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: 16,621
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,358
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,263

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

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Sarasota, FL 34231 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 31,816
Daytime Population: Workers 14,185
Daytime Population: Residents 16,637
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,822
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 31,514
Population in Familes 21,103
Population in Group Qrtrs 302
Population Density2 3,315
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $47,942
Average Household Income $71,115
Per Capita Income $35,672


Total Housing Units 19,001 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,537 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,255 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,209 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $206,322
Average Home Value $304,137


Total Households 15,792
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 7,969
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 0.7% 0.92%
Households 0.62% 0.89%
Families 0.44% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Sarasota, FL 34231 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 34231 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 # 222 77th
Population Density # 216 78th
Diversity Index # 765 21st
Median Household Income # 496 49th
Per Capita Income # 228 77th

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