Tallahassee Zip Code 32301 – What To Know Before Moving


The Tallahassee zip code of 32301 contains one of the younger population segments in our college town. This area is located east of the colleges and includes the downtown area and southeast. The area runs around South Monroe and includes the Tallahassee Board of Realtor’s northeast, southeast, and small parts of the northwest MLS area.

The Commercial Trade Area Report breaks down Tallahassee’s zip code 32301 into socioeconomic and demographic segments. The primary segments, based on Esri Tapestry data, are displayed in numerical order with #1 being the most dominant. The residents’ characteristics and spending habits are explained in detail. Download a free report here: Trade Area Report for Tallahassee FL 32301

It includes charts and statistics about the housing, people, economics, and quality of life of the neighborhood. Download a free report here: Neighborhood Report for Tallahassee FL 32301

Population Statistics – Who Lives in 32301

The 2020 population in Tallahassee’s zip code 32301 is estimated at 28,900 (or 3,030 people per square mile). The population has grown 3.6% in the past 10 years. Tallahassee has grown 6.3% in the past 10 years. Leon County has grown 6.8% and Florida 13% in the same decade.

The median age in zip code 32301 is 27 years old. The median age for Tallahassee is 27, for Leon County it is 31 years old. The median age for Florida is 42, while for the United States the median age is 38 years old.

The median per capita income is $25,203. This is lower than the median income for Tallahassee at $26,787, and lower than the median income for Leon County at $29,754. The median income for Florida is $30,197 and the for the United States is $32,621. The distribution of the incomes shows that there are many households living on less than $25,000 in the 32301 zip code. More than 28% of the households earn less than $25,000 yearly.

About half of the households in the 32301 zip code have children under the age of 18 years old.  Most of those children are elementary school age or younger.

What are the Primary Occupations of Those Who Live In 32301 Zip Code?

About 19% of the population living in the zip code 32301 has a graduate or professional degree beyond their college education. This compares to 21.5% of Tallahassee residents, 19.9% of Leon County residents with professional or graduate degrees. In Florida this population is approximately 10.6% and is 12.1% of the USA population. In the 2012 presidential election 61.3% of the population voted for the Democrat.

The biggest occupational categories of employment in the 32301 area code are public administration and education. These categories are followed by health care and social assistance, retail trade, and accommodation and food.

Approximately 45.8% of the residents of the Tallahassee 32301 zip code drive less than 15 minutes to work and most of them drive alone and 5.1% work from home.

Renters versus Owners in 32301

Considering the proximity to the universities and government offices downtown, and the percentage of residents earning less than $25,000, it makes sense that 68% of the residents are renters.

School gradess in the 32301 zip code

The charts below do not include every single school zoned for the zip codes, only the most common for space reasons. Check what schools your potential residence is zoned for here: Leon County School Zones

Elementary Schools include Apalachee, Bond, Hartsfield, Conley, and Kate Sullivan.  J. Michael Conley Elementary is the highest performing school according to the data compiled by Niche incorporated into the chart below.

The middle schools include: Cobb, Fairview, Griffin, Nims, and Raa.

The 32301 zip code area is mainly zoned for Godby, Leon, Lincoln and Rickards High Schools.

Real Estate Characteristics

Tallahassee real estate has seen steady increases year over year since 2010. Real estate in the Tallahassee zip code of 32301 has seen an almost 16% increase in the past two years.

There are less than 200 homes sold in the Tallahassee zip code of 32301 yearly. The median home price is $203,000 in 2021. This is up from a median sold price of $123,000 in 2013. Homes are selling at slightly lower than list price with about 6 weeks on the market.

The number of townhomes sold in the 32301 zip code yearly has increased significantly since 2013, from 81 units to 142 units sold in January to October 2021. There are virtually no mobile homes in the area.

Some neighborhoods have homes that are over a hundred years old from the antebellum era. The average age is 37 years. There are new homes being constructed in 32301 yearly. About 45% of the homes have a fireplace and around a quarter of the homes have a pool. Homes average around 1,500 square feet and the average yard is about a third of an acre. Most of the newly constructed homes will have smaller yards.

Biggest Subdivisions / Neighborhoods in 32301

This list is not exhaustive and includes only the most common subdivisions: Apalachee Ridge, Blairstone Forest, Brentwood, Camelot Park, Country Club Estates, Dry Creek Run, Fairview, Forest Square, Genevieve Place, Golf Terrace, Governors Court, Hillcrest, Indian Head Acres, Inglewood, Lehigh, Lynndale, Magnolia Manor, Menlo Park, Meridian Manor, Meridian Park, Osceola Heights, Pine Forest, Richland, Rolling Acres, Victory Garden, Villages at Wilson Green, Windsor Parks, and Woodland Drives.

AARP Livability Index

The AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that collects and compiles various quality of life indicators. The Livability Index is the result of this data to help people choose how they live as they age. For example, the housing index includes the number of homes that have zero step entrances, that are affordable, and include family living options. Check out more details on their webpage for this zip code here: AARP Livability Index – Location Results

Tally Real Estate 2021 Review for zip code 32301. Most bathrooms at 5 was in Indian Head. Smallest square footages was sold on MLD Blvd. Oldest was built in 1900 and sold in Meridian Point.