Lakewood Ranch

Welcome to Lakewood Ranch

Dreamy Florida lifestyle with tight-knit community vibes
Lakewood Ranch is the largest master-planned community in the country with two dozen villages. This sprawling community in the Tampa Bay area has become a celebrity-worthy destination, with many high-end estates and condominiums. Lakewood Ranch is known for great shopping and fine dining, as well as its golf courses and country club.
The land was initially purchased to be a cattle ranch in 1922 but evolved into the award-winning beauty it is now. Lakewood Ranch is the result of a lot of planning and dedicated building. It has been named the number one multi-generational community in the country. 

What to Love

  • The University Town Center 
  • Various trails and parks connect homes to natural and common spaces
  • Growing, diverse master-planned community

Local Lifestyle

Lakewood Ranch is a great place to live for people of all ages and stages of life. There are over 20 villages with townhomes, single-family homes, and villas. Each village has different amenities for its residents' needs, and there are three town centers. 
The healthcare system is top-notch, and there is a particular emphasis on physical health. Lakewood Ranch has a premier sports campus, hiking trails, yoga studios, and community fitness centers. Lakewood Ranch also offers excellent options for healthy eating included within the great dining opportunities in the community.
Staying entertained is an easy feat in Lakewood Ranch. There are endless options for fun. Residents can participate in a host of groups and clubs ranging from sports to the arts.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

In Lakewood Ranch, the shopping and dining experience is dynamic. Residents enjoy over 300 different restaurants and stores of all kinds.
Influence Style was voted “Best Women's Fashion Boutique in Sarasota.” Here you can discover trendy and designer fashions and accessories. And the Naples Soap Company has healthy, natural skincare products for the face, body, and hair.
The award-winning waterfront restaurant GROVE has a unique blend of foods made from Japanese, Italian, and Mexican influences. And the Lucky Pelican is a relaxed, family-oriented seafood eatery with a raw bar. Kore Steakhouse is an eccentric restaurant serving Korean BBQ. Have a glass of wine at Fine Wine & Tastings on Main to cap off a great day in Lakewood Ranch.

Things to Do

Residents in Lakewood Ranch have a great sense of togetherness and gather for community cultural, arts-based, and wellness events.
The Farmers' Market at Lakewood Ranch is a weekly tradition on Sundays. People gather to purchase fresh produce, prepared foods, and specialty items. There is also live music, creative workshops for children, and free yoga sessions at the market. Another fun event is Music on Main, which happens every first Friday. It is a free concert series and block party with local vendors, games, and other activities. Keeping in line with the healthy essence of the community, Yoga in the Park is available every Sunday morning at Waterside Park. And Adult Soccer is available every Saturday at the Summerfield Community Park.


Lakewood Ranch is known for the outstanding education system in the community. 



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Overview for Lakewood Ranch, FL

29,255 people live in Lakewood Ranch, where the median age is 51 and the average individual income is $62,545. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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51 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Lakewood Ranch, FL

Lakewood Ranch has 11,247 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lakewood Ranch do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 29,255 people call Lakewood Ranch home. The population density is 1,640.064 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.75 / 50.25%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
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Schools in Lakewood Ranch, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Lakewood Ranch. 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.
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Robert Willis Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Gilbert W McNeal Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Pinnacle Academy Inc.
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Beyond The Spectrum Education Center
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Primrose School At Lakewood Ranch Town Center
PreK - K
No rating available
R. Dan Nolan Middle School
6th - 8th
B.D. Gullett Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Dr Mona Jain Middle School
6th - 8th

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