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ZIP Code 94306

Primary City:Palo Alto, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Barron Park
County: Santa Clara County
Timezone: Pacific (9:45am)
Area code: 650 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.41, -122.13
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 94306

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 94306. 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 94306. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 94306, 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 94306 ZIP Code

ZIP code 94306 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 94306 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 small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 94306 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,469
Population Density 6,322 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,243
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Land Area 4.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,747
Median Household Income $110,580

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7419149448525438867778549471,242963908678482362331237272
Female6888878897984707637549261,1211,2201,054880772589492405348480
Total1,4291,8011,8331,6501,0131,6491,5311,7802,0682,4622,0171,7881,4501,071854736585752

Gender

 Male 12,933 49%
 Female 13,536 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,035 60.6%
 Black Or African American 552 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 70 0.3%
 Asian 7,806 29.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 61 0.2%
 Other Race 808 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,137 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner121738761,5831,389855640329
Renter2041,3121,084962528279263258
Total2161,4851,9602,5451,9171,134903587

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,615 52%
 Single Guardian 1,207 11%
 Singles 3,098 29%
 Singles With Roommate 827 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,110 66%
 Households with Kids 3,637 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1281411651781692071901801681701931822001992312102041456285
Female1281441521551591831681821951741771861601922062241861216152
Total256285317333328390358362363344370368360391437434390266123137

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 94306 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 94306 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 94306 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 94306. Rentals in 94306 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 94306 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,388 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 4 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 77 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,075 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,782 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,890 43%
 Households Vacant 496 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 251 50.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 4.0%
 For Sale Only 40 8.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 4.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 12.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 20.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 366 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,699 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,864 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,129 22%
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 $110,580 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 94306 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. Residents in ZIP code 94306 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 94306 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 94306 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 9,689 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,353 25%
 No Earnings 6,257 29%
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 9,689 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,353 25%
 No Earnings 6,257 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,298 70.4%
 Public transportation 863 6.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 22 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,047 15.5%
 Worked at Home 983 7.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 94306 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 255 3%
 High School Graduate 1,381 16%
 Associate's degree 419 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,808 20%
 Master's degree 2,346 26%
 Professional school degree 821 9%
 Doctorate degree 1,830 21%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,706 82.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 864 15.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 164 2.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 94306

ZIP Code 94306 is in the Palo Alto Unf School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 94306.

Herbert Hoover Elementary
445 East Charleston Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palo Alto Unf School District
El Carmelo Elementary
3024 Bryant St
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palo Alto Unf School District
Fairmeadow Elementary
500 East Meadow Dr
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palo Alto Unf School District
Juana Briones Elementary
4100 Orme St
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palo Alto Unf School District
Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School
480 East Meadow Dr
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Palo Alto Unf School District
Barron Park Elementary
800 Barron Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palo Alto Unf School District
Terman Middle School
655 Arastradero Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Palo Alto Unf School District
Henry M. Gunn High School
780 Arastradero Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Palo Alto Unf School District
Keys School
2890 Middlefield Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Casa Dei Bambini School
457 College Ave
Palo Ato, CA 94306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto
456 College Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School
450 San Antonio Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bowman International School
4000 Terman Dr
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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