Palmetto Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Palmetto, FL

General Palmetto Information

State: Florida

County: Manatee County

Close cities: West Bradenton, FL, Samoset, FL, Ellenton, FL, Palmetto, FL, Holmes Beach, FL, Bayshore Gardens, FL, Cortez, FL, Whitfield, FL, Terra Ceia, FL, North Sarasota, FL, Oneco, FL, Bradenton Beach, FL, Tallevast, FL, Bradenton, FL, Memphis, FL, Parrish, FL, South Bradenton, FL

Palmetto Population (census data)
Total 14,258 (+11.0% since 2000)
Male 7,136 (50.0%)
Female 7,122 (50.0%)

Population Density: 3,304 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 84.9 (US Avg is 100)

Palmetto Elevation: 10 feet above sea level

Land Area: 4.32 square miles

Median Household Income: $43,179

Zip Codes: 34221, and 34220.

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Palmetto Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (59.3%)
  • Hispanic (26.7%)
  • Black (12.8%)
  • Other race (8.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (11.3%)
  • English (11.1%)
  • United States (9.9%)
  • Irish (7.8%)
  • French (2.5%)
  • Italian (2.5%)
Foriegn Born: 1,635 people (11.5%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Palmetto Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays
NFL Football: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins
NBA Basketball: Orlando Magic, Charlotte Bobcats
NHL Hockey: Tampa Bay Lightning
NCAA Sports: University of South Florida, University of Central Florida

Palmetto School Information

High Schools
Palmetto High School (1200 17th Street W, Palmetto, FL, 34221 - Manatee County School District District)
Middle Schools
Lincoln Middle School (305 17th Street E, Palmetto, FL, 34221 - Manatee County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Blackburn Elementary School (3904 17th Street E, Palmetto, FL, 34221 - Manatee County School District District)
James Tillman Elementary Magnet School (1415 29th Street E, Palmetto, FL, 34221 - Manatee County School District District)
Palm View Elementary School (6025 Bayshore Road, Palmetto, FL, 34221 - Manatee County School District District)
Palmetto Elementary School (834 7th Street W, Palmetto, FL, 34221 - Manatee County School District District)
Virgil Mills Elementary School (7200 69th Street E, Palmetto, FL, 34221 - Manatee County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Just For Girls (1500 - 10th Street W, Palmetto, FL, 34221 - Manatee County School District District)
Manatee County Juvenile Justice (14470 Harllee Road, Palmetto, FL, 34221 - Manatee County School District District)
Manatee School For The Arts (700 Haben Boulevard, Palmetto, FL, 34221 - Manatee County School District District)

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