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ZIP Code 95521

Primary City:Arcata, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Arcata
County: Humboldt County
Timezone: Pacific (10:26am)
Area code: 707 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.8, -124.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 95521

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 95521. 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 95521. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 95521, 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:
Arcata, CA
Acceptable:
Mc Kinleyville, Mckinleyville
Unacceptable:
Manila

Stats and Demographics for the 95521 ZIP Code

ZIP code 95521 is located in northwest 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 95521 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is 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 95521 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,199
Population Density 378 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,068
Median Home Value $345,100
Land Area 53.50 sq mi
Water Area 17.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,643
Median Household Income $34,046

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 27

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3943443651,0662,0751,22979856739645555357048728219213110893
Female3543513351,4002,1661,004646431357462554565490277210172143177
Total7486957002,4664,2412,2331,4449987539171,1071,135977559402303251270

Gender

 Male 10,105 50%
 Female 10,094 50%
Gender

Race

 White 16,715 82.8%
 Black Or African American 387 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 470 2.3%
 Asian 477 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 37 0.2%
 Other Race 856 4.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,257 6.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner50240342650933520336172
Renter1,8681,6956655503861336439
Total1,9181,9351,0071,2001,319653400211

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,199 25%
 Single Guardian 1,154 13%
 Singles 3,068 35%
 Singles With Roommate 2,222 26%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,073 82%
 Households with Kids 1,570 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8681707266706585586564908363739275317509483
Female81738353647664707762707566627910197479644563
Total1671541531251301461291551351271341651491251521931727961,1531,046

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 95521 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 95521 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 95521 real estate data, the median home value of $345,100 is 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 95521. Rentals in 95521 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 95521 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,416 91%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 1,532 8%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 251 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,896 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,347 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,400 60%
 Households Vacant 425 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 124 29.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 4.7%
 For Sale Only 33 7.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 98 23.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 138 32.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 147 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,438 29%
 2 Bedroom 2,069 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,253 26%
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 $34,046 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 95521 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. 95521 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 95521 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,048 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,300 47%
 No Earnings 5,331 30%
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 4,048 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,300 47%
 No Earnings 5,331 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,380 69.4%
 Public transportation 128 1.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,028 22.1%
 Worked at Home 649 7.1%
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 518 9%
 High School Graduate 2,477 43%
 Associate's degree 594 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,298 22%
 Master's degree 375 6%
 Professional school degree 169 3%
 Doctorate degree 384 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,223 87.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 156 6.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 170 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 95521

ZIP Code 95521 is in the Northern Humboldt Union High School District. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 95521.

Laurel Tree Charter
4555 Valley West Blvd
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Northern Humboldt Union High School District
Sunny Brae Middle School
1430 Buttermilk Ln
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Arcata Elementary School District
Arcata Elementary
2400 Baldwin St
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Arcata Elementary School District
Coastal Grove Charter
1897 South St
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Arcata Elementary School District
Fuente Nueva Charter
1897 South St
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Arcata Elementary School District
Union Street Charter
470 Union St
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Arcata Elementary School District
Redwood Coast Montessori
1611 Peninsula Dr
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Arcata Elementary School District
Pacific Union Elementary
3001 Janes Rd
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pacific Union Elementary School District
Trillium Charter
1464 Spear Ave
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pacific Union Elementary School District
Arcata High School
1720 M St
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northern Humboldt Union High School District
Pacific Coast High (continuation)
1720 M St
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northern Humboldt Union High School District
Tsurai High (continuation)
1300 Murray Rd
Mckinleyville, CA 95521
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northern Humboldt Union High School District
Northern Humboldt Community Day
1320 M St
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northern Humboldt Union High School District
Six Rivers Charter High School
1720 M St
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northern Humboldt Union High School District
Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy
285 Bayside Rd
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Humboldt County Office of Education School District
St Mary'S Catholic School
1730 Janes Rd
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Arcata Christian School
1700 Union St
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mad River Montessori Preschool
1710 Janes Rd
Arcata, CA 95521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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