Tallahassee Zip Code 32309 – What To Know Before Moving


The Tallahassee zip code of 32309 is located northeast of the Tallahassee city center and includes very few mobile homes and condos and the sale of about 50 townhouses yearly. The area includes the Tallahassee Board of Realtor’s northeast areas of Tallahassee’s MLS. This area is very popular and zone for desirable schools.

The Commercial Trade Area Report breaks down Tallahassee’s zip code 32309 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 32309

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 32309


Population Statistics – Who Lives in 32309

The 2020 population in Tallahassee’s zip code 32309 is estimated at 30,100 (or 305 people per square mile). The population has grown 5.1% 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 32309 is 41 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. Around 55% of the population owns their residence.


The median per capita income is $38,153.  This is much higher than the median income for Tallahassee at $26,787, and 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 are earning more than 6 figures in the 32309 zip code. Approximately 53% of the households earn $75,000 or more yearly.

More than 60% of the population is married. More than half (52%) of the households in the 32309 zip code do not 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 32309 Zip Code?

About 25.4% of the population living in the zip code 32309 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 category of employment in the 32309 zip code is public administration. This category is followed by education, health care and social assistance, professional, scientific and technical, and retail trade.

The average commute to work for residents of 32309 is 28 minutes and most drive alone and approximately 5.5% work from home.

Renters versus Owners in 32309

Considering the larger households incomes, it makes sense that more than 78% of the residents are homeowners.

School grades in the 32309 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, Astoria Park, Buck Lake, Chaires, DeSoto Trail, Gilchrist, Hartsfield, Hawks Rise, Killearn Lakes, Roberts, and Moore.  These highest performing schools, according to the data compiled by Niche, are Buck Lake, DeSoto Trail, Gilchrist, and Roberts.


The middle schools zoned for the 32309 zip code include: Cobb, Deerlake, Fairview, Griffin, Raa, Swift Creek, and Montford.


The 32309 zip code area is zoned for Godby, Lincoln, Leon and Chiles High School.


Real Estate Characteristics

Tallahassee real estate has seen steady increases year over year since 2010. Real estate in the Tallahassee zip code of 32309 has seen an over 20% increase in the past two years.


There are slightly more than 500 single family homes sold in the Tallahassee zip code of 32309 yearly. The median estimate home value is $326,000 in 2021. This is up 15.4% in 12 months. Homes are selling at slightly more than list price with about 45 days on the market.

There are virtually no mobile homes in the Tallahassee zip code 32309 area. There are approximately 50 townhomes sold each year and less than 5 condominiums in the zip code.

Some neighborhoods have several homes built in the 1930s, but there is new construction most years. The median age of home is 32 years old. About 75% of the homes have a fireplace and a little less than 20% of the homes have a pool. Homes average over 2,200 square feet and the average yard is over an acre.


Biggest Subdivisions / Neighborhoods in Tallahassee’s Zip Code 32309

This list is not exhaustive and includes only the most common subdivisions: Arbor Hill, Arvah Branch, Baker Place, Barclay Lane Condos, Barron Parc, Bear Creek, Buckhead, Cameron Chase, Cavendish Cove, Center Hill Acres, Centerville, Centerville Conservation, Chemonie Crossing, Chemonie Trace, Coble Farms, Country Club Villas, Coventry Park, DeSota Farms, Dublin Downs, Emerald Acres, Ford Heights, Forsythe Commons, Forsythe Oaks, Forsythe Park, Foxcroft, Foxwood Glen, Fresh Water Farms, Gardens Killearn, Glenshire, Greens of Killearn, Hawks Landing, Hialeah Park, Highgrove, Highlands at Northampton, Homestead Ridge, Kenilwood, Kenmare Commons, Killearn Acres, Killearn Estates, Kilrush, Kimberton, Kingsmill, Kinsail, Lafayette Oaks, Lake Bess, Lake Hall Heights, Lake Jamie, Lake Mary Ann, Lake Tom John, Lenox Mill, Loma Woods, Magnolia Hill, Megans Lane, Miccosukee Land Coop, Miccosukee Meadows, Miccosukee Woods, Mint Hill, Monterey Pines, Northampton, Northshire, Northwood, Olson Crest, Ox Bottom Crest, Pebble Creek, Pheasant Ridge, Pine Tree Circle, Pioneer Village, Plantation Estates, Quail Rise, Quail Valley, Royal Oaks, Sawgrass Plantation, Shamrock Plaza, Shannon Forest, Shire Ridge, Sportsman Paradise East, St Ives, Steeplechase at Killearn, Stonebriar, Surrey Farms, The Highlands, The Ravines, Upper East, Velda Oaks, Villages at Maclay, Villages of Killearn, Wallwood Heights, and Whitfield Plantation.

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

Overview of 2021 real estate sales in 32309 Most baths 8 on Grass Pond Drive, Smallest 744sf on Crump Road, most acres 59.03 on Grass Pond Drive. Most bedrooms was found on Grass Pond Drive at 7 bedrooms. Biggest square foot was 8,625 on Grass Pond Drive. Oldest was built in 1935 sold on Crump Road.