The "Rolls Royce of Islands"

 
Welcome to Longboat Key sign
Photo by Town of Longboat Key

Longboat Key

Below Anna Marie Island is Longboat Key, the "Rolls Royce of Islands" It is home to 8,000 full-time and 12,000 part-time upscale residents whose average household income is $150,000. The average single family home was valued at $597,000 in 1998 and a condominium was $411,000. The average age is 66. There are no public schools on  the island.

Longboat Key is also home to an average of a golf course a mile and some very exclusive resorts, such as the The Resort at Longboat Key Club and the Colony Beach Club Resort,, and a room at the Holiday Inn start at $200 in season.