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Population (year 2000): 105,080. Estimated population in July 2005: 108,185 (+3.0% change)
Males: 51,019 (48.6%), Females: 54,061 (51.4%)

Los Angeles County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.7 years
Median household income: $53,002 (year 2000)
Median house value: $190,200 (year 2000)

West Covina, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in West Covina:

  • Hispanic (45.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (23.0%)
  • Other race (21.2%)
  • Filipino (9.2%)
  • Chinese (7.2%)
  • Black (6.4%)
  • Two or more races (4.9%)
  • Vietnamese (2.2%)
  • Other Asian (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Japanese (0.8%)
  • Korean (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (5.3%), Irish (5.1%), English (4.1%), Italian (3.2%), United States (1.7%), French (1.4%).

New! Covina, California forum

Elevation: 381 feet

Land area: 16.1 square miles

West

For population 25 years and over in West Covina

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Covina city

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

32.4% Foreign born (16.8% Asia, 13.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +9,030 (+9.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CA Anaheim, (15.4 miles pop. 328,014).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (31.5 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: CA Valinda, (1.5 miles CA (2.9 miles Vincent, Puente, CA La (3.0 miles San Jose Hills, CA (3.3 miles South Puente Valley, CA (3.5 miles West CA (3.6 miles Industry, CA Covina, (3.6 miles Park, CA Baldwin (4.1 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 49 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 1997: 129 buildings, average cost: $201,700
  • 1998: 61 buildings, average cost: $263,500
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2000: 71 buildings, average cost: $355,300
  • 2001: 75 buildings, average cost: $379,200
  • 2002: 89 buildings, average cost: $199,700
  • 2003: 67 buildings, average cost: $265,400
  • 2004: 110 buildings, average cost: $230,600

Latitude: 34.06 N, Longitude: 117.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 626


West Covina, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.8%), Manufacturing (14.7%), Retail trade (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -19,812 (-18.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,215 (11.9%)


 

Crime in West Covina by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 2 2 2 5 5
    per 100,000 2.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 4.8 4.8
Rapes 19 26 18 25 13 16
    per 100,000 18.1 24.7 17.1 23.8 12.4 15.2
Robberies 180 149 152 136 178 152
    per 100,000 171.3 141.8 144.7 129.4 169.4 144.7
Assaults 219 210 199 199 199 201
    per 100,000 208.4 199.8 189.4 189.4 189.4 191.3
Burglaries 511 580 560 532 585 642
    per 100,000 486.3 552.0 532.9 506.3 556.7 611.0
Thefts 2,643 2,582 2,962 2,573 2,654 2,678
    per 100,000 2515.2 2457.2 2818.8 2448.6 2525.7 2548.5
Auto thefts 690 789 900 771 869 881
    per 100,000 656.6 750.9 856.5 733.7 827.0 838.4
290.3 291.3 308.6 280.2 304.6 304.3


Average climate in West Covina, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West

West Covina-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/9/1982, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the West Covina city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 tornado 20.4 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Tim Robbins - (born 1958), actor, director, writer, Troy Aikman - (born 1966), football star, Antoine Wright - NBA player (New Jersey Nets, born: Feb 6, 1984), Brian Russell - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Feb 5, 1978), Jason Giambi - 2005 Major League Baseball player (New York Yankees, born: Jan 8, 1971), Joey Eischen - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Washington Nationals, born: May 25, 1970), Mike Lamb - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Houston Astros, born: Aug 9, 1975), Terrelle Smith - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Mar 12, 1978), Chris M. Anderson - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 12/11/70).


Hospitals/medical centers in West Covina:
  • CITRUS VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER-VQ CAMPUS (1115 S SUNSET AVE)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF WEST COVINA, INC (725 S ORANGE AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near West Covina:
  • CITRUS VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER-IC CAMPUS (about 3 miles; COVINA, CA)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; BALDWIN PARK, CA)
  • CHARTER BHS OF SO CA CHARTER OAK (about 5 miles; COVINA, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in West Covina, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Covina:
  • LOS ALAMITOS AAF (about 21 miles; LOS ALAMITOS, CA; ID: SLI)
  • ONTARIO INTL (about 23 miles; ONTARIO, CA; ID: ONT)
  • LONG BEACH /DAUGHERTY FIELD/ (about 23 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; ID: LGB)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Covina:
  • EL MONTE (about 9 miles; EL MONTE, CA; ID: EMT)
  • BRACKETT FIELD (about 11 miles; LA VERNE, CA; ID: POC)
  • FULLERTON MUNI (about 14 miles; FULLERTON, CA; ID: FUL)

Amtrak stations near West Covina:
  • 12 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.
  • 13 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: CLAREMONT (200 W. 1ST ST.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, 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
Financial Administration 17 $67,768 $47,836 3 $4,249
Other Government Administration 22 $100,540 $54,840 50 $13,466
Police Protection - Officers 116 $795,681 $82,311 0 $0
Firefighters 77 $506,180 $78,885 0 $0
Fire - Other 4 $13,357 $40,071 2 $2,606
Streets and Highways 46 $175,466 $45,773 9 $9,159
Solid Waste Management 3 $15,828 $63,312 3 $3,312
Sewerage 4 $12,722 $38,166 0 $0
Welfare 5 $27,009 $64,821 2 $4,614
Police - Other 61 $237,068 $46,636 68 $47,778
Parks and Recreation 15 $56,756 $45,404 75 $72,506
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8 $37,857 $56,785 2 $5,422
Other and Unallocable 13 $54,070 $49,910 1 $1,054
Totals for Government 391 $2,100,302 $64,459 215 $164,166


