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ZIP Code 34231

Primary City:Sarasota, FL (View All Cities)
County: Sarasota County
Timezone: Eastern (7:37am)
Area code: 941 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.26, -82.52
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 34231

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 34231. 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 34231. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 34231, 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:
Sarasota, FL

Stats and Demographics for the 34231 ZIP Code

ZIP code 34231 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 34231 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 34231 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,268
Population Density 3,209 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,187
Median Home Value $163,200
Land Area 9.43 sq mi
Water Area 1.87 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,058
Median Household Income $43,312

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5666006557306587967307739231,1021,1571,072983912785655597631
Female5815786327016027446507399531,1531,1811,2401,1741,0729508849051,204
Total1,1471,1781,2871,4311,2601,5401,3801,5121,8762,2552,3382,3122,1571,9841,7351,5391,5021,835

Gender

 Male 14,325 47%
 Female 15,943 53%
Gender

Race

 White 28,188 93.1%
 Black Or African American 449 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 86 0.3%
 Asian 394 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1%
 Other Race 607 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 528 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner464339391,7572,1172,0221,738828
Renter3119189481,026681376408510
Total3571,3511,8872,7832,7982,3982,1461,338

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,697 38%
 Single Guardian 2,011 13%
 Singles 6,005 40%
 Singles With Roommate 1,345 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,306 82%
 Households with Kids 2,752 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1199513112710614410912611512894142145146147138153151141121
Female121112136109115106131112114128121134120129145143156136121110
Total240207267236221250240238229256215276265275292281309287262231

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 34231 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 34231 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 34231 real estate data, the median home value of $163,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 34231 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 34231 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 34231 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,959 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 276 0.9%
 Other Institutional 3 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 30 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,995 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,885 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,178 28%
 Households Vacant 3,129 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 748 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 1%
 For Sale Only 413 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 86 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,364 44%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 484 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 72 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,113 22%
 2 Bedroom 2,569 51%
 3+ Bedroom 1,287 26%
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 $43,312 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 34231 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 34231 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,205 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,952 24%
 No Earnings 10,774 43%
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 8,205 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,952 24%
 No Earnings 10,774 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,081 90.0%
 Public transportation 266 2.2%
 Taxicab 31 0.3%
 Motorcycle 44 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 531 4.3%
 Worked at Home 363 2.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 885 8.5%
 High School Graduate 5,704 54.9%
 Associate's degree 548 5.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,950 18.8%
 Master's degree 912 8.8%
 Professional school degree 319 3.1%
 Doctorate degree 76 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,829 78.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 470 13.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 291 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 34231

ZIP Code 34231 is in the Sarasota School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 34231.

Ese Special Programs
1960 Landings Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34231
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Sarasota School District
Sarasota Virtual Instruction Program
1960 Landings Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34231
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Sarasota School District
Phillippi Shores Elementary School
4747 South Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sarasota School District
Gulf Gate Elementary School
6500 South Lockwood Ridge Rd
Sarasota, FL 34231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sarasota School District
Wilkinson Elementary School
3400 Wilkinson Rd
Sarasota, FL 34231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sarasota School District
Riverview High School
1 Ram Way
Sarasota, FL 34231
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sarasota School District
Sarasota Virtual Instruction (course Offerings)
1960 Landings Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34231
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sarasota School District
Sarasota Waldorf School
6124 Crestwood Ave
Sarasota, FL 34231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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