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ZIP Code 34947

Primary City:Fort Pierce, FL (View All Cities)
County: St. Lucie County
Timezone: Eastern (8:56pm)
Area code: 772 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.44, -80.39
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 34947

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 34947. 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 34947. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 34947, 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:
Fort Pierce, FL

Stats and Demographics for the 34947 ZIP Code

ZIP code 34947 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 34947 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 34947 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,186
Population Density 1,270 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,834
Median Home Value $71,800
Land Area 9.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,108
Median Household Income $21,472

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male618536495521451373370352317372386287236169139935247
Female5825244565415335433894183754083933432591841381227787
Total1,2001,0609511,062984916759770692780779630495353277215129134

Gender

 Male 5,814 48%
 Female 6,372 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,419 28.1%
 Black Or African American 7,258 59.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 67 0.5%
 Asian 91 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 1,000 8.2%
 Two Or More Races 347 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1511924540841828515252
Renter346692493464252108536
Total36181173887267039320558

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,351 33%
 Single Guardian 1,585 39%
 Singles 892 22%
 Singles With Roommate 280 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,210 54%
 Households with Kids 1,898 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12414514399124109101931091119310395938010910411211693
Female1341181101121161031051069494979287868698115121121111
Total258263253211240212206199203205190195182179166207219233237204

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 34947 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 34947 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 34947 real estate data, the median home value of $71,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 34947 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 34947 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 34947 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,011 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 165 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,152 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 542 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,414 50%
 Households Vacant 726 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 397 55%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Sale Only 45 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 224 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 32 1%
 1 Bedroom 385 17%
 2 Bedroom 945 41%
 3+ Bedroom 937 41%
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 $21,472 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 34947 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 34947 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,355 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,040 24%
 No Earnings 4,226 49%
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 2,355 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,040 24%
 No Earnings 4,226 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,192 94.1%
 Public transportation 44 1.3%
 Taxicab 19 0.6%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 51 1.5%
 Worked at Home 86 2.5%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,092 36%
 High School Graduate 1,462 48%
 Associate's degree 130 4%
 Bachelor's degree 246 8%
 Master's degree 82 3%
 Professional school degree 27 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,564 81.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 51 1.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 545 17.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 34947

ZIP Code 34947 is in the St. Lucie School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 34947.

Homebound Program
4204 Okeechobee Rd
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: St. Lucie School District
Delaware Avenue School
2909 Delaware Ave
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: St. Lucie School District
St. Lucie Virtual Instruction Program
4204 Okeechobee Rd
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: St. Lucie School District
Mosaic Digital Learning Academy in St. Lucie
4204 Okeechobee Rd
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: St. Lucie School District
St. Lucie Virtual Instruction (course Offerings)
4204 Okeechobee Rd
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: St. Lucie School District
Fairlawn Elementary School
3203 Rhode Island Ave
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Lucie School District
Chester A. Moore Elementary School
827 North 29th St
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Lucie School District
Samuel S. Gaines Academy K-8
2250 South Jenkins Rd
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Lucie School District
Fort Pierce Westwood High School
1801 Panther Ln
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. Lucie School District
St. Lucie County School Board-Jail Program-Ese
4204 Okeechobee Rd
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. Lucie School District
John Carroll High School
3402 Delaware Ave
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Anastasia Catholic School
401 S 33rd St
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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