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ZIP Code 90249

Primary City:Gardena, CA (View All Cities)
County: Los Angeles County
Timezone: Pacific (5:12pm)
Area code: 310 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.90, -118.32
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90249

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90249. 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 90249. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90249, 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:
Gardena, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 90249 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90249 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 90249 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90249 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,669
Population Density 8,956 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,214
Median Home Value $354,200
Land Area 2.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,880
Median Household Income $51,871

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8838648969839038958738681,006916916787624512403260159149
Female8298669199578639219159881,0151,015980854820588454296249243
Total1,7121,7301,8151,9401,7661,8161,7881,8562,0211,9311,8961,6411,4441,100857556408392

Gender

 Male 12,897 48%
 Female 13,772 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,866 29.5%
 Black Or African American 8,082 30.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 161 0.6%
 Asian 4,417 16.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 122 0.5%
 Other Race 4,830 18.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,191 4.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner243228741,1561,157901451189
Renter22086793983856423411628
Total2441,1891,8131,9941,7211,135567217

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,125 46%
 Single Guardian 2,391 27%
 Singles 1,880 21%
 Singles With Roommate 484 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,415 61%
 Households with Kids 3,465 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male197195178159186162194163159189153189185180192202201185203187
Female166179170168172203158156177188176165203187200174199200184159
Total363374348327358365352319336377329354388367392376400385387346

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90249 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 90249 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 90249 real estate data, the median home value of $354,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 90249. Rentals in 90249 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90249 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,424 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 108 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 137 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,998 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,076 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,806 41%
 Households Vacant 334 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 189 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 45 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 59 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 270 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,330 36%
 2 Bedroom 1,253 34%
 3+ Bedroom 820 22%
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 $51,871 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 90249 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. Residents in ZIP code 90249 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 90249 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 8,024 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,642 22%
 No Earnings 8,315 40%
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 8,024 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,642 22%
 No Earnings 8,315 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,039 89.4%
 Public transportation 620 5.5%
 Taxicab 5 0.0%
 Motorcycle 32 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 300 2.7%
 Worked at Home 233 2.1%
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 1,832 21.7%
 High School Graduate 4,095 48.5%
 Associate's degree 880 10.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,113 13.2%
 Master's degree 380 4.5%
 Professional school degree 73 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 63 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,187 78.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 500 9.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 663 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90249

ZIP Code 90249 is in the Los Angeles Unf School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90249.

Chapman Elementary
1947 Marine Ave
Gardena, CA 90249
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
One Hundred Fifty-Sixth Street Elementary
2100 West 156th St
Gardena, CA 90249
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Purche Avenue Elementary
13210 Purche Ave
Gardena, CA 90249
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Maria Regina School
13510 Van Ness Ave
Gardena, CA 90249
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Junipero Serra High School
14830 Van Ness Ave
Gardena, CA 90249
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Cross Road Christian Academy
2818 Manhattan Beach Blvd
Gardena, CA 90249
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Van Ness Nursery School & Kindergarten
15408 Van Ness Ave
Gardena, CA 90249
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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