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ZIP Code 90740

Post Office City:Seal Beach, CA (View All Cities)
County: Orange County
Timezone: Pacific (5:28pm)
Coordinates:33.76, -118.08
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90740

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 90740. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 90740 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:
Seal Beach, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 90740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90740 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 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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5374377751
5-9403420823
10-14438439877
15-19456462918
20-24379474853
25-29467473940
30-34425424849
35-39450504954
40-445836401,223
45-496806581,338
50-547487631,511
55-597369021,638
60-648451,0311,876
65-697401,0301,770
70-747389541,692
75-796489991,647
80-845901,1311,721
85 Plus7231,6252,348

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


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2413173186
25-34136699835
35-445146181,132
45-549316761,607
55-641,6194702,089
65-742,1871992,386
75-842,4521702,622
85 Plus1,7442291,973

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


MaleFemaleTotal
17193164
27168139
38963152
47486160
58489173
67689165
78077157
87877155
98588173
109190181
1194105199
128990179
138796183
147758135
15110119229
1610089189
1795109204
189578173
195667123
207088158

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.

For more information, see Seal Beach, CA incomes.

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 1,228 6%
 High School Graduate 8,203 41%
 Associate's degree 1,699 9%
 Bachelor's degree 4,983 25%
 Master's degree 2,503 13%
 Professional school degree 774 4%
 Doctorate degree 413 2%
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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