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, 2017)


Total Population 3,366
Daytime Population: Workers 3,124
Daytime Population: Residents 1,855
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,979
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.48
Population in Households 3,366
Population in Familes 2,171
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,821
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $68,763
Average Household Income $111,710
Per Capita Income $63,953


Total Housing Units 3,140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,033 (32.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 894 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,213 (38.6%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,171,079


Total Households 1,927
Average Household Size 1.75
Family Households 917
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.62% 0.66%
Households 0.56% 0.58%
Families 0.55% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.82%

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

The table below compares 93921 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 # 1208 31st
Population Density # 534 70th
Diversity Index # 1706 3rd
Median Household Income # 652 63rd
Per Capita Income # 124 93rd

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