South Gate, CA 90280 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 90280: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Gate, CA 90280

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,148
  • Single Family Addresses: 19,172
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,552
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.941, Longitude -118.194
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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South Gate, CA 90280 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 96,097
Population in Households 96,004
Population in Familes 87,022
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density1 12,878
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 23,516
Average Household Size 4.08
Family Households 20,376
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 24,597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,330 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,186 (53.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,081 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $341,390
Average Home Value $364,775


Median Household Income $42,431
Average Household Income $54,319
Per Capita Income $13,334
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.49%
Households 0.15% 0.4%
Families 0.18% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.19%
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.

South Gate, CA 90280 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90280 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 # 7 100th
Population Density1 # 101 94th
Diversity Index2 # 591 66th
Median Household Income # 1339 24th
Per Capita Income # 1625 8th

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