Spring Valley, CA 91978 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 91978: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Spring Valley, CA 91978

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 221
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,347
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 15
  • County: San Diego County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.705, Longitude -116.939
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Spring Valley, CA 91978 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,971
Daytime Population: Workers 2,334
Daytime Population: Residents 5,336
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,670
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 9,948
Population in Familes 8,588
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density2 770
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $73,514
Average Household Income $89,865
Per Capita Income $29,742


Total Housing Units 3,449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,243 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,046 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $427,693
Average Home Value $412,951


Total Households 3,289
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 2,519
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.4% 1.24%
Households 1.05% 1.08%
Families 1.07% 1.11%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Spring Valley, CA 91978 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 91978 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 # 1006 43rd
Population Density # 870 51st
Diversity Index # 537 69th
Median Household Income # 583 67th
Per Capita Income # 895 49th

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