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ZIP Code 93280

Primary City:Wasco, CA (View All Cities)
County: Kern County
Timezone: Pacific (10:04am)
Coordinates:35.6, -119.5
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 93280

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 93280. 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 93280. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 93280, 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:
Wasco, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 93280 ZIP Code

ZIP code 93280 is located in south California and covers a large 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 93280 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 parents and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 93280 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,152
Population Density 84 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,012
Median Home Value $132,000
Land Area 322.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,570
Median Household Income $39,038

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 26

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1971,1261,0611,3052,0061,9001,6541,3671,2491,1398826024042491731387558
Female1,1641,0701,0021,0168217827546786815565144803352391621299985
Total2,3612,1962,0632,3212,8272,6822,4082,0451,9301,6951,3961,082739488335267174143

Gender

 Male 16,585 61%
 Female 10,567 39%
Gender

Race

 White 13,343 49.1%
 Black Or African American 1,968 7.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 306 1.1%
 Asian 194 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 10,459 38.5%
 Two Or More Races 869 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6538757870156629618367
Renter2937286414862941659129
Total3581,1151,2191,18786046127496

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,186 57%
 Single Guardian 1,550 28%
 Singles 629 11%
 Singles With Roommate 205 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 2,195 39%
 Households with Kids 3,375 61%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male223232256241224212242226222209206213202231220235227266357392
Female219241243226231208221198212206183226190197208200219197192169
Total442473499467455420463424434415389439392428428435446463549561

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 93280 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 93280 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1950s. Looking at 93280 real estate data, the median home value of $132,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 93280. Rentals in 93280 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 93280 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,432 78.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5,710 21.0%
 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 10 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,218 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 625 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,727 45%
 Households Vacant 442 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 113 25.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1.6%
 For Sale Only 143 32.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 12.2%
 For Migrant Workers 6 1.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 116 26.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 48 2%
 1 Bedroom 481 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,093 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,101 40%
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 $39,038 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 93280 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. Most commuters in 93280 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 4,565 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,424 27%
 No Earnings 10,050 50%
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 4,565 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,424 27%
 No Earnings 10,050 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,300 89.4%
 Public transportation 31 0.4%
 Taxicab 17 0.2%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 563 8.0%
 Worked at Home 127 1.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 4,801 46.5%
 High School Graduate 4,699 45.6%
 Associate's degree 397 3.8%
 Bachelor's degree 263 2.5%
 Master's degree 49 0.5%
 Professional school degree 47 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 59 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,550 85.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 154 2.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 793 12.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 93280

ZIP Code 93280 is in the Pond Union Elementary School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 93280.

Pond Elementary
29585 Pond Rd
Wasco, CA 93280
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pond Union Elementary School District
Semitropic Elementary
25300 Hwy 46
Wasco, CA 93280
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Semitropic Elementary School District
John L. Prueitt Elementary
3501 Seventh St
Wasco, CA 93280
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wasco Union Elementary School District
Karl F. Clemens Elementary
523 Brd.way Ave
Wasco, CA 93280
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wasco Union Elementary School District
Palm Avenue Elementary
1017 Palm Ave
Wasco, CA 93280
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wasco Union Elementary School District
Teresa Burke Elementary
1301 Filburn St
Wasco, CA 93280
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wasco Union Elementary School District
North Kern Vocational Training Center
2150 Seventh St
Wasco, CA 93280
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Kern Vocational Training Center School District
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
305 Griffith Ave
Wasco, CA 93280
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Wasco Union Elementary School District
Wasco High School
1900 Seventh St
Wasco, CA 93280
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wasco Union High School District
Wasco Independence High School
1445 Poso Dr
Wasco, CA 93280
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wasco Union High School District
North Kern Christian School
710 Peters St
Wasco, CA 93280
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bethany Christian School
942 7th St
Wasco, CA 93280
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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