North Port is an up-and-coming city located in Sarasota County, one of the most eclectic counties in Florida. With 76% of residents owning their home versus renting, North Port has a suburban feel that is perfect for anyone wanting to enjoy the Florida lifestyle.
Its close proximity to the cities of Sarasota and Bradenton make it one of the best places for career-minded individuals to live. The median home value of $147,100 and is nearly $80,000 below the national average, making North Port a very affordable place to live. In fact, it's ranked one of the top 50 cities to buy a home in Florida.
The Sarasota County School District, which provides educational services to students living in North Port, has earned an A grade by the state of Florida for the 15th consecutive year. It’s was one of 20 school districts in Florida to earn an A grade for the 2017-18 school year.
North Port Residents can enjoy skateboarding, hiking, horseback riding, biking, kayaking and canoeing. The arts and cultural scene in North Port are booming, largely due in part to the renowned North Port Art Center and North Port Performing Arts Center. Both facilities offer events throughout the year to entertain locals. With Englewood beach located less than 30 minutes away, North Port is the ideal city for those seeking a relaxing lifestyle close to desirable amenities.