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ZIP Code 92840

Primary City:Garden Grove, CA (View All Cities)
County: Orange County
Timezone: Pacific (1:20pm)
Area code: 714 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.79, -117.93
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 92840

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 92840. 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 92840. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 92840, 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:
Garden Grove, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 92840 ZIP Code

ZIP code 92840 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 92840 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 a small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 92840 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 54,083
Population Density 10,397 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,338
Median Home Value $368,200
Land Area 5.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,775
Median Household Income $61,834

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,9911,9192,0022,1912,0662,0571,8382,1682,0361,9481,8231,4281,095801582443326241
Female1,8801,7481,8252,1421,9342,0481,8022,1462,0231,8991,7941,5851,168865676580522491
Total3,8713,6673,8274,3334,0004,1053,6404,3144,0593,8473,6173,0132,2631,6661,2581,023848732

Gender

 Male 26,955 50%
 Female 27,128 50%
Gender

Race

 White 22,911 42.4%
 Black Or African American 778 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 386 0.7%
 Asian 16,514 30.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 398 0.7%
 Other Race 11,058 20.4%
 Two Or More Races 2,038 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner516631,8422,2661,771967736291
Renter3641,3981,5521,198781427334134
Total4152,0613,3943,4642,5521,3941,070425

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,241 56%
 Single Guardian 3,321 22%
 Singles 2,326 16%
 Singles With Roommate 887 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 8,079 55%
 Households with Kids 6,696 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male354420424403398368376356421393366412410421434432435419471412
Female354389383382335361352345355362377353388345450403447415427400
Total708809807785733729728701776755743765798766884835882834898812

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 92840 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 92840 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 92840 real estate data, the median home value of $368,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 92840 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 92840 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 92840 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 53,623 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 207 0.4%
 Other Institutional 5 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 248 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,786 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,801 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,188 40%
 Households Vacant 563 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 309 55%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 114 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 90 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 258 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,812 29%
 2 Bedroom 2,186 35%
 3+ Bedroom 2,058 33%
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 $61,834 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 92840 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 92840 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 92840 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 16,896 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,798 25%
 No Earnings 15,655 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 16,896 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,798 25%
 No Earnings 15,655 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 22,270 91.0%
 Public transportation 892 3.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 75 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 893 3.6%
 Worked at Home 353 1.4%
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 4,328 25.5%
 High School Graduate 8,258 48.7%
 Associate's degree 1,265 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,452 14.5%
 Master's degree 450 2.7%
 Professional school degree 134 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 74 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 10,059 82.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 871 7.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,303 10.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 92840

ZIP Code 92840 is in the Garden Grove Unf School District. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 92840.

Mark Twain Special Center
11802 Loara St
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Garden Grove Unf School District
Genevieve M. Crosby Elementary
12181 West St
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garden Grove Unf School District
Ethel M. Evans Elementary
12281 Nelson St
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garden Grove Unf School District
Faylane Elementary
11731 Morrie Ln
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garden Grove Unf School District
Parkview Elementary
12272 Wilken Way
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garden Grove Unf School District
Agnes Ware Stanley Elementary
12201 Elmwood Ave
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garden Grove Unf School District
C. C. Violette Elementary
12091 Lampson Ave
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garden Grove Unf School District
Earl Warren Elementary
12871 Estock Dr
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garden Grove Unf School District
Lampson Elementary
13321 Lampson Ave
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Orange Unf School District
Izaak Walton Intermediate
12181 Buaro St
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Garden Grove Unf School District
Garden Grove High School
11271 Stanford Ave
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Garden Grove Unf School District
Dr. Walter C. Ralston Intermediate
10851 East Lampson Ave
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Garden Grove Unf School District
Louis Lake Intermediate
10801 Orangewood Ave
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Garden Grove Unf School District
St Callistus Catholic School
12901 Lewis St
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Columban School
10855 Stanford Ave
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Page Private School-Garden Grove
12111 Buaro St
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Children of Light Preschool
12672 Brookhurst St
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
O C Kids Preschool
11362 Brookhurst St
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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