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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 588
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 5,918
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 181
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,737

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



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Okeechobee, FL 34972 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 21,023
Population in Households 18,221
Population in Familes 14,927
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,802
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 76
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,725
Average Household Income $53,078
Per Capita Income $17,109

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,635 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,315 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,280 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $100,226
Average Home Value $157,971
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,950
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 4,345
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.43% 0.54%
Households 0.22% 0.62%
Families 0.15% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Okeechobee, FL 34972 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 34972 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 # 442 55th
Population Density # 918 6th
Diversity Index # 74 92nd
Median Household Income # 815 16th
Per Capita Income # 887 9th

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