Welcome to Venice

Where the horizon meets refined living.
Imagine a place where the charm of coastal living seamlessly merges with the quaint allure of a resort-style community. Envision picturesque streets lined with inviting boutiques and the salty breeze from the ocean whispering through the air. Here, each day dawns with a promise of serene beauty and an elegant lifestyle that many dream of, but few attain. This is a place where the warm sun kisses the horizon of a cerulean sea, and each sunset is a tranquil reminder of nature's majesty.
Life here is woven from the fabric of luxury and relaxation, with the essence of a small-town feel. Nestled just a stone's throw from Sarasota, this community offers an escape from the bustle of city life, yet close enough to indulge in urban pleasures. The area is famed not just for its breathtaking scenery, but for its status as a connoisseur's haven — where living is an art, and the community is the canvas.

What to Love

  • Negotiation leverage for discerning buyers.
  • High-demand location enhances investment allure.
  • Only 15 miles from Sarasota’s urban offerings.
  • Renowned as the global hub for shark's teeth enthusiasts.
  • Resort-style living within a close-knit community.

Local Lifestyle

Immerse yourself in a locale where the beach is your backyard and the community feels like an extended family. This is where resort-style living melds with the authenticity of a beach town spirit, just a brief drive from the cultured streets of Sarasota. The neighborhood takes pride in its unique title as the "Shark's Tooth Capital of the World," where locals and visitors alike share a passion for hunting these hidden treasures along the sandy shores. Here, the essence of luxury is not just about the grandeur, but about the richness of life and community bonds that flourish.

Dining and Entertainment

Indulge your senses at Fins at Sharky's, a sanctuary of culinary excellence where the ocean's horizon meets fine dining. The ambiance, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the sea, is as exquisite as the flavors that dance on the palate. Here, the team strives to craft an unforgettable experience, where each meal is a celebration of the sea's bounty.
Venture into the smoky delight of Gold Rush BBQ, where the essence of Southern barbecue is captured in every tender bite. It's more than just a meal; it's a plunge into a historical era, all the while nestled in the comfort of warm hospitality. Every dish promises a journey through flavor and tradition, in a setting that feels like a step back in time to a more rugged, adventurous era.
For an elegant night out, Chaz 51 Steakhouse offers a symphony of gourmet tastes within an atmosphere of sophistication. From the first greeting to the last sip of a fine vintage, guests are enveloped in an experience that caters to the connoisseur's palate. It's a venue where steak is not just food, but a masterpiece served with grace and excellence.
And for those with a penchant for shopping, La Botte - Shopping on Venice Avenue is an indulgence in retail therapy. Each visit is an adventure, with a collection of treasures awaiting an ambiance of elegance and old-world charm. The staff is as passionate about their products as they are about creating an enchanting shopping experience for every visitor.

Things to Do

Each year, the city comes alive with the thrill of the Shark Tooth's Festival, a celebration of its unique place in the world of paleontology. It's an event where the whole family can delve into the past, sifting through sands to unearth hidden gems of the sea. It's a tradition that’s both educational and exhilarating, set against the stunning backdrop of our coastal paradise.
If fresh produce and local crafts stir your soul, the Venice Farmers Market is a must-visit weekly event. As you meander through the vibrant stalls, the air is filled with the aroma of fresh herbs and the melody of local musicians. It's a place where the community comes together to support local artisans and farmers, and where the finest ingredients are at your fingertips, ready to inspire your next culinary adventure.


Overview for Venice, FL

32,872 people live in Venice, where the median age is 69.1 and the average individual income is $54,503.3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

69.1 years

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Around Venice, FL

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

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Parise Coffee, Mr. Bill's Beef Jerky, and Venice Olive Oil.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.13 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.45 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.24 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.71 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.31 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.93 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Venice, FL

Venice has 17,167 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Venice do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 32,872 people call Venice home. The population density is 1,451.47 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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Median Age

47.43 / 52.57%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
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Schools in Venice, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Venice. 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
Island Village Montessori School
K - 11th
Venice Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Venice Senior High School
9th - 12th
Student Leadership Academy
6th - 8th
Epiphany Cathedral School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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