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ZIP Code 94720

Primary City:Berkeley, CA (View All Cities)
Organization:U C Berkeley
ZIP Type: Unique
Neighborhood: Campus
County: Alameda County
Timezone: Pacific (7:22am)
Area code: 510 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.87, -122.26
ZIP (~1300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 94720

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 94720. 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 94720. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 94720, 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:
Berkeley, CA
Uc Berkeley
U C Berkeley

Stats and Demographics for the 94720 ZIP Code

ZIP code 94720 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 94720 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 single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 94720 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,964
Population Density 4,761 people per sq mi
Housing Units 105
Land Area 0.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 100
Median Household Income $23,304

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 20

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


 Male 1,398 47%
 Female 1,566 53%


 White 1,311 44.2%
 Black Or African American 92 3.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.3%
 Asian 1,172 39.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 173 5.8%
 Two Or More Races 207 7.0%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 62 62%
 Single Guardian 31 31%
 Singles 1 1%
 Singles With Roommate 6 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 45 45%
 Households with Kids 55 55%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 94720 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 94720 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Rentals in 94720 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 94720 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 262 8.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,692 90.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1 1%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2 2%
 Renter Occupied Households 97 92%
 Households Vacant 5 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 100%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 55 83%
 3+ Bedroom 11 17%
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 $23,304 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 94720 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 94720 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. Residents in ZIP code 94720 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 94720 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 94720 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. More commuters in 94720 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 34 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,280 43%
 No Earnings 1,681 56%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 34 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,280 43%
 No Earnings 1,681 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 51 9%
 Public transportation 48 9%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 14 3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 340 61%
 Worked at Home 102 18%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 94720 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 11 8%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 47 35%
 Master's degree 51 38%
 Professional school degree 18 13%
 Doctorate degree 9 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 96 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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