West Bradenton, Florida

West Bradenton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Manatee County, Florida, United States. The population was 4,444 at the 2000 census. It is part of the BradentonSarasotaVenice Metropolitan Statistical Area.

West Bradenton, Florida
Location in Manatee County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°30′3″N 82°36′50″W
Country United States
State Florida
County Manatee
  Total1.5 sq mi (3.7 km2)
  Land1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
  Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
16 ft (5 m)
  Density2,962.7/sq mi (1,201.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)941
FIPS code12-76050[1]
GNIS feature ID1867228[2]


West Bradenton is located at 27°30′3″N 82°36′50″W (27.500916, -82.613806).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), of which 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (4.20%) is water.


Historical population

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,444 people, 1,698 households, and 1,292 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,256.0 people per square mile (1,261.6/km²). There were 1,772 housing units at an average density of 1,298.3/sq mi (503.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.05% White, 0.52% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.92% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.68% of the population.

There were 1,698 households out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.7% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $52,989, and the median income for a family was $57,400. Males had a median income of $38,168 versus $24,471 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $27,262. About 3.3% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.


  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-07-17.
  5. 1990 census figure was a revision of the original figure of 4,528.
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