Sylmar, CA 91342 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 91342: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sylmar, CA 91342

Acceptable Alternative
Kagel Canyon, CA 91342
Lake View Ter, CA 91342
Lake View Terrace, CA 91342

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,244
  • Single Family Addresses: 19,620
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,588
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.303, Longitude -118.422
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sylmar, CA 91342 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 96,580
Daytime Population: Workers 32,984
Daytime Population: Residents 53,381
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 86,365
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 94,890
Population in Familes 82,928
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,690
Population Density2 2,894
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $61,643
Average Household Income $77,173
Per Capita Income $20,294


Total Housing Units 25,783 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,597 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,866 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,320 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $400,468
Average Home Value $436,013


Total Households 24,463
Average Household Size 3.88
Family Households 20,051
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.93% 0.83%
Households 0.74% 0.74%
Families 0.76% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Sylmar, CA 91342 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 91342 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 100th
Population Density # 628 64th
Diversity Index # 290 84th
Median Household Income # 790 55th
Per Capita Income # 1385 21st

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