Big Sur, CA 93920 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93920: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Big Sur, CA 93920

Not Acceptable, USPS
Gorda, CA 93920
Lucia, CA 93920
Pacific Valley, CA 93920

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 76
  • Single Family Addresses: 350
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
  • County: Monterey County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.136, Longitude -121.659
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Big Sur, CA 93920 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,457
Daytime Population: Workers 1,451
Daytime Population: Residents 595
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,046
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.40
Population in Households 1,349
Population in Familes 899
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $75,838
Average Household Income $126,257
Per Capita Income $60,464


Total Housing Units 909 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 269 (29.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 392 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $719,262
Average Home Value $777,602


Total Households 661
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 343
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 0.37% 0.49%
Households 0.38% 0.45%
Families 0.33% 0.46%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Big Sur, CA 93920 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93920 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 # 1353 23rd
Population Density # 1597 9th
Diversity Index # 1125 36th
Median Household Income # 527 70th
Per Capita Income # 150 92nd

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