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ZIP Code 90601

Primary City:Whittier, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Whittier
County: Los Angeles County
Timezone: Pacific (4:02pm)
Area code: 562 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.01, -118.03
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90601. 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 90601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90601, 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:
Whittier, CA
Acceptable:
City Industry, City Of Industry, Pico Rivera

Stats and Demographics for the 90601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90601 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 a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 90601 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90601 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,974
Population Density 2,818 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,549
Median Home Value $418,600
Land Area 11.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,027
Median Household Income $69,375

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
Male1,0461,0891,1331,0989821,0501,1031,2171,1571,0821,022942774495411291237183
Female1,0141,0041,1001,1571,0631,1191,2281,2661,1271,1091,1481,122894651505390349416
Total2,0602,0932,2332,2552,0452,1692,3312,4832,2842,1912,1702,0641,6681,146916681586599

Gender

 Male 15,312 48%
 Female 16,662 52%
Gender

Race

 White 19,625 61.4%
 Black Or African American 426 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 413 1.3%
 Asian 1,731 5.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 42 0.1%
 Other Race 8,095 25.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,642 5.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner284351,1821,4721,573972628253
Renter2021,1291,184880553211174151
Total2301,5642,3662,3522,1261,183802404

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,338 48%
 Single Guardian 2,573 23%
 Singles 2,511 23%
 Singles With Roommate 605 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,903 63%
 Households with Kids 4,124 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male220222202214220228194211236232223224229225205233239229192187
Female197220190201195193203204209186229218220247235245237204236205
Total417442392415415421397415445418452442449472440478476433428392

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90601 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 90601 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 90601 real estate data, the median home value of $418,600 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 90601. Rentals in 90601 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,920 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 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 54 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,219 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,324 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,484 39%
 Households Vacant 522 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 273 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 3%
 For Sale Only 81 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 303 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,261 28%
 2 Bedroom 1,719 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,182 26%
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 $69,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 90601 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 90601. 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 10,885 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,788 22%
 No Earnings 9,296 36%
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 10,885 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,788 22%
 No Earnings 9,296 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,231 90.2%
 Public transportation 424 2.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 44 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 615 4.2%
 Worked at Home 352 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,533 14%
 High School Graduate 5,347 50%
 Associate's degree 930 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,882 18%
 Master's degree 664 6%
 Professional school degree 182 2%
 Doctorate degree 102 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,111 77.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,104 16.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 384 5.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90601

ZIP Code 90601 is in the Whittier City Elementary School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90601.

Walter F. Dexter Middle School
11532 East Floral Dr
Whittier, CA 90601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Whittier City Elementary School District
Lou Henry Hoover Elementary
6302 South Alta Ave
Whittier, CA 90601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Whittier City Elementary School District
Longfellow Elementary
6005 South Magnolia Ave
Whittier, CA 90601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Whittier City Elementary School District
Mill Elementary
4030 South Workman Mill Rd
Whittier, CA 90601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Whittier City Elementary School District
Wallen L. Andrews Elementary
1010 South Caraway Dr
Whittier, CA 90601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Whittier City Elementary School District
Orange Grove Elementary
10626 East Orange Grove Ave
Whittier, CA 90601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Whittier City Elementary School District
Whittier High School
12417 East Philadelphia St
Whittier, CA 90601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Whittier Union High School District
Whittier Friends School
6726 Washington Ave
Whittier, CA 90601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Trinity Lutheran School
11716 Floral Dr
Whittier, CA 90601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hadley School
11703 Hadley St
Whittier, CA 90601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Plymouth Christian School
12058 Beverly Blvd
Whittier, CA 90601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Victory Outreach Children'S Learning Center
6726 Milton Ave
Whittier, CA 90601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Whittier Christian Schools - Newlin Campus
6548 Newlin Ave
Whittier, CA 90601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Calvary Chapel Christian School of Whittier
12817 Hadley St
Whittier, CA 90601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Lad N Lassie Preschool
12620 Broadway
Whittier, CA 90601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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