Official Zip Code NameCompton
Zip Code StateCalifornia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code310 / 424
Current Population:53704
Racial Majority: 1.13%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 86%
Unemployment Rate:6.21%
Median Household Income$40019
Average Adjusted Gross Income$28200
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time27.8 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Primary County: Los Angeles
Elevation Range69 - 82 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.87984848, -118.21528625

Zip Code 90221 Description

Zip Code 90221 is located in the state of California in the Reno metro area. Zip code 90221 is primarily located in Los Angeles County. The official US Postal Service name for 90221 is COMPTON, California. Portions of zip code 90221 are contained within or border the city limits of Compton, CA, East Compton, CA, Paramount, CA, Lynwood, CA, Long Beach, CA, and Carson, CA. Zip code 90221 is within area code 424, area code 310 and area code 562. 90221 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in California.

The current unemployment level in 90221 is 6.21% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 90221 increased to 53704 from 51382 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 90221 is while the majority ethnicity attending 90221 public schools is Hispanic. 93.4% of students in 90221 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 605 1.13% 526 +15%
 Black Or African American 11296 21.05% 11719 -4%
 Hispanic 41110 76.62% 40462 +2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.09% 87 -44%
 Asian 272 0.51% 96 +183%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 48 0.09% 377 -87%
 Other Race 89 0.07% 89 -57%
 Two Or More Races 348 0.45% 348 -31%

Zip Code 90221 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.3%
 Black Or African American 12.3%
 Hispanic 86%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.3%

Zip Code 90221 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population5370451382
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households11630
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$40019
Income Under $50K Per Year59.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.80%
114 US Congressional DistrictCalifornia 44
RepresentativeJanice Hahn
Average Real Estate Asking Price$197529
Average Real Estate Sale Price$201400
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)6.21%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.85%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago11.82%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 10b: 35F to 40F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 10b: 35F to 40F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Average First Frost DatesJanuary 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesJanuary 1 - 10

Zip Code 90221 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)46485053576064656358514655
Avg Max Temp (°F)67686972737782838278726874
Avg Precip (In.)3.183.372.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA
CBSA Type90221
CBSA Population13331266
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours