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ZIP Code 92278

Primary City:Twentynine Palms, CA (View All Cities)
County: San Bernardino County
Timezone: Pacific (8:37am)
Area code: 760 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.2061, -116.0292
ZIP (~100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 92278

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 92278. 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 92278. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 92278, 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:
Twentynine Palms, CA
Twentynin Plm, Twentynine Palms Mcb, 29 Palms

Stats and Demographics for the 92278 ZIP Code

ZIP code 92278 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 92278 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of single adults and an extremely large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 92278 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,846
Population Density 4,804 people per sq mi
Housing Units 141
Land Area 0.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 136
Median Household Income $66,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 21

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


 Male 3,494 91%
 Female 352 9%


 White 2,975 77.4%
 Black Or African American 257 6.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 67 1.7%
 Asian 140 3.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.5%
 Other Race 256 6.7%
 Two Or More Races 133 3.5%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 121 89%
 Single Guardian 15 11%
 Singles 0 0%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 22 16%
 Households with Kids 114 84%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 92278 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 92278 were primarily built in the 2000s. Rentals in 92278 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 92278 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 499 13%
 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 3,347 87%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1 0.7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 0 0.0%
 Renter Occupied Households 135 95.7%
 Households Vacant 5 3.5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 40%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 141 100%
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 $66,875 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 92278 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. A higher percentage of people in 92278 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 92278 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 3,776 89%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 426 10%
 No Earnings 57 1%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,776 89%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 426 10%
 No Earnings 57 1%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,969 46.9%
 Public transportation 28 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 62 1.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,470 35.0%
 Worked at Home 669 15.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 92278 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 742 86%
 Associate's degree 62 7%
 Bachelor's degree 59 7%
 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 86 69.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 5.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 25.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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