Commerce, California

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Population in 2013: 12,993 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.4%
 
Males: 6,555  (50.5%)
Females: 6,438  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  32.8 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 90022, 90023, 90640.

Commerce Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,526 (it was $34,040 in 2000)
Commerce:

$47,526
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,813 (it was $11,117 in 2000)

Commerce city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $325,300 (it was $158,700 in 2000)
Commerce:

$325,300
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $551,439; Detached houses: $586,622; Townhouses or other attached units: $430,826; In 2-unit structures: $538,009; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $423,149; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $428,884; Mobile homes: $89,129; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,622

Median gross rent in 2013: $879.

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  • Races in Commerce, CA (2013)

    Commerce races chart
    • 12,65896.9%Hispanic
    • 2111.6%White alone
    • 1230.9%Asian alone
    • 680.5%Black alone
    • 350.3%Two or more races
    • 220.2%Other race alone
    • 150.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 100.08%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Commerce: 131.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Commerce, CA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 146 feet

Land area: 6.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,978 people per square mile   (low).

Commerce,CA real estate house value index trend

Commerce, California map

For population 25 years and over in Commerce:

  • High school or higher: 53.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 14.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Commerce city:

  • Never married: 42.7%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

4,688 residents are foreign born (35.2% Latin America).

This city:

35.9%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Commerce, California as of July 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Commerce to the number of sex offenders is 1,851 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,509 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,052 (0.3%)

Commerce satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Los Angeles, CA (2.3 miles , pop. 124,283).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southwest San Gabriel Valley, CA (4.9 miles , pop. 320,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (14.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Maywood, CA (1.4 miles ), Bell, CA (1.5 miles ), Bell Gardens, CA (1.5 miles ), East Los Angeles, CA (1.5 miles ), Montebello, CA (1.6 miles ), Cudahy, CA (1.7 miles ), Vernon, CA (1.8 miles) , Monterey Park, CA (1.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2005: 43 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $123,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.00 N, Longitude: 118.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +41,018 (+314.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 832 (16.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 323

Commerce household income distribution Commerce home values distribution

Property values in Commerce, CA


Crime rates in Commerce by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 4723260122011
per 100,000 31.253.715.122.314.844.20.07.414.814.90.07.77.7
Rapes 8937455124522
per 100,000 62.569.122.652.129.636.836.67.414.829.738.515.315.4
Robberies 74815951645667596854465339
per 100,000 578.0621.7445.1379.3474.3412.5490.1434.9502.6401.0354.6406.6300.1
Assaults 969682897750778211882655641
per 100,000 749.9736.8618.6662.0570.6368.3563.2604.5872.2608.9501.0429.6315.5
Burglaries 190138155149116153181155138157117130101
per 100,000 1,484.11,059.21,169.31,108.2859.61,127.01,323.91,142.61,020.01,165.9901.8997.3777.2
Thefts 457562518547559606588472597511507616515
per 100,000 3,569.84,313.53,907.74,068.44,142.64,463.84,300.83,479.54,412.73,794.73,907.84,725.73,963.1
Auto thefts 352396416433443400368414285332325264277
per 100,000 2,749.63,039.43,138.23,220.53,282.92,946.42,691.63,052.02,106.62,465.52,505.02,025.32,131.6
Arson 171415192312991251046
per 100,000 132.8107.5113.2141.3170.488.465.866.388.737.177.130.746.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 422.4461.6371.9388.6373.6378.3359.9344.1366.5339.9307.6307.2264.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Commerce tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.2%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +435 (+3.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Commerce: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Commerce, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Commerce-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 713% 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 84.3 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 93.8 miles away from Commerce 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 104.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 175.8 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 26.4 miles away from Commerce 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 43.1 miles away from the city 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 (51) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Commerce topographic map

Birthplace of: Carlos Molina - Boxer.

