About Bradenton

Area Information

Bradenton is located on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Its economy is largely based in tourism and agriculture, and Tropicana orange juice company has its production facilities here.

As a waterfront town, Bradenton offers plenty to do in the sun and waves. Swimming, jet skiing, windsurfing and canoeing are among the many activities the town offers outdoor lovers and active residents.

Renting in Bradenton gives you easy access to Tampa, Sarasota and St. Petersburg. Commuters connect to those cities via the Sunshine Skyway or the Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT). There's also a free trolley service that connects the town to Anna Maria Island.

Renting in Bradenton, FL

Prices of apartments for rent in Bradenton hover around the national average, so you?ll get a good deal for your money. If you want the sun, sand and surf of a beachside community, without the astronomical rents of some of the more popular tourist cities, this could be a great fit for you.

Bradenton Attractions
  • Village of the Arts ? A neighborhood of artists' homes, galleries, studios and boutiques.
  • South Florida Museum ? Visit Snooty the Manatee in this museum that includes an aquarium and planetarium.
  • Myakka River State Park ? Explore and play in the wetlands, prairies and pinelands of one of the oldest and biggest state parks in Florida.
  • Riverwalk ? This popular walkway along the Manatee River features a skate park, a splash park, botanical gardens and more.
Sunset along the Riverwalk at dusk. Photo credit: Rick Schwartz / Flickr

This home and store in Village of the Arts demonstrates the eclectic, artistic and free-spirited nature of this neighborhood. Photo credit: Robert Neff / Flickr

 

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Facts and Demographics

Square Miles12 square miles
Population Density4,092 people per square mile
Total Population49,546 people
Per-capita Income$23,120
Median Household Income$41,877
Median Age42 years old
Percent Renters44%