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ZIP Code 33971

Primary City:Lehigh Acres, FL (View All Cities)
County: Lee County
Timezone: Eastern (4:21pm)
Area code: 239 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.65, -81.71
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 33971

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 33971. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 33971. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 33971, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Lehigh Acres, FL
Unacceptable:
Lehigh

Stats and Demographics for the 33971 ZIP Code

ZIP code 33971 is located in east Florida and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 33971 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 33971 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,730
Population Density 1,172 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,986
Median Home Value $87,600
Land Area 16.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,108
Median Household Income $48,445

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male901920896838609702740752770729584401355215156854434
Female9109118927606577458219097646815534073802121431145684
Total1,8111,8311,7881,5981,2661,4471,5611,6611,5341,4101,137808735427299199100118

Gender

 Male 9,731 49%
 Female 9,999 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,697 64.4%
 Black Or African American 4,128 20.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 86 0.4%
 Asian 446 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1%
 Other Race 1,644 8.3%
 Two Or More Races 712 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1668191,0631,05868233812430
Renter13457854335016544122
Total3001,3971,6061,40884738213632

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,434 56%
 Single Guardian 1,516 25%
 Singles 767 13%
 Singles With Roommate 391 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,851 47%
 Households with Kids 3,257 53%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male132188188194165176195206178185191194175151178171176162151131
Female209184166178165181174181210177171194169181170167137152134119
Total341372354372330357369387388362362388344332348338313314285250

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 33971 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 33971 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 33971 real estate data, the median home value of $87,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 33971 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 33971 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 33971 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,641 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 63 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,716 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 564 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,828 23%
 Households Vacant 1,878 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 257 13.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 0.6%
 For Sale Only 614 32.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 56 3.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 221 11.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 718 38.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0.0%
 1 Bedroom 8 0.3%
 2 Bedroom 218 9.1%
 3+ Bedroom 2,164 90.5%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $48,445 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 33971 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 33971. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,808 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,673 27%
 No Earnings 5,529 33%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,808 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,673 27%
 No Earnings 5,529 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,028 93.1%
 Public transportation 46 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 49 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 386 4.0%
 Worked at Home 186 1.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,077 15.5%
 High School Graduate 4,284 61.7%
 Associate's degree 540 7.8%
 Bachelor's degree 709 10.2%
 Master's degree 288 4.1%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 44 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,102 83.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 319 5.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 681 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 33971

ZIP Code 33971 is in the Lee School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 33971.

Sunshine Elementary School
601 Sara Ave North
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lee School District
Harns Marsh Elementary School
1800 Unice Ave North
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lee School District
Varsity Lakes Middle School
801 Gunnery Rd North
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lee School District
Tortuga Preserve Elementary School
1711 Gunnery Rd North
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lee School District
Harns Marsh Middle School
1820 Unice Ave North
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lee School District
Lehigh Senior High School
901 Gunnery Rd North
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lee School District
Gunnery Road Christian Academy
1880 Gunnery Rd N
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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