Main business address for: UNIFIED WESTERN GROCERS INC (WHOLESALE-GROCERIES & GENERAL LINE), INNOVO GROUP INC (MISCELLANEOUS FABRICATED TEXTILE PRODUCTS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Commerce:

  • PREMIERCARE (500 CITADEL DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Commerce:

  • RAI-EAST OLYMPIC-LOS ANGELES (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; LOS ANGELES, CA)
  • EAST LOS ANGELES DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; EAST LOS ANGELES, CA)
  • MONTEBELLO ARTIFICIAL KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; MONTEBELLO, CA)
  • PERITONEAL DIALYSIS CENTER OF AMERICA, INC. (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; MONTEBELLO, CA)
  • DOCTORS DIALYSIS CENTER OF EAST LOS ANGELES (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; EAST LOS ANGELES, CA)
  • LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; LOS ANGELES, CA)
  • DOCTORS DIALYSIS CENTER OF MONTEBELLO (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; MONTEBELLO, CA)

Amtrak stations near Commerce:

  • 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.
  • 10 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.
  • 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.

College/University in Commerce:

  • National Polytechnic College (Full-time enrollment: 332; Location: 6630 Telegraph Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.npcollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Commerce:

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

Library in Commerce:

  • CITY OF COMMERCE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,138,958; Location: 5655 JILLSON ST.; 113,732 books; 6,459 audio materials; 12,941 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 449 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Commerce: Commerce Public Library (A), Commerce City Hall (B), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 27 (C), Hazardous Material Unit Central Los Angeles County (D), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 50 (E), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 22 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Commerce include: UNIFIED WESTERN GROCERS INC (A), INNOVO GROUP INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Commerce include: Greenwood Community Church (A), Church of God (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Carmel Cemetery (1), Russian Molokan Cemetery (2), Memorial Park (3), Park Lawn Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Commerce include: Bristow Park (1), Rosewood Park (2), Bandini Park (3), Veterans Memorial Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 166. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

166
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.389. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.389
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 17.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.462. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 27.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.5
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00455. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00455
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Commerce that have no violations reported:

  • HENNINGER FLATS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • CENTRAL BASIN MWD (Population served: 0, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.5%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.3% for other race residents, 19.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.8 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  80.1%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
68 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Commerce in 2000:

  • 97 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Commerce compared to California state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Commerce (2011 data):

  • Banco Popular North America: City Of Commerce Branch at 6001 East Washington Boulevard, branch established on 1983/06/16. Info updated 2012/01/27: Bank assets: $8,605.3 mil, Deposits: $6,167.7 mil, headquarters in New York, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 97 total offices, Holding Company: Popular, Inc.
  • OneWest Bank, FSB: 5701 South Eastern Ave. at 5701 South Eastern Ave. Ste 108, branch established on 2005/11/27. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $26,181.3 mil, Deposits: $15,408.4 mil, headquarters in Pasadena, CA, positive income, 79 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Commerce, California:

  • Westland Inn, 7810 E Telegraph Rd, Commerce, CA 90040 , Phone: (310) 806-3791
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel Commerce Casino, 6121 E Telegraph Rd, Commerce, CA 90040 , Phone: (323) 728-3600, Fax: (323) 728-7800
  • Ramada Inn Commerce, 7272 Gage Ave, Commerce, CA 90040 , Phone: (562) 806-4777, Fax: (562) 928-2907
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suits, 7701 E Slauson Ave, Commerce, CA 90040 , Phone: (323) 728-5165, Fax: (323) 721-1039
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Commerce, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

23.4
California average:

15.4

Commerce travel time to work - commute Commerce mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • No fuel used (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Commerce city (based on Los Angeles County data)

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
Los Angeles County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
State:

17.9%
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
Financial Administration 14$81,750$70,0712$6,542
Other Government Administration 24$134,275$67,1384$9,959
Welfare 10$53,470$64,16427$60,553
Parks and Recreation 35$176,161$60,398163$253,724
Housing and Community Development(Local) 14$92,640$79,4063$11,081
Transit 22$115,812$63,17016$46,343
Local Libraries 14$73,458$62,96439$76,496
Other and Unallocable 16$69,030$51,77316$34,886
Totals for Government 149$796,596$64,155270$499,584

Commerce government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $3,955,000 ($304.39)
    General: $2,023,000 ($155.70)
    Regular Highways: $1,278,000 ($98.36)
    Water Utilities: $361,000 ($27.78)
    Central Staff Services: $278,000 ($21.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $236,000 ($18.16)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $7,913,000 ($609.02)
    Central Staff Services: $6,456,000 ($496.88)
    General - Other: $5,812,000 ($447.32)
    Transit Utilities: $4,313,000 ($331.95)
    Regular Highways: $2,192,000 ($168.71)
    Libraries: $2,109,000 ($162.32)
    Water Utilities: $1,621,000 ($124.76)
    Financial Administration: $990,000 ($76.19)
    Housing & Community Development: $906,000 ($69.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $877,000 ($67.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $416,000 ($32.02)
    Health Services - Other: $129,000 ($9.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,742,000 ($364.97)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Fire Protection: $7,258,000 ($558.61)
    Police Protection: $4,579,000 ($352.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $1,943,000 ($149.54)
    Transit Utilities: $28,000 ($2.16)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($1.15)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($0.69)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($0.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,498,000 ($884.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $73,000 ($5.62)

