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ZIP Code 34243

Primary City:Sarasota, FL (View All Cities)
County: Sarasota County
Timezone: Eastern (1:26pm)
Area code: 941 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.40, -82.52
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 34243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 34243. 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 34243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 34243, 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 34243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 34243 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 34243 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 34243 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,115
Population Density 1,496 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,104
Median Home Value $211,800
Land Area 17.45 sq mi
Water Area 2.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,958
Median Household Income $58,560

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male457521511642646680639649741837887891993959819627514391
Female5264804936578137446127267439349621,1301,2421,103832677534503
Total9831,0011,0041,2991,4591,4241,2511,3751,4841,7711,8492,0212,2352,0621,6511,3041,048894

Gender

 Male 12,404 47%
 Female 13,711 53%
Gender

Race

 White 23,042 88.2%
 Black Or African American 1,373 5.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.2%
 Asian 646 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 553 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 438 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner544788891,5011,9992,0341,373485
Renter31573558655748021816391
Total3691,2131,4752,0582,4792,2521,536576

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,813 49%
 Single Guardian 1,384 12%
 Singles 3,709 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,052 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,785 82%
 Households with Kids 2,173 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male103801047799941161081049510810611587117124110118173167
Female841219311297869993105113958588112100102114149192193
Total187201197189196180215201209208203191203199217226224267365360

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 34243 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 34243 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 34243 real estate data, the median home value of $211,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 34243. Rentals in 34243 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 34243 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,254 96.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 120 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 111 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 588 2.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 42 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,800 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,013 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,145 22%
 Households Vacant 2,146 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 379 17.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 0.7%
 For Sale Only 319 14.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 45 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,056 49.2%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 328 15.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 84 3%
 1 Bedroom 639 21%
 2 Bedroom 1,299 44%
 3+ Bedroom 959 32%
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 $58,560 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 34243 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. More commuters in 34243 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 8,256 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,463 24%
 No Earnings 8,837 39%
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 8,256 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,463 24%
 No Earnings 8,837 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,050 87.0%
 Public transportation 98 0.8%
 Taxicab 9 0.1%
 Motorcycle 35 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 466 4.0%
 Worked at Home 900 7.8%
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 454 5%
 High School Graduate 4,631 49%
 Associate's degree 564 6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,453 26%
 Master's degree 952 10%
 Professional school degree 286 3%
 Doctorate degree 205 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,273 72.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 672 21.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 192 6.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 34243

ZIP Code 34243 is in the Manatee School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 34243.

Access to Education
350 Braden Ave
Sarasota, FL 34243
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Manatee School District
Florine J Abel Elementary School
7100 Madonna Place
Sarasota, FL 34243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Manatee School District
Kinnan Elementary School
3415 Tallevast Rd
Sarasota, FL 34243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Manatee School District
Easter Seals
350 Braden Ave
Sarasota, FL 34243
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Manatee School District

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