Sacramento, CA 95838 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 95838: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sacramento, CA 95838

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sacramento County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.645, Longitude -121.444
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 672
  • PO Box Addresses: 335
  • Residential Addresses: 11,489
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 671
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,818

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

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Sacramento, CA 95838 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 40,487
Population in Households 40,152
Population in Familes 34,463
Population in Group Qrtrs 335
Population Density2 4,656
Diversity Index3 90


Median Household Income $42,534
Average Household Income $55,741
Per Capita Income $15,847


Total Housing Units 12,502 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,709 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,543 (44.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,250 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $184,101
Average Home Value $234,481


Total Households 11,252
Average Household Size 3.57
Family Households 8,427
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 1.13% 1.17%
Households 0.94% 1.03%
Families 0.94% 1.03%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Sacramento, CA 95838 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 95838 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 # 379 79th
Population Density # 465 74th
Diversity Index # 72 96th
Median Household Income # 1419 20th
Per Capita Income # 1594 10th

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