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Area Code 562 Detailed Profile

Area Code 562 Summary
Area code 562 is assigned to California
Latitude: 33.876361
Longitude: -118.132669
Population: 2,131,280
Area: 282.87 sq. miles
Land: 281.41 sq. miles
Water: 1.47 sq. miles
Population Density: 7,573.60 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 237.7 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Pacific (GMT -8)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 562 Zip Codes
Cities with population over 1 Million
Los Angeles (2,355,994)
   
Cities with population over 100,000
Anaheim (346,010)
Compton (128,508)
Downey (107,473)
Huntington Beach (190,199)
Long Beach (480,584)
Norwalk (103,211)
Santa Ana (363,938)
Whittier (185,585)
Cities with population over 50,000
Bellflower (72,878)
Carson (81,034)
Cerritos (51,542)
Gardena (84,118)
La Habra (67,353)
Lakewood (78,604)
Paramount (55,305)
Pico Rivera (63,277)
San Pedro (79,886)
Towns with population under 50,000
Artesia (16,380)
Hawaiian Gardens (14,850)
Los Alamitos (21,328)
Santa Fe Springs (16,263)
Seal Beach (24,177)
Sunset Beach (1,097)
Surfside (170)

Area Code 562 Demographics

Area Code 562 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Male1,051,32649.33 %49.81 %49.04 %
Female1,079,95450.67 %50.19 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.97-0.990.96
Total Population2,131,280100.00 %--
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Area Code 562 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years177,3758.32 %7.34 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years191,6278.99 %8.05 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years168,8567.92 %7.59 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years158,5347.44 %7.24 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years159,3117.47 %7.03 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years350,66816.45 %15.44 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years324,92715.25 %16.19 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years242,07411.36 %12.79 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years84,3893.96 %4.33 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years66,0423.10 %3.39 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years108,4155.09 %5.57 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years75,8453.56 %3.79 %4.38 %
85 years and over23,2171.09 %1.26 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)33.5-36.837.7
18 years and over1,499,57670.36 %72.69 %74.27 %
Male
727,61534.14 %35.80 %35.85 %
Female
771,96136.22 %36.88 %38.42 %
21 years and over1,402,91365.82 %68.33 %69.92 %
62 years and over245,22311.51 %12.56 %14.65 %
65 years and over207,4779.73 %10.62 %12.42 %
Male
84,6173.97 %4.47 %5.12 %
Female
122,8605.76 %6.15 %7.30 %
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Area Code 562 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
One race2,028,49195.18 %95.25 %97.55 %
White
995,41946.71 %59.55 %75.21 %
Black or African American
219,36510.29 %6.68 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
19,4910.91 %0.98 %0.87 %
Asian
234,30610.99 %10.92 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
11,9800.56 %0.93 %0.59 %
Chinese
24,9921.17 %2.90 %0.85 %
Filipino
73,9293.47 %2.71 %0.65 %
Japanese
20,8740.98 %0.85 %0.28 %
Korean
46,1222.16 %1.02 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
18,2460.86 %1.32 %0.39 %
Other Asian
38,1631.79 %1.19 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
13,7930.65 %0.35 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
1,4600.07 %0.06 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
1,5700.07 %0.06 %0.02 %
Samoan
8,7780.41 %0.11 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
1,9850.09 %0.11 %0.04 %
Some other race
546,11725.62 %16.78 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,032,09448.43 %32.38 %13.70 %
Mexican
816,45638.31 %24.97 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
9,3060.44 %0.42 %2.46 %
Cuban
7,6740.36 %0.21 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
198,6589.32 %6.78 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino1,099,18651.57 %67.62 %86.30 %
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Area Code 562 Social Profile

