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279 Area Code

State: California
Major City: Sacramento
Timezone: America/Los_Angeles
Current Time: 1:25 AM

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: 38.40

Median age in Area Code 279 is 38.40 years. 10.77% of residents are aged 0-9. 14.95% of residents are aged 10-19. The percentage of residents in their twenties is 13.08. 13.88 % are in their thirties, 13.38% in their fourties, 13.78 % in their fifties, and 11.39 % in their sixties. 5.65 % of residents are in their seventies and 3.17 % are eighty and over.

Demographics

50.16% are female
49.84% are male

49.84% of residents in Area Code 279 are male and 50.16% are female. 49.77% of residents are married and 11.47% are divorced. 33.95% have never been married. 4.79% are widowed. The average size of resident families is 3.38.

Household Income

Median household income: 99,253.35
57.00% have two income earners
47.49% of households earn $100,000+

Median household income in Area Code 279 is $99,253.35 with 57.00% of families having two income earners. 47.49% of households earn at least $100,000. 2.13% of households have an income under $5,000, 1.58% from $5,000-$10,000, 4.42% from $10,000-$15,000, 1.99% from $15,000-$20,000, 3.09% from $20,000-$25,000, 5.90% from $25,000-$35,000, 7.62% from $35,000-$50,000, 13.88% from $50,000-$75,000, 11.86% from $75,000-$100,000, 19.78% from $100,000-$150,000 and 27.71% over $150,000. The median income of individuals is $41,759.36.

Home Ownership and Rents

Median home value: $495,074.88
Median rent: $1,640.58
Rent burden: 32.65%

64.87% of households in Area Code 279 own (rather than rent) their residence. The median value of those homes is $495,074.88. The median rent paid by renters is $1,640.58 or 32.65% of the median renter's household income.

Education

48.44% have a Science and Engineering degree

9.65% of residents in Area Code 279 have less than a high school education. 18.72% have a high school diploma but no more. 34.91% of residents have some college but no more. 23.82% have a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) but no more. 12.91% have a graduate degree. 48.44% have a Bachelor's degree or higher in a Science and Engineering (or related) field.

Employment

27.47 minutes of commute time

64.02% of residents in Area Code 279 16 and older are in the labor force. 5.63% of residents are unemployed. The median commute time of resident workers in Area Code 279 is 27.47 minutes.

Races

20.28% report being Hispanic

59.94% of residents in Area Code 279 report their race as White. 6.49% report their race as Black or African American. 15.38% report their race as Asian. 0.89% report their race as American Indian and Alaska Native. 1.24% report their race as Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. 5.40% report their race as Some other race. 10.62% report their race as Two or more races. 20.28% report being Hispanic. Note: Hispanic is considered to be an ethnicity and not a race.

Other Statistics

11.31% report a disability
4.51% speak limited English
3.88% have no health insurance
6.07% are veterans

11.31% of residents in Area Code 279 report a disability. 4.51% of residents only speak limited English. 3.88% of residents report not having health insurance. 6.07% 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