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Population (year 2000): 41,063. Estimated population in July 2005: 41,762 (+1.7% change)
Males: 20,543 (50.0%), Females: 20,520 (50.0%)

Los Angeles County

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Median resident age: 27.7 years
Median household income: $41,222 (year 2000)
Median house value: $146,500 (year 2000)

La Puente, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in La Puente:

  • Hispanic (83.1%)
  • Other race (45.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (6.7%)
  • Two or more races (5.2%)
  • Filipino (2.8%)
  • Chinese (2.1%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Vietnamese (1.0%)
  • Korean (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (1.6%), German (1.6%).

New! Puente, California forum

Elevation: 360 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in La Puente

  • High school or higher: 49.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Puente city

  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

43.5% Foreign born (37.4% Latin America, 5.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,169 (+11.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Heights, CA Hacienda (2.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CA Anaheim, (14.3 miles www.info.com/LosAngelesRealEstate )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (29.1 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: CA (1.2 miles Industry, Puente Valley, CA (1.6 miles West CA Valinda, (1.8 miles Heights, CA Hacienda (2.4 miles Covina, CA West (3.0 miles Heights, CA (3.4 miles Avocado Park, CA Baldwin (3.7 miles San Jose Hills, CA (3.8 miles South


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $127,100
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $127,100
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $127,100
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,100

Latitude: 34.03 N, Longitude: 117.96 W

Area code: 626


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.1%), Educational,health and social services (14.1%), Retail trade (11.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,260 (-17.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,166 (8.0%)


 

Crime in La Puente by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 10 7 6 10 4
    per 100,000 9.7 24.4 17.0 14.6 24.4 9.7
Rapes 11 10 10 14 7 6
    per 100,000 26.8 24.4 24.4 34.1 17.0 14.6
Robberies 69 63 62 62 61 75
    per 100,000 168.0 153.4 151.0 151.0 148.6 182.6
Assaults 236 225 162 147 165 134
    per 100,000 574.7 547.9 394.5 358.0 401.8 326.3
Burglaries 152 199 183 159 156 170
    per 100,000 370.2 484.6 445.7 387.2 379.9 414.0
Thefts 396 433 393 353 408 368
    per 100,000 964.4 1054.5 957.1 859.7 993.6 896.2
Auto thefts 159 187 171 191 254 288
    per 100,000 387.2 455.4 416.4 465.1 618.6 701.4
281.3 302.2 253.8 243.8 271.9 256.6


Average climate in La Puente, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

La Puente-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 12.4 miles away from the La Puente city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 tornado 17.4 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near La Puente:
  • CITRUS VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER-VQ CAMPUS (about 3 miles; WEST COVINA, CA)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF WEST COVINA, INC (about 3 miles; WEST COVINA, CA)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; BALDWIN PARK, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in La Puente, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Puente:
  • LOS ALAMITOS AAF (about 19 miles; LOS ALAMITOS, CA; ID: SLI)
  • LONG BEACH /DAUGHERTY FIELD/ (about 21 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; ID: LGB)
  • ONTARIO INTL (about 25 miles; ONTARIO, CA; ID: ONT)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Puente:
  • EL MONTE (about 7 miles; EL MONTE, CA; ID: EMT)
  • FULLERTON MUNI (about 12 miles; FULLERTON, CA; ID: FUL)
  • BRACKETT FIELD (about 14 miles; LA VERNE, CA; ID: POC)

Amtrak stations near La Puente:
  • 12 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.
  • 15 miles: POMONA (156 W. COMMERCIAL ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: PASADENA (150 S. ROBLES AVE.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

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
Other and Unallocable 2 $6,014 $36,084 1 $656
Parks and Recreation 10 $34,848 $41,817 20 $13,148
Welfare 2 $6,166 $36,996 1 $696
Other Government Administration 15 $49,382 $39,505 3 $3,904
Financial Administration 5 $19,144 $45,945 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $2,694 $32,328 1 $1,030
Totals for Government 35 $118,248 $40,542 26 $19,434


