Okeechobee, FL 34972 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 34972: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Okeechobee, FL 34972

Acceptable Alternative
Basinger, FL 34972
Yeehaw, FL 34972
Yeehaw Junction, FL 34972

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 583
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 5,905
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 174
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,731
  • County: Okeechobee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.325, Longitude -80.849
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 34972 has segments in 3 Counties (Okeechobee, Osceola, Saint Lucie).

The ZIP Code database and maps are each updated 4 times per year but with different update cycles. The ZIP Code database was last updated on February 1, 2018 and the ZIP Code maps were last updated on February 1, 2018.

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Okeechobee, FL 34972 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 20,274
Daytime Population: Workers 7,411
Daytime Population: Residents 12,526
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,937
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 17,740
Population in Familes 14,607
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,534
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 76
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,821
Average Household Income $49,476
Per Capita Income $15,972

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,038 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,622 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,121 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,295 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $103,668
Average Home Value $148,882
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,743
Average Household Size 3.09
Family Households 4,202
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% -0.02%
Households -0.19% -0.09%
Families -0.25% -0.13%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Okeechobee, FL 34972 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 34972 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 # 452 53rd
Population Density # 921 5th
Diversity Index # 70 93rd
Median Household Income # 859 11th
Per Capita Income # 904 7th

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