Van Nuys, CA 91406 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 91406: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Van Nuys, CA 91406

Acceptable Alternative
Lake Balboa, CA 91406

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,268
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,889
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 9,446
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.202, Longitude -118.493
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Van Nuys, CA 91406 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 52,510
Population in Households 52,273
Population in Familes 42,155
Population in Group Qrtrs 237
Population Density1 7,698
Diversity Index2 84


Total Households 17,155
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 11,831
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 18,201 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,077 (38.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,078 (55.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,046 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $436,004
Average Home Value $478,222


Median Household Income $50,956
Average Household Income $69,330
Per Capita Income $22,845
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.53%
Households 0.19% 0.42%
Families 0.22% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Van Nuys, CA 91406 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 91406 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 188 89th
Population Density1 # 260 85th
Diversity Index2 # 292 83rd
Median Household Income # 1103 37th
Per Capita Income # 1208 31st

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