The Zip Codes Where Vaccination Rates Are Highest

We also looked at the rest of the state to see where vaccination rates are highest and lowest.

By Allison Forsyth July 22, 2021

With Covid-19 cases on the rise in Florida, questions about vaccinations are growing. Are people getting vaccinated in our state? And do high vaccination rates only reflect that of counties with fewer population numbers?

A map from the New York Times updated on July 14 says Florida is the third-highest state in Covid cases in the U.S., and according to state officials, 23,697 Covid-19 cases were reported over the seven-day period from July 2 to 9. This is a 48 percent increase in weekly cases from the last reporting period, and double the number of weekly cases seen last month.

Here's a breakdown of the top 10 highest vs. lowest vaccination numbers by zip code in the state, and the highest and lowest of Sarasota and Manatee counties. The numbers come from a map by the Tampa Bay Times, which reflects vaccination rates of those who have had at least the first dose as of June 2021. The map's vaccination data comes from the Florida Department of Health. The map's population data come from the U.S. Census Bureau as of 2019. Cases where the number of vaccinated residents is greater than the population estimate are recorded as 100 percent vaccinated.

Highest Vaccination Rates in Sarasota-Manatee, by Zip Code

34211: Manatee County, Lakewood Ranch, 100 percent vaccinated; population 8,898

34216: Anna Maria Island, 100 percent vaccinated; population: 724

34215: Cortez, 100 percent vaccinated; population: 596

34228: Longboat Key, 99.5 percent vaccinated; population: 7,283

34242: Siesta Key, 89.3 percent vaccinated; population: 7,465

34238: Sarasota County, Vamo, 86.1 percent vaccinated; population: 20,049

Lowest Vaccination Rates in Sarasota-Manatee, by Zip Code

34208: Manatee County, Samoset, 32.2 percent vaccinated; population: 40,998

34207: Manatee County, Bayshore Gardens, 33.5 percent vaccinated; population: 36,292

34205: Manatee County, Downtown Bradenton, 36.9 percent vaccinated; population: 32,294

34237: Sarasota Countybetween 17th Street and Bahia Vista, east of U.S. 301 and west of Beneva Road, 42 percent vaccinated; population: 18,071

34234: Sarasota County, between University Parkway and 17th Street, west of North Lockwood Ridge Road, 42.7 percent vaccinated; population: 21,932

34232: Sarasota County, between 17th Street and Bee Ridge Road, east of Beneva Road and west of I-75, 48 percent vaccinated: population: 35,240

Highest Vaccination Rates in Florida, by Zip Code

Several counties on the east coast have gained 100 percent vaccination, including parts of Broward County, Key Biscayne, North Miami Beach and Collier County. Here are some more top vaccination counties.

34739: Osceola County, 100 percent vaccination; population 243

34987: Port St. Lucie, 100 percent vaccination; population 9,717

33178: Miami-Dade County, 100 percent vaccination; population 52,206

34211: Manatee County, 100 percent vaccination; population 8,898

33946: Charlotte County, 100 percent vaccination; population 2,104

34747: Kissimmee, 100 percent vaccination; population 21, 354

32827: Orlando, Orange County, 100 percent vaccination; population 9,427

32963: Vero Beach, Indian River County, 99.7 percent vaccination; population 15,027

34228: Longboat Key, Sarasota County, 99.5 percent vaccination; population 7,283

32920: Cape Canaveral, Brevard County, 94.9 percent vaccination; population 10,283

The Lowest Vaccination Rates in Florida, by Zip Code

Rates lower than 2.1 percent were not counted. Several counties at the southern tip of Florida and throughout the panhandle are not included, as their vaccination rates are below that percentage.

32403: Tyndall's Air Force Base, 3.5 percent vaccinated; population: 2,779

32508: Pensacola, 4.3 percent vaccinated; population: 5,383

32072: Altoona, Lake County, 7.6 percent vaccinated; population: 211

32544: Okaloosa County, 8.2 percent vaccinated; population: 1,962

34137: Copeland, Collier County, 8.9 percent vaccinated; population: 651

32410: Mexico Beach, Bay County, 9.6 percent vaccinated; population 964

32542: Eglin Air Force Base, 9.6 percent vaccinated; population 3,128

33621: Hillsborough County, 11.5 percent vaccinated; population 2,751

34785: Sumter County, 12.7 percent vaccinated; population 38,097

33973: Lee County, 13.1 percent vaccinated; population 17,161

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