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ZIP Code 94301

Primary City:Palo Alto, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Professorville
County: Santa Clara County
Timezone: Pacific (12:39pm)
Area code: 650 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.44, -122.15
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 94301

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 94301. 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 94301. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 94301, 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:
Palo Alto, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 94301 ZIP Code

ZIP code 94301 is located in west 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 94301 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 94301 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,995
Population Density 7,161 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,109
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Land Area 2.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,579
Median Household Income $122,473

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5448414862
5-95054961,001
10-145144971,011
15-19429380809
20-24357276633
25-296895211,210
30-345595011,060
35-395505921,142
40-446166191,235
45-496906841,374
50-546346361,270
55-595725391,111
60-644915471,038
65-69436468904
70-74295357652
75-79245293538
80-84203256459
85 Plus210476686

Gender

 Male 8,443 50%
 Female 8,552 50%
Gender

Race

 White 12,896 75.9%
 Black Or African American 332 2.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.1%
 Asian 2,745 16.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.2%
 Other Race 264 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 706 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2411186197
25-34941,0691,163
35-445707291,299
45-549875211,508
55-649293521,281
65-74704265969
75-84408285693
85 Plus215254469

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,533 47%
 Single Guardian 544 7%
 Singles 2,803 37%
 Singles With Roommate 699 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,628 74%
 Households with Kids 1,951 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18276158
29276168
38182163
410693199
591104195
6106100206
7102109211
89887185
910896204
10108107215
1111596211
127889167
1395105200
14118100218
1511094204
16111105216
179991190
186765132
19422567
20272148

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 94301 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 94301 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 94301 real estate data, the median home value of $1,000,001 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 94301. Rentals in 94301 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 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 94301 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,679 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 218 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 98 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,646 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,272 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,661 45%
 Households Vacant 530 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 178 33.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 4.9%
 For Sale Only 38 7.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 6.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 130 24.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 124 23.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 409 12%
 1 Bedroom 1,379 41%
 2 Bedroom 1,171 35%
 3+ Bedroom 427 13%
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 $122,473 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 94301 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. 94301 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 94301 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 94301 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 5,543 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,520 26%
 No Earnings 4,517 33%
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 5,543 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,520 26%
 No Earnings 4,517 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,193 67.7%
 Public transportation 326 4.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 43 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,344 17.5%
 Worked at Home 766 10.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 94301 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 65 1%
 High School Graduate 530 9%
 Associate's degree 90 2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,968 33%
 Master's degree 1,786 30%
 Professional school degree 566 10%
 Doctorate degree 922 16%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,016 73.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 678 24.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 38 1.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 94301

ZIP Code 94301 is in the Palo Alto Unf School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 94301.

Addison Elementary
650 Addison Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palo Alto Unf School District
Walter Hays Elementary
1525 Middlefield Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palo Alto Unf School District
Rocketship Eight Elementary
420 Florence St
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Santa Clara County Office of Education School District
Palo Alto High School
50 Embarcadero Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Palo Alto Unf School District
Castilleja School
1310 Bryant St
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Elizabeth Seton School
1095 Channing Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Synapse School
305 North California Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Discovery Children'S House Montessori School
437 Webster St
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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