Los Alamitos, CA 90720 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 90720: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Los Alamitos, CA 90720

Acceptable Alternative
Cypress, CA 90720
Rossmoor, CA 90720

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,818
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,157
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,853
  • County: Orange County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.796, Longitude -118.065
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Los Alamitos, CA 90720 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,707
Daytime Population: Workers 15,575
Daytime Population: Residents 11,839
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,414
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 22,429
Population in Familes 19,428
Population in Group Qrtrs 278
Population Density2 4,106
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $95,122
Average Household Income $143,111
Per Capita Income $51,527


Total Housing Units 8,283 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,189 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,903 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 191 ( 2.3%)
Median Home Value $828,014
Average Home Value $836,274


Total Households 8,092
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 6,131
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 0.76% 0.79%
Households 0.57% 0.67%
Families 0.59% 0.67%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.74%

Los Alamitos, CA 90720 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90720 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 # 763 57th
Population Density # 512 71st
Diversity Index # 1051 40th
Median Household Income # 273 85th
Per Capita Income # 249 86th

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