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ZIP Code 90005

Primary City:Los Angeles, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Koreatown|Wilshire|Mid-Wilshire
County: Los Angeles County
Timezone: Pacific (1:54pm)
Area code: 213 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.06, -118.31
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90005

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90005. 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 90005. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90005, 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:
Sanford

Stats and Demographics for the 90005 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90005 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 90005 are primarily Asian. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90005 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,681
Population Density 34,761 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,345
Median Home Value $633,600
Land Area 1.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,044
Median Household Income $31,893

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2151,0831,0011,2451,7632,2232,0131,7581,5571,3691,156863622477395262159138
Female1,1249729441,0621,4911,7981,5901,5301,3211,2851,220985834593552459357265
Total2,3392,0551,9452,3073,2544,0213,6033,2882,8782,6542,3761,8481,4561,070947721516403

Gender

 Male 19,299 51%
 Female 18,382 49%
Gender

Race

 White 10,953 29.1%
 Black Or African American 2,007 5.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 317 0.8%
 Asian 12,740 33.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 40 0.1%
 Other Race 9,940 26.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,684 4.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner161542292553041889032
Renter1,0193,3293,0622,6331,5881,082783280
Total1,0353,4833,2912,8881,8921,270873312

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,034 33%
 Single Guardian 3,366 22%
 Singles 5,005 33%
 Singles With Roommate 1,639 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,757 72%
 Households with Kids 4,287 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male246253247229250228212193200196178191211225210238275259263303
Female259228213187222182193191184204179193180188202201199225235267
Total505481460416472410405384384400357384391413412439474484498570

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90005 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 90005 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 90005 real estate data, the median home value of $633,600 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 90005. Rentals in 90005 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Studio apartments are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90005 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,537 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 8 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 14 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 120 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,056 6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 212 1%
 Renter Occupied Households 13,776 84%
 Households Vacant 1,301 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,024 78.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 33 2.5%
 For Sale Only 46 3.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 2.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 162 12.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4,823 34%
 1 Bedroom 5,994 42%
 2 Bedroom 2,868 20%
 3+ Bedroom 506 4%
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 $31,893 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 90005 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 90005 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. In 90005 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,295 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,453 20%
 No Earnings 10,227 32%
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 15,295 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,453 20%
 No Earnings 10,227 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,627 52.5%
 Public transportation 6,971 34.4%
 Taxicab 66 0.3%
 Motorcycle 26 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,361 6.7%
 Worked at Home 1,185 5.9%
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. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 4,703 33.9%
 High School Graduate 5,076 36.6%
 Associate's degree 528 3.8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,699 19.5%
 Master's degree 545 3.9%
 Professional school degree 242 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 62 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,653 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 569 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 650 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90005

ZIP Code 90005 is in the Los Angeles Unf School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90005.

Ucla Community
700 South Mariposa Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Ambassador School of Global Leadership
701 South Catalina St
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
John Burroughs Middle School
600 South McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Hoover Street Elementary
2726 Francis Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Wilton Place Elementary
745 South Wilton Place
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Young Oak Kim Academy
615 South Shatto Place
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Ambassador School of Global Education
3201 West Eighth St
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Camino Nuevo Academy #2
635 South Harvard Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Rise Kohyang Middle School
631 South Commonwealth Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Los Angeles High School of the Arts (lahsa)
701 South Catalina St
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
School for the Visual Arts and Humanities
701 South Catalina St
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
St James School
625 S St Andrews Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lily School
610 S Kingsley Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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