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ZIP Code 90502

Primary City:Torrance, CA (View All Cities)
County: Los Angeles County
Timezone: Pacific (2:18pm)
Coordinates:33.83, -118.29
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90502

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90502. 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 90502. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90502, 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:
Torrance, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 90502 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90502 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 90502 are primarily white. 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90502 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,010
Population Density 8,059 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,939
Median Home Value $340,500
Land Area 2.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,717
Median Household Income $63,721

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male598445490527557645677705670638675550502343290211171117
Female513438459492550583645634659691677650526422379320236325
Total1,1118839491,0191,1071,2281,3221,3391,3291,3291,3521,2001,028765669531407442

Gender

 Male 8,811 49%
 Female 9,199 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,223 35%
 Black Or African American 1,269 7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 166 1%
 Asian 6,017 33%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 256 1%
 Other Race 3,194 18%
 Two Or More Races 885 5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2542176999086858636890
Renter473604153422401126420
Total727811,1841,3321,108698432110

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,898 51%
 Single Guardian 1,177 21%
 Singles 1,290 23%
 Singles With Roommate 352 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,766 66%
 Households with Kids 1,951 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13112810910594859285899786979611410210898107112117
Female120969488838388968881838711989921099310692113
Total251224203193177168180181177178169184215203194217191213204230

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90502 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 90502 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 90502 real estate data, the median home value of $340,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 90502 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 90502 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90502 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,815 93%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 654 4%
 Other Institutional 376 2%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 165 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,203 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 914 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,600 27%
 Households Vacant 222 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 74 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Sale Only 71 32%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 85 5%
 1 Bedroom 546 32%
 2 Bedroom 536 32%
 3+ Bedroom 524 31%
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 $63,721 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 90502 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. Most commuters in 90502 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 5,917 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,934 21%
 No Earnings 5,118 37%
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 5,917 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,934 21%
 No Earnings 5,118 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,196 91%
 Public transportation 158 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 326 4%
 Worked at Home 270 3%
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 1,108 19.6%
 High School Graduate 2,490 44.0%
 Associate's degree 347 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,246 22.0%
 Master's degree 312 5.5%
 Professional school degree 121 2.1%
 Doctorate degree 41 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,036 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 476 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 189 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90502

ZIP Code 90502 is in the Los Angeles Unf School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90502.

Meyler Street Elementary
1123 West 223rd St
Torrance, CA 90502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Van Deene Avenue Elementary
826 West Javelin St
Torrance, CA 90502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Angeles Unf School District
Freeman Enrichment Center
19401 South Vermont Avenue #e100
Torrance, CA 90502
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private
Zion Lutheran School
1001 W 223rd St
Torrance, CA 90502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Harbor Ucla Children Center
975 W Carson St
Torrance, CA 90502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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