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San Diego Zip Code Ranked Among Best in US

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    We often brag about living in the best city. But how about the best zip code?

    The San Diego zip code 92121 – which encompasses the area from University of California San Diego north to Torrey Pines and east to Miramar -- was ranked the sixth best zip code in the United States, according to the real estate blog, Movoto. The ranking measured 28,061 zip codes.

    So what makes 92121 one of the golden five digits? The ranking took into account median household income, unemployment rate, average commute time, median rent, median house worth, high school graduation rate and the number of families below the poverty line.

    Edging out 92121 in the top five were Washington, D.C., (20004), Houston, Texas (77005), Medina, Washington (98039) and Sea Ranch (95497).

    Chicago, Wichita, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri finished out the top 10 zip codes.

    You can also see how your zip code stacked up against the rest, by clicking here.