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ZIP Code 90720

Primary City:Los Alamitos, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Los Alamitos
County: Orange County
Timezone: Pacific (1:42am)
Area code: 562 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.80, -118.06
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90720

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90720. 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 90720. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90720, 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:
Los Alamitos, CA
Acceptable:
Cypress, Rossmoor

Stats and Demographics for the 90720 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90720 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 90720 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90720 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,751
Population Density 3,550 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,010
Median Home Value $751,900
Land Area 6.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,789
Median Household Income $92,780

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male474641860982647507490576661931917743557391284290269203
Female4666539439025605234586708611,020993750609401376414346383
Total9401,2941,8031,8841,2071,0309481,2461,5221,9511,9101,4931,166792660704615586

Gender

 Male 10,423 48%
 Female 11,328 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,921 77.8%
 Black Or African American 408 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 88 0.4%
 Asian 2,279 10.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 79 0.4%
 Other Race 894 4.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,082 5.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner151476761,3521,145692782291
Renter1015336836933771639742
Total1166801,3592,0451,522855879333

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,457 57%
 Single Guardian 1,466 19%
 Singles 1,461 19%
 Singles With Roommate 405 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,813 62%
 Households with Kids 2,976 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male769698114101139136138127164167170162197215203225178161132
Female849596108116139116142140200174191177201191187217165142129
Total160191194222217278252280267364341361339398406390442343303261

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90720 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 90720 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 90720 real estate data, the median home value of $751,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 90720. Rentals in 90720 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90720 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,343 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 203 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 205 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,645 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,455 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,689 34%
 Households Vacant 221 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 90 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 29 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 187 7.3%
 2 Bedroom 1,595 62.3%
 3+ Bedroom 758 29.6%
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 $92,780 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 90720 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 90720. 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 6,646 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,830 27%
 No Earnings 6,162 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 6,646 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,830 27%
 No Earnings 6,162 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,039 90.6%
 Public transportation 162 1.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 77 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 231 2.3%
 Worked at Home 471 4.7%
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 326 5%
 High School Graduate 2,484 36%
 Associate's degree 676 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,989 29%
 Master's degree 858 12%
 Professional school degree 393 6%
 Doctorate degree 147 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,132 86.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 395 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 252 5.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90720

ZIP Code 90720 is in the Los Alamitos Unf School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90720.

Richard Henry Lee Elementary
11481 Foster Rd
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Alamitos Unf School District
Oak Middle School
10821 Oak St
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Los Alamitos Unf School District
Jack L. Weaver Elementary
11872 Wembley Rd
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Alamitos Unf School District
Francis Hopkinson Elementary
12582 Kensington Rd
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Alamitos Unf School District
Los Alamitos Elementary
10862 Bloomfield St
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Alamitos Unf School District
Sharon Christa Mcauliffe Middle School
4112 Cerritos Ave
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Los Alamitos Unf School District
Rossmoor Elementary
3272 Shakespeare Dr
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Alamitos Unf School District
Los Alamitos High School
3591 Cerritos Ave
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Alamitos Unf School District
Laurel High (continuation)
10291 Bloomfield St
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Alamitos Unf School District
St Hedwig Catholic School
3591 Orangewood Ave
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Greenhouse Schools
4001 Howard Ave
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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