Colleges/Universities in La Puente:
  • ELEGANTE BEAUTY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 24; Location: 17337 E VALLEY BLVD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.elegantebc.f2s.com)
  • INSTITUTO EVANGELICO (Location: 14864 VALLEY BLVD; Private, not-for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Puente:
  • RIO HONDO COLLEGE (about 6 miles; WHITTIER, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,996)
  • WHITTIER COLLEGE (about 6 miles; WHITTIER, CA; FT enrollment: 2,224)
  • MT SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE (about 8 miles; WALNUT, CA; FT enrollment: 14,954)
  • AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; AZUSA, CA; FT enrollment: 5,285)
  • BIOLA UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; LA MIRADA, CA; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • CITRUS COLLEGE (about 11 miles; GLENDORA, CA; FT enrollment: 6,830)
  • FULLERTON COLLEGE (about 12 miles; FULLERTON, CA; FT enrollment: 11,158)
Public high schools in La Puente:
  • NOGALES HIGH (Students: 2,577; Location: 401 S. NOGALES ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LA PUENTE HIGH (Students: 1,751; Location: 15615 E. NELSON AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BASSETT SENIOR HIGH (Students: 1,428; Location: 755 ARDILLA AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • VALLEY ALTERNATIVE HIGH (CONT.) (Students: 192; Location: 14162 E. LOMITAS AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NUEVA VISTA CONTINUATION HIGH (Students: 152; Location: 755 ARDILLA AVE.; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • HACIENDA LA PUENTE COMMUNITY DAY (Students: 27; Location: 14162 EAST LOMITAS AVE.; Grades: 07 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in La Puente:
  • SPARKS MIDDLE (Students: 1,078; Location: 15100 GIORDANO ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GIANO INTERMEDIATE (Students: 984; Location: 3223 S. GIANO ST.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • FAIRGROVE ACADEMY (K-8) (Students: 885; Location: 15540 FAIRGROVE AVE.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • HURLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 862; Location: 535 S. LAURA AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • JULIAN (DON) ELEMENTARY (Students: 836; Location: 13855 DON JULIAN ROAD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • VILLACORTA ELEMENTARY (Students: 826; Location: 17840 VILLACORTA ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SIERRA VISTA MIDDLE (Students: 816; Location: 15801 SIERRA VISTA CT.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • YORBITA ELEMENTARY (Students: 805; Location: 502 S. VIDALIA ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NORTHAM ELEMENTARY (Students: 797; Location: 17800 E. RENAULT; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SUNKIST ELEMENTARY (Students: 733; Location: 935 MAYLAND AVE.; Grades: KG - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in La Puente:
  • ST LOUIS OF FRANCE SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 13901 E TEMPLE AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 247; Location: 15650 E TEMPLE AVE; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • SUNSET CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 400 NORTH SUNSET AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CREATIVE CORNERS PRESCH & KDGN (Students: 61; Location: 13628 E LOMITAS AVE; Grades: PK - 1)
  • DELHAVEN PRESCHOOL SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 15302 E FRANCISQUITO AV; Grades: PK - 2)
  • PUENTE AVE PRESCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 14032 DILLERDALE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHILDREN'S MONTESSORI (Students: 28; Location: 802 N VINELAND AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI WORLD (Students: 28; Location: 15243 NELSON AVE.; Grades: KG - 5)

Notable locations in La Puente: La Puente Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (A), La Puente City Hall (B), Sunkist Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (C).

Shopping Center: South Hills Shopping Center (1).

Park in La Puente: La Puente Park (1).


La Puente compared to California state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in La Puente:
  • 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.)
  • KALI (900 AM; 6 kW; WEST COVINA, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Puente:
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)
  • K216EM (91.1 FM; ARCADIA, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around La Puente:
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • 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)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCET (Channel 28; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KXLA (Channel 44; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA; Owner: RANCHO PALOS VERDES BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KFTR (Channel 46; ONTARIO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KTTV (Channel 11; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWHY-TV (Channel 22; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF LOS ANGELES LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVEA (Channel 52; CORONA, CA; Owner: ESTRELLA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCOP-TV (Channel 13; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTBN-TV (Channel 40; SANTA ANA, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSFV-LP (Channel 26; SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KLCS (Channel 58; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KHTV-LP (Channel 48; INLAND EMPIRE, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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