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ZIP Code 94596

Primary City:Walnut Creek, CA (View All Cities)
County: Contra Costa County
Timezone: Pacific (5:44pm)
Area code: 925 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.89, -122.04
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 94596

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 94596. 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 94596. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 94596, 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:
Walnut Creek, CA
Unacceptable:
Lafayette

Stats and Demographics for the 94596 ZIP Code

ZIP code 94596 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 94596 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 94596 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,037
Population Density 3,359 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,198
Median Home Value $727,700
Land Area 5.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,389
Median Household Income $77,173

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5433462895
5-9464455919
10-145715061,077
15-195484741,022
20-246056531,258
25-291,0409692,009
30-347907531,543
35-397126431,355
40-446946961,390
45-497557911,546
50-547727771,549
55-596637151,378
60-646036741,277
65-69413449862
70-74298313611
75-79200222422
80-84175243418
85 Plus166340506

Gender

 Male 9,902 49%
 Female 10,135 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,702 78.4%
 Black Or African American 446 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34 0.2%
 Asian 2,143 10.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 26 0.1%
 Other Race 781 3.9%
 Two Or More Races 905 4.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2421449470
25-342941,6521,946
35-446079991,606
45-541,0608261,886
55-641,0655091,574
65-74730220950
75-84403175578
85 Plus175204379

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,831 41%
 Single Guardian 1,041 11%
 Singles 3,458 37%
 Singles With Roommate 1,059 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,227 77%
 Households with Kids 2,162 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17388161
279104183
39599194
49693189
510288190
68885173
78690176
893110203
99582177
1010391194
11121105226
1211589204
13109104213
14123117240
1512392215
16118126244
17116114230
1811681197
197561136
207588163

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 94596 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 94596 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 94596 real estate data, the median home value of $727,700 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 94596. Rentals in 94596 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 94596 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,937 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 5 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 95 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,423 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 932 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,034 49%
 Households Vacant 809 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 430 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 28 3%
 For Sale Only 146 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 83 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 107 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 443 9%
 1 Bedroom 2,166 43%
 2 Bedroom 1,918 38%
 3+ Bedroom 492 10%
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 $77,173 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 94596 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. ZIP code 94596 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 94596. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,287 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,912 29%
 No Earnings 4,652 28%
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 7,287 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,912 29%
 No Earnings 4,652 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,762 71.7%
 Public transportation 1,531 14.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 712 6.6%
 Worked at Home 802 7.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 94596 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 233 3%
 High School Graduate 1,874 27%
 Associate's degree 538 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,512 36%
 Master's degree 1,103 16%
 Professional school degree 403 6%
 Doctorate degree 285 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,421 79.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 320 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 303 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 94596

ZIP Code 94596 is in the Walnut Creek Elementary School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 94596.

Murwood Elementary
2050 Vanderslice Ave
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Walnut Creek Elementary School District
Walnut Heights Elementary
4064 Walnut Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Walnut Creek Elementary School District
Las Lomas High School
1460 South Main St
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Acalanes Union High School District
St Mary Elementary School
1158 Bont Ln
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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