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ZIP Code 94304

Primary City:Palo Alto, CA (View All Cities)
County: Santa Clara County
Timezone: Pacific (6:01pm)
Area code: 650 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.42, -122.16
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 94304

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 94304. 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 94304. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 94304, 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:
Palo Alto, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 94304 ZIP Code

ZIP code 94304 is located in west 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 94304 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 94304 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,627
Population Density 558 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,130
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Land Area 6.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,872
Median Household Income $103,971

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male134864636781282281901238581795758366392145
Female1098750437414721917912085756057596481150223
Total2431739679152275447369243170156139114117100144242368

Gender

 Male 1,745 48%
 Female 1,882 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,380 65.6%
 Black Or African American 69 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.2%
 Asian 997 27.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.3%
 Other Race 49 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 116 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner01132426429993
Renter7542436118611676152184
Total75425374210142118251277

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 743 40%
 Single Guardian 96 5%
 Singles 894 48%
 Singles With Roommate 139 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,503 80%
 Households with Kids 369 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male29302324232315101511166851378537
Female28201620211922121311138108159114418
Total57503944444237222822291418132816199725

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 94304 has a slightly less than average 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 94304 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 94304 real estate data, the median home value of $1,000,001 is extremely high 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 94304. Rentals in 94304 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 94304 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,464 95.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 101 2.8%
 Other Institutional 52 1.4%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 94 4%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 204 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,574 74%
 Households Vacant 258 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 154 59.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 41 15.9%
 For Sale Only 1 0.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 15.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 8.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 71 4%
 1 Bedroom 734 46%
 2 Bedroom 719 45%
 3+ Bedroom 89 6%
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 $103,971 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 94304 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. Residents in ZIP code 94304 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 94304 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 94304 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 94304 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 1,266 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 621 20%
 No Earnings 1,269 40%
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 1,266 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 621 20%
 No Earnings 1,269 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 796 48%
 Public transportation 102 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 555 33%
 Worked at Home 209 13%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 94304 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 16 1%
 High School Graduate 152 11%
 Associate's degree 30 2%
 Bachelor's degree 318 24%
 Master's degree 289 21%
 Professional school degree 259 19%
 Doctorate degree 282 21%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 335 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 114 24%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 94304

ZIP Code 94304 is in the Palo Alto Unf School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 94304.

Packard Children'S Hospital/Stanford
725 Welch Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Palo Alto Unf School District
Esther B Clark School-Childrens Health Council
650 Clark Way
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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