Nicasio, CA 94946 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 94946: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Nicasio, CA 94946

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Marin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.062, Longitude -122.677
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 26
  • PO Box Addresses: 191
  • Residential Addresses: 119
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 119

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Database updated: July 1, 2020, Maps updated: August 4, 2020.


Nicasio, CA 94946 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 864 (100%)
Population in Households 862 (99.8%)
Population in Families 656 (75.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 22
Diversity Index2 40


Median Household Income $122,773
Average Household Income $187,331
% of Income for Mortgage4 49%
Per Capita Income $77,624
Wealth Index5 276


Total HU (Housing Units) 423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 248 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $1,442,529
Average Home Value $1,535,988
Housing Affordability Index3 56


Total Households 358
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 224
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.46% 0.32%
Households 0.45% 0.33%
Families 0.45% 0.35%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
Owner Occupied HU   0.48%

Nicasio, CA 94946 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 94946 to the other 1,765 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 1438 19th
Population Density # 1416 20th
Median Household Income # 173 90th
Housing Affordability Index # 343 19th
Per Capita Income # 111 94th
Diversity Index # 1511 14th

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