Tallahassee Zip Code 32305 – What To Know Before Moving


The Tallahassee zip code of 32305 is south of the Capitol Complex and downtown Tallahassee.  Tallahassee’s 32305 zip code includes the only other incorporated city in Leon County- Woodville. This area is in the Tallahassee Board of Realtor’s southern area of the MLS.

Buyers want to know what an area is like before they make a purchase. Are there mobile homes in the neighborhood? Do parents consider the schools good? Are the locals nice? There’s always one in every neighborhood, right? People want to know who they will be living near and how their neighbors spend their time and money. Because of this, we have informative reports for you! You can download both the Trade Area Report and the Neighborhood Report below for free. Check out more details below.

Who lives in Tallahassee’s 32305 zip code?

According to Esri, the people living in this area love country life and small-town living. The trade report is based on data collected by Esri. They take MASSIVE amounts of data and group populations with similar interests, spending habits, and lifestyles. They grouped Tallahassee’s zip code 32305 data into five consumer segments within three lifestyle groups. We have detailed two consumer segments below. These two groups make up about 68% of the population in Tallahassee’s 32305 zip code.  By the way, you will find these groups called Tapestry Segments in the report.


Group characteristics in Tallahassee’s 32305 zip code

The biggest consumer groups in the 32305-zipcode are:

  • Down the Road” (46.4% of the population and per trade report below: “Down the Road is a mix of low-density, semirural neighborhoods in large metropolitan areas… almost half of householders live in mobile homes; more than two-fifths live in single-family homes.”)
  • Southern Satellites” (21.7% of the population and per trade report below: “Southern Satellites is the second largest market found in rural settlements but within metropolitan areas located primarily in the South.”)
  • Family Foundations” (11.3% of the population and per trade report below: “Family and faith are the cornerstones of life in the Family Foundations communities.”)
  • City Commons” (8.7% of the population and per trade report below: “This segment is one of Tapestry’s youngest markets. It is primarily comprised of single-parent and single person households living within large, metro cities located primarily in the eastern half of the US.”)
  • Metro Fusion” (7.2% of the population and per trade report below: “Metro Fusion is a young market. Many residents do not speak English fluently and have moved into their homes recently.”)

Most of the residents in Tallahassee’s 32305 zip code are employed in service or professional careers. Most have a high school diploma and own their own home. The median ages for the group above vary around 30 years of age. For example, the biggest group has a median age of 35.7 years old. The smallest group has a median age of 29.7 years. In Tallahassee’s 32305 zip code, the median home values range from $99k to $192K for the five biggest consumer groups.

Zip Code 32305 Biggest Market Segment: Down the Road 

First, the biggest group is called the Down the Road segment. Also, this group includes approximately 46.4% of the population or 3,624 households. This group’s median age is 35.7 with a median household income of $44,800. The median net worth is approximately $77,300 and their median home value is $139,400. The residents are young families who value their traditions. Many of the workers in this zip code work in retail trade or other service industries or construction, agricultures and other types of industrial jobs. Nearly two-thirds own their home, and most are married couples.  This group is also enjoys hunting and fishing.

Zip Code 32305 Second Biggest Market Segment: Southern Satellites 

Next, the second biggest group is the Southern Satellites residents. This group is 21.7% of the population included in the Tallahassee 32305 zip code. That includes 1,698 households. Also, this group’s median age is 41 with a median household income of $54,800. This group is typically slightly older and more settled couples who own their homes.  They are employed in various trades. This group enjoys living in the country and doing their own home improvement projects.

Curious about those last three groups: Family Foundations, City Commons, and Metro Fusion? If so, download a free report here: Trade Area Report for Tallahassee’s 32305 zip code.

Neighborhood and Population Characteristics

Here’s the thing, in the next several paragraphs we are going to break down a lot of numbers about the population living in Tallahassee’s 32305 zip code. These graphs are going to show you the median household incomes, job categories, and education level of the population. Also, we will show you the age distributions of children and adults.  We have information on schools zoned for the 32305 zip code and a link to the school grade reports for public elementary, middle, and high schools at the bottom of the page.

For more information, download the free report here: Neighborhood Report Tallahassee FL 32305

Population Stats in Tallahassee’s 32305 Zip Code: Density, Age, and Income Distributions, Education, and Job Characteristics

Age Distribution of population in 32305 zip code. Biggest group is 35-54. There are a lot of children comparably.

Population Density

The population in Tallahassee’s zip code 32305 is estimated at 19.8K (or 154 people per square mile). This is the least dense area of Tallahassee. The population has grown 5.3% since 2010. In comparison, Tallahassee has grown 7.7%, Leon County has grown 8%, and Florida 15.6% since 2010.

Population Age Ranges

This area has a median age of 36. In comparison, Tallahassee’s median age is 27, and Leon County’s median age is 31 years old.  Likewise, the median age for Florida is 42, and the median age for the United States the median is 38 years old. From the distribution of ages chart, you can see that the majority of the adult population is between 35 and 54 years of age.

Of the children under the age of 18 years old living in the 32305 zip code, the biggest population is toddlers. This zip code has a lot of young kids living here. Almost 60% of the residents have a commute time of 30 minutes or less to work. Around 4.31.6% work from home. For the record, this is the lowest percentage in Tallahassee.

Income Distribution

The area has a per capita income of $21,809. This is lower than the median income for Tallahassee at $26,787, and Leon County at $29,754.  Likewise, it is higher than the median per capita income for Florida, which is $30,197, and for the United States at $32,621.

