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Population in zip code 90242 is 42,763 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.00 | Zip Code 90242 land area is 4.5506 sq. miles | Population density is 9,397.22 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 90242

Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 31.6
Median Age - Male 30.1
Median Age - Female 33.5

Median age of zip code 90242 is 0.3% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 15.1% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 90242 is 0.3% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 15.9% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 90242 median age is 0.3% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 13% lower compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 90242

White population 21635
African American population 2364
Asian population 2529
American Indian and Alaska Native population 116
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 78
Other population 14885

Region of Birth

Zip Code 90242 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 1.5% Czech 0.1%
Danish 0.3% Dutch 0.9%
English 3.3% French No Basque 1.1%
French Canadian 0.3% German 5.2%
Greek 0.3% Hungarian 0.1%
Irish 4.2% Italian 2%
Lithuanian 0% Norwegian 0.5%
Polish 0.3% Portuguese 0.2%
Russian 0.4% Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Scottish 0.6% Slovak 0.1%
Subsaharan African 0.6% Swedish 0.6%
Swiss 0% Ukrainian 0%
USA 3% Welsh 0.4%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0.2% Other Ancestries 72.4%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 90242

Family Type Distribution
Total families 9653
Married couples 64.14%
Other couples 35.86%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 90242

Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 22.49% 25.71%
$30,000 and $50,000 17.35% 17.59%
$50,000 and $100,000 37.99% 36.04%
$100,000 and $200,000 21.48% 20.1%
$200,000 or more 0.69% 0.56%

Household language in zip code 90242

English language 32.52%
Spanish language 60.35%
Other European language 1.16%
Asian language 4.83%
Other language 1.13%

Population by housing unit in zip code 90242

Total Occupied housing units 12052
Detached housing units 56.57%
Attached housing units 4.46%
2 units 1.39%
3 - 4 units 1.65%
5 - 9 units 5.15%
10 - 19 units 8%
20 - 49 units 11.13%
50 or more units 9.81%
Mobile homes 1.52%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0.32%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 90242

Use car, track or Van 92.48%
Use public transportation 3.44%
Use Motorcycle 0.09%
Use bicycle 0.18%
Walk to work 1.37%
Work at home 2.44%

School attendance in zip code 90242

Attent Preschool programs 2.57%
Attend Public School 22.34%
Attend college undergraduate program 7.32%
Attent graduate studies 1.01%
Not enrolled in school 66.76%

Highest school attainment in zip code 90242

Less then 9th grade 15.96%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 10.3%
High school diploma 26.4%
Some college, no degree 23.96%
Associate degree 8.38%
Bachelor's degree 13.92%
Graduate or professional degree 1.08%

Real Estate in zip code 90242

Housing occupied 96.46%
Housing vacant 3.54%
Housing occupied by owner 47.88%
Housing occupied by tenant 52.12%
Total Rented Units 6282
Median Contract Gross Rent $1,139
Median Gross Rent $1,206
Median Home Value $388,800

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 90242 median gross rent is 5.88% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 90242

Studio $940
1 Bedroom $1,140
2 Bedrooms $1,420
3 Bedrooms $1,910
4 Bedrooms $2,290
AVERAGE RENT $1,540

Average rent in zip code 90242 ($1,540.00) is 7.2% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 64.7% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 90242 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 6.9% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 7.2% higher, two bedroom rent is 7.3% higher, three bedroom rent is 7.4% higher, four bedroom rent is 7% higher.

Housing units in zip code 90242

Total housing units 12494
Detached housing units 55.69%
Attached housing units 4.55%
2 units 1.44%
3 - 4 units 1.59%
5 - 9 units 5.28%
10 - 19 units 8.23%
20 - 49 units 11.3%
50 or more units 10.13%
Mobile homes 1.46%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0.31%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 90242

Total Real Estate Taxes $17,885,500
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $15,449,700
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $2,435,900

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