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34972 is the zip code for

Okeechobee, FL

Also in this location:
Cypress Quarters, FL
Yeehaw Junction, FL

Total population
20,180
Housing units
6,947
Land area
(sq. miles)
909.62
Density
(people per sq. mile)
22.19
Water area
(sq. miles)
12.32

Demographic data for zip code 34972

Gender:

Male
11,492
Female
8,688
Median age
Male
32.90
Female
33.60
Gender

Households:

Total households
5,801
Family households
4,258
Nonfamily households
1,543
Average household size
3.06
Average family size
3.45
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
6,947
Occupied housing units
5,801
Owner-occupied
3,902
Renter-occupied
1,899
Vacant housing units
1,146
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
1,487
5 to 9 years
1,468
10 to 14 years
1,411
15 to 19 years
1,731
20 to 24 years
1,514
25 to 34 years
3,008
35 to 44 years
2,808
45 to 54 years
2,823
55 to 59 years
1,065
60 to 64 years
874
65 to 74 years
1,177
75 to 84 years
590
85 years and over
224
Median age
33.10
Age

Race:

White
10,541
Hispanic or Latino
6,521
Black or African American
2,717
Asian
71
American Indian & Alaska Native
112
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
13
Other (One Race)
16
Two or More Races
189
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 34972

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
15,893
Civilian labor force
9,151
Employed
7,857
Unemployed
1,294
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
6,742
Percent Unemployed
14.1%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
7,692
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
5,042
Carpooled
1,448
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
585
Walked
355
Other means
141
Worked at home
121
Mean travel time
23.2 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
7,857
Management / business / science / arts
1,151
Service
1,966
Sales / office
1,847
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
1,641
Production / transportation / material moving
1,252
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
7,857
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
1,355
Construction
742
Manufacturing
129
Wholesale trade
254
Retail trade
804
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
741
Information
37
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
339
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
791
Educational services / health care / social assistance
1,043
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
661
Public administration
642
Other services
319
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
7,857
Private wage & salary workers
6,322
Government workers
1,293
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
242
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
5,876
Less than $10,000
386
$10,000 to $14,999
593
$15,000 to $24,999
989
$25,000 to $34,999
911
$35,000 to $49,999
931
$50,000 to $74,999
1,200
$75,000 to $99,999
534
$100,000 to $149,999
268
$150,000 to $199,999
24
$200,000 or more
40
Median household income
$36,180
Mean household income
$46,538
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
29.7%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 34972

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
North Elementary School
3000 Nw 10th Terrace
(863) 462-510070429816.0
Okeechobee High School
2800 Us Highway 441 N
(863) 462-50251,28438217.8
Okeechobee Juvenile Justice Vision Quest-level 6
42660 Highway 441 N
(Other/Alternative School)
(863) 763-6019797619.8
Okeechobee Juvenile Justice-level 10
5050 Ne 168th Street
(Other/Alternative School)
(863) 357-9922908711.3
Okeechobee Juvenile Justice-level 4
42660 Highway 441 N
(Other/Alternative School)
(863) 763-6019615815.3
Okeechobee Juvenile Justice-level 6
1117 Ne 39th Blvd
(Other/Alternative School)
(863) 462-5125504725.0
Seminole Elementary School
2690 Nw 42nd Avenue
(863) 462-511664134417.8
Washington County Program/eckerd
7202 Hwy 441 N
(Other/Alternative School)
(863) 467-012411411112.7
Yearling Middle School
925 Nw 23rd Lane
(863) 462-505678134717.4

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 34972

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Lawnwood Reg Medical Center
1700 South 23rd Street
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
(561) 461-4000375
Martin Memorial Health Systems
300 Se Hospital Drive
Stuart, FL 34995
(561) 287-5200309
New Horizons Of Treasure Coast800 Avenue 'H'
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
(561) 468-5600150
Raulerson Hospital
1796 Highway 441 North
Okeechobee, FL 34972
(863) 763-2151101
Savannas Hospital2550 Se Walton Road
Port St Lucie, FL 34952
(561) 335-040070
St Lucie Medical Center
1800 Se Tiffany Avenue
Port St Lucie, FL 34952
(561) 335-4000126

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 34972

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Hampton Inn Okeechobee Lake1200 NE Park Street
Okeechobee, FL 34972
 99219

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 34972

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Burger King604 Ne Park St
Okeechobee, FL 34972
Fast Food, Hamburgers863-763-5900
Joeys Supreme Plzza & Subs II Inc107 SW Park St
Okeechobee, FL 34972
Pizza863-763-8383
McDonald's401 E North Park St
Okeechobee, FL 34972
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches863-763-5826
Subway Sandwiches & Salads422 E North Park St
Okeechobee, FL 34972
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches863-467-6966
Wendy's502 Ne Park St
Okeechobee, FL 34972
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Salads863-763-8181

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Florida

Florida, Sunshine State, Everglade State, FL; a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

Florida is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States, bordering Alabama to the northwest and Georgia to the northeast. Much of the land mass of the state is a large peninsula with the Gulf of Mexico to the west and south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Most of Florida has a humid subtropical climate; southern Florida has a tropical climate. Florida was named by Juan Ponce de León, who landed on the peninsula on April 2, 1513. Florida is the fourth most populous state in the U.S.


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