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ZIP Code 92121

Primary City:San Diego, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Sorrento Valley
County: San Diego County
Timezone: Pacific (9:18pm)
Area code: 619 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.90, -117.21
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 92121

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 92121. 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 92121. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 92121, 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:
San Diego, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 92121 ZIP Code

ZIP code 92121 is located in southeast 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 92121 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 92121 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,179
Population Density 341 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,752
Median Home Value $569,000
Land Area 12.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,677
Median Household Income $104,063

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 31


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5105124229
5-9113101214
10-147960139
15-195967126
20-24496411907
25-29266196462
30-34199159358
35-39173216389
40-44171128299
45-49162129291
50-54115106221
55-598195176
60-645869127
65-69355691
70-74313263
75-79242246
80-848816
85 Plus71825

Gender

 Male 2,182 52%
 Female 1,997 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,354 56.3%
 Black Or African American 57 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 1,430 34.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 120 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 205 4.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2415297312
25-3491285376
35-44238138376
45-5423275307
55-6415524179
65-74681078
75-8428735
85 Plus11314

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 732 44%
 Single Guardian 126 8%
 Singles 378 23%
 Singles With Roommate 441 26%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,289 77%
 Households with Kids 388 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1182240
2212041
3193251
4202141
5222042
6282250
7152136
8322153
9161733
10131023
11131124
12151328
13171633
14211031
1541418
1614923
1791019
18151025
19172441
207789166

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 92121 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 92121 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 92121 real estate data, the median home value of $569,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 92121 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 92121 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 92121 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,179 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 731 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 107 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 839 48%
 Households Vacant 75 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 55%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 5 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 73 9%
 1 Bedroom 180 23%
 2 Bedroom 248 32%
 3+ Bedroom 269 35%
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 $104,063 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 92121 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. More commuters in 92121 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 1,809 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,065 28%
 No Earnings 876 23%
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 1,809 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,065 28%
 No Earnings 876 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,167 85%
 Public transportation 87 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 21 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 178 7%
 Worked at Home 103 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 92121 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 30 2%
 High School Graduate 243 15%
 Associate's degree 24 2%
 Bachelor's degree 593 37%
 Master's degree 349 22%
 Professional school degree 92 6%
 Doctorate degree 267 17%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 332 50%
 Enrolled in Private School 307 47%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 92121

ZIP Code 92121 is in the San Diego Unf School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 92121.

Audeo Charter
10170 Huennekens St
San Diego, CA 92121
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: San Diego Unf School District
Charter School of San Diego
10170 Huennekens St
San Diego, CA 92121
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: San Diego Unf School District
Kinderhouse Montessori School
6540 Flanders Dr
San Diego, CA 92121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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