Oakland, CA 94612 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 94612: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oakland, CA 94612

Not Acceptable, USPS
Philatelic Center, CA 94612

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 3,213
  • Single Family Addresses: 957
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 8,193
  • County: Alameda County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.813, Longitude -122.27
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Oakland, CA 94612 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,494
Daytime Population: Workers 36,917
Daytime Population: Residents 9,223
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 46,140
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.64
Population in Households 16,158
Population in Familes 7,394
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,336
Population Density2 18,793
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $28,966
Average Household Income $54,564
Per Capita Income $33,025


Total Housing Units 10,555 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 902 ( 8.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,900 (84.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 753 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $421,000
Average Home Value $450,665


Total Households 9,802
Average Household Size 1.65
Family Households 2,749
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.51% 1.3%
Households 1.45% 1.31%
Families 1.48% 1.3%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Oakland, CA 94612 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 94612 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 # 865 51st
Population Density # 37 98th
Diversity Index # 522 71st
Median Household Income # 1683 4th
Per Capita Income # 747 58th

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