Big Sur, CA 93920 ZIP Code Profile

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Big Sur, CA | Gorda, CA | Lucia, CA

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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, 2016)


Total Population 1,409
Population in Households 1,302
Population in Familes 868
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 628
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 326
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 866 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 254 (29.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 374 (43.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 238 (27.5%)
Median Home Value $698,276
Average Home Value $739,173


Median Household Income $69,694
Average Household Income $113,290
Per Capita Income $53,765
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.51%
Households 0.0% 0.32%
Families -0.05% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

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

The table below compares 93920 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 # 1353 23rd
Population Density1 # 1601 9th
Diversity Index2 # 1127 36th
Median Household Income # 578 67th
Per Capita Income # 182 90th

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