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ZIP Code 92121

Primary City:San Diego, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Sorrento Valley
County: San Diego County
Timezone: Pacific (12:28pm)
Area code: 619 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.90, -117.21
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 92121

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 92121. 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 92121. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 92121, 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:
San Diego, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 92121 ZIP Code

ZIP code 92121 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 92121 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 92121 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,179
Population Density 341 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,752
Median Home Value $569,000
Land Area 12.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,677
Median Household Income $104,063

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1051137959496266199173171162115815835312487
Female12410160674111961592161281291069569563222818
Total2292141391269074623583892992912211761279163461625

Gender

 Male 2,182 52%
 Female 1,997 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,354 56.3%
 Black Or African American 57 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 1,430 34.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 120 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 205 4.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1591238232155682811
Renter29728513875241073
Total312376376307179783514

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 732 44%
 Single Guardian 126 8%
 Singles 378 23%
 Singles With Roommate 441 26%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,289 77%
 Households with Kids 388 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male18211920222815321613131517214149151777
Female222032212022212117101113161014910102489
Total40415141425036533323242833311823192541166

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 92121 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 92121 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 92121 real estate data, the median home value of $569,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 92121 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 92121 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ 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 92121 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,179 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 731 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 107 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 839 48%
 Households Vacant 75 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 55%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 5 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 73 9%
 1 Bedroom 180 23%
 2 Bedroom 248 32%
 3+ Bedroom 269 35%
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 $104,063 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 92121 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. More commuters in 92121 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,809 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,065 28%
 No Earnings 876 23%
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 1,809 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,065 28%
 No Earnings 876 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,167 85%
 Public transportation 87 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 21 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 178 7%
 Worked at Home 103 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 92121 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 30 2%
 High School Graduate 243 15%
 Associate's degree 24 2%
 Bachelor's degree 593 37%
 Master's degree 349 22%
 Professional school degree 92 6%
 Doctorate degree 267 17%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 332 50%
 Enrolled in Private School 307 47%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 92121

ZIP Code 92121 is in the San Diego Unf School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 92121.

Audeo Charter
10170 Huennekens St
San Diego, CA 92121
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: San Diego Unf School District
Charter School of San Diego
10170 Huennekens St
San Diego, CA 92121
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: San Diego Unf School District
Kinderhouse Montessori School
6540 Flanders Dr
San Diego, CA 92121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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