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, 2016)


Total Population 1,295
Population in Households 1,277
Population in Familes 799
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 614
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 301
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 915 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 439 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 175 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 301 (32.9%)
Median Home Value $362,302
Average Home Value $447,437


Median Household Income $43,864
Average Household Income $55,348
Per Capita Income $26,432
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.28% 0.82%
Households 1.14% 0.77%
Families 1.22% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Whitethorn, CA 95589 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 95589 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 # 1372 22nd
Population Density1 # 1413 20th
Diversity Index2 # 1643 6th
Median Household Income # 1300 26th
Per Capita Income # 999 43rd

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