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ZIP Code 90221

Post Office City:Compton, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Compton
County: Los Angeles County
Timezone: Pacific (8:16pm)
Area code: 310 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.88, -118.20
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90221

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 90221. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 90221 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Compton, CA
Acceptable:
E Rncho Dmngz, East Rancho Dominguez

Stats and Demographics for the 90221 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90221 is located in southern 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 90221 are primarily other race. 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 large number of single parents and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90221 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Compton, CA households.

Population 53,704
Population Density 10,072 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,368
Median Home Value $237,100
Land Area 5.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,630
Median Household Income $42,853

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 27


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 52,6812,6415,322
5-92,4662,4974,963
10-142,5292,5125,041
15-192,6922,6115,303
20-242,3142,4124,726
25-292,0872,0804,167
30-341,9962,0114,007
35-391,7991,7853,584
40-441,6111,7763,387
45-491,6631,6803,343
50-541,4021,4632,865
55-591,0281,1182,146
60-647588461,604
65-695056601,165
70-74379545924
75-79236370606
80-84139193332
85 Plus61158219

Gender

 Male 26,346 49%
 Female 27,358 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,694 29.2%
 Black Or African American 12,029 22.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 396 0.7%
 Asian 148 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 393 0.7%
 Other Race 23,134 43.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,910 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2474371445
25-345581,4031,961
35-441,2101,6402,850
45-541,6381,1492,787
55-641,2256271,852
65-748702721,142
75-84390108498
85 Plus771895

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,824 50%
 Single Guardian 4,300 37%
 Singles 1,100 9%
 Singles With Roommate 406 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 5
 Households without Kids 4,240 36%
 Households with Kids 7,390 64%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15374801,017
25725191,091
35535821,135
44875151,002
54955221,017
6506457963
7463515978
8504472976
94985311,029
10477469946
11487499986
12489496985
135295311,060
145475171,064
155565221,078
165365201,056
175485101,058
185375251,062
195155341,049
205025051,007

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90221 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 90221 were primarily built in the 1940s or the 1950s. Looking at 90221 real estate data, the median home value of $237,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 90221 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 90221 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90221 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 53,133 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 557 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,173 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 869 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,588 45%
 Households Vacant 738 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 351 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 183 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 144 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 276 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,343 24%
 2 Bedroom 2,432 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,571 28%
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 $42,853 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 90221 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. Residents in ZIP code 90221 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 90221 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 12,766 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,184 22%
 No Earnings 16,121 43%
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 12,766 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,184 22%
 No Earnings 16,121 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,171 89.3%
 Public transportation 1,060 5.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 44 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 502 2.8%
 Worked at Home 338 1.9%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 13,316 47.6%
 High School Graduate 12,376 44.2%
 Associate's degree 923 3.3%
 Bachelor's degree 961 3.4%
 Master's degree 358 1.3%
 Professional school degree 8 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 52 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 12,139 84.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 515 3.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,739 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90221

ZIP Code 90221 is in the following school districts: Sbe - Lifeline Education Charter School District, Compton Unified School District, Compton Unified Rop School District, and Private. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90221.

Lifeline Education Charter
225 S. Santa Fe Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Sbe - Lifeline Education Charter School District
Emerson Elementary
1011 E. Caldwell St.
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Compton Unified School District
Foster Elementary
1620 N. Pannes St.
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Compton Unified School District
Kelly Elementary
2320 E. Alondra Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Compton Unified School District
Mayo Elementary
915 N. Mayo Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Compton Unified School District
Roosevelt Elementary
700 N. Bradfield Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Compton Unified School District
Roosevelt Middle School
1200 E. Alondra Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Compton Unified School District
Whaley Middle School
14401 S. Gibson Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Compton Unified School District
Clinton William Jefferson
6500 Compton Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Compton Unified School District
Compton Unified Rop
700 N. Bullis Rd.
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Compton Unified Rop School District
Dominguez High School
15301 S. San Jose Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Compton Unified School District
Our Lady of Victory School
601 E Palmer St
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Optimal Christian Academy
1300 E Palmer St
Compton, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Children 'R' Us Child Development
4611 E Compton Blvd
East Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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