San Jose, CA 95116 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 95116: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
San Jose, CA 95116

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 973
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,902
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,435
  • County: Santa Clara County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.353, Longitude -121.85
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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San Jose, CA 95116 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 56,086
Population in Households 55,502
Population in Familes 46,470
Population in Group Qrtrs 584
Population Density1 15,094
Diversity Index2 91


Total Households 14,227
Average Household Size 3.9
Family Households 11,172
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 14,992 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,366 (35.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,861 (59.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 765 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $380,178
Average Home Value $405,553


Median Household Income $47,269
Average Household Income $61,554
Per Capita Income $16,063
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.14% 1.39%
Households 0.9% 1.3%
Families 0.95% 1.33%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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 Jose, CA 95116 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 95116 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 # 158 91st
Population Density1 # 72 96th
Diversity Index2 # 46 97th
Median Household Income # 1200 32nd
Per Capita Income # 1542 12th

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