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ZIP Code 94549

Primary City:Lafayette, CA (View All Cities)
County: Contra Costa County
Timezone: Pacific (8:11pm)
Coordinates:37.90, -122.12
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 94549

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 94549. 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 94549. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 94549, 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:
Lafayette, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 94549 ZIP Code

ZIP code 94549 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 94549 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 94549 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,864
Population Density 1,399 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,896
Median Home Value $973,500
Land Area 19.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,414
Median Household Income $135,980

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6569601,0479574364234346279651,0571,2141,1231,003773480328281282
Female6389179998454294144997351,0511,2601,3211,1581,036751511389414451
Total1,2941,8772,0461,8028658379331,3622,0162,3172,5352,2812,0391,524991717695733

Gender

 Male 13,046 49%
 Female 13,818 51%
Gender

Race

 White 22,811 84.9%
 Black Or African American 197 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 71 0.3%
 Asian 2,387 8.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 30 0.1%
 Other Race 266 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,102 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner91681,0972,0242,0661,352794411
Renter127499579578344138112116
Total1366671,6762,6022,4101,490906527

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,657 64%
 Single Guardian 1,002 10%
 Singles 2,174 21%
 Singles With Roommate 581 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,829 66%
 Households with Kids 3,585 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10912816114419118019718021221519718521523523122721318410292
Female961371391541641762071791911961722191942182172002221347264
Total205265300298355356404359403411369404409453448427435318174156

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 94549 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 94549 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 94549 real estate data, the median home value of $973,500 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 94549. Rentals in 94549 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 94549 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,740 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 61 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 58 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,011 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,910 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,493 23%
 Households Vacant 482 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 163 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 64 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 67 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 147 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 120 5%
 1 Bedroom 709 28%
 2 Bedroom 1,006 40%
 3+ Bedroom 682 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 $135,980 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 94549 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. ZIP code 94549 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 94549 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. However, that is not the case in 94549. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,553 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,542 25%
 No Earnings 7,749 35%
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 8,553 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,542 25%
 No Earnings 7,749 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,901 72.4%
 Public transportation 1,776 14.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 83 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 262 2.1%
 Worked at Home 1,276 10.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 94549 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 244 3%
 High School Graduate 1,658 18%
 Associate's degree 431 5%
 Bachelor's degree 3,506 37%
 Master's degree 1,940 21%
 Professional school degree 1,068 11%
 Doctorate degree 548 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,779 77.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,203 19.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 185 3.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 94549

ZIP Code 94549 is in the Lafayette Elementary School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 94549.

Burton Valley Elementary
561 Merriewood Dr
Lafayette, CA 94549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Elementary School District
Happy Valley Elementary
3855 Happy Valley Rd
Lafayette, CA 94549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Elementary School District
Lafayette Elementary
950 Moraga Rd
Lafayette, CA 94549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Elementary School District
M. H. Stanley Middle School
3455 School St
Lafayette, CA 94549
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lafayette Elementary School District
Springhill Elementary
3301 Springhill Rd
Lafayette, CA 94549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lafayette Elementary School District
Acalanes High School
1200 Pleasant Hill Rd
Lafayette, CA 94549
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Acalanes Union High School District
St Perpetua School
3445 Hamlin Rd
Lafayette, CA 94549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Contra Costa Jewish Day School
3836 Mt Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA 94549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Meher Schools
999 Leland Dr
Lafayette, CA 94549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Child Day School - Lafayette
1049 Stuart St
Lafayette, CA 94549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Diablo Valley Montessori School
3390 Deer Hill Rd
Lafayette, CA 94549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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