Sarasota, FL 34242 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 34242: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sarasota, FL 34242

Acceptable Alternative
Siesta Key, FL 34242

Not Acceptable, USPS
Crescent Beach, FL 34242

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sarasota County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.271, Longitude -82.548
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 245
  • PO Box Addresses: 35
  • Residential Addresses: 7,150
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,448
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,702

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 34242 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 34242 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Florida Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Florida Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Sarasota, FL 34242 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,228
Population in Households 9,228
Population in Familes 6,570
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,463
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $82,227
Average Household Income $125,485
Per Capita Income $66,264


Total Housing Units 11,250 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,037 (35.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 836 ( 7.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,377 (56.7%)
Median Home Value $760,417
Average Home Value $920,560


Total Households 4,873
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 2,755
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.49% 0.6%
Households 0.41% 0.6%
Families 0.23% 0.42%
Median Household Income   3.88%
Per Capita Income   3.61%

Sarasota, FL 34242 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 34242 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 # 711 27th
Population Density # 314 68th
Diversity Index # 942 3rd
Median Household Income # 69 93rd
Per Capita Income # 18 98th

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