Palmetto, Florida Real Estate And Homes For Sale By Owner (477)

Learn More About Palmetto, Florida

Currently there are 347 homes for sale, 25 condos and apartments for sale, 69 vacant land for sale, 5 villa for sale and 23 townhomes for sale in Palmetto

Learn More About Palmetto, Florida


Palmetto is a small coastal city in Manatee County in the state of Florida. According to the United States Census Bureau figures, the city of more than 13,000 residents covers a total area of 4.4 square miles, of which just about 3 percent is water. It is included in the Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice Metropolitan Statistical Area.


The establishment of this city is credited to Samuel Sparks Lamb, who is often described as the "Father of Palmetto." Lamb, owner of a general merchandise store in the area, was said to have been the one who carried out the survey and did the plotting of the city in the earlier years. He supposedly donated plots of land belonging to him for its creation. A post office under the "Palmetto" name started operating in 1868. The city was named for the palmetto trees that grew near its original location.


The population of Palmetto was estimated at 13,249 in 2015, representing an increase of slightly over 5 percent on the level as of 2010 census. It played host to almost 4,900 households and more than 6,700 housing units in 2010. The median age of the people living here was calculated at 43 years in that year, although this is estimated to have reduced since then. Palmetto offers home buyers one of the more friendly places to buy a home in terms of cost. Residents are somewhat diverse in their composition.


Palmetto is served by several public schools. These include Palmetto Elementary School, Virgil Mills Elementary School, James Tillman Elementary School, Buffalo Creek Middle School and Palmetto High Schools. The charter schools around the city include Palmetto Charter School which serves grades K-8 and Manatee School for the Arts for grades 6-12.


For recreation, there are about a dozen parks around Palmetto, including the Palmetto Historical Park, Riverside Park, Sutton Park and Lamb Park. The Palmetto Historical Park plays host to many of the events taking place in community every year, including Halloween and a variety of festivals. Residents enjoy the events and activities at this park for free. With its location near water bodies, Palmetto also offers great waterfront fun and promises scenic views you can excite your senses with while on a stroll.


Talking about the events held in Palmetto every year, this include the Heritage Festival, the Great American Cleanup, Desoto Children’s Parade, Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and the Kid’s Fishing Tournament. July 4 every year promises a thrilling experience for both residents and visitors with a lively concert and breathtaking fireworks display on top of the Manatee River. The city also hosts the 10-day Manatee County Fair which holds every January. More festivals and events are added every now and then to make sure people living around here never have a boring time. The latest events that have been introduced include the De Soto Seafood Festival and the Taste of Manatee.


Palmetto makes for a cool place for families and individuals who desire living in a peaceful community. It boasts a decent school district and offers probably one of the more affordable housing costs in the state of Florida. offers For Sale By Owner listing services throughout the country. By posting home with ByOwner your property will get the same exposure you’d receive from a traditional real estate company. Our Palmetto, Florida Flat Fee MLS listing Service saves you from paying the traditional 6% commission charged by most real estate offices, but gives you the same worldwide exposure.

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Currently Palmetto has 475 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 10/28/2021. Of these properties, 347 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Palmetto, and 25 condos are for sale by their owners in Palmetto. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Palmetto, is $112,700, the average condo price in Palmetto, is $339,665. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $139. This is based the living area square footage.

Over the last year, there have been 12 of properties sold in Palmetto. Of these properties, 9 single family homes have sold by their owners in Palmetto, and 0 condos have sold by their owners in Palmetto. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Palmetto, is $356,767. Single family homes have been selling for 153 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Palmetto, is $349,207. Condos have been selling for N/A per square foot of living area.

The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Palmetto, are: Silverstone North (37 For Sale), Tropic Isles Co-op (25 For Sale), Esplanade At Artisan Lakes (13 For Sale), Sanctuary Cove (12 For Sale), Eaves Bend (11 For Sale), Tropic Isles Co-op Inc Or1784/7782 (11 For Sale), Palmetto Point (8 For Sale), Acreage (8 For Sale), Shadow Brook Mobile Home (8 For Sale), Fairways At Imperial Lakewoods 2a,3b&3c (6 For Sale)

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This data up-to-date as of 10/28/2021