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ZIP Code 91942

Primary City:La Mesa, CA (View All Cities)
County: San Diego County
Timezone: Pacific (3:58am)
Area code: 619 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.78, -117.02
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 91942

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 91942. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 91942. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 91942, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
La Mesa, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 91942 ZIP Code

ZIP code 91942 is located in southeast California and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 91942 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 91942 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,069
Population Density 6,524 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,285
Median Home Value $344,600
Land Area 5.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,998
Median Household Income $51,694

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0909329291,0291,6911,7671,4441,3121,2091,3691,3441,042854512382373365420
Female1,1309138209681,8361,7611,4291,2411,2231,3521,4611,2389797286206356441,027
Total2,2201,8451,7491,9973,5273,5282,8732,5532,4322,7212,8052,2801,8331,2401,0021,0081,0091,447

Gender

 Male 18,064 47%
 Female 20,005 53%
Gender

Race

 White 28,372 74.5%
 Black Or African American 2,572 6.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 227 0.6%
 Asian 2,115 5.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 180 0.5%
 Other Race 2,545 6.7%
 Two Or More Races 2,058 5.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner926921,1841,6551,572952912511
Renter1,1322,4161,6151,6491,036526505549
Total1,2243,1082,7993,3042,6081,4781,4171,060

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,005 35%
 Single Guardian 2,858 17%
 Singles 6,094 36%
 Singles With Roommate 2,041 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,780 75%
 Households with Kids 4,218 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male214236208211222185183177165185161182187214181206202200240278
Female240236206219209181175170178171165151162171196195169164244308
Total454472414430431366358347343356326333349385377401371364484586

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 91942 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 91942 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 91942 real estate data, the median home value of $344,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 91942 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 91942 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 91942 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,539 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 430 1.1%
 Other Institutional 10 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 90 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,617 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,953 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,428 52%
 Households Vacant 1,287 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 832 65%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 2%
 For Sale Only 128 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 115 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 172 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 747 8%
 1 Bedroom 3,908 42%
 2 Bedroom 3,687 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,061 11%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $51,694 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 91942 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 91942 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 12,555 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,949 28%
 No Earnings 10,641 33%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 12,555 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,949 28%
 No Earnings 10,641 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,192 87.8%
 Public transportation 466 2.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 76 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 590 3.2%
 Worked at Home 1,126 6.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 875 7%
 High School Graduate 6,291 50%
 Associate's degree 1,119 9%
 Bachelor's degree 3,199 25%
 Master's degree 787 6%
 Professional school degree 275 2%
 Doctorate degree 106 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,356 79.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 773 14.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 355 6.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 91942

ZIP Code 91942 is in the San Diego County Office of Education School District. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 91942.

East Region Court
8374 Hercules St
San Diego, CA 91942
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: San Diego County Office of Education School District
Murray Manor Elementary
8305 El Paso St
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Mesa-Spring Valley School District
Northmont Elementary
9405 Gregory St
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Mesa-Spring Valley School District
College Preparatory Middle School
5150 Jackson Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mountain Empire Unf School District
Parkway Middle School
9009 Park Plaza Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: La Mesa-Spring Valley School District
East Region Community School of Greater La Mesa
8374 Hercules St
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: San Diego County Office of Education School District
East Region Community School of Greater El Cajon
8374 Hercules St
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: San Diego County Office of Education School District
St Martin of Tours Academy
7708 El Cajon Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christ Lutheran School
7921 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
College Center Montessori School
7484 University Ave Ste 100
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
La Mesa Christian School
9407 Jericho Rd
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran School
9191 Fletcher Pkwy
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mt Helix Academy - Tiee
5955 Severin Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Warren-Walker School-La Mesa
5150 Wilson St
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Leo Hamel K-8 Academy
5300 Jackson Dr Ste a
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mt Helix Academy
5955 Severin Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Calvary Chapel La Mesa Christian School
7525 El Cajon Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Taproot Montessori-La Mesa
5173 Guava Ave
La Mesa, CA 91942
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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