Okeechobee, FL 34974 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 34974: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Okeechobee, FL 34974

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 465
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,880
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 945
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,935
  • County: Okeechobee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.229, Longitude -80.807
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 34974 has segments in 4 Counties (Glades, Highlands, Martin, Okeechobee).

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 34974 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,125
Daytime Population: Workers 6,069
Daytime Population: Residents 15,701
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,770
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 23,031
Population in Familes 17,913
Population in Group Qrtrs 94
Population Density2 75
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $36,908
Average Household Income $53,826
Per Capita Income $22,462


Total Housing Units 14,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,076 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,547 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,528 (32.0%)
Median Home Value $110,562
Average Home Value $153,939


Total Households 9,623
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 6,228
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 0.01% 0.13%
Households -0.08% 0.08%
Families -0.19% 0.01%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Okeechobee, FL 34974 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 34974 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 # 396 59th
Population Density # 817 16th
Diversity Index # 508 48th
Median Household Income # 802 17th
Per Capita Income # 689 29th

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