San Diego, CA 92106 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 92106: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
San Diego, CA 92106

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 686
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,139
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,918
  • County: San Diego County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.726, Longitude -117.231
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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San Diego, CA 92106 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,277
Population in Households 18,327
Population in Familes 13,839
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,950
Population Density1 4,691
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 7,986
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 4,904
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,543 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,642 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,344 (39.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 557 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $888,592
Average Home Value $900,808


Median Household Income $81,631
Average Household Income $123,125
Per Capita Income $51,791
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.82%
Households 0.32% 0.75%
Families 0.35% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.

San Diego, CA 92106 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 92106 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 # 806 54th
Population Density1 # 463 74th
Diversity Index2 # 1376 22nd
Median Household Income # 383 78th
Per Capita Income # 196 89th

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