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
  • County: Manatee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.538, Longitude -82.553
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 910
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 19,684
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,560
    • Single Family Addresses: 15,124

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

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Palmetto, FL 34221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 45,617
Population in Households 44,294
Population in Familes 35,645
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,323
Population Density1 763
Diversity Index2 68


Median Household Income $48,150
Average Household Income $64,849
Per Capita Income $25,410


Total Housing Units 21,826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,493 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,841 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,492 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $174,734
Average Home Value $227,800


Total Households 17,334
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 11,755
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.94% 2.27%
Households 1.85% 2.26%
Families 1.62% 2.14%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

Palmetto, FL 34221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 34221 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 # 89 91st
Population Density # 547 44th
Diversity Index # 194 80th
Median Household Income # 540 44th
Per Capita Income # 561 42nd

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