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ZIP Code 94608

Post Office City:Emeryville, CA (View All Cities)
County: Alameda County
Timezone: Pacific (10:52am)
Area code: 510 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.83, -122.29
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 94608

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 94608. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 94608 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Emeryville, CA
Acceptable:
Oakland

Stats and Demographics for the 94608 ZIP Code

ZIP code 94608 is located in western California and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 94608 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 94608 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,019
Population Density 10,235 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,101
Median Home Value $342,900
Land Area 2.74 sq mi
Water Area 0.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,051
Median Household Income $52,787

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57106791,389
5-95395811,120
10-145305371,067
15-195806421,222
20-241,2401,1042,344
25-291,6621,6853,347
30-341,5661,6283,194
35-391,4221,2682,690
40-441,0831,0052,088
45-499869241,910
50-549859231,908
55-597958101,605
60-646617581,419
65-69400490890
70-74296328624
75-79186253439
80-84136236372
85 Plus106285391

Gender

 Male 13,883 50%
 Female 14,136 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,905 35.4%
 Black Or African American 10,215 36.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 187 0.7%
 Asian 4,330 15.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 67 0.2%
 Other Race 1,540 5.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,775 6.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2457743800
25-347372,5513,288
35-441,0781,6742,752
45-549091,3322,241
55-648811,0331,914
65-744926201,112
75-84314316630
85 Plus168146314

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,744 21%
 Single Guardian 2,499 19%
 Singles 5,533 42%
 Singles With Roommate 2,275 17%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,567 81%
 Households with Kids 2,484 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1171135306
2140140280
3129118247
4115126241
5120144264
6111117228
7109110219
89897195
9101113214
1094109203
1195100195
1211696212
13122116238
14103116219
159984183
1695115210
17119137256
18135144279
19132162294
20172183355

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 94608 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 94608 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 94608 real estate data, the median home value of $342,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 94608 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 94608 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 94608 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Oakland, CA real estate.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,141 96.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 875 3.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,855 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 781 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,415 56%
 Households Vacant 2,050 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 955 46.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 48 2.3%
 For Sale Only 350 17.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 65 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 111 5.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 520 25.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,148 13%
 1 Bedroom 3,289 38%
 2 Bedroom 3,066 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,060 12%
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 $52,787 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 94608 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. ZIP code 94608 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 94608 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 94608 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,106 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,235 27%
 No Earnings 6,671 29%
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 10,106 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,235 27%
 No Earnings 6,671 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,817 60.2%
 Public transportation 3,212 21.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 73 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,494 10.2%
 Worked at Home 1,058 7.2%
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 1,845 9%
 High School Graduate 6,933 34%
 Associate's degree 1,080 5%
 Bachelor's degree 5,761 28%
 Master's degree 2,932 14%
 Professional school degree 926 5%
 Doctorate degree 792 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,630 79.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 433 13.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 247 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 94608

ZIP Code 94608 is in the following school districts: Oakland Unified School District, Emery Unified School District, and Alameda County Office of Education School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 94608.

Oakland Military Institute College Preparatory Academy
3877 Lusk St.
Oakland, CA 94608
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Oakland Unified School District
Anna Yates Elementary
1070 41st St.
Emeryville, CA 94608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Emery Unified School District
Hoover Elementary
890 Brockhurst St.
Oakland, CA 94608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oakland Unified School District
North Oakland Community Charter
1000 42nd St.
Oakland, CA 94608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oakland Unified School District
Aspire Berkley Maynard Academy
6200 San Pablo Ave.
Oakland, CA 94608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oakland Unified School District
Yu Ming Charter
1086 Alcatraz Ave.
Oakland, CA 94608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alameda County Office of Education School District
Emery Secondary
915 54th St.
Oakland, CA 94608
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Emery Unified School District

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