Los Angeles, CA 90042 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 90042: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Los Angeles, CA 90042

Acceptable Alternative
Highland Park, CA 90042

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 948
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,296
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,177
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.119, Longitude -118.19
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Los Angeles, CA 90042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 63,499
Daytime Population: Workers 6,732
Daytime Population: Residents 33,416
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40,148
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 62,599
Population in Familes 51,080
Population in Group Qrtrs 900
Population Density2 14,508
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $52,876
Average Household Income $71,450
Per Capita Income $22,846


Total Housing Units 21,198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,415 (39.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,472 (54.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,311 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $469,080
Average Home Value $515,992


Total Households 19,887
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 13,747
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.42% 0.53%
Households 0.31% 0.46%
Families 0.35% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Los Angeles, CA 90042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90042 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 100 94th
Population Density # 76 96th
Diversity Index # 206 88th
Median Household Income # 1076 39th
Per Capita Income # 1264 28th

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