Los Al, Rossmoor Among the Nation's Most Expensive Places to Live

Forbes released its annual list of the most pricey zip codes, and 90720 was on it.

Homes in Los Alamitos and Rossmoor ain’t cheap.

The 90720 zip code made it into Forbes' annual list of America's most expensive ZIP codes released last month.

The zip code, which includes Rossmoor and Los Alamitos, was the 403th most expensive in the nation.

Forbes, with the assistance of Altos Research, examined prices in more than 22,000 ZIP codes from June 28 through Sept. 28 and looked at the median asking price for single-family homes and condominiums. The analysis was limited to ZIPs where 10 or more residences were on the market.

According to the magazine's analysis, the median home price during the survey period in Los Alamitos was $733,048, a 0.4 percent increase over last year.

A Los Al home, on average, remains on the market in that area of the city for 97 days, and at the time of the survey, there were 71 properties listed.

Other Orange County zip codes made the list too including Newport Coast, which ranked highest at No. 25, followed by Newport Beach's 92662 at No. 49, Corona del Mar at No. 52 and Newport Beach's 92661 at No. 65.

The most expensive zipcode in California is ... 90210, Beverly Hills, coming in at No. 12. 

According to Forbes, the top ten most expensive zip codes are

1. 10065, New York, NY

Median home price: $6,534,430

2. 07620, Alpine, NJ

Median home price: $5,745,038

3. 94027, Atherton, CA

Median home price: $4,897,864

4. 11962, Sagaponack, NY

Median home price: $4,180,385

5. 94010, Hillsborough, CA

Median Home Price: $4,127,250

6. 10014, New York, NY

Median Home Price $4,116,506

7. 94022, Los Altos Hills, CA

Median Home Price: $4,016,050

8. 10021, New York, NY

Median Home Price: 3980829

9. 90274, Rolling Hills, CA


10. 10075, New York, NY


Susan Fageaux November 05, 2012 at 09:07 PM
John Crandall:) You supported a different satistic on September 12, 2012??
Susan Fageaux November 05, 2012 at 09:10 PM
.... Oops:) The 25th.
Real Estate with Randy W. Hill November 05, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Paige - Regarding Seal Beach - perhaps Leisure World impacts the zip code too greatly.
JPG&R November 05, 2012 at 11:47 PM
If Rossmoor had been allowed to stand on its own and not with the City of Los Alamitos, it would have been much higher than 403rd.
enea ostrich November 06, 2012 at 10:24 PM
I think Mr. Hill nailed the cause cuz Leisure World has two council in its borders and real estate is quite low due to more condos than rest. I rely on his guess, considering he delves in realty and knows the market.


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