La Mirada, CA 90638 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 90638: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
La Mirada, CA 90638

Acceptable Alternative
Lamirada, CA 90638
Mirada, CA 90638

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 901
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,100
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,941
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.906, Longitude -118.006
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 90638 has segments in 2 Counties (Los Angeles, Orange).

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La Mirada, CA 90638 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 50,147
Population in Households 47,187
Population in Familes 41,407
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,960
Population Density1 6,238
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 15,011
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 11,781
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 15,554 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,613 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,398 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 543 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $469,514
Average Home Value $496,299


Median Household Income $85,015
Average Household Income $100,437
Per Capita Income $31,313
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.51%
Households 0.21% 0.42%
Families 0.24% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

La Mirada, CA 90638 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90638 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 # 215 88th
Population Density1 # 352 80th
Diversity Index2 # 462 74th
Median Household Income # 329 81st
Per Capita Income # 756 57th

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