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Small retirement town with 1920s buildings
Nokomis is in Sarasota County, in the Sarasota-Bradenton metro area.
The community was named after the grandmother of Hiawatha, immortalized in Longfellow's poem
The latitude of Nokomis is 27.118N. The longitude is -82.444W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,334.
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23% of Nokomis residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nokomis ancestry & family history guide.
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Recommendations: lime ice cream at Nokomis Groves
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Nokomis was $22,077, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Nokomis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Nokomis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $452. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $960.
Sarasota County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Nokomis political report.
The average commute time for Nokomis workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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