Tallahassee Zip Code 32312 – What To Know Before Moving


The Tallahassee zip code of 32312 is north of the Tallahassee city center. It includes some of the most affluent residential neighborhoods and many lakefront homes. The area in this zip code is in the Tallahassee Board of Realtor’s northeast areas of the MLS.

Buyers want to know what an area is like before they make a purchase. 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. Details below.

Who lives in Tallahassee’s 32312-zipcode?

According to Esri, the people living in this area have established wealth and education and are well-traveled married couples. The trade report is based on data collected by Esri. They take MASSIVE amounts of data and group populations with similar interests and lifestyles. They grouped Tallahassee’s zip code 32312 data into five consumer groups. We have detailed two groups below. These two groups make up almost 57% of the population in Tallahassee’s 32312 zip code.  By the way, you will find these groups called Tapestry Segments in the report.


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 32312 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 what percentage of homes in the area have children and the age ranges of those children.  We have information on schools zoned for the 32312 zip code and a link to the school grade reports for public elementary, middle, and high schools.

For more information, download the free report here: Neighborhood Report Tallahassee FL 32312 .

Population Stats in Tallahassee’s 32312 Zip Code: Density, Age, and Income Distributions, Education, and Job Characteristics

Population Density

The population in Tallahassee’s zip code 32312 is estimated at 34.4K (or 291 people per square mile). The population has grown 10.5% 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 41, like three of Tallahassee’s other zip codes. 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 population is between 35 and 54 years of age.

Commuting in Tallahassee’s 32312 zip code

Over 63% residents have a commute time of less than 30 minutes and almost 18% have a commute time of less than 15 minutes. More than 7% work from home.

Income Distribution

The area has the highest per capita income at $51,736. This is much higher 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 the highest median household income at $99,849. This means that there are as many people earning over $100k annually as there are earning under that amount. This makes the zip code one of the most affluent areas in Tallahassee. 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 high level of education among residents. Tallahassee’s 32312 zip code area has the highest populations of residents with graduate or professional degree. It is only one of three zip codes with less than 1% of the population having less than a 9th grade education. More than 64% of the population has at least a college education.  Furthermore, 30% of residents have graduate or professional degrees beyond a bachelor’s degree.

Job Characteristics

Given the proximity of the state capital and the many universities, it makes sense that the most common occupational category is the professional, scientific, and technical group. This is followed closely by the public administration and education career sectors.

Other Characteristics

Many of the neighborhoods in the 32312 area include large and sometimes wooded lots. Because of this it has one of the lowest walkability score in Tallahassee. Walkability scores are based on a scale from 1 to 100. The higher the number, the shorter the walk to needed amenities. The walkability score for Tallahassee’s 32312 zip code is 0.8. This means virtually everything will require a vehicle. Compared to other areas of town, the 32312 area has few neighborhoods with sidewalks. We have met many neighbors walking their dogs in the street.

This area has a low AARP Livability at 50. Furthermore, it’s score is one of the lowest in the Tallahassee area. 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, housing amenities among many others. The livability scores range from 0 to 100.

Overview of Real Estate Characteristics in Tallahassee Zip Code 32312

This zip code has the highest estimated value home value in Tallahassee. It also holds the highest median sold price for the first five months of 2022 and the highest sold price at $2.2 million. There are more pool homes sold in Tallahassee’s 32312 zip code than any other and the shortest time on market. Eighty-three percent of the residents in Tallahassee’s 32312 zip code own their own homes.

Like all the zip codes in Tallahassee, there have been significant increases in home values in the past 12 months.  In spite of increasing more than 33% in the past 36 months (over 15% year over year), two other zip codes had greater increases.

Real Estate in Tallahassee zip code 32312 in 2022

The 32312 zip code area sells more homes than all but one other area in Tallahassee. The median home value in the first five months of sales in 2022 is $433,940. This is significantly higher than the median home sale for Tallahassee at $245,000.  The median sold price per square foot is $198.03 and is the third highest in Tallahassee.

Homes average about 33 days on the market before they are sold. This is the shortest time on market of any Tallahassee zip code. This is five days shorter than the average days on market for 2021. Last year, homes spent an average of 38 days on the market.

So far this year, there have been eight townhomes sold in the 32312 zip code. There are very few mobile homes located within this area. In the 32312 zip code, the homes sold average over 2,300 square feet, and 21% of them are sold with pools.

Some neighborhoods in the 32312 zip code have a handful of homes built mid-century or earlier.  However, while you will find many homes newly constructed, there are few new neighborhoods in 32312 zip codes.

Due to new construction, this zip code has one of the youngest median ages of homes. (The median age of residents is one of the highest in the area.) The median age of homes is 29 years old. This also means that the average size of the yard is shrinking.

One of the biggest complaints we hear about new construction in Tallahassee is the size of the yards.  Unfortunately, yard sizes are getting smaller over time. Right now, the average lot size in the 32312 zip code  is over half of an acre.