Aptos, CA 95003 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 95003: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Aptos, CA 95003

Not Acceptable, USPS
Rio del Mar, CA 95003
Seacliff, CA 95003
Seascape, CA 95003

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 604
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,387
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 387
  • County: Santa Cruz County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.993, Longitude -121.877
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Aptos, CA 95003 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,701
Population in Households 24,574
Population in Familes 18,820
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density1 750
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 10,208
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 6,536
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,057 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,061 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,147 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,849 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $756,292
Average Home Value $791,141


Median Household Income $84,278
Average Household Income $115,563
Per Capita Income $47,979
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.83%
Households 0.36% 0.78%
Families 0.34% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Aptos, CA 95003 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 95003 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 # 721 59th
Population Density1 # 875 50th
Diversity Index2 # 1378 21st
Median Household Income # 341 81st
Per Capita Income # 265 85th

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