Lynwood, CA 90262 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 90262: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lynwood, CA 90262

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,198
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,562
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,333
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.925, Longitude -118.198
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lynwood, CA 90262 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 72,881
Population in Households 70,136
Population in Familes 63,416
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,745
Population Density1 14,986
Diversity Index2 87


Total Households 15,180
Average Household Size 4.62
Family Households 13,600
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 16,012 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,933 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,247 (51.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 832 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $336,567
Average Home Value $370,561


Median Household Income $45,220
Average Household Income $55,908
Per Capita Income $12,826
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.6%
Households 0.33% 0.54%
Families 0.36% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lynwood, CA 90262 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90262 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 50 97th
Population Density1 # 73 96th
Diversity Index2 # 169 90th
Median Household Income # 1266 28th
Per Capita Income # 1637 7th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.