Gardena, CA 90249 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 90249: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gardena, CA 90249

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,507
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,018
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,010
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.898, Longitude -118.318
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gardena, CA 90249 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,820
Daytime Population: Workers 14,289
Daytime Population: Residents 15,790
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,079
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 28,569
Population in Familes 24,323
Population in Group Qrtrs 251
Population Density2 9,303
Diversity Index3 89


Median Household Income $56,668
Average Household Income $72,663
Per Capita Income $24,555


Total Housing Units 10,035 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,318 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,272 (42.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 445 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $435,946
Average Home Value $454,880


Total Households 9,590
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 7,067
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.54% 0.6%
Households 0.4% 0.5%
Families 0.44% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Gardena, CA 90249 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90249 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 # 640 64th
Population Density # 198 89th
Diversity Index # 86 95th
Median Household Income # 935 47th
Per Capita Income # 1175 33rd

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