Seaside, CA 93955 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93955: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seaside, CA 93955

Acceptable Alternative
Sand City, CA 93955

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,064
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,879
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,055
  • County: Monterey County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.609, Longitude -121.837
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Seaside, CA 93955 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,714
Population in Households 33,614
Population in Familes 27,653
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,100
Population Density1 2,808
Diversity Index2 88


Total Households 10,517
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 7,644
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 11,379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,158 (36.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,359 (55.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 862 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $501,416
Average Home Value $511,526


Median Household Income $55,683
Average Household Income $72,640
Per Capita Income $22,324
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.73%
Households 0.44% 0.63%
Families 0.44% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Seaside, CA 93955 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93955 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 # 484 72nd
Population Density1 # 625 64th
Diversity Index2 # 116 93rd
Median Household Income # 909 48th
Per Capita Income # 1246 29th

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