Alameda, CA 94501 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 94501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alameda, CA 94501

Not Acceptable, USPS
Alameda Pt, CA 94501

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Alameda County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.761, Longitude -122.26
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,415
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,603
  • Residential Addresses: 26,759
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 10,905
    • Single Family Addresses: 15,854

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Alameda, CA 94501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 64,585
Daytime Population: Workers 21,959
Daytime Population: Residents 30,860
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 52,819
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 63,122
Population in Familes 47,426
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,463
Population Density2 8,008
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $75,218
Average Household Income $102,776
Per Capita Income $43,136


Total Housing Units 28,218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,428 (37.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,214 (57.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,576 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $677,038
Average Home Value $710,882


Total Households 26,642
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 15,429
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 0.97% 1.06%
Households 0.87% 1.0%
Families 0.88% 1.02%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Alameda, CA 94501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 94501 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 # 96 95th
Population Density # 252 86th
Diversity Index # 752 57th
Median Household Income # 546 69th
Per Capita Income # 419 76th

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