Los Angeles, CA 90002 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 90002: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Los Angeles, CA 90002

Acceptable Alternative
Watts, CA 90002

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.948, Longitude -118.245
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 466
  • PO Box Addresses: 234
  • Residential Addresses: 12,077
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,173
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,904

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Los Angeles, CA 90002 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 53,573
Daytime Population: Workers 3,644
Daytime Population: Residents 35,355
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,999
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 53,277
Population in Familes 46,863
Population in Group Qrtrs 296
Population Density2 17,814
Diversity Index3 91


Median Household Income $33,748
Average Household Income $46,332
Per Capita Income $10,705


Total Housing Units 13,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,579 (35.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,536 (57.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 938 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $296,232
Average Home Value $331,694


Total Households 12,115
Average Household Size 4.4
Family Households 10,140
Average Family Size 5
  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 0.83% 0.76%
Households 0.62% 0.66%
Families 0.64% 0.68%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Los Angeles, CA 90002 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90002 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 # 185 90th
Population Density # 43 98th
Diversity Index # 31 98th
Median Household Income # 1604 9th
Per Capita Income # 1702 3rd

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