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ZIP Code 90742

Primary City:Sunset Beach, CA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Orange County
Timezone: Pacific (10:31pm)
Coordinates:33.7161, -118.0687
ZIP (~100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 90742

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 90742. 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 90742. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 90742, 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:
Sunset Beach, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 90742 ZIP Code

ZIP code 90742 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 90742 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 90742 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 831
Population Density 4,497 people per sq mi
Housing Units 556
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Land Area 0.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 445
Median Household Income $70,762

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 454 55%
 Female 377 45%


 White 738 88.8%
 Black Or African American 4 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.7%
 Asian 31 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.2%
 Other Race 18 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 32 3.9%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 146 33%
 Single Guardian 34 8%
 Singles 203 46%
 Singles With Roommate 62 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 382 86%
 Households with Kids 63 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 90742 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 90742 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 90742 real estate data, the median home value of $1,000,001 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 90742 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 90742 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 831 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 112 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 52 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 281 51%
 Households Vacant 111 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Sale Only 10 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 60 54%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 23 8%
 1 Bedroom 139 46%
 2 Bedroom 124 41%
 3+ Bedroom 13 4%
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 $70,762 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 90742. 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 328 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 264 32%
 No Earnings 245 29%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 328 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 264 32%
 No Earnings 245 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 430 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 5 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 7%
 Worked at Home 34 7%
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 19 5%
 High School Graduate 200 48%
 Associate's degree 8 2%
 Bachelor's degree 132 31%
 Master's degree 57 14%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 5 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 53 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 21 28%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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