Bell, California

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Population in 2017: 35,811 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 18,313  (51.1%)
Females: 17,498  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

30.5 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 90040, 90058, 90201, 90270.

Bell Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,282 (it was $29,946 in 2000)
Bell:

$42,282
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,189 (it was $9,905 in 2000)

Bell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $417,956 (it was $164,400 in 2000)
Bell:

$417,956
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $385,460; detached houses: $411,433; townhouses or other attached units: $415,800; in 2-unit structures: $341,681; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $455,331; mobile homes: $88,784

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,130.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bell: 144.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.7%
(43.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.9% for Black residents, 23.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.3% for American Indian residents, 30.3% for other race residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bell, CA (2017)
    • 33,37192.3%Hispanic
    • 1,6394.5%White alone
    • 5151.4%Black alone
    • 3881.1%Asian alone
    • 2110.6%Two or more races
    • 840.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 380.1%American Indian alone

Races in Bell detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Bell, California as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bell is 1,207 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Bell by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(13.1)
3
(7.9)
3
(8.0)
3
(8.1)
1
(2.7)
1
(2.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.8)
1
(2.7)
5
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(8.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(18.4)
10
(26.4)
14
(37.4)
13
(35.3)
8
(21.8)
12
(32.9)
14
(39.0)
9
(25.0)
10
(27.8)
19
(52.7)
17
(46.7)
11
(30.3)
17
(47.3)
10
(27.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
65
(170.9)
64
(169.0)
82
(219.1)
71
(192.5)
89
(242.8)
90
(246.5)
101
(281.4)
95
(263.4)
81
(225.5)
73
(202.4)
70
(192.3)
57
(156.8)
78
(217.1)
45
(125.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
89
(234.0)
85
(224.5)
76
(203.1)
98
(265.7)
88
(240.1)
138
(378.0)
176
(490.3)
120
(332.8)
117
(325.7)
124
(343.9)
133
(365.4)
160
(440.2)
133
(370.2)
126
(351.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
132
(347.1)
126
(332.8)
171
(457.0)
162
(439.3)
115
(313.8)
176
(482.1)
235
(654.7)
177
(490.8)
124
(345.1)
156
(432.6)
194
(533.0)
212
(583.3)
153
(425.9)
120
(334.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
133
(349.7)
117
(309.0)
231
(617.3)
307
(832.5)
280
(764.0)
285
(780.7)
394
(1,098)
394
(1,093)
334
(929.6)
418
(1,159)
443
(1,217)
414
(1,139)
348
(968.7)
266
(741.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
193
(507.5)
196
(517.7)
179
(478.4)
179
(485.4)
151
(412.0)
140
(383.5)
172
(479.2)
91
(252.3)
77
(214.3)
144
(399.3)
135
(370.9)
156
(429.2)
151
(420.3)
109
(304.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)218.0209.7247.3258.3229.3277.0341.8269.3233.5285.8289.3307.5279.2224.4

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City-data.com crime index in Bell, CA

Crime rate in Bell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 36 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.75
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: Lebanese (2.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 135 feet

Land area: 2.48 square miles.

Population density: 14,458 people per square mile   (very high).

Bell, California map

15,529 residents are foreign born (41.5% Latin America).

This city:

43.0%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,834 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,354 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington Park, CA (2.0 miles , pop. 61,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southwest San Gabriel Valley, CA (7.1 miles , pop. 320,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (13.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Maywood, CA (0.8 miles ),
Cudahy, CA (1.0 miles ),
Bell Gardens, CA (1.3 miles ),
Huntington Park, CA (1.4 miles ),
Commerce, CA (1.5 miles ),
Vernon, CA (1.5 miles),
Walnut Park, CA (1.6 miles ),
South Gate, CA (1.6 miles )

Latitude: 33.98 N, Longitude: 118.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,155 (-14.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,356 (8.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Bell, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bell, CA in 2017

Property values in Bell, CA

Bell satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Bell, CA
Historical housing units in Bell, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +2,396 (+7.0%).
Most common industries in Bell, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Apparel (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Apparel (4.6%)
  • Food (4.1%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Apparel (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.5%)
  • Private households (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Bell, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Child care workers (5.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)

Average climate in Bell, California

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Bell, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 140. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

140
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.416. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.416
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.438. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.438
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00808. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00808
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Bell-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 712% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from Bell center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 106.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 174.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 25.6 miles away from Bell center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 44.2 miles away from Bell center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (52) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bell:

  • BELL CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (4900 E. FLORENCE AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bell:

