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ZIP Code 95003

Primary City:Aptos, CA (View All Cities)
County: Santa Cruz County
Timezone: Pacific (1:42am)
Area code: 831 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.01, -121.88
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 95003

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 95003. 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 95003. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 95003, 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:
Aptos, CA
Unacceptable:
Rio Del Mar, Seacliff, Seascape

Stats and Demographics for the 95003 ZIP Code

ZIP code 95003 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 95003 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 95003 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,974
Population Density 682 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,719
Median Home Value $656,700
Land Area 35.15 sq mi
Water Area 1.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,031
Median Household Income $83,507

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5596436767326085935946127269279961,1531,052651377273208229
Female5616416886785405436066808521,0811,1301,1591,035704457354326330
Total1,1201,2841,3641,4101,1481,1361,2001,2921,5782,0082,1262,3122,0871,355834627534559

Gender

 Male 11,609 48%
 Female 12,365 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,828 86.9%
 Black Or African American 185 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 157 0.7%
 Asian 839 3.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 29 0.1%
 Other Race 986 4.1%
 Two Or More Races 950 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner262438281,6742,0961,235688319
Renter19064960361154516310160
Total2168921,4312,2852,6411,398789379

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,120 51%
 Single Guardian 1,311 13%
 Singles 2,617 26%
 Singles With Roommate 983 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,295 73%
 Households with Kids 2,736 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male114123126104110134134130135148132146127123141134151154152134
Female12092120113111133133126138130133144154127147139145127120110
Total234215246217221267267256273278265290281250288273296281272244

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 95003 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 95003 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 95003 real estate data, the median home value of $656,700 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 95003. Rentals in 95003 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 95003 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,871 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 98 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,354 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,755 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,922 25%
 Households Vacant 1,688 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 133 7.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.5%
 For Sale Only 121 7.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,244 73.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 149 8.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 115 4%
 1 Bedroom 536 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,274 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,098 36%
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 $83,507 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 95003 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 95003 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. Most commuters in 95003 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,637 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,035 30%
 No Earnings 6,627 33%
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 7,637 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,035 30%
 No Earnings 6,627 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,942 83.9%
 Public transportation 160 1.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 38 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 500 4.2%
 Worked at Home 1,208 10.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 95003 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 316 4%
 High School Graduate 3,104 38%
 Associate's degree 757 9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,352 29%
 Master's degree 923 11%
 Professional school degree 386 5%
 Doctorate degree 256 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,213 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 667 16.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 286 6.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 95003

ZIP Code 95003 is in the Pajaro Valley Unf School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 95003.

Mar Vista Elementary
6860 Soquel Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pajaro Valley Unf School District
Rio Del Mar Elementary
819 Pinehurst Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pajaro Valley Unf School District
Valencia Elementary
250 Aptos School Rd
Aptos, CA 95003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pajaro Valley Unf School District
Aptos High School
100 Mariner Way
Aptos, CA 95003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pajaro Valley Unf School District
Aptos Junior High School
1001 Huntington Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Pajaro Valley Unf School District
Delta Charter
6500 Soquel Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Santa Cruz City High School District
Santa Cruz Montessori School
6230 Soquel Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Twin Lakes Christian School
2701 Cabrillo College Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Aptos Academy
1940 Bonita Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Magic Apple School
2120 Trout Gulch
Aptos, CA 95003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Orchard School
2408 Trout Gulch Rd
Aptos, CA 95003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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