Lehigh Acres, FL 33972 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 33972: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lehigh Acres, FL 33972

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lehigh, FL 33972

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,263
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 257
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.603, Longitude -81.633
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lehigh Acres, FL 33972 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,517
Population in Households 12,503
Population in Familes 10,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 488
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 4,172
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 3,227
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,745 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,938 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,234 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,573 (27.4%)
Median Home Value $98,468
Average Home Value $125,664


Median Household Income $54,128
Average Household Income $64,266
Per Capita Income $21,464
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.23% 2.48%
Households 2.15% 2.42%
Families 2.04% 2.34%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lehigh Acres, FL 33972 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 33972 to the other 965 ZIP Codes in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 619 36th
Population Density1 # 598 38th
Diversity Index2 # 192 80th
Median Household Income # 281 71st
Per Capita Income # 682 29th

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