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ZIP Code 90240

Primary City:Downey, CA (View All Cities)
County: Los Angeles County
Timezone: Pacific (10:00am)
Area code: 562 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.96, -118.12
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90240. 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 90240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90240, 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:
Downey, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 90240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90240 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 90240 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 a small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90240 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,876
Population Density 8,789 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,991
Median Home Value $438,400
Land Area 2.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,632
Median Household Income $72,777

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8479001,0601,044938826807938892852848658582380295217205212
Female8138469969919298339061,038980905883750644467364312345373
Total1,6601,7462,0562,0351,8671,6591,7131,9761,8721,7571,7311,4081,226847659529550585

Gender

 Male 12,501 48%
 Female 13,375 52%
Gender

Race

 White 15,311 59.2%
 Black Or African American 659 2.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 178 0.7%
 Asian 2,240 8.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 51 0.2%
 Other Race 6,463 25.0%
 Two Or More Races 974 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner363411,0211,2231,037638479328
Renter1126307215283041316736
Total1489711,7421,7511,341769546364

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,376 57%
 Single Guardian 1,807 24%
 Singles 1,158 15%
 Singles With Roommate 291 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,152 54%
 Households with Kids 3,480 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male168168182173158180177206179214203199221223213194195220222197
Female147178172161152168144196186203204208182199193210207206175205
Total315346354334310348321402365417407407403422406404402426397402

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90240 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 90240 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 90240 real estate data, the median home value of $438,400 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 90240. Rentals in 90240 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,646 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 217 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,961 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,142 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,529 32%
 Households Vacant 359 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 160 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 69 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 89 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 3%
 1 Bedroom 725 32%
 2 Bedroom 665 29%
 3+ Bedroom 808 36%
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 $72,777 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 90240 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 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 90240. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 8,342 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,920 24%
 No Earnings 6,878 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 8,342 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,920 24%
 No Earnings 6,878 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,010 93.7%
 Public transportation 220 1.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 90 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 165 1.4%
 Worked at Home 260 2.2%
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 1,729 21%
 High School Graduate 3,415 41%
 Associate's degree 880 11%
 Bachelor's degree 1,505 18%
 Master's degree 486 6%
 Professional school degree 144 2%
 Doctorate degree 86 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,820 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 646 13.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 377 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90240

ZIP Code 90240 is in the Downey Unf School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90240.

Gallatin Elementary
9513 Brookshire Ave
Downey, CA 90240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Downey Unf School District
Griffiths Middle School
9633 Tweedy Ln
Downey, CA 90240
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Downey Unf School District
Price Elementary
9525 South Tweedy Ln
Downey, CA 90240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Downey Unf School District
Unsworth Elementary
9001 Lindsey Ave
Downey, CA 90240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Downey Unf School District

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