Commerce, California

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Population in 2017: 12,947 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 6,468  (50.0%)
Females: 6,479  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

35.3 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 90022, 90023, 90640.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,529 (it was $34,040 in 2000)
Commerce:

$45,529
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,271 (it was $11,117 in 2000)

Commerce city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $424,130 (it was $158,700 in 2000)
Commerce:

$424,130
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $400,841; detached houses: $399,860; townhouses or other attached units: $405,468

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,075.

March 2019 cost of living index in Commerce: 140.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.0%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.0% for Black residents, 16.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.1% for other race residents, 29.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Commerce, CA (2017)
    • 12,43795.1%Hispanic
    • 1851.4%Black alone
    • 1611.2%White alone
    • 1160.9%American Indian alone
    • 1170.9%Asian alone
    • 790.6%Two or more races
    • 160.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 180.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Commerce, California as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Commerce is 1,310 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Commerce by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(14.8)
6
(44.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
2
(14.8)
2
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.2)
1
(7.6)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(29.6)
5
(36.8)
5
(36.6)
1
(7.4)
2
(14.8)
4
(29.7)
5
(38.5)
2
(15.3)
2
(15.4)
3
(23.0)
10
(76.1)
7
(53.3)
6
(46.2)
9
(69.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
64
(474.3)
56
(412.5)
67
(490.1)
59
(434.9)
68
(502.6)
54
(401.0)
46
(354.6)
53
(406.6)
39
(300.1)
34
(260.9)
28
(213.1)
56
(426.6)
40
(307.8)
48
(370.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
77
(570.6)
50
(368.3)
77
(563.2)
82
(604.5)
118
(872.2)
82
(608.9)
65
(501.0)
56
(429.6)
41
(315.5)
40
(306.9)
53
(403.4)
66
(502.7)
59
(454.1)
70
(540.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
116
(859.6)
153
(1,127)
181
(1,324)
155
(1,143)
138
(1,020)
157
(1,166)
117
(901.8)
130
(997.3)
101
(777.2)
85
(652.2)
100
(761.2)
119
(906.5)
131
(1,008)
108
(833.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
559
(4,143)
606
(4,464)
588
(4,301)
472
(3,480)
597
(4,413)
511
(3,795)
507
(3,908)
616
(4,726)
515
(3,963)
622
(4,773)
798
(6,074)
744
(5,667)
698
(5,372)
646
(4,984)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
443
(3,283)
400
(2,946)
368
(2,692)
414
(3,052)
285
(2,107)
332
(2,465)
325
(2,505)
264
(2,025)
277
(2,132)
258
(1,980)
349
(2,657)
360
(2,742)
345
(2,655)
241
(1,859)
Arson
(per 100,000)
23
(170.4)
12
(88.4)
9
(65.8)
9
(66.3)
12
(88.7)
5
(37.1)
10
(77.1)
4
(30.7)
6
(46.2)
11
(84.4)
8
(60.9)
10
(76.2)
4
(30.8)
7
(54.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)798.3808.4768.9735.3783.1726.2657.2656.4564.3553.0744.8795.9733.3696.6

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City-data.com crime index in Commerce, CA

Crime rate in Commerce detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 146 feet

Land area: 6.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,971 people per square mile   (low).

Commerce, California map

4,331 residents are foreign born (32.5% Latin America).

This city:

33.1%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,528 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,034 (0.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 34.00 N, Longitude: 118.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +43,572 (+333.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 998 (17.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 323

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

Property values in Commerce, CA

Commerce satellite photo by USGS

Commerce tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Commerce, CA
Historical housing units in Commerce, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +435 (+3.6%).
Most common industries in Commerce, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.9%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.1%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Apparel (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Commerce, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.8%)

Average climate in Commerce, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 0.405. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.405
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.413. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.413
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00806. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00806
U.S.:

0.00984

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 Commerce 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 the city 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 Commerce 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 the city 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 Commerce 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).
Commerce topographic map

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)

Public high school in Commerce:

  • KIRBY, DOROTHY CAMP (Location: 1500 S. MCDONNELL AVE., Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Commerce:

  • ROSEWOOD PARK (Students: 701, Location: 2353 COMMERCE WAY, Grades: KG-8)
  • LAGUNA NUEVA (Students: 540, Location: 6360 S. GARFIELD AVE., Grades: KG-8)
  • BANDINI ELEMENTARY (Students: 332, Location: 2318 COUTS AVE., Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Commerce

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Carlos Molina - Boxer.