Area Code 562 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school670,372100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
35,3425.27 %5.40 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
39,4605.89 %5.47 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
296,52444.23 %42.94 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
138,99720.73 %20.95 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
160,04923.87 %25.23 %22.81 %
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Area Code 562 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over1,277,506100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
208,49116.32 %11.49 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
189,19614.81 %11.72 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
269,83621.12 %20.13 %28.63 %
High school or higher
879,81968.87 %76.79 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
276,15421.62 %22.91 %21.05 %
Associate degree
84,7176.63 %7.13 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
169,70513.28 %17.09 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
249,11219.50 %26.63 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
79,4076.22 %9.53 %8.86 %
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Area Code 562 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported2,144,255100.00 %--
Arab9,9810.47 %0.54 %0.42 %
Czech4,3980.21 %0.33 %0.59 %
Danish7,9770.37 %0.58 %0.50 %
Dutch21,2030.99 %1.17 %1.58 %
English96,6054.51 %7.09 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)32,2681.50 %2.20 %2.90 %
French Canadian6,9550.32 %0.42 %0.85 %
German130,8716.10 %9.37 %14.93 %
Greek5,4850.26 %0.35 %0.40 %
Hungarian5,7890.27 %0.38 %0.49 %
Irish102,8884.80 %7.37 %10.65 %
Italian55,1532.57 %4.08 %5.47 %
Lithuanian1,9270.09 %0.14 %0.23 %
Norwegian16,8500.79 %1.23 %1.56 %
Polish18,5210.86 %1.38 %3.12 %
Portuguese6,7340.31 %0.93 %0.41 %
Russian12,3660.58 %1.13 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish16,9240.79 %1.15 %1.50 %
Scottish19,4480.91 %1.52 %1.70 %
Slovak1,0440.05 %0.07 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African13,6490.64 %0.52 %0.62 %
Swedish17,4760.82 %1.29 %1.39 %
Swiss3,2910.15 %0.32 %0.32 %
Ukrainian1,9720.09 %0.23 %0.31 %
United States or American50,0422.33 %3.21 %7.18 %
Welsh7,2040.34 %0.53 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4,7490.22 %0.18 %0.65 %
Other ancestries1,472,48568.67 %52.27 %31.89 %
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Area Code 562 Economy

Area Code 562 Employment

GroupNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over1,559,847100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
756,98548.53 %49.21 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
802,86251.47 %50.79 %51.68 %
In labor force
943,70860.50 %62.43 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
515,03954.58 %54.86 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
428,66945.42 %45.14 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
942,26960.41 %61.85 %63.10 %
Employed
867,39255.61 %57.51 %59.39 %
Unemployed
74,8774.80 %4.34 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-7.93 %6.95 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
1,4390.09 %0.58 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
616,13939.50 %37.57 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers689,32479.47 %76.48 %78.40 %
Government workers118,70113.68 %14.66 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business56,6386.53 %8.49 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers2,7290.31 %0.37 %0.31 %
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Area Code 562 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations254,47329.34 %35.97 %33.60 %
Service occupations131,26315.13 %14.77 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations247,28628.51 %26.76 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,9570.23 %1.34 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations73,5728.48 %8.42 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations158,84118.31 %12.74 %14.63 %
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Area Code 562 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2,8490.33 %1.92 %1.87 %
Construction47,6825.50 %6.22 %6.80 %
Manufacturing155,35417.91 %13.11 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade47,7505.51 %4.05 %3.60 %
Retail trade94,98410.95 %11.15 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities55,5696.41 %4.68 %5.19 %
Information25,2942.92 %3.92 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing52,0406.00 %6.91 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services82,8199.55 %11.63 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services157,09818.11 %18.51 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services69,4638.01 %8.18 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)45,7315.27 %5.17 %4.88 %
Public administration30,7593.55 %4.54 %4.83 %
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Area Code 562 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Households673,807100.00 %11,511,175106,788,273
Less than $10,000
66,7919.91 %8.40 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
43,1996.41 %5.64 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
86,68712.87 %11.45 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
83,25312.36 %11.42 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
106,63515.83 %15.17 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
128,88619.13 %19.14 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
71,97210.68 %11.52 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
56,9828.46 %10.36 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
15,5952.31 %3.35 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
13,8072.05 %3.56 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$42,989.81-$46,766.47$39,349.33
Average household size3.00-2.762.58
Average income per member of household$14,334.24-$16,944.99$15,252.86
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Area Code 562 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over845,833100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
610,59972.19 %71.82 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
132,64615.68 %14.55 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
46,5645.51 %5.07 %4.73 %
Walked
20,8422.46 %2.85 %2.94 %
Other means
14,2181.68 %1.87 %1.20 %
Worked at home
20,9642.48 %3.83 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.2603 minutes-28.1 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 562 Housing

