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ZIP Code 90605

Primary City:Whittier, CA (View All Cities)
County: Los Angeles County
Timezone: Pacific (12:18pm)
Area code: 562 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.95, -118.02
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90605

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90605. 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 90605. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90605, 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
Unacceptable:
Santa Fe Springs

Stats and Demographics for the 90605 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90605 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 90605 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 small number of single adults and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90605 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 40,331
Population Density 7,136 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,897
Median Home Value $357,100
Land Area 5.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,527
Median Household Income $67,482

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4441,5521,7521,8731,6061,3921,3771,4301,4221,4851,2701,043822478382274232199
Female1,3211,4851,6951,8701,4371,2971,4091,4441,4151,4501,3611,127840613475381352326
Total2,7653,0373,4473,7433,0432,6892,7862,8742,8372,9352,6312,1701,6621,091857655584525

Gender

 Male 20,033 50%
 Female 20,298 50%
Gender

Race

 White 24,171 59.9%
 Black Or African American 496 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 465 1.2%
 Asian 1,398 3.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 106 0.3%
 Other Race 12,034 29.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,661 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner435841,4421,8641,506814608286
Renter1127739558034272068024
Total1551,3572,3972,6671,9331,020688310

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,162 59%
 Single Guardian 2,656 25%
 Singles 1,295 12%
 Singles With Roommate 414 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 5,152 49%
 Households with Kids 5,375 51%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male270287284290290334321295312339366355348344389354369378383359
Female256276247270278295267312333327297362357352377369408385331308
Total526563531560568629588607645666663717705696766723777763714667

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90605 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 90605 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 90605 real estate data, the median home value of $357,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 90605 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 90605 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90605 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,072 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 106 0.3%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 153 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,817 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,330 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,380 31%
 Households Vacant 370 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 98 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Sale Only 76 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 143 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 155 4%
 1 Bedroom 404 12%
 2 Bedroom 1,574 46%
 3+ Bedroom 1,312 38%
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 $67,482 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 90605 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 90605. 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 12,930 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,943 22%
 No Earnings 12,046 38%
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 12,930 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,943 22%
 No Earnings 12,046 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,191 90.7%
 Public transportation 416 2.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 26 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 600 3.4%
 Worked at Home 617 3.5%
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 3,204 25.4%
 High School Graduate 6,576 52.0%
 Associate's degree 1,062 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,114 8.8%
 Master's degree 384 3.0%
 Professional school degree 222 1.8%
 Doctorate degree 75 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,295 84.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 699 7.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 777 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90605

ZIP Code 90605 is in the East Whittier City Elementary School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90605.

East Whittier Middle School
14421 East Whittier Blvd
Whittier, CA 90605
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Whittier City Elementary School District
Laurel Elementary
13550 Lambert Rd
Whittier, CA 90605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Whittier City Elementary School District
Mulberry Elementary
14029 East Mulberry Dr
Whittier, CA 90605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Whittier City Elementary School District
Ocean View Elementary
14359 East Second St
Whittier, CA 90605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Whittier City Elementary School District
Lake Marie Elementary
10001 Carmenita Rd
Whittier, CA 90605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Whittier Elementary School District
Loma Vista Elementary
13463 East Meyer Rd
Whittier, CA 90605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Whittier Elementary School District
Carmela Elementary
13300 Lakeland Rd
Whittier, CA 90605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Whittier Elementary School District
Richard L. Graves Middle School
13243 East Los Nietos Rd
Whittier, CA 90605
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: South Whittier Elementary School District
Sierra Vista High (alternative)
9401 South Painter Ave
Whittier, CA 90605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Whittier Union High School District
La Serna High School
15301 East Youngwood Dr
Whittier, CA 90605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Whittier Union High School District
Frontier High (continuation)
9401 S.painter Ave
Whittier, CA 90605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Whittier Union High School District
Whittier Adventist Elm School
8841 Calmada Ave
Whittier, CA 90605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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