Oakland, CA 94602 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 94602: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oakland, CA 94602

Acceptable Alternative
Piedmont, CA 94602

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 533
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,159
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,899
  • County: Alameda County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.803, Longitude -122.209
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Oakland, CA 94602 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,770
Population in Households 29,441
Population in Familes 22,081
Population in Group Qrtrs 329
Population Density1 8,470
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 12,161
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 7,221
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,029 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,834 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,327 (40.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 868 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $622,914
Average Home Value $643,317


Median Household Income $76,183
Average Household Income $107,763
Per Capita Income $44,497
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.94%
Households 0.47% 0.88%
Families 0.45% 0.88%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Oakland, CA 94602 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 94602 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 # 600 66th
Population Density1 # 235 87th
Diversity Index2 # 560 68th
Median Household Income # 470 73rd
Per Capita Income # 330 81st

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