San Rafael, CA 94903 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 94903: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
San Rafael, CA 94903

Not Acceptable, USPS
Marinwood, CA 94903
Santa Venetia, CA 94903
Terra Linda, CA 94903

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,464
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,660
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,784
  • County: Marin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.013, Longitude -122.549
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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San Rafael, CA 94903 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,409
Population in Households 28,352
Population in Familes 21,492
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,057
Population Density1 1,415
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 12,076
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 7,310
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,617 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,128 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,948 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 541 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $723,416
Average Home Value $730,579


Median Household Income $86,957
Average Household Income $121,488
Per Capita Income $51,433
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.66%
Households 0.25% 0.55%
Families 0.29% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.93%
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.

San Rafael, CA 94903 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 94903 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 # 611 65th
Population Density1 # 771 56th
Diversity Index2 # 1220 31st
Median Household Income # 304 83rd
Per Capita Income # 205 88th

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