Los Angeles, CA 90042 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 90042: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Los Angeles, CA 90042

Acceptable Alternative
Highland Park, CA 90042

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.119, Longitude -118.19
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 967
  • PO Box Addresses: 234
  • Residential Addresses: 20,507
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,200
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,307

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

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  1. 90042 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 90042 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Los Angeles, CA 90042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 64,069
Population in Households 63,167
Population in Familes 51,885
Population in Group Qrtrs 902
Population Density2 14,549
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $54,631
Average Household Income $73,984
Per Capita Income $23,782


Total Housing Units 21,343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,524 (39.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,666 (54.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,153 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $487,925
Average Home Value $563,673


Total Households 20,190
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 13,924
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.33% 0.32%
Households 0.23% 0.22%
Families 0.29% 0.29%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

Los Angeles, CA 90042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90042 to the other 1,763 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 101 94th
Population Density # 77 96th
Diversity Index # 209 88th
Median Household Income # 1070 39th
Per Capita Income # 1269 28th

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