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ZIP Code 95053

Primary City:Santa Clara, CA (View All Cities)
Organization:Santa Clara University
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Santa Clara County
Timezone: Pacific (1:56am)
Area code: 408 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.349, -121.938
ZIP (~500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 95053

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 95053. 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 95053. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 95053, 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:
Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara University

Stats and Demographics for the 95053 ZIP Code

ZIP code 95053 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 95053 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 parents and an extremely large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 95053 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,206
Population Density 12,925 people per sq mi
Housing Units 21
Median Home Value $800,000
Land Area 0.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13
Median Household Income $250,001

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 1,027 47%
 Female 1,179 53%


 White 1,404 63.6%
 Black Or African American 83 3.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 390 17.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.3%
 Other Race 123 5.6%
 Two Or More Races 197 8.9%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9 69%
 Single Guardian 0 0%
 Singles 4 31%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12 92%
 Households with Kids 1 8%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 95053 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 95053 were primarily built in 2010 or later. Looking at 95053 real estate data, the median home value of $800,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25 1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 2,181 99%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 11 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 0 0%
 Renter Occupied Households 2 10%
 Households Vacant 8 38%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 63%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 25%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $250,001 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 95053 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 95053 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 95053 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. The commute in 95053 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 72 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,757 70%
 No Earnings 669 27%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 72 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,757 70%
 No Earnings 669 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 165 20.8%
 Public transportation 6 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 533 67.2%
 Worked at Home 89 11.2%
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 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 13 45%
 High School Graduate 0 0%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 1 3%
 Master's degree 15 52%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7 18.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 81.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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