Huntington Beach, CA 92648 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 92648: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Acceptable Alternative
Huntingtn Bch, CA 92648

Not Acceptable, USPS
Beach Center, CA 92648

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,810
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,894
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 8,106
  • County: Orange County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.677, Longitude -118.005
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Huntington Beach, CA 92648 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 45,854
Population in Households 45,442
Population in Familes 32,557
Population in Group Qrtrs 412
Population Density1 5,507
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 19,377
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 11,098
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,701 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,683 (46.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,694 (46.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,324 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $849,760
Average Home Value $854,087


Median Household Income $88,549
Average Household Income $132,013
Per Capita Income $56,024
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.7%
Households 0.31% 0.58%
Families 0.33% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

Huntington Beach, CA 92648 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 92648 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 # 276 84th
Population Density1 # 402 77th
Diversity Index2 # 1199 32nd
Median Household Income # 286 84th
Per Capita Income # 164 91st

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