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, 2017)


Total Population 42,481
Daytime Population: Workers 29,356
Daytime Population: Residents 20,524
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 49,880
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 41,304
Population in Familes 28,754
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,177
Population Density2 3,141
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $82,869
Average Household Income $124,144
Per Capita Income $47,830


Total Housing Units 16,589 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,529 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,430 (50.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 630 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $949,945
Average Home Value $955,133


Total Households 15,959
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 9,261
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 0.51% 0.46%
Households 0.44% 0.4%
Families 0.44% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.37%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

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

The table below compares 94901 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 # 341 81st
Population Density # 604 66th
Diversity Index # 627 65th
Median Household Income # 418 76th
Per Capita Income # 315 82nd

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