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ZIP Code 33873

Primary City:Wauchula, FL (View All Cities)
County: Hardee County
Timezone: Eastern (11:42pm)
Area code: 863 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.5, -81.8
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 33873

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 33873. 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 33873. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 33873, 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:
Wauchula, FL

Stats and Demographics for the 33873 ZIP Code

ZIP code 33873 is located in east Florida and covers a slightly higher 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 33873 are primarily white. 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 33873 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,742
Population Density 124 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,288
Median Home Value $88,200
Land Area 119.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,615
Median Household Income $41,307

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56816401,321
5-96125891,201
10-145895511,140
15-196354901,125
20-246194861,105
25-295544791,033
30-34497429926
35-39507467974
40-44464406870
45-49444432876
50-54432429861
55-59385378763
60-64367352719
65-69283281564
70-74218223441
75-79153178331
80-84112159271
85 Plus81140221

Gender

 Male 7,633 52%
 Female 7,109 48%
Gender

Race

 White 10,442 70.8%
 Black Or African American 1,040 7.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 110 0.7%
 Asian 124 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 2,699 18.3%
 Two Or More Races 323 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2465200265
25-34325399724
35-44500344844
45-54618230848
55-64628183811
65-7450089589
75-8433076406
85 Plus11612128

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,392 52%
 Single Guardian 998 22%
 Singles 922 20%
 Singles With Roommate 303 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,693 58%
 Households with Kids 1,922 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1134122256
2140141281
3146127273
4125138263
5132126258
6113135248
7136119255
811794211
9114115229
10103113216
11124120244
12132112244
13110110220
1412096216
1512793220
1611394207
17119107226
18136103239
1914093233
2011496210

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 33873 has a slightly less 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 33873 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 33873 real estate data, the median home value of $88,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 33873. Rentals in 33873 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 33873 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,423 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 19 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 122 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 178 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,805 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,277 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,533 29%
 Households Vacant 673 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 182 27.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.7%
 For Sale Only 74 11.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 219 32.5%
 For Migrant Workers 13 1.9%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 165 24.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 200 17%
 2 Bedroom 586 49%
 3+ Bedroom 421 35%
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 $41,307 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 33873 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. Residents in ZIP code 33873 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 33873 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,931 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,209 22%
 No Earnings 3,975 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 3,931 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,209 22%
 No Earnings 3,975 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,358 82%
 Public transportation 408 8%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 347 7%
 Worked at Home 171 3%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,766 39.6%
 High School Graduate 2,088 46.8%
 Associate's degree 93 2.1%
 Bachelor's degree 390 8.7%
 Master's degree 67 1.5%
 Professional school degree 29 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 29 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,695 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 105 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 517 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 33873

ZIP Code 33873 is in the Hardee School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 33873.

Hardee Junior High School
2401 Us Hwy 17 North
Wauchula, FL 33873
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hardee School District
Adult/Community Education
901 West Main St
Wauchula, FL 33873
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hardee School District
Hardee Virtual Franchise
1009 North 6th Ave
Wauchula, FL 33873
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hardee School District
Hardee Virtual Instruction Program (district Provi
1009 North 6th Ave
Wauchula, FL 33873
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hardee School District
Wauchula Elementary School
400 South Florida Ave
Wauchula, FL 33873
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hardee School District
North Wauchula Elementary School
1120 North Florida Ave
Wauchula, FL 33873
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hardee School District
Hilltop Elementary School
2401 Us Hwy 17 North
Wauchula, FL 33873
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hardee School District
Hardee Senior High School
830 Altman Rd
Wauchula, FL 33873
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hardee School District
Finr
1962 Vandolah Rd
Wauchula, FL 33873
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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