90247 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Gardena, CA

ZIP Code 90247: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gardena, CA 90247

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.888, Longitude -118.295
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,707
  • PO Box Addresses: 959
  • Residential Addresses: 16,813
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,292
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,521

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Database updated: April 1, 2022, Maps updated: February 4, 2022.


Gardena, CA 90247 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 48,459 (100%)
Population in Households 47,784 (98.6%)
Population in Families 39,566 (81.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 675 ( 1.4%)
Population Density 13,188
Diversity Index2 92


Median Household Income $56,130
Average Household Income $74,027
% of Income for Mortgage4 44%
Per Capita Income $24,543
Wealth Index5 55


Total HU (Housing Units) 16,957 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,159 (36.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,888 (58.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 910 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $586,074
Average Home Value $637,470
Housing Affordability Index3 56


Total Households 16,047
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 11,094
Average Family Size 4
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.25% 0.1%
Households 0.19% 0.01%
Families 0.22% 0.09%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.99%
Owner Occupied HU   0.31%

Gardena, CA 90247 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90247 to the other 1,770 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 241 86th
Population Density # 92 95th
Median Household Income # 1222 31st
Housing Affordability Index # 427 24th
Per Capita Income # 1332 25th
Diversity Index # 16 99th

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