Lehigh Acres, FL 33971 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 33971: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lehigh, FL 33971

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.598, Longitude -81.7
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 393
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 7,991
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,991

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Lehigh Acres, FL 33971 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 22,836
Population in Households 22,752
Population in Familes 19,663
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density1 1,365
Diversity Index2 78


Median Household Income $53,991
Average Household Income $66,379
Per Capita Income $20,388


Total Housing Units 9,186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,662 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,302 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,222 (24.2%)
Median Home Value $107,129
Average Home Value $130,598


Total Households 6,964
Average Household Size 3.27
Family Households 5,595
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.95% 2.29%
Households 1.75% 2.22%
Families 1.67% 2.16%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Lehigh Acres, FL 33971 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 33971 to the other 970 ZIP Codes in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 403 59th
Population Density # 441 55th
Diversity Index # 50 95th
Median Household Income # 374 62nd
Per Capita Income # 788 19th

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