Eureka, CA 95501 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 95501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Eureka, CA 95501

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,637
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,239
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 916
  • County: Humboldt County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.781, Longitude -124.149
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Eureka, CA 95501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24,685
Daytime Population: Workers 22,240
Daytime Population: Residents 13,308
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 35,548
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.44
Population in Households 22,605
Population in Familes 14,613
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,080
Population Density2 3,494
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $35,978
Average Household Income $50,683
Per Capita Income $21,907


Total Housing Units 10,819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,839 (35.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,243 (57.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 737 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $273,395
Average Home Value $299,577


Total Households 10,082
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 4,999
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 0.39% 0.3%
Households 0.27% 0.31%
Families 0.28% 0.32%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.46%

Eureka, CA 95501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 95501 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 # 729 59th
Population Density # 565 68th
Diversity Index # 1210 31st
Median Household Income # 1562 11th
Per Capita Income # 1313 25th

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