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ZIP Code 94709

Primary City:Berkeley, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Berkeley Hills
County: Alameda County
Timezone: Pacific (5:50am)
Area code: 510 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.88, -122.27
ZIP (~1300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 94709

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 94709. 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 94709. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 94709, 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:
Berkeley, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 94709 ZIP Code

ZIP code 94709 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 94709 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. 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 94709 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,806
Population Density 20,084 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,605
Median Home Value $711,500
Land Area 0.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,189
Median Household Income $57,433

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male157134996441,491896550339298239256217262202101796059
Female121102806671,3408594592772462212292502571991408788101
Total2782361791,3112,8311,7551,009616544460485467519401241166148160

Gender

 Male 6,083 52%
 Female 5,723 48%
Gender

Race

 White 7,640 64.7%
 Black Or African American 342 2.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.2%
 Asian 2,896 24.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.2%
 Other Race 216 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 666 5.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner136314223029126712765
Renter1,0251,36550836835819411261
Total1,0381,428650598649461239126

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,121 22%
 Single Guardian 272 5%
 Singles 2,348 45%
 Singles With Roommate 1,448 28%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,682 90%
 Households with Kids 507 10%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3829322732362323201619212221241722236345401
Female3716202023182123171814161814181521242371341
Total7545524755544446373433374035423243478716742

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 94709 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 94709 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 94709 real estate data, the median home value of $711,500 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 94709. Rentals in 94709 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 94709 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,039 85%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 1,526 13%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 241 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 808 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 390 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,991 71%
 Households Vacant 416 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 162 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 6%
 For Sale Only 10 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 62 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 147 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 591 15%
 1 Bedroom 1,914 48%
 2 Bedroom 973 24%
 3+ Bedroom 547 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 $57,433 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 94709 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 94709 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 94709 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 94709 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 94709 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 94709 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 3,376 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,560 40%
 No Earnings 3,500 31%
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 3,376 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,560 40%
 No Earnings 3,500 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,865 29.3%
 Public transportation 1,135 17.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 46 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,608 40.9%
 Worked at Home 716 11.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 94709 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 118 3%
 High School Graduate 551 13%
 Associate's degree 86 2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,280 31%
 Master's degree 1,121 27%
 Professional school degree 342 8%
 Doctorate degree 636 15%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 416 51.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 376 46.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 1.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 94709

ZIP Code 94709 is in the Berkeley Unf School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 94709.

Berkeley Arts Magnet at Whittier
1645 Milvia St
Berkeley, CA 94709
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Berkeley Unf School District
School of the Madeleine
1225 Milvia St
Berkeley, CA 94709
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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