Oakland, CA 94606 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 94606: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oakland, CA 94606

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,024
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,848
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 9,056
  • County: Alameda County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.791, Longitude -122.243
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Oakland, CA 94606 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,076
Population in Households 36,869
Population in Familes 26,444
Population in Group Qrtrs 207
Population Density1 16,349
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 14,513
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 7,716
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,770 (17.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,743 (72.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,749 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $403,310
Average Home Value $463,682


Median Household Income $42,698
Average Household Income $61,784
Per Capita Income $24,426
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 1.11%
Households 0.61% 0.98%
Families 0.68% 1.03%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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 94606 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 94606 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 # 434 75th
Population Density1 # 60 97th
Diversity Index2 # 458 74th
Median Household Income # 1331 24th
Per Capita Income # 1119 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.