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ZIP Code 91978

Primary City:Spring Valley, CA (View All Cities)
County: San Diego County
Timezone: Pacific (7:58pm)
Area code: 619 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.72, -116.94
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 91978

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 91978. 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 91978. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 91978, 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:
Spring Valley, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 91978 ZIP Code

ZIP code 91978 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 91978 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 91978 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,896
Population Density 1,390 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,159
Median Home Value $344,400
Land Area 6.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,024
Median Household Income $69,601

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male27629331933936733326724528430631529226416587855555
Female234250332341320305291254305381375363272156119967481
Total510543651680687638558499589687690655536321206181129136

Gender

 Male 4,347 49%
 Female 4,549 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,772 64.9%
 Black Or African American 790 8.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 69 0.8%
 Asian 449 5.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 45 0.5%
 Other Race 1,235 13.9%
 Two Or More Races 536 6.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2216932851654026316982
Renter10725018318113748218
Total12941951169767731119090

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,651 55%
 Single Guardian 635 21%
 Singles 550 18%
 Singles With Roommate 188 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,886 62%
 Households with Kids 1,138 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6766483761535857647149418276687773586373
Female4348425447514463456683516864597163747461
Total110114909110810410212010913713292150140127148136132137134

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 91978 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 91978 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 91978 real estate data, the median home value of $344,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 91978 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 91978 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 91978 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,864 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 32 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,566 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 523 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 935 30%
 Households Vacant 135 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 44 32.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2.2%
 For Sale Only 37 27.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 5.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 5.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 26.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 146 14%
 2 Bedroom 493 49%
 3+ Bedroom 373 37%
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 $69,601 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 91978 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 91978 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,348 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,556 21%
 No Earnings 2,537 34%
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 3,348 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,556 21%
 No Earnings 2,537 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,138 92.0%
 Public transportation 8 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 76 1.7%
 Worked at Home 269 6.0%
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 302 10.1%
 High School Graduate 1,601 53.7%
 Associate's degree 263 8.8%
 Bachelor's degree 543 18.2%
 Master's degree 214 7.2%
 Professional school degree 14 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 43 1.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,509 79.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 228 12.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 160 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 91978

ZIP Code 91978 is in the La Mesa-Spring Valley School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 91978.

Loma Elementary
10355 Loma Ln
Spring Valley, CA 91978
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Mesa-Spring Valley School District
Steele Canyon High School
12440 Campo Rd
Spring Valley, CA 91978
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grossmont Union High School District
Montessori Achievement Centre
10435 Campo Rd
Spring Valley, CA 91978
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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