Manatee County

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Manatee County, Florida

PO Box 25400
Bradenton, FL 34206
Phone: (941) 749-1800
Fax: (941) 741-4083
www.co.manatee.fl.us

On central Gulf coast, south of Tampa; organized Jan 9, 1855 from Hillsborough County. Name Origin: For the manatee, or sea cow, an endangered aquatic mammal found in the local waterways

Area (sq mi):: 892.75 (land 741.03; water 151.72) Population per square mile: 414.00
Population 2005: 306,779 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 16.20%; 1990-2000 24.70% Population 2000: 264,002 (White 80.60%; Black or African American 8.20%; Hispanic or Latino 9.30%; Asian 0.90%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 8.40%. Median age: 43.60
Income 2000: per capita $22,388; median household $38,673; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,439-$31,669
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Bradenton County seat (53,136)
  • Palmetto (13,132)

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    Securities and Exchange Commission, assigned an 'AA+' rating to the Manatee County, FL (the county) revenue bonds.
    Restaurant property and business in Manatee County, FL just across Sarasota International Airport.
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    In 1986, the Manatee County, FL School Board had to resolve a two-fold problem: leaky roofs that must be replaced every five to seven years, and the continual maintenance that is inherent in these lesser quality roofs.
    New York: Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA+' rating to the following Manatee County, FL (the county) revenue bonds:
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    Gulfstream's proposed 753-mile pipeline will originate onshore in Mississippi and Alabama, cross the Gulf of Mexico and make landfall in Manatee County, FL, extending across the state.
    Invitation for Bids: North coquina boat ramp improvements and parking lot expansion, 1343 gulf drive south (sr789) city of bradenton beach, manatee county, fl
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