San Diego, CA 92139 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 92139: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
San Diego, CA 92139

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 92
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,010
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,663
  • County: San Diego County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.676, Longitude -117.05
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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San Diego, CA 92139 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 36,270
Population in Households 35,908
Population in Familes 32,194
Population in Group Qrtrs 362
Population Density1 9,907
Diversity Index2 89


Total Households 10,380
Average Household Size 3.46
Family Households 8,623
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 10,843 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,006 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,374 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 463 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $334,123
Average Home Value $355,320


Median Household Income $61,269
Average Household Income $76,074
Per Capita Income $22,202
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.76%
Households 0.2% 0.63%
Families 0.21% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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 92139 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 92139 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 # 455 74th
Population Density1 # 167 91st
Diversity Index2 # 103 94th
Median Household Income # 745 58th
Per Capita Income # 1257 28th

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