  • MAYWOOD SKILLED NURSING AND WELLNESS CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MAYWOOD, CA)
  • DAVITA-PREMIER DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; CUDAHY, CA)
  • BRIARCREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BELL GARDENS, CA)
  • COMMUNITY AND MISSION HOSPITAL OF HUNTINGTON PARK (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HUNTINGTON PARK, CA)
  • GREENFIELD CARE CENTER OF SOUTH GATE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SOUTH GATE, CA)
  • HUNTINGTON PARK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HUNTINGTON PARK, CA)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS OF SOUTH GATE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; SOUTH GATE, CA)

Amtrak stations near Bell:

  • 7 miles: LOS ANGELES (800 N. ALAMEDA ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: GLENDALE (400 W. CERRITOS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 12 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bell:

  • ICDC College (about 3 miles; Huntington Park, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,621)
  • United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus (about 3 miles; Huntington Park, CA; FT enrollment: 5,151)
  • Marinello Schools of Beauty-Los Angeles (about 5 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 3,923)
  • East Los Angeles College (about 5 miles; Monterey Park, CA; FT enrollment: 17,297)
  • California State University-Los Angeles (about 7 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 17,545)
  • Los Angeles Trade Technical College (about 7 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 7,421)
  • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles (about 7 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 3,705)

Public high school in Bell:

Private high school in Bell:

  • ALHADI SCHOOL (Students: 166, Location: 5150 GAGE AVE, Grades: PK-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bell:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bell: Bell City Hall (A), Bell Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (B), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 163 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Bell Shopping Center (1), Bell Palm Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bell include: Church of Jesus Christ (A), El Calvario Church (B), First Christian Church (C), Grace Lutheran Church (D), Bell Brethren Church (E), Bell Foursquare Church (F), Bell Friends Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bell include: Little Bear Park (1), Pritchard Field (2), Veterans Park (3), Treder Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Omi-Oni Botanica (Botanical Gardens; 6322 Atlantic Avenue).

Hotels: Bell Motel (4841 Florence Avenue), Atlantic Bell Hotel (6800 Atlantic Avenue), Bell Manor Motel (4400 Florence Avenue), Bell Resort Hotel (6720 Atlantic Avenue).

Birthplace of: Blas Avena - Martial artist, Eileen Anderson - Politician, Robert F. Willard - Navy admiral, Herman Reich - Baseball player, Charlie Chant - Baseball player, James Harper (actor) - Actor, Mark Whitehead - Cyclist, Mike Lee (baseball) - Baseball player.

Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.9 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

85.2%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.0%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Bell in 2010:

  • 335 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 155 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 89 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Bell in 2000:

  • 396 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 97 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in religious group quarters
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Bell (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Bell Branch at 6312 Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 1930/11/03. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bell Branch at 6510 Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 1926/12/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Bell-Maywood Branch at 4426 Gage Avenue, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Bell:

Marital status in Bell, CA
  • Never married: 43.2%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

For population 25 years and over in Bell:

  • High school or higher: 49.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

22.3
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bell
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Neighborhood in Bell (Bell, California Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Bell, CA (based on Los Angeles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
This county:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
Los Angeles County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
Los Angeles County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Los Angeles County:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

18.6%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.1%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.3%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.2%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bell:

11.0%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.7%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Bell:

52.5%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Bell:

81.9%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bell, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 53$519,970$117,7290$0
Police - Other 19$88,348$55,79923$31,148
Other Government Administration 17$102,416$72,2944$4,971
Parks and Recreation 7$38,244$65,561132$109,936
Financial Administration 5$30,133$72,3194$1,891
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$20,043$60,1292$1,549
Streets and Highways 1$11,360$136,3200$0
Judicial and Legal 1$10,712$128,5440$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 107$821,226$92,100165$149,495

Bell government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $5,032,000 ($140.52)
    Regular Highways: $1,072,000 ($29.93)
    General - Other: $197,000 ($5.50)
    Sewerage: $92,000 ($2.57)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,705,000 ($187.23)
    Central Staff Services: $6,083,000 ($169.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,519,000 ($42.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,287,000 ($35.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $973,000 ($27.17)
    Regular Highways: $967,000 ($27.00)
    General - Other: $819,000 ($22.87)
    Financial Administration: $563,000 ($15.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $273,000 ($7.62)
    Sewerage: $85,000 ($2.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,726,000 ($76.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,507,000 ($42.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($1.87)
    Police Protection: $57,000 ($1.59)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,595,000 ($295.86)

Bell government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,737,000 ($48.50)
    Other: $620,000 ($17.31)
    Sewerage: $272,000 ($7.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $242,000 ($6.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $479,000 ($13.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $5,565,000 ($155.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $919,000 ($25.66)
    Rents: $869,000 ($24.27)
    Interest Earnings: $641,000 ($17.90)
    General Revenue - Other: $108,000 ($3.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,115,000 ($31.14)
    General Local Government Support: $128,000 ($3.57)
    Other: $39,000 ($1.09)
  • Tax - Property: $11,393,000 ($318.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,538,000 ($98.80)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,457,000 ($40.69)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $354,000 ($9.89)
    Other License: $169,000 ($4.72)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $23,000 ($0.64)

