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ZIP Code 95540

Primary City:Fortuna, CA (View All Cities)
County: Humboldt County
Timezone: Pacific (11:47am)
Coordinates:40.6, -124.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 95540

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 95540. 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 95540. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 95540, 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:
Fortuna, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 95540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 95540 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 95540 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 95540 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,657
Population Density 492 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,722
Median Home Value $271,800
Land Area 27.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,349
Median Household Income $40,751

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male469480466490500455369387328441460445397282239157140135
Female463435424491468411369372341449526480426367259252199285
Total932915890981968866738759669890986925823649498409339420

Gender

 Male 6,640 49%
 Female 7,017 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,236 82.3%
 Black Or African American 77 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 471 3.4%
 Asian 121 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 1,106 8.1%
 Two Or More Races 636 4.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner30218394655763578405167
Renter23752834637925817112397
Total2677467401,0341,021749528264

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,496 47%
 Single Guardian 966 18%
 Singles 1,513 28%
 Singles With Roommate 374 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,637 68%
 Households with Kids 1,712 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male977797949683819312776939910989929110110210495
Female8789104899093788292869182867996961049210394
Total184166201183186176159175219162184181195168188187205194207189

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 95540 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 95540 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 95540 real estate data, the median home value of $271,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 95540 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 95540 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 95540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,374 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 72 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 211 1.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,084 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,126 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,139 37%
 Households Vacant 373 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 140 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Sale Only 63 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 93 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 31 2%
 1 Bedroom 357 20%
 2 Bedroom 744 42%
 3+ Bedroom 625 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 $40,751 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 95540 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 95540 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 3,057 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,525 25%
 No Earnings 4,455 44%
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 3,057 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,525 25%
 No Earnings 4,455 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,711 81.7%
 Public transportation 109 2.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 410 9.0%
 Worked at Home 304 6.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 527 13.3%
 High School Graduate 2,427 61.4%
 Associate's degree 337 8.5%
 Bachelor's degree 403 10.2%
 Master's degree 184 4.7%
 Professional school degree 54 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 21 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,334 84.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 228 8.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 210 7.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 95540

ZIP Code 95540 is in the Fortuna Elementary School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 95540.

Fortuna Middle School
843 L St
Fortuna, CA 95540
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fortuna Elementary School District
South Fortuna Elementary
2089 Newburg Rd
Fortuna, CA 95540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fortuna Elementary School District
Norman G. Ambrosini Elementary
3850 Rohnerville Rd
Fortuna, CA 95540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fortuna Elementary School District
Toddy Thomas Elementary
2800 Thomas St
Fortuna, CA 95540
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fortuna Elementary School District
Redwood Preparatory Charter
1355 Ross Hill Rd
Fortuna, CA 95540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fortuna Elementary School District
East High (continuation)
392 16th St
Fortuna, CA 95540
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fortuna Union High School District
Fortuna Union High School
379 12th St
Fortuna, CA 95540
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fortuna Union High School District
Eel River Community
2292 Newburg Rd
Fortuna, CA 95540
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Humboldt County Office of Education School District
Fortuna Junior Academy
1200 Ross Hill Rd
Fortuna, CA 95540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Life Christian School/Great Beginnings Ps
1736 Newburg Rd
Fortuna, CA 95540
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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