Sanibel, FL 33957 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 33957: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sanibel, FL 33957

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 618
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,181
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,468
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.446, Longitude -82.086
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sanibel, FL 33957 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,167
Daytime Population: Workers 4,148
Daytime Population: Residents 4,781
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,929
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.25
Population in Households 7,162
Population in Familes 5,695
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 406
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $90,968
Average Household Income $139,295
Per Capita Income $72,114


Total Housing Units 8,536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,163 (37.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 546 ( 6.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,827 (56.5%)
Median Home Value $691,542
Average Home Value $739,915


Total Households 3,709
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 2,489
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.42% 1.83%
Households 1.38% 1.81%
Families 1.26% 1.72%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.6%

Sanibel, FL 33957 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 33957 to the other 967 ZIP Codes in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 755 22nd
Population Density # 625 35th
Diversity Index # 950 2nd
Median Household Income # 35 96th
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

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