Also, this area has a median household income of $40,528. This means that there are as many households earning over $40K annually as there are earning under that amount. This makes this area less affluent than the average Tallahassee zip code. For example, the median household is $45,734 for Tallahassee, $53,106 for Leon County. Likewise, the median household income is $55,660 in Florida and $62,843 in the USA.


This area has a lower level of education among residents compared to other zip codes. Only 8.1% of residents of Tallahassee’s 32305 zip code have a graduate or professional degree. Thirteen percent of the population has a bachelor’s degree. For Tallahassee, that number is 26%. Likewise, for Florida, approximately 19% have degrees beyond a bachelor’s compared to 20% of the USA.

Income distribution in 32305. The biggest part of the population has an income below $25,000.

Job Characteristics

Given the proximity to the many state and local government agencies, it makes sense that the most common occupational category is in the public administration career group. This is followed by the health care and social assistance group. Next is the education occupational category.

Other Characteristics

This area is a Tallahassee rural area. There are a handful of areas near downtown Woodville that is within walking distance to amenities. Most residential areas; however, are quiet and tucked off country roads with few sidewalks or stores within walking distance. Tallahassee’s zip code 32305 has the lowest population densities and one of the lowest walkability scores.

Walkability scores are based on a scale from 1 to 100. The higher the number, the shorter the walk to needed amenities. Even though there are walkable areas, this zip code is widely rural. Most of the homes are not within walking distance of amenities. The walkability score for Tallahassee’s 32305 zip code is 1. If you have read other zip code pages, you know that this zip code has one of the lowest walkability scores. And this means that virtually everything will require a vehicle and there are few sidewalks and parks for walking.

Schools for Houses Located in Tallahassee’s 32305 zip code.

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

Elementary Schools

Most homes in the Tallahassee 32305 zip code will be zoned for:

  • Bond,
  • Oak Ridge,
  • Pineview, or
  • Woodville Elementary.

Interested in more school details? Here, you can read more information here: Elementary School’s scores for Tallahassee. You can look up your elementary school zone here.

Middle Schools

Most homes in the 32305 zip code will be zoned for one of the following middle schools:

  • Fairview,
  • Nims, or
  • Woodville Middle.

Here you can read more information here: Middle School’s scores for Tallahassee, click here. You can look up your address for middle schools here.

High Schools

Most homes in Tallahassee’s 32305 zip code will be zone for one of the following high schools:

  • Rickards, or
  • Florida High School

You can read more information here: High School’s scores for Tallahassee. You can look to see what high school you are zoned for here.

Parks in the 32305 Zip Code

Leon County operates the Anita Davis Preserve at Lake Henrietta and Gil Waters Preserve at Lake Munson.  The City of Tallahassee maintains Jake Gaither Golf Course.  Check back soon for photos.  My husband loves to golf and we have photos! They need to be formatted for the best visual appeal, though! Please check back!

AARP Livability Score for Tallahassee’s 32305 Zip Code

This area has a fairly low AARP Livability at 52. Furthermore, its highest score is for clean air and water. Tallahassee has great tap water! The lowest score is for Health characteristics or access to health care, prevention, and quality care. The second-lowest score is for neighborhood characteristics. Lack of access to life, work, and play amenities has brought this zip code’s score down. The AARP Livability score was developed using survey data from adults over 50 years of age. They used this data to determine general preferences for community living. These included the preferences for physical ability, driving status, race, and housing amenities among many others. The livability scores range from 0 to 100. Find more information on their website here.

Real Estate Characteristics in Tallahassee Zip Code 32305

This Tallahassee zip code had a modest estimated population increase since 2010. The population density is the lowest in Tallahassee. The median sold price for this neighborhood is among the lowest in Tallahassee.  Even so, this zip code has seen a significant increase in home values.  The median sold price was $146,260 in 2019. However, the first five months of 2022 has sold a median home value of $180,250.

Only 5562% of the residents in Tallahassee’s 32305 zip code own their own homes. That means there are a lot of rental homes in this area. The 32305 zip code has a median house age of 39 years old. There is new construction in established residential areas, but no big new subdivisions are going in soon.

Real Estate in Tallahassee zip code 32305 in 2022

The median home value in the first five months of sales in 2022 is $180,250. This is significantly lower than the median home sale for Tallahassee at $245,000.  In 2022, the highest sold price per square foot was $244.44. The highest sold price was $715,000 so far.

Homes average about 47 days on the market before they are sold. It takes an average of 45 days to close a mortgage.  This is one day shorter than the average days on market for 2021. Last year, homes spent an average of 48 days on the market. The Tallahassee zip code of 32305 had 72 sales of single-family homes in 2021.

So far this year, zero townhomes sold in the 32305 zip code. This zip codes has more mobile homes sales than any other Tallahassee zip codes. So far this year, there have been 25 mobile homes sold within this area. In the 32305 zip code, the homes sold average 1,345 square feet, and 4% of homes are sold with pools. This is one of the smallest percentages in Tallahassee.

Some neighborhoods in the 32305 zip code have a handful of homes built in the early 1930s.  However, you will find newly constructed single-family homes each year as well. The most common construction year of the homes sold this year was 2006. This means that most homes sold this year were around 15 years old. The average yard size was over two-thirds of an acre at .69 acres. So far, the lowest sold price in 2022 was $35,000 for a home in Alameda Heights.