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ZIP Code 90602

Primary City:Whittier, CA (View All Cities)
County: Los Angeles County
Timezone: Pacific (10:53pm)
Area code: 562 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.97, -118.03
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90602

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90602. 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 90602. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90602, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 90602 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90602 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 90602 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90602 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,777
Population Density 6,947 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,451
Median Home Value $414,200
Land Area 3.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,980
Median Household Income $49,873

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0289309941,2501,220946934903928829715632451315199168133145
Female9668609261,1551,2181,0209221,010864838775675507361274194226266
Total1,9941,7901,9202,4052,4381,9661,8561,9131,7921,6671,4901,307958676473362359411

Gender

 Male 12,720 49%
 Female 13,057 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,216 59.0%
 Black Or African American 388 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 387 1.5%
 Asian 814 3.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 34 0.1%
 Other Race 7,856 30.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,082 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner15230648721618334244140
Renter3151,1991,2081,006619316223144
Total3301,4291,8561,7271,237650467284

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,543 44%
 Single Guardian 2,138 27%
 Singles 1,721 22%
 Singles With Roommate 578 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,493 56%
 Households with Kids 3,487 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male211209221218182194175199180179172203217223200229216270335300
Female189212190199161173172170184174187177194194181196186287305305
Total400421411417343367347369364353359380411417381425402557640605

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90602 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 90602 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 90602 real estate data, the median home value of $414,200 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 90602. Rentals in 90602 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 90602 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,660 95.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 129 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 822 3.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 160 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,435 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 515 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,030 60%
 Households Vacant 471 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 287 61%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 4%
 For Sale Only 58 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 455 9%
 1 Bedroom 2,060 40%
 2 Bedroom 1,955 38%
 3+ Bedroom 655 13%
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 $49,873 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 90602 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. 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 90602. 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 7,989 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,920 25%
 No Earnings 7,072 35%
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 7,989 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,920 25%
 No Earnings 7,072 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,560 85.7%
 Public transportation 410 3.7%
 Taxicab 10 0.1%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 893 8.0%
 Worked at Home 263 2.4%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,791 24.7%
 High School Graduate 3,588 49.5%
 Associate's degree 438 6.0%
 Bachelor's degree 917 12.6%
 Master's degree 352 4.9%
 Professional school degree 141 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 28 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,535 81.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 496 8.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 570 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90602

ZIP Code 90602 is in the East Whittier City Elementary School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90602.

Mar Vista Early Childhood Center
8036 Ocean View Ave
Whittier, CA 90602
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: East Whittier City Elementary School District
Evergreen Elementary
12915 East Helmer Dr
Whittier, CA 90602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Whittier City Elementary School District
Lydia Jackson Elementary
8015 South Painter Ave
Whittier, CA 90602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Whittier City Elementary School District
Tri-Cities Rop
12519 East Washington Blvd
Whittier, CA 90602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tri-Cities Rop School District
St Mary of the Assumption School
7218 Pickering Ave
Whittier, CA 90602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Oralingua School North Whittier
7056 Washington Ave
Whittier, CA 90602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Remnant Christian School
7346 Painter Ave
Whittier, CA 90602
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private
Joyland Nursery School & Kindergarten
9122 Painter Ave
Whittier, CA 90602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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