Bell government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,625,000 ($1581.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,690,000 ($1555.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $935,000 ($26.11)

Bell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,151,000 ($339.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,882,000 ($108.40)

3.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.12%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($64,742 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.27% ($44,592)
from Riverside County, CA  0.16% ($46,622)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,510 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, CA  0.53% ($74,627 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.44% ($47,062)
to Riverside County, CA  0.25% ($57,313)
Businesses in Bell, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2HomeTown Buffet1
Applebee's1Jack In The Box1
Baskin-Robbins1Jones New York1
Blockbuster1KFC1
CVS1Panda Express1
Carl\s Jr.1Pizza Hut1
Chuck E. Cheese's1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
GameStop1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bell:

  • 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)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • 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)
  • KLTX (1390 AM; 5 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bell:

  • 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.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bell:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KXLA (Channel 44; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA; Owner: RANCHO PALOS VERDES BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KCET (Channel 28; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • 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)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Bell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 269ft / 81.9mTotal length
  • $35,067,000Total costs
  • 2,019,628Total average daily traffic
  • 182,176Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,120,970Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bell, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31940-1949
  • 171950-1959
  • 11960-1969
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bell, CA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Dale R Smtih, Maywood City Lot 2ca35072 (Lat: 33.983972 Lon: -118.171667), Type: 18.9, Overall height: 18.9 m, Registrant: Mobilitie Investments Ii, LLC, Pm@mobilitie.Com, , Newpo-rt Beach, Phone: (949) 515-1500
  • Dale R Smith, Maywood City Lot 2ca35072 (Lat: 33.983972 Lon: -118.171667), Type: 18.9, Overall height: 18.9 m, Registrant: Mobilitie Investments Ii, LLC, Pm@mobilitie.Com, , Newpo-rt Beach, Phone: (949) 515-1500
  • Edward G Roach, Maywood City Lot 2ca35072 (Lat: 33.983972 Lon: -118.171667), Type: 18.9, Overall height: 18.9 m, Registrant: Mobilitie Investments Ii, LLC, Pm@mobilitie.Com, , Newpo-rt Beach, Phone: (949) 515-1500
  • 5412 E Gage Ave (Lat: 33.970278 Lon: -118.168333), Type: 18.3, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: Pacific Bell Mobile Services, Pleas-anton, Phone: (510) 227-3059

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Bell, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bell)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BEECH B200 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-42 (850 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 17EH , Serial Number: BB1257, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 08/25/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): System Packaging Co Inc, 5690 Rickenbacker Rd, Bell, CA 90201
  • Aircraft: SCHEMPP-HIRTH VENTUS-2B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 47EH , Serial Number: 105, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 01/17/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Emil Halimi, 5690 Rickenbacker Rd, Bell, CA 90201
  • Aircraft: AVIAT INC PITTS S-2B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-540 SER (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7EH , Serial Number: 5314, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 07/28/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 09/27/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Emil Halimi, 5690 Rickenbacker Rd, Bell, CA 90201

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$256,77724$218,665107$211,1849$191,3894$354,11312$227,5930$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$276,5995$207,21831$254,1321$250,0000$06$242,5121$16,940
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$327,43317$236,485100$251,9907$79,6512$317,76021$265,6982$90,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$266,2649$213,12842$239,1304$136,9451$497,70016$212,4040$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$243,6271$260,33011$251,1380$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5323.04 , 5336.01, 5336.02, 5336.03, 5337.03, 5338.01, 5338.03, 5338.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$217,4170$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$211,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$289,040
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$206,2600$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5323.04 , 5336.01, 5336.02, 5336.03, 5337.03, 5338.01, 5338.03, 5338.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bell, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bell, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 52. The highest number of reported fires - 83 took place in 2017, and the least - 5 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bell, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.5%), and Structure Fires (24.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bell, CA
    • 33646.5%Outside Fires
    • 17924.8%Structure Fires
    • 15321.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 557.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bell, CA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bell, CA
  • 60.9%Utility gas
  • 22.8%Electricity
  • 13.1%No fuel used
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bell, CA
  • 53.8%Utility gas
  • 23.2%Electricity
  • 22.0%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy


Bell compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Bell on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Nicaragua (population 500+)"
  • #8 (90270) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #12 (90270) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #27 (90270) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #36 (90040) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #37 (90201) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries"
  • #59 (90270) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #65 (90270) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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