San Rafael, CA 94901 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 94901: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
San Rafael, CA 94901

Acceptable Alternative
San Anselmo, CA 94901

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,742
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,954
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,832
  • County: Marin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.974, Longitude -122.509
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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San Rafael, CA 94901 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 42,455
Population in Households 41,233
Population in Familes 28,712
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,222
Population Density1 3,085
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 15,859
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 9,182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,701 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,530 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,329 (49.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 842 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $884,307
Average Home Value $892,065


Median Household Income $79,036
Average Household Income $116,880
Per Capita Income $44,899
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.59%
Households 0.2% 0.5%
Families 0.19% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

San Rafael, CA 94901 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 94901 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 # 333 81st
Population Density1 # 592 66th
Diversity Index2 # 631 64th
Median Household Income # 425 76th
Per Capita Income # 318 82nd

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