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ZIP Code 34974

Primary City:Okeechobee, FL (View All Cities)
County: Okeechobee County
Timezone: Eastern (3:28pm)
Area code: 863 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.1, -80.9
ZIP (~23 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 34974

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 34974. 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 34974. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 34974, 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:
Okeechobee, FL

Stats and Demographics for the 34974 ZIP Code

ZIP code 34974 is located in east Florida and covers a large 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 34974 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 34974 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,661
Population Density 59 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,189
Median Home Value $101,600
Land Area 401.57 sq mi
Water Area 21.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,841
Median Household Income $36,990

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57156701,385
5-96276381,265
10-147096651,374
15-196706611,331
20-246225701,192
25-296565861,242
30-345955411,136
35-396116101,221
40-446776271,304
45-497277611,488
50-547908101,600
55-597487911,539
60-647828411,623
65-698559151,770
70-748168121,628
75-796575301,187
80-84435412847
85 Plus233296529

Gender

 Male 11,925 50%
 Female 11,736 50%
Gender

Race

 White 20,437 86.4%
 Black Or African American 466 2.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 757 3.2%
 Asian 287 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1%
 Other Race 1,305 5.5%
 Two Or More Races 391 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2497219316
25-34468496964
35-448344471,281
45-541,2244331,657
55-641,5102641,774
65-741,8521932,045
75-841,2861281,414
85 Plus34842390

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,909 50%
 Single Guardian 1,518 15%
 Singles 2,698 27%
 Singles With Roommate 716 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,310 74%
 Households with Kids 2,531 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1127128255
2135149284
3146127273
4165146311
5134122256
6110130240
7125116241
8133139272
9125131256
10139127266
11130148278
12150132282
13144137281
14146121267
15135140275
16143143286
17145125270
18134144278
19113109222
20120126246

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 34974 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 34974 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 34974 real estate data, the median home value of $101,600 is slightly less 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 34974. Rentals in 34974 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 34974 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,420 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 46 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 4 0.0%
 Other Institutional 5 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 186 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,547 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,072 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,222 16%
 Households Vacant 4,348 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 512 11.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 33 0.8%
 For Sale Only 310 7.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 72 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,917 67.1%
 For Migrant Workers 14 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 490 11.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 210 12%
 2 Bedroom 934 52%
 3+ Bedroom 646 36%
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 $36,990 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 34974 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. Most commuters in 34974 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,636 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,298 17%
 No Earnings 9,998 53%
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 5,636 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,298 17%
 No Earnings 9,998 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,216 93.8%
 Public transportation 78 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 39 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 127 1.7%
 Worked at Home 230 3.0%
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 2,330 28.3%
 High School Graduate 4,332 52.6%
 Associate's degree 507 6.2%
 Bachelor's degree 751 9.1%
 Master's degree 143 1.7%
 Professional school degree 138 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 32 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,386 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 225 5.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 682 15.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 34974

ZIP Code 34974 is in the Glades School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 34974.

Pemayetv Emahakv Charter ""our Way School""
100 East Harney Pond Rd NE
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Glades School District
Pemayetv Emahakv Charter Middle School
100 East Harney Pond Rd NE
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Glades School District
Central Elementary School
610 SW 5th Ave
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Okeechobee School District
South Elementary School
2468 SW 7th Ave
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Okeechobee School District
Everglades Elementary School
3725 SE 8th St
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Okeechobee School District
Educational Resource Center
575 SW 28th St
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Okeechobee School District
Osceola Middle School
825 SW 28th St
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Okeechobee School District
Student Serv./Special Programs
700 SW 2nd Ave
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Okeechobee School District
Okeechobee Virtual Instruction Program
700 SW 2nd Ave
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Okeechobee School District
Okeechobee Freshman Campus
610 SW 2nd Ave
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Okeechobee School District
Okeechobee Christian Academy
701 S Parrott Ave
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Rock Solid Christian Academy
401 SW 4th St
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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