Colleges/Universities in West Covina:
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 847; Location: 1530 W CAMERON AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • EAST SAN GABRIEL VALLEY REGIONAL OCCUPATIONAL PROG (FT enrollment: 676; Location: 1501 W DEL NORTE AVE; Public; Website: www.esgvrop.k12.ca.us/)
  • NORTH-WEST COLLEGE OF MEDICAL AND DENTAL ASSISTANT (FT enrollment: 187; Location: 2121 W GARVEY AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.north-westcollege.com)
  • MARINELLO SCHOOL OF BEAUTY (FT enrollment: 59; Location: 118 PLAZA DR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.marinello.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Covina:
  • AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; AZUSA, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,285)
  • MT SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE (about 6 miles; WALNUT, CA; FT enrollment: 14,954)
  • CITRUS COLLEGE (about 8 miles; GLENDORA, CA; FT enrollment: 6,830)
  • RIO HONDO COLLEGE (about 9 miles; WHITTIER, CA; FT enrollment: 8,996)
  • WHITTIER COLLEGE (about 9 miles; WHITTIER, CA; FT enrollment: 2,224)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY-POMONA (about 10 miles; POMONA, CA; FT enrollment: 15,527)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-POMONA (about 10 miles; POMONA, CA; FT enrollment: 3,006)
Public high schools in West Covina:
  • WEST COVINA HIGH (Students: 2,709; Location: 1609 E. CAMERON AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CORONADO ALTERNATIVE (Students: 335; Location: 1717 W. MERCED AVE.; Grades: 08 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in West Covina:
  • EDGEWOOD MIDDLE (Students: 1,471; Location: 1625 W. DURNESS; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SAN JOSE-EDISON CHARTER (Students: 1,152; Location: 1500 FRANCISQUITO; Grades: KG - 12)
  • HOLLINGWORTH ELEMENTARY (Students: 770; Location: 3003 E. HOLLINGWORTH ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HOLLENCREST MIDDLE (Students: 738; Location: 2101 E. MERCED AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RINCON INTERMEDIATE (Students: 709; Location: 2800 E. HOLLINGWORTH ST.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • MONTE VISTA ELEMENTARY (Students: 613; Location: 1615 W. ELDRED; Grades: KG - 05)
  • VINE ELEMENTARY (Students: 576; Location: 1901 E. VINE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MERLINDA ELEMENTARY (Students: 552; Location: 1120 VALINDA AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CAMERON ELEMENTARY (Students: 531; Location: 1225 E. CAMERON AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ORANGEWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 503; Location: 1440 S. ORANGE AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in West Covina:
  • SOUTH HILLS ACADEMY (Students: 740; Location: 1600 E FRANCISQUITO; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WEST COVINA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 552; Location: 763 NORTH SUNSET AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN ELEMENTAY (Students: 394; Location: 311 S. CITRUS AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST CHRISTOPHER ELEMENTARY SCHO (Students: 297; Location: 900 WEST CHRISTOPHER STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • IMMANUEL FIRST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: 512 S VALINDA AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LEARNING GARDEN MONTSSOR (Students: 121; Location: 2133 WEST GARVEY NORTH AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • STRAIGHT WAY THE (Students: 93; Location: 1912 W. MERCED AVE.; Grades: PK - 5)
  • WEST COVINA HILLS ADVENTIST SC (Students: 92; Location: 3528 E TEMPLE WAY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ATID HEBREW ACADEMY (Students: 90; Location: 3508 E TEMPLE WAY; Grades: KG - 6)
  • W COVINA EDUCATION CTR INC (Students: 85; Location: 2009 W GARVEY AVE; Grades: PK - KG)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • CITRUS VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER-VQ CAMPUS is actually: CITRUS VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER-QUEEN OF THE VALLEY CAMPUS added by kloy1334

Notable locations in West Covina: South Hills Country Club (A), West Covina City Hall (B), West Covina Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (C).

Shopping Centers: Woodsidee Village Shopping Center (1), Glenvine Shopping Center (2), Grand Creek Shopping Center (3), West Covina Plaza Shopping Center (4), West Covina Parkway Plaza Shopping Center (5), Plaza at West Covina Shopping Center (6), Sunset Square Shopping Center (7).

Churches in West Covina include: United Methodist Church of West Covina (A), Immanuel First Lutheran Church (B), South Hills Church of Christ (C), Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church (D), First Baptist Church of West Covina (E), Saint Marthas Episcopal Church (F), Saint Christophers Catholic Church (G), Christ Lutheran Church (H).

Creeks: Charter Oak Creek (A), Vine Creek (B).

Parks in West Covina include: Woodgrove Park (1), Palm View Park (2), Walmerado Park (3), Orangewood Park (4), Del Norte Park (5), Cameron Park (6), Galster Wilderness Park (7), Friendship Park (8), Gingrich Park (9).


West Covina compared to California state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in West Covina:
  • 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.)
  • KALI (900 AM; 6 kW; WEST COVINA, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • 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 West Covina:
  • 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.)
  • KSAK (90.1 FM; WALNUT, CA; Owner: MT. SAN ANTONIO COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around West Covina:
  • 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)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KLCS (Channel 58; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KSFV-LP (Channel 26; SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KRCA (Channel 62; RIVERSIDE, CA; Owner: KRCA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPXN (Channel 30; SAN BERNARDINO, CA; Owner: PAXSON LOS ANGELES LICENSE, INC.)

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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