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ZIP Code 94597

Primary City:Walnut Creek, CA (View All Cities)
County: Contra Costa County
Timezone: Pacific (2:37am)
Area code: 925 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.92, -122.07
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 94597

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 94597. 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 94597. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 94597, 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:
Walnut Creek, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 94597 ZIP Code

ZIP code 94597 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 94597 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 large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 94597 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,277
Population Density 5,180 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,181
Median Home Value $567,400
Land Area 3.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,541
Median Household Income $86,227

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male 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
Male5845104254485381,011967783716740749648547370239190138147
Female5994434123955681,072899761761781805750674453304296230324
Total1,1839538378431,1062,0831,8661,5441,4771,5211,5541,3981,221823543486368471

Gender

 Male 9,750 48%
 Female 10,527 52%
Gender

Race

 White 15,058 74.3%
 Black Or African American 495 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 74 0.4%
 Asian 2,895 14.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 48 0.2%
 Other Race 634 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,073 5.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner214678071,1491,158655363149
Renter3391,62995178052025820194
Total3602,0961,7581,9291,678913564243

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,820 40%
 Single Guardian 1,098 12%
 Singles 3,586 38%
 Singles With Roommate 1,037 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,361 77%
 Households with Kids 2,180 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male117105114109119102997911187898082871177785907979
Female11511510911893859875929184689673918876815972
Total232220223227212187197154203178173148178160208165161171138151

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 94597 has a small 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 94597 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 94597 real estate data, the median home value of $567,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 94597 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 94597 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 94597 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,052 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 194 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 31 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,895 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 874 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,772 47%
 Households Vacant 640 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 329 51%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 4%
 For Sale Only 66 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 74 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 118 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 389 8%
 1 Bedroom 1,915 38%
 2 Bedroom 2,088 41%
 3+ Bedroom 692 14%
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 $86,227 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 94597 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. ZIP code 94597 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 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 94597. 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 8,463 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,390 25%
 No Earnings 4,562 26%
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 8,463 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,390 25%
 No Earnings 4,562 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,352 64.9%
 Public transportation 2,497 22.0%
 Taxicab 52 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 723 6.4%
 Worked at Home 702 6.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 94597 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 141 2%
 High School Graduate 2,241 30%
 Associate's degree 527 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,669 35%
 Master's degree 1,215 16%
 Professional school degree 497 7%
 Doctorate degree 257 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,429 61.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 721 30.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 182 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 94597

ZIP Code 94597 is in the Walnut Creek Elementary School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 94597.

Buena Vista Elementary
2355 San Juan Ave
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Walnut Creek Elementary School District
Walnut Creek Intermediate
2425 Walnut Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Walnut Creek Elementary School District
Palmer School
2740 Jones Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Contra Costa Christian School
2721 Larkey Ln
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Garden Gate Montessori School
63 Sandy Ln
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Alice'S Montessori Learning Center
3158 Putnam Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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