Sarasota, FL 34243 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 34243: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sarasota, FL 34243

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,459
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,695
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,369
  • County: Manatee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.409, Longitude -82.523
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 34243 has segments in 2 Counties (Manatee, Sarasota).

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Sarasota, FL 34243 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,656
Daytime Population: Workers 23,349
Daytime Population: Residents 15,235
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,584
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.35
Population in Households 28,381
Population in Familes 21,031
Population in Group Qrtrs 275
Population Density2 1,581
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $61,329
Average Household Income $78,660
Per Capita Income $36,329


Total Housing Units 15,376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,102 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,019 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,255 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $241,145
Average Home Value $268,880


Total Households 13,121
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 7,930
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 1.66% 2.03%
Households 1.75% 2.03%
Families 1.52% 1.91%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Sarasota, FL 34243 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 34243 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 # 281 71st
Population Density # 416 57th
Diversity Index # 603 38th
Median Household Income # 211 78th
Per Capita Income # 214 78th

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