Oakland, CA 94601 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 94601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oakland, CA 94601

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Alameda County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.781, Longitude -122.216
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,601
  • PO Box Addresses: 842
  • Residential Addresses: 15,800
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,877
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,923

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

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Oakland, CA 94601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 54,331
Population in Households 53,510
Population in Familes 43,232
Population in Group Qrtrs 821
Population Density2 15,981
Diversity Index3 93


Median Household Income $40,555
Average Household Income $58,075
Per Capita Income $17,765


Total Housing Units 17,671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,078 (28.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,933 (61.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,660 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $387,891
Average Home Value $445,082


Total Households 16,011
Average Household Size 3.34
Family Households 11,174
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.86% 0.9%
Households 0.83% 0.84%
Families 0.82% 0.89%
Median Household Income   3.87%
Per Capita Income   3.7%

Oakland, CA 94601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 94601 to the other 1,763 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 180 90th
Population Density # 65 96th
Diversity Index # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 1477 16th
Per Capita Income # 1544 12th

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