Whitethorn, CA 95589 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 95589: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Whitethorn, CA 95589

Not Acceptable, USPS
Shelter Cove, CA 95589

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 58
  • Single Family Addresses: 428
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Humboldt County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.089, Longitude -124.049
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 95589 has segments in 2 Counties (Humboldt, Mendocino).

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Whitethorn, CA 95589 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,244
Daytime Population: Workers 253
Daytime Population: Residents 827
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,080
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 1,229
Population in Familes 768
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $43,148
Average Household Income $56,622
Per Capita Income $27,301


Total Housing Units 882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 427 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 286 (32.4%)
Median Home Value $354,091
Average Home Value $435,773


Total Households 596
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 292
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 1.01% 0.79%
Households 0.99% 0.83%
Families 1.03% 0.81%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Whitethorn, CA 95589 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 95589 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 # 1385 21st
Population Density # 1427 19th
Diversity Index # 1638 7th
Median Household Income # 1351 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1028 42nd

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