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Population (year 2000): 15,408. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,805 (+2.6% change)
Males: 7,527 (48.9%), Females: 7,881 (51.1%)

Orange County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $68,438 (year 2000)
Median house value: $286,900 (year 2000)

La Palma, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in La Palma:

  • White Non-Hispanic (36.3%)
  • Korean (17.1%)
  • Hispanic (11.3%)
  • Chinese (8.3%)
  • Filipino (7.0%)
  • Japanese (4.8%)
  • Black (4.6%)
  • Asian Indian (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.5%)
  • Other race (3.5%)
  • Other Asian (2.3%)
  • Vietnamese (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (8.7%), Irish (7.2%), English (6.2%), Italian (4.4%), French (1.8%), Dutch (1.6%).

New! Palma, California forum

Elevation: 44 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in La Palma

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Palma city

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

35.6% Foreign born (29.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+0.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CA (2.1 miles Cerritos, pop. 51,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Beach, CA Long (8.4 miles www.eOrangeCountyRealEstate.info )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (28.1 miles www.ayreshotel.com )

Nearest cities: CA (2.1 miles Cerritos, CA (2.2 miles Cypress, Gardens, CA (2.5 miles Hawaiian Park, CA Buena (2.8 miles CA (2.8 miles Artesia, Alamitos, CA (3.5 miles Los Mirada, CA (4.3 miles La CA (4.7 miles Stanton,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $242,100
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,200
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $209,700
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings

Latitude: 33.85 N, Longitude: 118.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 714


La Palma, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.9%), Manufacturing (15.2%), Retail trade (13.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -800 (-5.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 678 (9.3%)


 

Crime in La Palma by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 2 4 2 1 2
    per 100,000 6.5 13.0 26.0 13.0 6.5 13.0
Robberies 17 22 16 13 8 10
    per 100,000 110.3 142.8 103.8 84.4 51.9 64.9
Assaults 31 21 17 15 20 4
    per 100,000 201.2 136.3 110.3 97.4 129.8 26.0
Burglaries 75 58 50 86 80 97
    per 100,000 486.8 376.4 324.5 558.2 519.2 629.5
Thefts 204 189 142 184 179 221
    per 100,000 1324.0 1226.6 921.6 1194.2 1161.7 1434.3
Auto thefts 37 34 56 32 38 37
    per 100,000 240.1 220.7 363.4 207.7 246.6 240.1
182.2 168.4 152.3 153.4 146.7 150.5


Average climate in La Palma, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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La Palma-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/9/1982, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the La Palma city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 tornado 9.3 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in La Palma:
  • LA PALMA INTERCOMMUNITY HOSPITAL (7901 WALKER STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near La Palma:
  • ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; BUENA PARK, CA)
  • TRI-CITY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; HAWAIIAN GARDENS, CA)
  • COLLEGE HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; CERRITOS, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in La Palma, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Palma:
  • LOS ALAMITOS AAF (about 5 miles; LOS ALAMITOS, CA; ID: SLI)
  • LONG BEACH /DAUGHERTY FIELD/ (about 8 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; ID: LGB)
  • JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT-ORANGE COUNTY (about 18 miles; SANTA ANA, CA; ID: SNA)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Palma:
  • FULLERTON MUNI (about 6 miles; FULLERTON, CA; ID: FUL)
  • COMPTON/WOODLEY (about 14 miles; COMPTON, CA; ID: CPM)
  • EL MONTE (about 17 miles; EL MONTE, CA; ID: EMT)

Amtrak stations near La Palma:
  • 9 miles: FULLERTON (120 E. SANTA FE AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: LONG BEACH (601 N. LONG BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: ANAHEIM (2150 KATELLA AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3 $14,176 $56,704 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $9,994 $59,964 0 $0
Other Government Administration 7 $36,392 $62,386 5 $4,924
Police Protection - Officers 24 $139,821 $69,910 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $32,256 $48,384 7 $1,129
Streets and Highways 7 $30,206 $51,781 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 8 $31,629 $47,443 20 $14,068
Water Supply 4 $16,129 $48,387 0 $0
Totals for Government 63 $310,602 $59,162 32 $20,121


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Palma:
  • CYPRESS COLLEGE (about 3 miles; CYPRESS, CA; Full-time enrollment: 10,446)
  • BIOLA UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; LA MIRADA, CA; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • CERRITOS COLLEGE (about 5 miles; NORWALK, CA; FT enrollment: 11,666)
  • LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; FT enrollment: 11,108)
  • BETHESDA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; ANAHEIM, CA; FT enrollment: 2,342)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-LONG BEACH (about 7 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; FT enrollment: 25,195)
  • FULLERTON COLLEGE (about 9 miles; FULLERTON, CA; FT enrollment: 11,158)
Public high school in La Palma:
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY HIGH (Students: 2,328; Location: 8281 WALKER ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in La Palma:
  • WALKER JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 1,276; Location: 8132 WALKER ST.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • MILLER (GEORGE B.) ELEMENTARY (Students: 580; Location: 7751 FURMAN ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LUTHER (STEVE) ELEMENTARY (Students: 536; Location: 4631 LA PALMA AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LOS COYOTES ELEMENTARY (Students: 460; Location: 8122 MOODY ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle school in La Palma:
  • LA PALMA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: 8082 WALKER ST.; Grades: PK - 4)

Notable location: La Palma Branch Orange County Public Library (A).

Shopping Center: La Palma Shopping Center (1).

Creek: Fullerton Creek (A).

Parks in La Palma include: Central Park (1), El Rancho Verde Park (2).


La Palma compared to California state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in La Palma:
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Palma:
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • K216EM (91.1 FM; ARCADIA, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around La Palma:
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)

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