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ZIP Code 33974

Primary City:Lehigh Acres, FL (View All Cities)
County: Lee County
Timezone: Eastern (7:13am)
Area code: 239 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.56, -81.61
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 33974

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 33974. 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 33974. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 33974, 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:
Leehigh, Leehigh Acres, Lehigh

Stats and Demographics for the 33974 ZIP Code

ZIP code 33974 is located in southeast 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 33974 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 33974 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,982
Population Density 528 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,374
Median Home Value $85,500
Land Area 22.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,673
Median Household Income $37,890

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male58060560450639144944347641540529422019916683623729
Female57257551642339655350848540940829827820914895764029
Total1,1521,1801,1209297871,0029519618248135924984083141781387758

Gender

 Male 5,964 50%
 Female 6,018 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,079 67.4%
 Black Or African American 2,129 17.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.4%
 Asian 114 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 1,147 9.6%
 Two Or More Races 449 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8440953448737721611520
Renter13545042326610436134
Total21985995775348125212824

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,019 55%
 Single Guardian 975 27%
 Singles 431 12%
 Singles With Roommate 248 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,689 46%
 Households with Kids 1,984 54%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1041271221281581239210812412712012112011612493921039487
Female11113111511210512310011912810610310496107928494718283
Total215258237240263246192227252233223225216223216177186174176170

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 33974 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 33974 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 33974 real estate data, the median home value of $85,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 33974 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 33974 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 33974 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,976 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,825 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 417 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,431 27%
 Households Vacant 1,701 32%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 250 14.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 0.6%
 For Sale Only 423 24.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 65 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 178 10.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 774 45.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 1%
 1 Bedroom 20 1%
 2 Bedroom 267 15%
 3+ Bedroom 1,427 83%
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 $37,890 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 33974 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 33974 has very few people that work at home. 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 33974. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,493 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,897 28%
 No Earnings 3,968 38%
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 3,493 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,897 28%
 No Earnings 3,968 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,119 94%
 Public transportation 116 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 67 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 1%
 Worked at Home 67 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 786 20.6%
 High School Graduate 2,247 58.9%
 Associate's degree 336 8.8%
 Bachelor's degree 331 8.7%
 Master's degree 65 1.7%
 Professional school degree 30 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 23 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,601 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 277 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 518 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 33974

ZIP Code 33974 is in the Lee School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 33974.

Mirror Lakes Elementary School
525 Charwood Ave South
Lehigh Acres, FL 33974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lee School District
East Lee County High School
715 Thomas Sherwin Ave South
Lehigh Acres, FL 33974
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lee School District

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