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279 Area Code

State: California
Major City: Sacramento
Timezone: America/Los_Angeles
Current Time: 7:10 PM

Top 4 Cities in Area Code 279

City Population
Sacramento 1,898,019
Elk Grove 174,775
Roseville 141,500
West Sacramento 53,519

Top 3 Counties in Area Code 279

County Population
Sacramento 1,524,553
Placer 385,512
Yolo 217,352

Age Distribution

Median age: 36.48

Median age in Area Code 279 is 36.48 years. 11.05% of residents are aged 0-9. 14.67% of residents are aged 10-19. The percentage of residents in their twenties is 14.79. 14.48 % are in their thirties, 13.21% in their fourties, 13.22 % in their fifties, and 10.51 % in their sixties. 4.97 % of residents are in their seventies and 3.12 % are eighty and over.

Demographics

50.72% are female
49.28% are male

49.28% of residents in Area Code 279 are male and 50.72% are female. 46.85% of residents are married and 12.91% are divorced. 35.32% have never been married. 4.88% are widowed. The average size of resident families is 3.40.

Household Income

Median household income: 83,232.17
55.91% have two income earners
40.78% of households earn $100,000+

Median household income in Area Code 279 is $83,232.17 with 55.91% of families having two income earners. 40.78% of households earn at least $100,000. 2.19% of households have an income under $5,000, 1.84% from $5,000-$10,000, 5.27% from $10,000-$15,000, 2.89% from $15,000-$20,000, 3.49% from $20,000-$25,000, 6.64% from $25,000-$35,000, 8.28% from $35,000-$50,000, 16.15% from $50,000-$75,000, 12.46% from $75,000-$100,000, 20.07% from $100,000-$150,000 and 20.70% over $150,000. The median income of individuals is $36,726.27.

Home Ownership and Rents

Median home value: $411,827.99
Median rent: $1,492.16
Rent burden: 32.91%

60.03% of households in Area Code 279 own (rather than rent) their residence. The median value of those homes is $411,827.99. The median rent paid by renters is $1,492.16 or 32.91% of the median renter's household income.

Education

47.49% have a Science and Engineering degree

10.20% of residents in Area Code 279 have less than a high school education. 19.39% have a high school diploma but no more. 37.62% of residents have some college but no more. 22.65% have a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) but no more. 10.14% have a graduate degree. 47.49% have a Bachelor's degree or higher in a Science and Engineering (or related) field.

Employment

27.51 minutes of commute time

64.20% of residents in Area Code 279 16 and older are in the labor force. 5.71% of residents are unemployed. The median commute time of resident workers in Area Code 279 is 27.51 minutes.

Races

21.60% report being Hispanic

60.10% of residents in Area Code 279 report their race as White. 6.78% report their race as Black or African American. 15.60% report their race as Asian. 0.82% report their race as American Indian and Alaska Native. 1.87% report their race as Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. 5.19% report their race as Some other race. 9.67% report their race as Two or more races. 21.60% report being Hispanic. Note: Hispanic is considered to be an ethnicity and not a race.

Other Statistics

11.50% report a disability
4.94% speak limited English
4.21% have no health insurance
6.23% are veterans

11.50% of residents in Area Code 279 report a disability. 4.94% of residents only speak limited English. 4.21% of residents report not having health insurance. 6.23% of residents are veterans.

Prefixes in Area Code 279

Prefix City
(279) 200- Sacramento
(279) 201- Sacramento
(279) 202- West Sacramento
(279) 203- Sacramento
(279) 204- Sacramento
(279) 205- West Sacramento
(279) 206- Sacramento
(279) 207- West Sacramento
(279) 208- West Sacramento
(279) 209- Elk Grove
(279) 210- Sacramento
(279) 211-
(279) 212- Sacramento
(279) 213- Sacramento
(279) 214- Sacramento
(279) 215- Sacramento
(279) 216- West Sacramento
(279) 217- Sacramento
(279) 219- Sacramento
(279) 222- Sacramento
(279) 223-
(279) 233- West Sacramento
(279) 234- Sacramento
(279) 247- Sacramento
(279) 277- Sacramento
(279) 278- Sacramento
(279) 279- Roseville
(279) 300- Sacramento
(279) 311-
(279) 321- Sacramento
(279) 322- Sacramento
(279) 333- Sacramento
(279) 336- Sacramento
(279) 345- Sacramento
(279) 346- Sacramento
(279) 348- Sacramento
(279) 356- Sacramento
(279) 386- Sacramento
(279) 399-
(279) 400-
(279) 411-
(279) 444- Sacramento
(279) 465- Sacramento
(279) 499- Sacramento
(279) 500-
(279) 511-
(279) 529-
(279) 555-
(279) 587- Sacramento
(279) 599- Sacramento
(279) 600-
(279) 611-
(279) 666- Sacramento
(279) 667- Sacramento
(279) 675- Sacramento
(279) 699- Sacramento
(279) 700-
(279) 711-
(279) 732- Sacramento
(279) 758- Sacramento
(279) 759- Sacramento
(279) 766- Sacramento
(279) 777- Sacramento
(279) 782- Sacramento
(279) 786- Sacramento
(279) 789- Sacramento
(279) 799- Sacramento
(279) 800- Sacramento
(279) 811-
(279) 842- Sacramento
(279) 867- Sacramento
(279) 888- Sacramento
(279) 895- Sacramento
(279) 899- Sacramento
(279) 900- Sacramento
(279) 901- Elk Grove
(279) 911-
(279) 944- West Sacramento
(279) 946- Sacramento
(279) 950-
(279) 958-
(279) 959-
(279) 972- Sacramento
(279) 976-
(279) 977- Sacramento
(279) 988-
(279) 999- Sacramento