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ZIP Code 94609

Primary City:Oakland, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Temescal
County: Alameda County
Timezone: Pacific (10:50pm)
Area code: 510 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.83, -122.26
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 94609

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 94609. 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 94609. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 94609, 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:
Oakland, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 94609 ZIP Code

ZIP code 94609 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 94609 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. 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 94609 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,596
Population Density 12,057 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,348
Median Home Value $457,000
Land Area 1.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,413
Median Household Income $52,400

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5434103633857981,2641,2371,019817712586527439293150899077
Female5194163313849821,5171,3191,025778693602595508324198175173258
Total1,0628266947691,7802,7812,5562,0441,5951,4051,1881,122947617348264263335

Gender

 Male 9,799 48%
 Female 10,797 52%
Gender

Race

 White 9,596 46.6%
 Black Or African American 6,847 33.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 153 0.7%
 Asian 1,624 7.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 45 0.2%
 Other Race 942 4.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,389 6.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner20316695597536308212135
Renter6062,3021,40896277434014359
Total6262,6182,1031,5591,310648355194

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,029 22%
 Single Guardian 1,644 17%
 Singles 3,714 39%
 Singles With Roommate 2,026 22%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,590 81%
 Households with Kids 1,823 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1219711490948385688077747066766675827488111
Female991139888957485808275527969567266797790128
Total220210212178189157170148162152126149135132138141161151178239

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 94609 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 94609 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 94609 real estate data, the median home value of $457,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 94609 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 94609 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 94609 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,920 96.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 41 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 262 1.3%
 Other Institutional 23 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 350 1.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,333 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 486 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,594 64%
 Households Vacant 935 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 461 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 3%
 For Sale Only 111 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 276 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 800 12%
 1 Bedroom 2,956 43%
 2 Bedroom 2,047 30%
 3+ Bedroom 1,045 15%
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 $52,400 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 94609 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 94609 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 94609 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. Most commuters in 94609 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 7,866 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,723 31%
 No Earnings 5,062 27%
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 7,866 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,723 31%
 No Earnings 5,062 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,337 53.3%
 Public transportation 2,903 24.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 85 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,755 14.8%
 Worked at Home 808 6.8%
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 594 8%
 High School Graduate 2,963 39%
 Associate's degree 513 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,409 32%
 Master's degree 768 10%
 Professional school degree 151 2%
 Doctorate degree 168 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,589 69.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 403 17.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 280 12.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 94609

ZIP Code 94609 is in the Oakland Unf School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 94609.

Infant and Preschool Program
4521 Webster St
Oakland, CA 94609
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Oakland Unf School District
Emerson Elementary
4803 Lawton Ave
Oakland, CA 94609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oakland Unf School District
Peralta Elementary
460 63rd St
Oakland, CA 94609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oakland Unf School District
Sankofa Academy
581 61st St
Oakland, CA 94609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oakland Unf School District
Street Academy (alternative)
417 29th St
Oakland, CA 94609
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oakland Unf School District
Oakland International High School
4521 Webster St
Oakland, CA 94609
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oakland Unf School District
St Martin De Porres School
675 41st St
Oakland, CA 94609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Park Day School
360 42nd St
Oakland, CA 94609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Escuela Bilingue Internacional
410 Alcatraz Ave
Oakland, CA 94609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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