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ZIP Code 93401

Primary City:San Luis Obispo, CA (View All Cities)
County: San Luis Obispo County
Timezone: Pacific (10:03am)
Area code: 805 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.2, -120.6
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 93401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 93401. 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 93401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 93401, 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 Luis Obispo, CA
Acceptable:
Sn Luis Obisp

Stats and Demographics for the 93401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 93401 is located in south 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 93401 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 93401 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,033
Population Density 401 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,378
Median Home Value $545,400
Land Area 69.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,499
Median Household Income $52,730

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5515585907872,8121,405893691715877932903786500337295244273
Female5246005807472,3961,1157176117158501,009928783612433380396488
Total1,0751,1581,1701,5345,2082,5201,6101,3021,4301,7271,9411,8311,5691,112770675640761

Gender

 Male 14,149 50%
 Female 13,884 50%
Gender

Race

 White 24,225 86.4%
 Black Or African American 310 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 174 0.6%
 Asian 1,084 3.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 29 0.1%
 Other Race 1,185 4.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,026 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner773146241,3001,462896663339
Renter1,9141,767879821641315255232
Total1,9912,0811,5032,1212,1031,211918571

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,365 35%
 Single Guardian 1,325 11%
 Singles 4,291 34%
 Singles With Roommate 2,518 20%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,089 81%
 Households with Kids 2,410 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10899110113100122105106125105117123125120138132143157217496
Female1021119310313211711212711213299106121122134130126165192434
Total210210203216232239217233237237216229246242272262269322409930

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 93401 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 93401 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 93401 real estate data, the median home value of $545,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 93401. Rentals in 93401 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 93401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,520 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 140 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 26 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 338 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,855 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,820 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,824 51%
 Households Vacant 879 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 287 32.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 2.6%
 For Sale Only 95 10.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 3.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 244 27.8%
 For Migrant Workers 6 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 198 22.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 589 8%
 1 Bedroom 1,973 28%
 2 Bedroom 2,532 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,912 27%
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 $52,730 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 93401 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 93401 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 93401 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 8,556 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,770 35%
 No Earnings 7,685 31%
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 8,556 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,770 35%
 No Earnings 7,685 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,185 77.3%
 Public transportation 245 1.7%
 Taxicab 10 0.1%
 Motorcycle 60 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,918 13.3%
 Worked at Home 1,043 7.2%
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 578 7%
 High School Graduate 3,111 36%
 Associate's degree 754 9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,584 30%
 Master's degree 845 10%
 Professional school degree 343 4%
 Doctorate degree 375 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,492 73.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 662 19.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 227 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 93401

ZIP Code 93401 is in the San Luis Coastal Unf School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 93401.

Peep - De'Groot - Prepare
1500 Lizzie St
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: San Luis Coastal Unf School District
Hawthorne Elementary
2125 Story St
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Luis Coastal Unf School District
Los Ranchos Elementary
5785 Los Ranchos Rd
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Luis Coastal Unf School District
Sinsheimer Elementary
2755 Augusta St
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Luis Coastal Unf School District
San Luis Obispo High School
1499 San Luis Dr
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: San Luis Coastal Unf School District
Mission College Preparatory Catholic High School
682 Palm St
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Old Mission School
761 Broad St
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Montessori Childrens School
4200 S Higuera St
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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