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ZIP Code 90740

Primary City:Seal Beach, CA (View All Cities)
County: Orange County
Timezone: Pacific (6:54am)
Coordinates:33.76, -118.08
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90740

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90740. 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 90740. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90740, 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:
Seal Beach, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 90740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90740 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 90740 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90740 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,729
Population Density 2,704 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,303
Median Home Value $286,000
Land Area 8.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,830
Median Household Income $51,211

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 58Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 61

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male374403438456379467425450583680748736845740738648590723
Female3774204394624744734245046406587639021,0311,0309549991,1311,625
Total7518238779188539408499541,2231,3381,5111,6381,8761,7701,6921,6471,7212,348

Gender

 Male 10,423 44%
 Female 13,306 56%
Gender

Race

 White 19,740 83.2%
 Black Or African American 283 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65 0.3%
 Asian 2,306 9.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 55 0.2%
 Other Race 439 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 841 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner131365149311,6192,1872,4521,744
Renter173699618676470199170229
Total1868351,1321,6072,0892,3862,6221,973

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,802 37%
 Single Guardian 1,049 8%
 Singles 6,264 49%
 Singles With Roommate 715 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,010 86%
 Households with Kids 1,820 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male717189748476807885919489877711010095955670
Female9368638689897777889010590965811989109786788
Total164139152160173165157155173181199179183135229189204173123158

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90740 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 90740 were primarily built in the 1960s. Looking at 90740 real estate data, the median home value of $286,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 90740 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 90740 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90740 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,504 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 13 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 183 0.8%
 Other Institutional 7 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 14 0.1%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,416 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 6,180 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,234 23%
 Households Vacant 1,473 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 149 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 1%
 For Sale Only 201 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 68 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 391 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 645 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 232 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,119 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,377 42%
 3+ Bedroom 556 17%
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 $51,211 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 90740 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. Most commuters in 90740 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,168 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,352 20%
 No Earnings 10,783 51%
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 6,168 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,352 20%
 No Earnings 10,783 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,001 88.3%
 Public transportation 53 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 30 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 430 4.7%
 Worked at Home 543 6.0%
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 484 6%
 High School Graduate 3,238 38%
 Associate's degree 619 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,629 31%
 Master's degree 961 11%
 Professional school degree 426 5%
 Doctorate degree 251 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,114 79.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 441 16.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 101 3.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90740

ZIP Code 90740 is in the Los Alamitos Unf School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90740.

J. H. Mcgaugh Elementary
1698 Bolsa Ave
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Alamitos Unf School District

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