Seal Beach, CA 90740 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 90740: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seal Beach, CA 90740

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,170
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,790
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,942
  • County: Orange County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.76, Longitude -118.081
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Seal Beach, CA 90740 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,639
Population in Households 24,394
Population in Familes 16,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 245
Population Density1 2,140
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 13,275
Average Household Size 1.84
Family Households 6,050
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,628 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,913 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,362 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,353 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $341,391
Average Home Value $482,369


Median Household Income $52,280
Average Household Income $90,769
Per Capita Income $49,321
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.81%
Households 0.55% 0.76%
Families 0.37% 0.63%
Median Household Income   0.8%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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.

Seal Beach, CA 90740 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90740 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 # 723 59th
Population Density1 # 696 60th
Diversity Index2 # 1349 23rd
Median Household Income # 1045 41st
Per Capita Income # 242 86th

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