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ZIP Code 94801

Post Office City:Richmond, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Shields-Reid
County: Contra Costa County
Timezone: Pacific (8:42am)
Area code: 510 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.95, -122.36
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 94801

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 94801. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 94801 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:
Richmond, CA
Acceptable:
N Richmond, North Richmond, Point Richmond, Pt Richmond

Stats and Demographics for the 94801 ZIP Code

ZIP code 94801 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 94801 are primarily other race. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 94801 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,395
Population Density 2,606 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,221
Median Home Value $166,100
Land Area 11.28 sq mi
Water Area 6.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,034
Median Household Income $40,030

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 32


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,2991,2902,589
5-91,2061,2032,409
10-141,1651,0742,239
15-191,1271,1292,256
20-241,1121,1202,232
25-291,2401,1692,409
30-341,1791,1982,377
35-391,1421,0882,230
40-441,0609081,968
45-499629151,877
50-548668301,696
55-597507491,499
60-645946401,234
65-69413477890
70-74262305567
75-79161216377
80-84115158273
85 Plus106167273

Gender

 Male 14,759 50%
 Female 14,636 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,552 32.5%
 Black Or African American 6,452 21.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 191 0.6%
 Asian 1,748 5.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 130 0.4%
 Other Race 9,898 33.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,424 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2451356407
25-343531,2731,626
35-447661,2342,000
45-548581,0251,883
55-648837021,585
65-74550369919
75-84290132422
85 Plus13953192

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,549 39%
 Single Guardian 2,634 29%
 Singles 2,228 25%
 Singles With Roommate 623 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,014 56%
 Households with Kids 4,020 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1278253531
2277269546
3262275537
4234249483
5272241513
6224243467
7218235453
8241247488
9251237488
10222212434
11269232501
12241216457
13233196429
14200218418
15223204427
16231233464
17209199408
18243248491
19221245466
20218240458

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 94801 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 94801 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1940s. Looking at 94801 real estate data, the median home value of $166,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 94801 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 94801 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 94801 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,904 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 31 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 455 1.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,977 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 913 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,144 50%
 Households Vacant 1,187 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 581 48.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.8%
 For Sale Only 138 11.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 3.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 388 32.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 227 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,008 19%
 2 Bedroom 2,629 50%
 3+ Bedroom 1,427 27%
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 $40,030 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 94801 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 94801 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 94801. 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 7,662 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,061 28%
 No Earnings 7,559 36%
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 7,662 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,061 28%
 No Earnings 7,559 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,312 79.3%
 Public transportation 1,634 13.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 22 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 536 4.6%
 Worked at Home 242 2.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 6,755 37.6%
 High School Graduate 7,281 40.5%
 Associate's degree 931 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,876 10.4%
 Master's degree 675 3.8%
 Professional school degree 335 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 112 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,277 79.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 645 8.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 981 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 94801

ZIP Code 94801 is in the following school districts: West Contra Costa Unf School District and Private. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 94801.

Lincoln Elementary
29 Sixth St
Richmond, CA 94801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Contra Costa Unf School District
Peres Elementary
719 Fifth St
Richmond, CA 94801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Contra Costa Unf School District
Verde Elementary
2000 Giaramita St
Richmond, CA 94801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Contra Costa Unf School District
Washington Elementary
565 Wine St
Richmond, CA 94801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Contra Costa Unf School District
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary
960 17th St
Richmond, CA 94801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Contra Costa Unf School District
Gompers (samuel) Continuation
715 Chanslor Ave
Richmond, CA 94801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Contra Costa Unf School District
Wccusd Community Day School Program
715 Chanslor Ave
Richmond, CA 94801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Contra Costa Unf School District
Elim Christian School
151 11th St
Richmond, CA 94801
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Williams & Brown Academy
2225 Gaynor Ave
Richmond, CA 94801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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