Sarasota, FL 34231 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 34231: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sarasota, FL 34231

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sarasota County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.272, Longitude -82.517
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,123
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 16,699
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,378
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,321

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

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Sarasota, FL 34231 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 31,239
Population in Households 30,944
Population in Familes 20,539
Population in Group Qrtrs 295
Population Density2 3,244
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $50,269
Average Household Income $73,761
Per Capita Income $36,793


Total Housing Units 18,730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,213 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,212 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,305 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $224,426
Average Home Value $332,319


Total Households 15,425
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 7,785
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.5% 0.62%
Households 0.41% 0.63%
Families 0.22% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   3.63%

Sarasota, FL 34231 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 34231 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 # 237 76th
Population Density # 230 76th
Diversity Index # 769 21st
Median Household Income # 485 50th
Per Capita Income # 229 76th

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