Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93921: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921

Acceptable Alternative
Carmel, CA 93921
Carmel by the, CA 93921

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 647
  • Single Family Addresses: 237
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Monterey County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.562, Longitude -121.896
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,343
Population in Households 3,343
Population in Familes 2,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,847
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 1,892
Average Household Size 1.77
Family Households 900
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 3,122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,006 (32.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 886 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,230 (39.4%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,139,513


Median Household Income $66,299
Average Household Income $108,199
Per Capita Income $61,236
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.72%
Households 0.37% 0.57%
Families 0.4% 0.57%
Median Household Income   3.55%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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.

Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93921 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 # 1208 31st
Population Density1 # 522 70th
Diversity Index2 # 1703 3rd
Median Household Income # 634 64th
Per Capita Income # 119 93rd

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