Tallahassee Zip Code 32304 – What To Know Before Moving

Overview

The Tallahassee zip code of 32304 contains the youngest population segments in our college town. This area is located north and west of the colleges and includes many apartment complexes focused on the student population. The area includes the Tallahassee Board of Realtor’s northwest area with a small part located in the southwest section of Tallahassee’s MLS.

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 Tallahassee FL 32304

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 32304

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Population Statistics – Who Lives in 32304

The 2020 population in Tallahassee’s zip code 32304 is estimated at 51,300 (or 3,150 people per square mile). The population has grown 6% since 2010. Tallahassee has grown 6.3% since 2010. Leon County has grown 6.8% and Florida 13% in the same decade.

The median age in zip code 32304 is 22 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 $11,824. 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 32304 zip code. More than 52% of the households earn less than $25,000 yearly.

More than 60% of the households in the 32304 zip code have children under the age of 18 years old. Most of those children are elementary school age or younger. This zip codes has a slightly large middle school age group.

What are the Primary Occupations of Those Who Live In 32304 Zip Code?

About 12.1% of the population living in the zip code 32304 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 32304 area code are accommodation and food. These categories are followed by retail trade, education, and health care and social assistance.

Approximately 36.5% of the residents of the Tallahassee 32304 zip code drive less than 15 minutes to work and most of them drive alone and 4.3% work from home.

Renters versus Owners in 32304

Considering the proximity to the universities, and the percentage of residents earning less than $25,000, it makes sense that 86% of the residents are renters.

School grades in the 32304 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 Astoria Park, Bond, Ft. Braden, Pineview, Riley, and Sabal Palm.  These schools have similar school grades according to the data compiled by Niche incorporated into the chart below.

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The middle schools zoned for the 32304 zip code include: Griffin, Nims, and Raa.

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The 32304 zip code area is mainly zoned for Godby, Leon and Rickards High Schools.

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Real Estate Characteristics

Tallahassee real estate has seen steady increases year over year since 2010. Real estate in the Tallahassee zip code of 32304 has seen an almost 13.52% increase in the past two years.

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There are less than 150 homes sold in the Tallahassee zip code of 32304 yearly.  The median home sales price is $148,500 in 2021.  This is up from a median sold price of $99,951 in 2013.  Homes are selling at slightly lower than list price with more than two months on the market.

The number of townhomes sold in the 32304 zip code yearly has increased significantly since 2013, from 63 units to 100 units sold between January to October 2021.  There are virtually no mobile homes in the area.

Some neighborhoods have several homes built in the 1920s, but the most common era is the 60s.  The median age is 43 years old.  There are new homes being constructed in 32304 most years.  About a quarter of the homes have a fireplace and around 20% of the homes have a pool. Homes average around 1,400 square feet and the average yard is about a quarter of an acre.

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Biggest Subdivisions / Neighborhoods in 32304

This list is not exhaustive and includes only the most common subdivisions: Azalea Park, Bloxham Terrace, Bradford Manor, Carolina Terrace, Caroline Courts, Chateau De Ville, Continental High, Continental Oaks, Elberta Empire, Griffin College Heights, Indian Village, Jordans Pass, Mystic Woods Condos, Palms West Condos, Renegade Condos, San Luis Ridge, Sandy Springs, Saxon Northwest, The Lakes, The Timbers, Timberwood Townhomes, University Green, University Heights, Westwood, and Wolf Creek.

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

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