Los Alamitos, CA 90720 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Los Alamitos, CA 90720

Acceptable Alternative
Cypress, CA 90720
Rossmoor, CA 90720

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,758
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,113
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,829
  • County: Orange County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.796, Longitude -118.065
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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

The table below compares 90720 to the other 1,675 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 767 54th
Population Density1 # 514 69th
Diversity Index2 # 1050 38th
Median Household Income # 220 87th
Per Capita Income # 231 86th

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Los Alamitos, CA 90720 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 21,951
Population in Households 21,676
Population in Familes 18,801
Population in Group Qrtrs 275
Population Density1 3,909
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 7,888
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 5,976
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,084 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,804 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 230 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $582,243
Average Home Value $625,546


Median Household Income $93,719
Average Household Income $125,590
Per Capita Income $45,403
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.4% 0.71%
Households 0.3% 0.72%
Families 0.33% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.04%
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.

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