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ZIP Code 90221

Primary City:Compton, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Compton
County: Los Angeles County
Timezone: Pacific (8:06am)
Area code: 310 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.88, -118.20
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90221

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90221. 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 90221. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90221, 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:
Compton, CA
Acceptable:
E Rncho Dmngz, East Rancho Dominguez

Stats and Demographics for the 90221 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90221 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 90221 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 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 90221 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 53,704
Population Density 10,072 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,368
Median Home Value $237,100
Land Area 5.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,630
Median Household Income $42,853

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 27

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,6812,4662,5292,6922,3142,0871,9961,7991,6111,6631,4021,02875850537923613961
Female2,6412,4972,5122,6112,4122,0802,0111,7851,7761,6801,4631,118846660545370193158
Total5,3224,9635,0415,3034,7264,1674,0073,5843,3873,3432,8652,1461,6041,165924606332219

Gender

 Male 26,346 49%
 Female 27,358 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,694 29.2%
 Black Or African American 12,029 22.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 396 0.7%
 Asian 148 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 393 0.7%
 Other Race 23,134 43.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,910 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner745581,2101,6381,22587039077
Renter3711,4031,6401,14962727210818
Total4451,9612,8502,7871,8521,14249895

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,824 50%
 Single Guardian 4,300 37%
 Singles 1,100 9%
 Singles With Roommate 406 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 5
 Households without Kids 4,240 36%
 Households with Kids 7,390 64%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male537572553487495506463504498477487489529547556536548537515502
Female480519582515522457515472531469499496531517522520510525534505
Total1,0171,0911,1351,0021,0179639789761,0299469869851,0601,0641,0781,0561,0581,0621,0491,007

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90221 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 90221 were primarily built in the 1940s or the 1950s. Looking at 90221 real estate data, the median home value of $237,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 90221 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 90221 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90221 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 53,133 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 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 557 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,173 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 869 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,588 45%
 Households Vacant 738 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 351 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 183 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 144 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 276 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,343 24%
 2 Bedroom 2,432 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,571 28%
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 $42,853 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 90221 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. Residents in ZIP code 90221 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 90221 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 12,766 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,184 22%
 No Earnings 16,121 43%
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 12,766 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,184 22%
 No Earnings 16,121 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,171 89.3%
 Public transportation 1,060 5.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 44 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 502 2.8%
 Worked at Home 338 1.9%
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. 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 6,867 50.4%
 High School Graduate 6,040 44.3%
 Associate's degree 301 2.2%
 Bachelor's degree 304 2.2%
 Master's degree 104 0.8%
 Professional school degree 8 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 12,139 84.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 515 3.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,739 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90221

ZIP Code 90221 is in the Sbe - Lifeline Education Charter School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90221.

Lifeline Education Charter
225 South Santa Fe Ave
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Sbe - Lifeline Education Charter School District
Emerson Elementary
1011 East Caldwell St
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Compton Unf School District
Foster Elementary
1620 North Pannes St
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Compton Unf School District
Kelly Elementary
2320 East Alondra Blvd
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Compton Unf School District
Mayo Elementary
915 North Mayo Ave
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Compton Unf School District
Roosevelt Elementary
700 North Bradfield Ave
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Compton Unf School District
Roosevelt Middle School
1200 East Alondra Blvd
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Compton Unf School District
Whaley Middle School
14401 South Gibson Ave
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Compton Unf School District
Clinton William Jefferson
6500 Compton Blvd
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Compton Unf School District
Compton Unified Rop
700 North Bullis Rd
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Compton Unf Rop School District
Dominguez High School
15301 South San Jose Ave
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Compton Unf School District
Our Lady of Victory School
601 E Palmer St
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Optimal Christian Academy
1300 E Palmer St
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Eko Multipurpose Center
403 S Santa Fe Ave
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Children 'R' Us Child Development
4611 E Compton Blvd
East Rancho Domin, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
First Christian New Life Academy
225 South Santa Fe Avenue
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Progressive Achievement Center
302 N Long Beach Blvd
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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