The Florida Scorecard: Metrics to help secure Florida's future.

Sarasota County Metrics (What is this?)

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Job Change

Jobs Year Over Year Change

2,734

Growth Rate

1.4%

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Net New Jobs Needed by 2030

28,686

Children in Poverty

12.2%

(Increasing)

<10%

2030 Goal

7,302

(Decreasing)

3rd Grade Reading Scores

61%

(Declining)

1,360

# Not Reading at Grade Level
(Increasing)

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100%

2030 Goal

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Open Jobs

10,694

(Increasing)

6,973

Unemployed Persons (Increasing)

66

Unemployed People per 100 Jobs

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

(Unchanged)

Jobs Year Over Year Change

2,734

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Housing Permits

5,765

Permits (Improving)

Sales Tax Revenue

$99.36

Million per Year (Improving)

Poverty Rate

8.1%

(Unchanged)

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High School Graduation Rate

90.3%

(Improving)

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Land in Conservation

32%

Population

452.38

Thousand

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