Area Code 562 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units700,174100.00 %12,211,276117,282,697
Occupied housing units
673,30196.16 %94.19 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
343,70549.09 %53.60 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
329,59647.07 %40.59 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
26,8733.84 %5.81 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
2,5790.37 %1.92 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate2.39 %-2.24 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate3.78 %-5.30 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3.04-2.752.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.96-2.772.45
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Area Code 562 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units700,271100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
355,05750.70 %56.35 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
51,4707.35 %7.63 %5.68 %
2 units
17,4552.49 %2.68 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
45,8216.54 %5.71 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
49,8427.12 %5.92 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
51,9417.42 %5.07 %3.99 %
20 or more units
110,78615.82 %11.98 %8.59 %
Mobile home
16,9702.42 %4.40 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
9290.13 %0.26 %0.22 %
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Area Code 562 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units700,271100.00 %--
1 room
57,4228.20 %5.01 %2.21 %
2 rooms
89,75312.82 %9.38 %4.88 %
3 rooms
118,44116.91 %13.85 %10.06 %
4 rooms
118,56916.93 %15.75 %15.95 %
5 rooms
124,33917.76 %18.95 %20.92 %
6 rooms
98,84014.11 %16.51 %18.39 %
7 rooms
52,5887.51 %10.33 %11.98 %
8 rooms
23,4163.34 %5.93 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
16,9032.41 %4.31 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)4.1-4.85.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units673,311100.00 %--
1.00 or less
507,08675.31 %79.87 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
58,0818.63 %5.73 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
108,14416.06 %8.58 %2.54 %
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Area Code 562 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas520,69174.36 %66.45 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas7,9601.14 %3.56 %5.96 %
Electricity120,15917.16 %20.52 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.1800.03 %0.30 %8.06 %
Coal or coke310.00 %0.01 %0.12 %
Wood1,3180.19 %1.67 %1.51 %
Solar energy1,2860.18 %0.11 %0.05 %
Other fuel8140.12 %0.23 %0.35 %
No fuel used20,8722.98 %1.35 %1.25 %
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Area Code 562 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units293,418100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
3,3171.13 %1.52 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
9,2983.17 %10.08 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
45,78115.60 %16.91 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
98,57333.59 %18.58 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
83,23928.37 %22.33 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
38,77513.21 %19.08 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
12,2114.16 %9.16 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
2,2240.76 %2.33 %0.56 %
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Area Code 562 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage226,21877.10 %79.01 %69.56 %
Less than $300
9500.32 %0.25 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
5,9682.03 %1.80 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
10,2403.49 %4.04 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
25,2808.62 %10.80 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
80,58127.46 %23.65 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
58,77720.03 %18.16 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
44,42215.14 %20.30 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged67,20022.90 %20.99 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent84,62328.84 %28.03 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent39,69513.53 %14.57 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent39,43913.44 %14.10 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent32,33811.02 %11.29 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent23,1477.89 %8.02 %6.01 %
35 percent or more71,33724.31 %23.22 %15.91 %
Not computed2,8390.97 %0.76 %0.85 %
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Area Code 562 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units329,015100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
8,4292.56 %2.20 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
7,9852.43 %2.65 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
41,69612.67 %12.59 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
127,80638.85 %31.33 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
84,99825.83 %23.59 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
44,43313.50 %17.68 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
7,5722.30 %6.84 %2.89 %
No cash rent
6,0961.85 %3.11 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)42,74512.99 %24.35 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent46,86614.24 %14.61 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent45,86613.94 %13.58 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent44,32113.47 %13.11 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent36,66811.14 %11.01 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent26,1677.95 %8.16 %7.32 %
35 percent or more113,05034.36 %34.09 %29.47 %
Not computed16,0774.89 %5.43 %7.77 %

Area Code 562 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
None82,68711.81 %8.94 %9.57 %
1240,54134.35 %32.16 %31.22 %
2234,44433.48 %35.56 %34.76 %
3 or more115,63916.51 %17.54 %15.45 %
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