South San Gabriel, California

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South San Gabriel
census-designated place
South San Gabriel welcome sign
South San Gabriel welcome sign
Location of South San Gabriel in Los Angeles County, California.
Location of South San Gabriel in Los Angeles County, California.
Coordinates: 34°2′57″N 118°5′43″W / 34.04917°N 118.09528°W / 34.04917; -118.09528Coordinates: 34°2′57″N 118°5′43″W / 34.04917°N 118.09528°W / 34.04917; -118.09528
Country  United States
State  California
County Los Angeles
Area[1]
 • Total 0.833 sq mi (2.158 km2)
 • Land 0.833 sq mi (2.158 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.001 km2)  0.03%
Elevation 272 ft (83 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 8,070
 • Density 9,700/sq mi (3,700/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 91770
Area code(s) 626
FIPS code 06-73276
GNIS feature ID 1652796

South San Gabriel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 8,070 at the 2010 census, up from 7,595 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

South San Gabriel is located at 34°2′57″N 118°5′43″W / 34.04917°N 118.09528°W / 34.04917; -118.09528 (34.049060, -118.095150).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.2 km²), over 99% of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that South San Gabriel had a population of 8,070. The population density was 9,684.6 people per square mile (3,739.2/km²). The racial makeup of South San Gabriel was 2,198 (27.2%) White (5.6% Non-Hispanic White),[4] 83 (1.0%) African American, 56 (0.7%) Native American, 3,990 (49.4%) Asian, 4 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 1,427 (17.7%) from other races, and 312 (3.9%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3,444 persons (42.7%).

The Census reported that 7,834 people (97.1% of the population) lived in households, 7 (0.1%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 229 (2.8%) were institutionalized.

There were 2,249 households, out of which 874 (38.9%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,249 (55.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 393 (17.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 211 (9.4%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 96 (4.3%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 15 (0.7%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 308 households (13.7%) were made up of individuals and 150 (6.7%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.48. There were 1,853 families (82.4% of all households); the average family size was 3.76.

The population was spread out with 1,648 people (20.4%) under the age of 18, 737 people (9.1%) aged 18 to 24, 2,108 people (26.1%) aged 25 to 44, 2,225 people (27.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 1,352 people (16.8%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40.5 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.

There were 2,353 housing units at an average density of 2,823.8 per square mile (1,090.3/km²), of which 1,597 (71.0%) were owner-occupied, and 652 (29.0%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.1%; the rental vacancy rate was 4.8%. 5,545 people (68.7% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 2,289 people (28.4%) lived in rental housing units.

According to the 2010 United States Census, South San Gabriel had a median household income of $61,641, with 13.2% of the population living below the federal poverty line. [5]

2000[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 7,595 people, 2,091 households, and 1,727 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 9,106.3 inhabitants per square mile (3,533.1/km²). There were 2,166 housing units at an average density of 2,597.0 per square mile (1,007.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 0.39% African American, 1.17% Native American, 33.34% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 19.93% from other races, and 4.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino 64.96% of the population, and 11.72% White.

There were 2,091 households out of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 17.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.4% were non-families. 13.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.52 and the average family size was 3.85.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $51,136, and the median income for a family was $50,451. Males had a median income of $35,598 versus $30,091 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,345. About 8.2% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.6% of those under age 18 and 14.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The community is served by the Montebello Unified School District and the Garvey School District.

Schools include:

Politics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 5,051
1980 5,421 7.3%
1990 7,700 42.0%
2000 7,595 −1.4%
source:[7]

In the state legislature South San Gabriel is located in the 24th Senate District, represented by Democrat Gloria Romero, and in the 49th and 58th Assembly Districts, represented by Democrats Mike Eng and Charles M. Calderon respectively. Federally, South San Gabriel is located in California's 32nd and 38th congressional districts, which have Cook PVIs of D +17 and D +20 respectively[8] and is represented by Democrats Judy Chu and Grace Napolitano respectively.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) operates the Temple Station in Temple City, serving South San Gabriel.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ All data are derived from the United States Census Bureau reports from the 2010 United States Census, and are accessible on-line here. The data on unmarried partnerships and same-sex married couples are from the Census report DEC_10_SF1_PCT15. All other housing and population data are from Census report DEC_10_DP_DPDP1. Both reports are viewable online or downloadable in a zip file containing a comma-delimited data file. The area data, from which densities are calculated, are available on-line here. Percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. The Census Bureau defines families as a household containing one or more people related to the householder by birth, opposite-sex marriage, or adoption. People living in group quarters are tabulated by the Census Bureau as neither owners nor renters. For further details, see the text files accompanying the data files containing the Census reports mentioned above.
  4. ^ http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/0673276.html.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/0673276.html.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-07-17. 
  8. ^ "Will Gerrymandered Districts Stem the Wave of Voter Unrest?". Campaign Legal Center Blog. Retrieved 2008-02-10. 
  9. ^ "Temple Station." Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Retrieved on January 21, 2010.