tampa to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like The Ringling, Mote Marine Laboratory And Aquarium, Myakka River State Park. To reach Longboat Key, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Macdill Air Force Base, Tampa International Airport. A holiday in Longboat Key can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Longboat Key*

  • Pollution Statistics in Longboat Key

    Know the pollution level of Longboat Key before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Longboat Key: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Longboat Key for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Longboat Key.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 35 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 79.17 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.83 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 20.83 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.5 (High)
  • Living in Longboat Key - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 46.3 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 24.2 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.55 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.22 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.46 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 133.02 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Longboat Key

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Longboat Key

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 58.25 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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