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ZIP Code 90008

Primary City:Los Angeles, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Crenshaw
County: Los Angeles
Timezone: Pacific (2:18pm)
Area code: 213 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.01, -118.35
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90008

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90008. 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 90008. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90008, 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:
Baldwin Hills, Leimert Park
Unacceptable:
Crenshaw

Stats and Demographics for the 90008 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90008 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 90008 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90008 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,327
Population Density 8,801 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,006
Median Home Value $447,500
Land Area 3.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,841
Median Household Income $38,210

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0531,0111,0371,1099359628529051,0091,0581,065918709540474338243259
Female1,0159069841,0231,1151,1231,1211,1401,2451,4511,3191,1971,123833707578472498
Total2,0681,9172,0212,1322,0502,0851,9732,0452,2542,5092,3842,1151,8321,3731,181916715757

Gender

 Male 14,477 45%
 Female 17,850 55%
Gender

Race

 White 2,747 8.5%
 Black Or African American 22,581 69.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 144 0.4%
 Asian 829 2.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 30 0.1%
 Other Race 4,738 14.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,258 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner221985871,0241,005873671391
Renter3911,5101,7922,0081,662966546195
Total4131,7082,3793,0322,6671,8391,217586

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,417 25%
 Single Guardian 4,279 31%
 Singles 5,336 39%
 Singles With Roommate 809 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,739 70%
 Households with Kids 4,102 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male193206227226216178205197215211212182220212221237213222216206
Female200196206207203179174164186199193187187218206221193194209224
Total393402433433419357379361401410405369407430427458406416425430

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90008 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 90008 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 90008 real estate data, the median home value of $447,500 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 90008 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 90008 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90008 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,193 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 4 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 129 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,753 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,018 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,070 60%
 Households Vacant 1,165 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 768 66%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Sale Only 190 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 143 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 553 6%
 1 Bedroom 4,180 45%
 2 Bedroom 3,440 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,130 12%
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 $38,210 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 90008 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 90008 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 90008. 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 8,541 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,096 23%
 No Earnings 12,198 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 8,541 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,096 23%
 No Earnings 12,198 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,877 79.3%
 Public transportation 1,523 12.2%
 Taxicab 13 0.1%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 317 2.5%
 Worked at Home 709 5.7%
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 1,699 18%
 High School Graduate 4,097 44%
 Associate's degree 771 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,736 19%
 Master's degree 607 7%
 Professional school degree 327 4%
 Doctorate degree 91 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,106 79.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 919 14.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 378 5.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90008

ZIP Code 90008 is in the Los Angeles Unf School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90008.

Marlton
4000 Santo Tomas Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Audubon Middle School
4120 11th Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Tom Bradley Global Awareness Magnet
3875 Dublin Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Forty-Second Street Elementary
4231 Fourth Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Hillcrest Drive Elementary
4041 Hillcrest Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
New Heights Charter
2202 West Mlk Jr Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Antecello Preparatory Academy
2320 Martin Luther King Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Crenshaw Arts-Tech Charter High School
4120 11th Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Academy of Science and Engineering
4126 South Arlington Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Transfiguration School
4020 Roxton Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Do Re Me Child Development Center
2829 W Vernon Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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