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ZIP Code 90002

Primary City:Los Angeles, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Watts|Southeast Los Angeles
County: Los Angeles County
Timezone: Pacific (7:29am)
Area code: 213 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.95, -118.25
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90002

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90002. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 90002. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90002, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Los Angeles, CA
Acceptable:
August F. Haw, Watts

Stats and Demographics for the 90002 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90002 is located in south California and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 90002 are primarily other race. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90002 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 51,223
Population Density 16,728 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,598
Median Home Value $216,100
Land Area 3.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,731
Median Household Income $31,258

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 25Female Median Age: 26

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,7482,4842,5192,5912,2812,0371,7091,5561,5221,4371,302923632394303186117135
Female2,5702,4492,5152,6982,3022,0611,8411,6871,6531,6161,4551,014699552402339242252
Total5,3184,9335,0345,2894,5834,0983,5503,2433,1753,0532,7571,9371,331946705525359387

Gender

 Male 24,876 49%
 Female 26,347 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,392 28.1%
 Black Or African American 13,101 25.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 371 0.7%
 Asian 148 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 33 0.1%
 Other Race 21,239 41.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,939 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner824269731,309900470336188
Renter4561,7141,7921,53876245824087
Total5382,1402,7652,8471,662928576275

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,723 40%
 Single Guardian 5,056 43%
 Singles 1,548 13%
 Singles With Roommate 404 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 4,324 37%
 Households with Kids 7,407 63%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male503577573544492511484470527513501503492510531504571477508487
Female507514537496453489524492491470468514519544535521557558527497
Total1,0101,0911,1101,0409451,0001,0089621,0189839691,0171,0111,0541,0661,0251,1281,0351,035984

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90002 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 90002 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 90002 real estate data, the median home value of $216,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 90002 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 90002 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90002 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 51,091 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 132 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,922 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 762 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,047 56%
 Households Vacant 867 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 428 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 182 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 206 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,055 14%
 1 Bedroom 1,493 20%
 2 Bedroom 2,575 34%
 3+ Bedroom 2,362 32%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $31,258 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 90002 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 90002 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 90002. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,134 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,428 22%
 No Earnings 15,385 45%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,134 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,428 22%
 No Earnings 15,385 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,100 82.1%
 Public transportation 1,896 11.9%
 Taxicab 12 0.1%
 Motorcycle 2 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 379 2.4%
 Worked at Home 565 3.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 5,956 50.2%
 High School Graduate 5,156 43.4%
 Associate's degree 291 2.5%
 Bachelor's degree 345 2.9%
 Master's degree 87 0.7%
 Professional school degree 1 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 32 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 13,056 85.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 544 3.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,686 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90002

ZIP Code 90002 is in the Los Angeles Unf School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90002.

Compton Avenue Elementary
1515 East 104th St
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Edwin Markham Middle School
1650 East 104th St
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Ninety-Ninth Street Elementary
9900 South Wadsworth Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Ninety-Second Street Elementary
9211 Grape St
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Ninety-Sixth Street Elementary
1471 East 96th St
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Florence Griffith Joyner Elementary
1963 East 103rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Weigand Avenue Elementary
10401 Weigand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Judith F. Baca Arts Academy
1536 East 89th St
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
David Starr Jordan Senior High School
2265 East 103rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Simon Rodia Continuation
2315 East 103rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Thomas Riley High School
1524 East 103rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Dorothy V. Johnson Community Day
10601 South Grandee Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Animo College Preparatory Academy
2265 East 103rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
St Lawrence of Brindisi Catholic School
10044 Compton Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Youth Opportunities High School
1827 E 103rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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