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ZIP Code 90603

Primary City:Whittier, CA (View All Cities)
County: Los Angeles County
Timezone: Pacific (12:36pm)
Area code: 562 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.95, -117.99
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90603

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90603. 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 90603. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90603, 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 90603 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90603 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 90603 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90603 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,063
Population Density 6,136 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,007
Median Home Value $423,500
Land Area 3.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,788
Median Household Income $90,477

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male576627723834652535525621716756757657448350269211210227
Female556637641801609549619683696837786655553359327305345411
Total1,1321,2641,3641,6351,2611,0841,1441,3041,4121,5931,5431,3121,001709596516555638

Gender

 Male 9,694 48%
 Female 10,369 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,889 74.2%
 Black Or African American 180 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 146 0.7%
 Asian 1,007 5.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 2,995 14.9%
 Two Or More Races 833 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner183799671,3111,068683581357
Renter48298353301195827770
Total666771,3201,6121,263765658427

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,990 59%
 Single Guardian 1,207 18%
 Singles 1,317 19%
 Singles With Roommate 274 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,262 63%
 Households with Kids 2,526 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male105104127136129106126132134114140158164147160153164196161142
Female121112109125140113133113138123116109139154153162185129172153
Total226216236261269219259245272237256267303301313315349325333295

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90603 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 90603 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 90603 real estate data, the median home value of $423,500 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 90603. Rentals in 90603 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90603 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,881 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 153 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 29 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,103 59%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,261 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,424 20%
 Households Vacant 219 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 57 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Sale Only 64 29%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 59 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 209 17%
 1 Bedroom 165 13%
 2 Bedroom 351 28%
 3+ Bedroom 511 41%
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 $90,477 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 90603 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 90603. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,893 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,382 21%
 No Earnings 5,846 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 6,893 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,382 21%
 No Earnings 5,846 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,708 93.7%
 Public transportation 178 1.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 87 0.9%
 Worked at Home 302 3.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 427 6.9%
 High School Graduate 3,332 54.1%
 Associate's degree 616 10.0%
 Bachelor's degree 1,222 19.8%
 Master's degree 378 6.1%
 Professional school degree 149 2.4%
 Doctorate degree 39 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,043 70.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 935 21.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 319 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90603

ZIP Code 90603 is in the East Whittier City Elementary School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90603.

Murphy Ranch Elementary
16021 Janine Dr
Whittier, CA 90603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Whittier City Elementary School District
Leffingwell Elementary
10625 South Santa Gertrudes
Whittier, CA 90603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Whittier City Elementary School District
Jordan Elementary
10654 Jordan Rd
Whittier, CA 90603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowell Joint School District
St Bruno Parish School
15700 Citrustree Rd
Whittier, CA 90603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Primanti Montessori School Whittier
10947 Valley Home Ave
Whittier, CA 90603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
East Whittier Umc Preschool
10005 Cole Rd
Whittier, CA 90603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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