Sarasota, FL 34236 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 34236: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sarasota, FL 34236

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,815
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,897
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,599
  • County: Sarasota County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.332, Longitude -82.551
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sarasota, FL 34236 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,912
Population in Households 11,736
Population in Familes 6,797
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,176
Population Density1 3,581
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 7,164
Average Household Size 1.64
Family Households 2,889
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 10,228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,740 (36.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,424 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,064 (30.0%)
Median Home Value $643,407
Average Home Value $707,106


Median Household Income $49,135
Average Household Income $84,553
Per Capita Income $49,115
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 1.07%
Households 0.77% 1.16%
Families 0.4% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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.

Sarasota, FL 34236 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 34236 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 # 614 36th
Population Density1 # 194 80th
Diversity Index2 # 569 41st
Median Household Income # 416 57th
Per Capita Income # 57 94th

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