Palmetto, FL 34221 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 34221: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palmetto, FL 34221

Acceptable Alternative
Rubonia, FL 34221

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 863
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,246
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,484
  • County: Manatee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.538, Longitude -82.553
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Palmetto, FL 34221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 44,261
Population in Households 42,939
Population in Familes 34,877
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,322
Population Density1 813
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 16,715
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 11,407
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,648 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,247 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,468 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,933 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $143,353
Average Home Value $197,802


Median Household Income $43,223
Average Household Income $58,219
Per Capita Income $22,778
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.72% 2.04%
Households 1.59% 2.01%
Families 1.36% 1.86%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Palmetto, FL 34221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 34221 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 # 89 91st
Population Density1 # 528 45th
Diversity Index2 # 182 81st
Median Household Income # 562 42nd
Per Capita Income # 607 37th

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