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ZIP Code 90638

Post Office City:La Mirada, CA (View All Cities)
County: Los Angeles County
Timezone: Pacific (2:18am)
Area code: 562 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.90, -118.01
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90638

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 90638. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 90638 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:
La Mirada, CA
Acceptable:
Lamirada, Mirada

Stats and Demographics for the 90638 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90638 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 a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 90638 are primarily white. The number of young adults is 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 large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90638 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 49,012
Population Density 6,217 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,236
Median Home Value $401,600
Land Area 7.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,821
Median Household Income $81,722

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,2721,2372,509
5-91,3351,3292,664
10-141,5751,4823,057
15-192,1352,3114,446
20-242,3062,5044,810
25-291,4761,3412,817
30-341,2391,3212,560
35-391,4481,5512,999
40-441,7091,6443,353
45-491,6991,7893,488
50-541,7441,7883,532
55-591,4201,4952,915
60-641,0921,3212,413
65-698971,0711,968
70-747168861,602
75-796299031,532
80-844647341,198
85 Plus3647851,149

Gender

 Male 23,520 48%
 Female 25,492 52%
Gender

Race

 White 29,785 60.8%
 Black Or African American 1,105 2.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 394 0.8%
 Asian 8,734 17.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 145 0.3%
 Other Race 6,720 13.7%
 Two Or More Races 2,129 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2451174225
25-347235521,275
35-442,1076442,751
45-542,8455543,399
55-642,3963272,723
65-741,6653321,997
75-841,3883091,697
85 Plus549205754

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,065 61%
 Single Guardian 2,561 17%
 Singles 2,549 17%
 Singles With Roommate 646 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,397 63%
 Households with Kids 5,424 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1246229475
2280281561
3262262524
4229223452
5275243518
6251260511
7253290543
8280249529
9276287563
10287287574
11291276567
12313304617
13325319644
14359296655
15356320676
16327351678
17396368764
184655441,009
195917281,319
205747181,292

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90638 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 90638 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 90638 real estate data, the median home value of $401,600 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 90638 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 90638 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90638 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 46,146 94.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 271 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,483 5.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 112 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,063 59%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,661 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,097 20%
 Households Vacant 415 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 132 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Sale Only 92 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 111 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 762 24%
 1 Bedroom 735 23%
 2 Bedroom 483 15%
 3+ Bedroom 1,212 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 $81,722 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 90638 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 90638. 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.

For more information, see La Mirada, CA transportation.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 14,994 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,495 24%
 No Earnings 15,381 39%
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 14,994 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,495 24%
 No Earnings 15,381 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,568 90.3%
 Public transportation 447 2.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 57 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 922 4.3%
 Worked at Home 676 3.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 3,795 12%
 High School Graduate 15,947 50%
 Associate's degree 3,019 9%
 Bachelor's degree 5,642 18%
 Master's degree 2,593 8%
 Professional school degree 453 1%
 Doctorate degree 364 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,210 78.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,207 13.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 764 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 90638

ZIP Code 90638 is in the following school districts: Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District and Private. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 90638.

Reginald M. Benton Middle School
15709 E. Olive Branch Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
John Foster Dulles Elementary
12726 Meadowgreen Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
Eastwood Elementary
15730 Pescados Dr.
La Mirada, CA 90638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
Escalona Elementary
15135 Escalona Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
Foster Road Elementary
13930 E. Foster Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
Gardenhill Elementary
14607 E. Gardenhill Dr.
La Mirada, CA 90638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
Arlie F. Hutchinson Middle School
13900 Estero Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
La Pluma Elementary
14420 La Pluma Dr.
La Mirada, CA 90638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
Los Coyotes Middle School
14640 Mercado Ave.
La Mirada, CA 90638
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
La Mirada High School
13520 Adelfa Dr.
La Mirada, CA 90638
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
Beatitudes of Our Lord Catholic School
13021 Santa Gertrudes Ave
La Mirada, CA 90638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Paul of the Cross School
14030 Foster Rd
La Mirada, CA 90638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Heights Christian Schools-Bluefield Campus
12900 Bluefield Ave
La Mirada, CA 90638
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private

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