Zip Code 91916 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDescanso
Zip Code StateCalifornia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: San Diego
Area Code619
Current Population:1622
Racial Majority:White 79.62%
Public School Racial Majority:White 62.8%
Unemployment Rate:6.6%
Median Household Income$47452
Average Adjusted Gross Income$89130
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time35.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Standard Time
Elevation Range1066 - 5040 ft.
Area133 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.92101300, -116.63478000

Zip Code 91916 Description

Zip Code 91916 is located in the state of California in the San Diego metro area. Zip code 91916 is primarily located in San Diego County. The official US Postal Service name for 91916 is DESCANSO, California. Portions of zip code 91916 are contained within or border the city limits of Alpine, CA, . Zip code 91916 is within area code 760 and area code 619. 91916 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in California.

The current unemployment level in 91916 is 6.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.0% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 91916 increased to 1622 from 1575 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 91916 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 91916 public schools is White. 52.3% of students in 91916 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1258 79.62% 1348 -7%
 Black Or African American 38 2.41% 10 +280%
 Hispanic 182 11.52% 176 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 27 -100%
 Asian 60 3.8% 29 +107%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 1.01% 8 +100%
 Other Race 6 0% 6 -100%
 Two Or More Races 18 1.65% 18 +44%

Zip Code 91916 Race/Ethnicity

 White 62.8%
 Black Or African American 0.5%
 Hispanic 27.1%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.5%
 Two or More Races 7.5%

Zip Code 91916 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population16221575
Male Population51.00%
Female Population49.00%
Total Households656
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$47452
Income Under $50K Per Year52.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.50%
91916 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
California District 50Duncan D. HunterRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$288643
Average Real Estate Sale Price$235417
Current Unemployment Level 6.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Average First Frost DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 91916 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)34353740445055565345373443
Avg Max Temp (°F)59616268748591918676666073
Avg Precip (In.)4.964.925.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA
CBSA Type91916
CBSA Population3120279
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours