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ZIP Code 92126

Primary City:San Diego, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Mira Mesa
County: San Diego County
Timezone: Pacific (8:01pm)
Area code: 619 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.91, -117.14
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 92126

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 92126. 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 92126. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 92126, 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 92126 ZIP Code

ZIP code 92126 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 92126 are primarily Asian. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 92126 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 73,343
Population Density 5,788 people per sq mi
Housing Units 23,820
Median Home Value $378,400
Land Area 12.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 22,978
Median Household Income $81,505

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 52,5172,2634,780
5-92,0391,8903,929
10-142,1081,8513,959
15-192,6312,0714,702
20-245,2872,7558,042
25-293,9423,1967,138
30-343,3092,7806,089
35-392,8132,6315,444
40-442,5862,4265,012
45-492,5302,4384,968
50-542,3232,4684,791
55-592,1012,1854,286
60-641,7521,9363,688
65-691,0841,2412,325
70-747219421,663
75-794916621,153
80-84287423710
85 Plus207457664

Gender

 Male 38,728 53%
 Female 34,615 47%
Gender

Race

 White 28,217 38.5%
 Black Or African American 3,372 4.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 313 0.4%
 Asian 32,211 43.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 517 0.7%
 Other Race 4,129 5.6%
 Two Or More Races 4,584 6.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-241071,0741,181
25-341,4623,3064,768
35-442,6982,1854,883
45-543,4011,4974,898
55-643,2329664,198
65-741,6053431,948
75-84654182836
85 Plus18680266

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 13,024 57%
 Single Guardian 3,784 16%
 Singles 3,983 17%
 Singles With Roommate 2,187 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 14,305 62%
 Households with Kids 8,673 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1508449957
2511424935
3480473953
4501392893
5456403859
6408408816
7366350716
8403355758
9406374780
10394346740
11403388791
12400389789
13453379832
14458349807
15456409865
16458429887
17476401877
18472412884
197694201,189
201,0715271,598

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 92126 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 92126 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 92126 real estate data, the median home value of $378,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 92126 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 92126 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 92126 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 69,874 95.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 237 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 6 0.0%
 Other Institutional 11 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 2,926 4.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 278 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 11,362 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,983 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,633 40%
 Households Vacant 842 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 446 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 3%
 For Sale Only 180 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 109 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 211 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,773 19%
 2 Bedroom 3,841 40%
 3+ Bedroom 3,733 39%
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 $81,505 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 92126 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 92126 can expect to fall in that range. 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 32,180 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14,187 22%
 No Earnings 17,574 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 32,180 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14,187 22%
 No Earnings 17,574 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 36,360 86.1%
 Public transportation 703 1.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 231 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,289 5.4%
 Worked at Home 2,653 6.3%
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 1,743 7%
 High School Graduate 11,065 43%
 Associate's degree 2,326 9%
 Bachelor's degree 7,057 28%
 Master's degree 2,296 9%
 Professional school degree 462 2%
 Doctorate degree 623 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 10,135 79.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,374 10.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,216 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 92126

ZIP Code 92126 is in the San Diego Unf School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 92126.

Ericson Elementary
11174 Westonhill Dr
San Diego, CA 92126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Diego Unf School District
Hickman Elementary
10850 Montongo St
San Diego, CA 92126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Diego Unf School District
Mason Elementary
10340 San Ramon Dr
San Diego, CA 92126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Diego Unf School District
Sandburg Elementary
11230 Avenida Del Gato
San Diego, CA 92126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Diego Unf School District
Walker Elementary
9225 Hillery Dr
San Diego, CA 92126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Diego Unf School District
Wangenheim Middle School
9230 Gold Coast Dr
San Diego, CA 92126
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: San Diego Unf School District
Challenger Middle School
10810 Parkdale Ave
San Diego, CA 92126
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: San Diego Unf School District
Hage Elementary
9750 Galvin Ave
San Diego, CA 92126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Diego Unf School District
Mira Mesa High School
10510 Reagan Rd
San Diego, CA 92126
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: San Diego Unf School District
Trace
9230 Gold Coast Dr B25
San Diego, CA 92126
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: San Diego Unf School District
Mira Mesa Christian School
9696 Candida St
San Diego, CA 92126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Good Shepherd Catholic School
8180 Gold Coast Dr
San Diego, CA 92126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christ the Cornerstone Lutheran Academy
9028 Westmore Rd
San Diego, CA 92126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Learning Center
11354 Pegasus Ave
San Diego, CA 92126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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