Sarasota, FL 34240 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 34240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sarasota, FL 34240

Acceptable Alternative
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
Lakewood Rch, FL 34240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 955
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 4,484
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 66
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,418
  • County: Sarasota County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.319, Longitude -82.386
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 34240 has segments in 2 Counties (Manatee, Sarasota).

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Sarasota, FL 34240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,279
Daytime Population: Workers 13,728
Daytime Population: Residents 7,416
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,144
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.59
Population in Households 13,279
Population in Familes 11,868
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 150
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $83,532
Average Household Income $109,914
Per Capita Income $40,964


Total Housing Units 6,267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,461 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 488 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,318 (21.0%)
Median Home Value $414,166
Average Home Value $480,901


Total Households 4,949
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 4,032
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 1.31% 1.57%
Households 1.24% 1.57%
Families 1.17% 1.52%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Sarasota, FL 34240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 34240 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 # 617 36th
Population Density # 743 23rd
Diversity Index # 866 10th
Median Household Income # 51 95th
Per Capita Income # 148 85th

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