Commerce government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing & Community Development: $2,855,000 ($219.73)
    All Other: $929,000 ($71.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $361,000 ($27.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $162,000 ($12.47)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,248,000 ($480.87)
    Rents: $1,613,000 ($124.14)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,082,000 ($83.28)
    Property Sale Other: $109,000 ($8.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,781,000 ($137.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $1,175,000 ($90.43)
    General Support: $799,000 ($61.49)
    Highways: $652,000 ($50.18)
    All Other: $433,000 ($33.33)
  • Tax - NEC: $16,333,000 ($1257.06)
    Property: $12,407,000 ($954.90)
    Total General Sales: $11,784,000 ($906.95)
    Public Utilities: $1,283,000 ($98.75)

Commerce government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,500,000 ($115.45)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $106,871,000 ($8225.28)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,843,000 ($218.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $62,620,000 ($4819.52)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,170,000 ($90.05)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $42,013,000 ($3233.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,081,000 ($391.06)
    Water Utilities: $330,000 ($25.40)

Commerce government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $49,056,000 ($3775.57)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $20,672,000 ($1591.01)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $13,135,000 ($1010.93)

3.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.18%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,133 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($47,619 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.34% ($34,625)
from Riverside County, CA  0.19% ($37,493)


3.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
California average:

5.12%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($921 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.07%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orange County, CA  0.54% ($53,226 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.50% ($38,459)
to Riverside County, CA  0.28% ($43,924)

Strongest AM radio stations in Commerce:

  • 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)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTX (1390 AM; 5 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Commerce:

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

TV broadcast stations around Commerce:

  • 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.)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, 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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Commerce fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 44Number of bridges
  • 435m1,427ftTotal length
  • $76,807,000Total costs
  • 4,892,932Total average daily traffic
  • 445,179Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 361950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Commerce, CA

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Commerce, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Commerce)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11659 , Serial Number: 304-72, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/1972
    Registrant (Corporation): Villa Holdings LLC, 2600 S Eastern Ave, Commerce, CA 90040
  • Aircraft: ENSTROM HELICOPTER CORP 480B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: ROLLS-ROYC 250-C20W (420 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 420LE , Serial Number: 5101, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 11/20/2006
    Registrant (Government): Los Angeles Interagency Metro Police, 5700 S Eastern Ave, Commerce, CA 90040
  • Aircraft: LEARJET INC 60 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P & W PW300 SER (5200 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 732LH , Serial Number: 021, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/1993
    Registrant (Corporation): Larry Hansel Clothing LLC, 1231 S Gerhart Ave, Commerce, CA 90022
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 807DJ , Serial Number: E-3371, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 02/06/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Great West Produce Co Inc, 2600 S Eastern Ave, Commerce, CA 90040

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$231,28214$189,02651$199,9913$145,6434$151,580
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$235,5003$186,17312$231,8470$02$115,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$312,05511$179,76950$241,4479$35,3795$292,694
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$253,2122$239,36021$198,4594$171,3254$194,930
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$196,2405$191,5600$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5323.02 , 5323.03, 5323.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$194,2031$234,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$208,7503$363,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5323.02 , 5323.03, 5323.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Businesses in Commerce, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Justice1
Aeropostale1Kmart1
Aerosoles1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Ann Taylor1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Banana Republic1Nike3
Casual Male XL1Office Depot1
Church's Chicken1Old Navy1
Clarks1Ramada2
Costco1SAS Shoes1
FedEx1Sears1
Foot Locker1Skechers USA1
Gap1Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hilton1Super 81
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile1
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
Jack In The Box2U-Haul1
Jones New York1Vans3
Journeys1Verizon Wireless1

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  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Repair and maintenance (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2001 and 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 (90023) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #39 (90640) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Armenian first ancestries"
  • #77 (90023) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #94 (90023) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Spanish at home"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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