Tehachapi, CA 93561 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 93561: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tehachapi, CA 93561

Acceptable Alternative
Bear Valley Springs, CA 93561
Bear Vly Spgs, CA 93561
Golden Hills, CA 93561
Monolith, CA 93561
Stallion Spgs, CA 93561
Stallion Springs, CA 93561

Not Acceptable, USPS
Alpine Forest, CA 93561
California Correctional Inst, CA 93561
Sand Canyon, CA 93561

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 602
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,794
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 511
  • County: Kern County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.136, Longitude -118.528
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tehachapi, CA 93561 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,669
Population in Households 29,560
Population in Familes 25,091
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,109
Population Density1 73
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 11,153
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 8,077
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,905 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,248 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,032 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $263,174
Average Home Value $310,060


Median Household Income $58,648
Average Household Income $82,054
Per Capita Income $27,603
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% 0.75%
Households 0.32% 0.73%
Families 0.26% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Tehachapi, CA 93561 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93561 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 # 486 72nd
Population Density1 # 1250 29th
Diversity Index2 # 957 46th
Median Household Income # 808 54th
Per Capita Income # 943 46th

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