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ZIP Code 95542

Primary City:Garberville, CA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Pacific (12:10pm)
Coordinates:40.2, -123.8
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 95542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 95542. 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 95542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 95542, 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:
Garberville, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 95542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 95542 is located in northwest California and covers a slightly higher 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 95542 are primarily white. The number of middle aged 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 95542 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,533
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,390
Median Home Value $457,300
Land Area 197.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,170
Median Household Income $43,021

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6761766174113101108701031151371387335181613
Female59494738688874796087971391145238252317
Total1261101239914220117518713019021227625212573433930

Gender

 Male 1,379 54%
 Female 1,154 46%
Gender

Race

 White 2,276 89.9%
 Black Or African American 20 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 73 2.9%
 Asian 28 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 41 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 95 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner115995155269974411
Renter4410278797035156
Total551611732343391325917

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 373 32%
 Single Guardian 200 17%
 Singles 470 40%
 Singles With Roommate 127 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 925 79%
 Households with Kids 245 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14921149231112616171713131811168821
Female8181091495101159138124137598
Total2227312323321622172126302125222423131729

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 95542 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 95542 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1950s. Looking at 95542 real estate data, the median home value of $457,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 95542. Rentals in 95542 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 95542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,388 94%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 145 6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 403 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 338 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 429 31%
 Households Vacant 220 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 11 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 116 53%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 64 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 27 6%
 1 Bedroom 138 32%
 2 Bedroom 73 17%
 3+ Bedroom 187 44%
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 $43,021 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 95542 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. 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 95542 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 500 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 899 47%
 No Earnings 516 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 500 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 899 47%
 No Earnings 516 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 896 84%
 Public transportation 9 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 95 9%
 Worked at Home 70 7%
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 47 6%
 High School Graduate 502 64%
 Associate's degree 74 9%
 Bachelor's degree 159 20%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 201 64%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 97 31%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 95542

ZIP Code 95542 is in the Southern Humboldt Joint Unf School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 95542.

Ettersburg Elementary
4500 Ettersburg Rd
Garberville, CA 95542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southern Humboldt Joint Unf School District
Southern Humboldt Community
390 Lake Benbow Dr Bldg. a
Garberville, CA 95542
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Humboldt County Office of Education School District

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