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Commerce:

Marital status in Commerce, CA
  • Never married: 41.1%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Commerce:

  • High school or higher: 57.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 14.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.1
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Commerce
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Commerce, 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.
California:

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

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%
State:

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

18.6%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.0%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.6%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Commerce:

25.1%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Commerce:

12.6%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Commerce:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.2%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

51.7%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.1%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Commerce, 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
Parks and Recreation 35$176,161$60,398163$253,724
Other Government Administration 24$134,275$67,1384$9,959
Transit 22$115,812$63,17016$46,343
Other and Unallocable 16$69,030$51,77316$34,886
Local Libraries 14$73,458$62,96439$76,496
Housing and Community Development (Local) 14$92,640$79,4063$11,081
Financial Administration 14$81,750$70,0712$6,542
Welfare 10$53,470$64,16427$60,553
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 149$796,596$64,155270$499,584

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

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $4,844,000 ($374.14)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $16,557,000 ($1278.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,978,000 ($616.20)
    Regular Highways: $3,845,000 ($296.98)
    Transit Utilities: $3,412,000 ($263.54)
    Libraries: $2,741,000 ($211.71)
    Financial Administration: $1,012,000 ($78.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $749,000 ($57.85)
    Water Utilities: $278,000 ($21.47)
    General - Other: $274,000 ($21.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $184,000 ($14.21)
    Health - Other: $171,000 ($13.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,677,000 ($747.43)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $8,888,000 ($686.49)
    Other - Police Protection: $6,311,000 ($487.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $957,000 ($73.92)
    Transit Utilities: $104,000 ($8.03)
    Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($3.01)
    General - Other: $37,000 ($2.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,263,000 ($1178.88)

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

  • Charges - Other: $2,806,000 ($216.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,088,000 ($84.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $580,000 ($44.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $539,000 ($41.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $193,000 ($14.91)
    Transit Utilities: $102,000 ($7.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,185,000 ($246.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $729,000 ($56.31)
    General Revenue - Other: $451,000 ($34.83)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($1.16)
    Rents: $6,000 ($0.46)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $1,981,000 ($153.01)
    Highways: $383,000 ($29.58)
    General Local Government Support: $87,000 ($6.72)
  • Tax - Property: $20,175,000 ($1558.28)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,305,000 ($1259.37)
    Other: $2,819,000 ($217.73)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,086,000 ($161.12)
    Other License: $2,051,000 ($158.42)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,018,000 ($78.63)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $850,000 ($65.65)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $151,000 ($11.66)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,145,000 ($10052.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $118,178,000 ($9127.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,967,000 ($924.31)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,378,000 ($2269.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $50,248,000 ($3881.05)

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 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

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
See more detailed statistics of Commerce fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 443ft / 135mTotal length
  • $73,831,000Total costs
  • 3,684,490Total average daily traffic
  • 291,734Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Commerce, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 301950-1959
  • 11970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Commerce, CA

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

53 (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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/18/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Villa Holdings LLC, 2600 S Eastern Ave, Commerce, CA 90040
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/16/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Great West Produce Co Inc, 2600 S Eastern Ave, Commerce, CA 90040
  • Aircraft: EUROCOPTER AS 350 B2 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: TURBOMECA ARRIEL 1D1 (712 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 80NT , Serial Number: 4352, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 03/13/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 11/27/2018
    Registrant (Government): Los Angeles Interagency Metropolitan Police, 5700 S Eastern Ave, Commerce, CA 90040
  • Aircraft: AEROSPATIALE AS350B (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING LTS 101 600A (592 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 909KP , Serial Number: 1472, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1982, Certificate Issue Date: 08/04/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Hcrcm LLC, 4500 Dunham St, 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 in Commerce, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Commerce, CA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 54. The highest number of fire incidents - 102 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Commerce, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (40.5%), and Outside Fires (37.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Commerce, CA
    • 30840.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 28437.3%Outside Fires
    • 11815.5%Structure Fires
    • 516.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Commerce, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Commerce, California:

  • Best Western Plus - Commerce Hotel, 7272 E Gage Ave, Commerce, California 90040 , Phone: (562) 806-4777
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suits, 7701 E Slauson Ave, Commerce, California 90040 , Phone: (323) 728-5165, Fax: (323) 721-1039
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Commerce, California
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Commerce, CA
  • 65.3%Utility gas
  • 22.9%Electricity
  • 10.5%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Commerce, CA
  • 51.6%Utility gas
  • 32.1%Electricity
  • 15.5%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Commerce 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Commerce on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 1,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 (90023) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #60 (90023) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #75 (90640) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab 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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