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ZIP Code 34234

Primary City:Sarasota, FL (View All Cities)
County: Sarasota County
Timezone: Eastern (1:44am)
Area code: 941 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.37, -82.53
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 34234

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 34234. 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 34234. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 34234, 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 34234 ZIP Code

ZIP code 34234 is located in central 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 34234 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 34234 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,788
Population Density 2,978 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,939
Median Home Value $99,800
Land Area 6.64 sq mi
Water Area 2.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,115
Median Household Income $30,479

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55995901,189
5-95265101,036
10-145405131,053
15-197397751,514
20-248639201,783
25-295635901,153
30-34476510986
35-39441522963
40-44493485978
45-496546821,336
50-547217581,479
55-596997001,399
60-645696131,182
65-694745681,042
70-74391516907
75-79326423749
80-84222340562
85 Plus178299477

Gender

 Male 9,474 48%
 Female 10,314 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,461 52.9%
 Black Or African American 7,645 38.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 73 0.4%
 Asian 219 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 805 4.1%
 Two Or More Races 578 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2441455496
25-34215676891
35-444445661,010
45-548407201,560
55-641,0885031,591
65-749952881,283
75-84804135939
85 Plus29946345

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,399 30%
 Single Guardian 2,055 25%
 Singles 2,848 35%
 Singles With Roommate 813 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,090 75%
 Households with Kids 2,025 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1118108226
2135123258
3114118232
4106102208
5102113215
6108101209
797100197
811688204
9103108211
10116100216
11107111218
1210893201
1393113206
1411696212
15123111234
16116115231
17132116248
18164176340
19204257461
20185254439

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 34234 has a slightly higher 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 34234 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 34234 real estate data, the median home value of $99,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 34234 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 34234 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 34234 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,647 94.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 19 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 172 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 743 3.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 207 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,665 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,061 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,389 34%
 Households Vacant 1,824 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 623 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 1%
 For Sale Only 173 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 58 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 629 34%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 317 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 126 4%
 1 Bedroom 682 20%
 2 Bedroom 1,657 48%
 3+ Bedroom 971 28%
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 $30,479 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 34234 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 34234 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 5,160 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,519 27%
 No Earnings 7,190 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 5,160 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,519 27%
 No Earnings 7,190 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,081 88%
 Public transportation 153 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 641 8%
 Worked at Home 178 2%
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 1,259 19.7%
 High School Graduate 3,472 54.4%
 Associate's degree 285 4.5%
 Bachelor's degree 795 12.5%
 Master's degree 443 6.9%
 Professional school degree 83 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 44 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,882 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 202 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 221 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 34234

ZIP Code 34234 is in the Sarasota School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 34234.

Amikids Sarasota County, Inc
1844 17th St
Sarasota, FL 34234
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Sarasota School District
Bay Haven School of Basics Plus
2901 West Tamiami Circle
Sarasota, FL 34234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sarasota School District
Booker Middle School
2250 Myrtle St
Sarasota, FL 34234
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sarasota School District
Emma E. Booker Elementary School
2350 Dr Martin Luther King Way
Sarasota, FL 34234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sarasota School District
Children First
1723 North Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sarasota School District
Booker High School
3201 North Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34234
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sarasota School District
Amikids Sarasota County
1844 17th St
Sarasota, FL 34234
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sarasota School District

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