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ZIP Code 90021

Primary City:Los Angeles, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Wholesale District|Downtown Los Angeles
County: Los Angeles County
Timezone: Pacific (4:20am)
Area code: 213 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.03, -118.24
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90021

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90021. 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 90021. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90021, 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
Unacceptable:
Market

Stats and Demographics for the 90021 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90021 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 a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 90021 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90021 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,951
Population Density 1,908 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,761
Median Home Value $444,000
Land Area 2.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,561
Median Household Income $13,415

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male516590581401881962283013753242832421306330917
Female57343762761211131159311711792563718763
Total1089912712021630930934339449244137529816781371520

Gender

 Male 2,790 71%
 Female 1,161 29%
Gender

Race

 White 1,620 41.0%
 Black Or African American 1,242 31.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 1.2%
 Asian 158 4.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 733 18.6%
 Two Or More Races 145 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner327543815531
Renter42234299383306122281
Total45261353421321127312

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 173 11%
 Single Guardian 110 7%
 Singles 1,108 71%
 Singles With Roommate 170 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,421 91%
 Households with Kids 140 9%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12761312771218834243212137121525
Female7219169464118101018101114141316
Total192815291031131629164434429311421262841

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90021 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 90021 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 90021 real estate data, the median home value of $444,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 90021. Rentals in 90021 are most commonly studio apartments. The rent for studio apartments is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90021 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,456 62%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,495 38%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 134 7.6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 12 0.7%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,415 80.4%
 Households Vacant 200 11.4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 152 76%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 4%
 For Sale Only 4 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 31 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 993 65%
 1 Bedroom 364 24%
 2 Bedroom 60 4%
 3+ Bedroom 110 7%
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 $13,415 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 90021 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 90021 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 90021 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 90021 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 90021. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 797 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 613 22%
 No Earnings 1,322 48%
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 797 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 613 22%
 No Earnings 1,322 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 561 46%
 Public transportation 232 19%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 291 24%
 Worked at Home 132 11%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 537 29%
 High School Graduate 875 47%
 Associate's degree 115 6%
 Bachelor's degree 267 14%
 Master's degree 71 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 151 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90021

ZIP Code 90021 is in the Los Angeles Unf School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90021.

Para Los Ninos Charter
1617 East Seventh St
Los Angeles, CA 90021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Para Los Ninos Middle School
1617 East Seventh St
Los Angeles, CA 90021
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Central High School
716 East 14th St
Los Angeles, CA 90021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Metropolitan Continuation
727 South Wilson St
Los Angeles, CA 90021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Tri-C Community Day
716 East 14th St
Los Angeles, CA 90021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
St Turibius School
1524 Essex St
Los Angeles, CA 90021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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