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ZIP Code 90042

Primary City:Los Angeles, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Highland Park|Northeast Los Angeles
County: Los Angeles County
Timezone: Pacific (2:51am)
Area code: 213 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.11, -118.19
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90042

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90042. 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 90042. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90042, 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:
Highland Park

Stats and Demographics for the 90042 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90042 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 90042 are primarily white. 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90042 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 62,430
Population Density 13,444 people per sq mi
Housing Units 21,018
Median Home Value $382,100
Land Area 4.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,892
Median Household Income $50,996

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,2472,0742,1382,4882,3812,6332,6672,6492,3282,0991,8271,6601,224860574446304237
Female2,1881,9702,1232,2322,3102,6032,6552,5272,1722,1551,9691,7861,5401,071794622456421
Total4,4354,0444,2614,7204,6915,2365,3225,1764,5004,2543,7963,4462,7641,9311,3681,068760658

Gender

 Male 30,836 49%
 Female 31,594 51%
Gender

Race

 White 29,742 47.6%
 Black Or African American 1,601 2.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 716 1.1%
 Asian 7,632 12.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 56 0.1%
 Other Race 19,361 31.0%
 Two Or More Races 3,322 5.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner667961,8842,1242,0031,178663227
Renter6032,8792,8622,0551,385650392125
Total6693,6754,7464,1793,3881,8281,055352

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,479 43%
 Single Guardian 5,203 26%
 Singles 4,312 22%
 Singles With Roommate 1,898 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 11,937 60%
 Households with Kids 7,955 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male457439446454441414370420429429409407446447460519524510475466
Female453453434401385418382397388431417419400456410429481493419410
Total9108928808558268327528178178608268268469038709481,0051,003894876

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90042 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 90042 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 90042 real estate data, the median home value of $382,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 90042 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 90042 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90042 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 61,836 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 104 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 140 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 194 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 156 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,327 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,614 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,951 52%
 Households Vacant 1,126 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 610 54.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 2.2%
 For Sale Only 119 10.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 49 4.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 4.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 268 23.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 710 6%
 1 Bedroom 3,681 34%
 2 Bedroom 5,222 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,355 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 $50,996 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 90042 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 90042 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 90042. 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 17,925 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,783 28%
 No Earnings 16,695 34%
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 17,925 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,783 28%
 No Earnings 16,695 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 22,746 83.2%
 Public transportation 2,704 9.9%
 Taxicab 14 0.1%
 Motorcycle 58 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 749 2.7%
 Worked at Home 1,067 3.9%
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 6,144 31%
 High School Graduate 7,193 37%
 Associate's degree 1,418 7%
 Bachelor's degree 3,607 18%
 Master's degree 824 4%
 Professional school degree 282 1%
 Doctorate degree 160 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,522 82.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,188 10.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 848 7.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90042

ZIP Code 90042 is in the Los Angeles County Office of Education School District. There are 21 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90042.

Academia Avance Charter
115 North Ave 53
Highland Park, CA 90042
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Los Angeles County Office of Education School District
Optimist Charter
6957 North Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Los Angeles County Office of Education School District
Aldama Elementary
632 North Ave 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Annandale Elementary
6125 Poppy Peak Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Buchanan Street Elementary
5024 Buchanan St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Luther Burbank Middle School
6460 North Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Bushnell Way Elementary
5507 Bushnell Way
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Garvanza Elementary
317 North Ave 62
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Monte Vista Street Elementary
5423 Monte Vista St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
San Pascual Avenue Elementary
815 San Pascual Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Yorkdale Elementary
5657 Meridian St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Arroyo Seco Museum Science
4805 Sycamore Terrace
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Richard Riordan Primary Center
5531 Monte Vista St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Benjamin Franklin Senior High School
820 North Ave 54
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Highland Park Continuation
928 North Ave 53
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Los Angeles International Charter High School
625 Coleman Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Angeles County Office of Education School District
St Ignatius School
6025 Monte Vista St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Good Shepherd Lutheran School
6338 N Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sycamore Grove School
4900 N Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Optimist High School
6957 N Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
The Academy of Our Lady
6338 N Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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