La Palma, California

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Population in 2013: 15,892 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 
Males: 7,561  (47.6%)
Females: 8,331  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 90623.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $84,327 (it was $68,438 in 2000)
La Palma:

$84,327
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $34,662 (it was $26,598 in 2000)

La Palma city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $589,518 (it was $285,800 in 2000)
La Palma:

$589,518
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $626,134; Detached houses: $719,429; Townhouses or other attached units: $435,107; In 2-unit structures: $614,527; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $301,745; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $286,781; Mobile homes: $72,426; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $168,770

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,481.

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  • Races in La Palma, CA (2013)

    La Palma races chart
    • 7,28245.5%Asian alone
    • 4,87730.4%White alone
    • 2,69316.8%Hispanic
    • 5893.7%Black alone
    • 5523.4%Two or more races
    • 1510.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 380.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in La Palma: 125.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (6.2%), English (5.9%), Irish (4.9%), Italian (3.9%), United States (3.2%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 44 feet

Land area: 1.81 square miles.

Population density: 8,766 people per square mile   (high).

La Palma,CA real estate house value index trend

La Palma, California map

For population 25 years and over in La Palma:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Palma city:

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

5,085 residents are foreign born (28.7% Asia, 3.6% Latin America).

This city:

31.7%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in La Palma, California as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in La Palma to the number of sex offenders is 3,965 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,081 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,018 (0.4%)

La Palma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cerritos, CA (1.9 miles , pop. 51,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Long Beach, CA (7.3 miles , pop. 461,522).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (25.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Cerritos, CA (1.4 miles ), Cypress, CA (1.5 miles ), Hawaiian Gardens, CA (1.5 miles ), Buena Park, CA (1.5 miles ), Artesia, CA (1.6 miles ), Los Alamitos, CA (1.9 miles ), La Mirada, CA (2.0 miles ), Stanton, CA (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $242,100
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,200
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $209,700
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $155,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.85 N, Longitude: 118.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,301 (-8.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 409 (5.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 714

La Palma household income distribution La Palma home values distribution

Crime rates in La Palma by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000100010100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.06.20.00.00.06.40.06.30.00.0
Rapes 421220110021N/A
per 100,000 25.512.56.312.412.50.06.36.40.00.012.76.3N/A
Robberies 1613810121181765678
per 100,000 101.981.450.262.274.869.050.6108.638.431.838.143.950.2
Assaults 171520481136131342102
per 100,000 108.393.9125.524.949.969.0227.583.183.225.412.762.712.5
Burglaries 508680971148987815965638580
per 100,000 318.6538.3501.9603.0710.7558.1549.9517.5377.7413.1400.0532.8501.6
Thefts 142184179221175200179161124141169227221
per 100,000 904.81,151.81,123.01,373.91,091.01,254.21,131.41,028.6793.9896.21,072.91,422.81,385.6
Auto thefts 56323837311930192512232825
per 100,000 356.8200.3238.4230.0193.3119.1189.6121.4160.176.3146.0175.5156.7
Arson 121721N/A022213
per 100,000 6.412.56.343.512.56.3N/A0.012.812.712.76.318.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 166.8159.8150.7155.8171.0139.2172.0147.7117.089.3124.7145.1131.2

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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 La Palma detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 30 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
California average:

2.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+0.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in La Palma, California

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Earthquake activity:

La Palma-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 706% 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 96.5 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 89.7 miles away from La Palma 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 102.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 185.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 34.8 miles away from La Palma 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) earthquake occurred 37.1 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orange County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Fires: 12, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Palma topographic map

Birthplace of: Nathan Baesel - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in La Palma:

  • LA PALMA INTERCOMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 7901 WALKER STREET)
  • LA PALMA DIALYSIS CENTER, LLC (5451 LA PALMA AVENUE, SUITE 35)
  • EMC HOME HEALTH PROVIDERS, INC (7851 WALKER STREET, SUITE 108)

Amtrak stations near La Palma:

  • 8 miles: FULLERTON (120 E. SANTA FE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: ANAHEIM (2150 KATELLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 10 miles: LONG BEACH (601 N. LONG BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Palma:

  • Cypress College (about 2 miles; Cypress, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,732)
  • Trident University International (about 4 miles; Cypress, CA; FT enrollment: 5,974)
  • Cerritos College (about 4 miles; Norwalk, CA; FT enrollment: 13,090)
  • Biola University (about 5 miles; La Mirada, CA; FT enrollment: 5,325)
  • Long Beach City College (about 6 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 15,602)
  • California State University-Long Beach (about 7 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 28,287)
  • Fullerton College (about 8 miles; Fullerton, CA; FT enrollment: 11,124)

Public high school in La Palma:

Private high school in La Palma:

  • WISDOM MISSION (Students: 8; Location: 7002 MOODY ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in La Palma:

Private elementary/middle schools in La Palma:

  • LA PALMA CHRISTIAN (Students: 128; Location: 8082 WALKER ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • STEPPING STONES CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 5532 LA PALMA AVE; Grades: PK - 2)
  • STEPPING STONES CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 41; Location: 5532 LA PALMA AVE; Grades: KG - 2)
See full list of schools located in La Palma, map of school districts: CENTRALIA ELEMENTARY, ANAHEIM UNION HIGH

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Notable locations in La Palma: La Palma Branch Orange County Public Library (A), Orange County Fire Authority Station 13 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: La Palma Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Fullerton Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in La Palma include: Central Park (1), El Rancho Verde Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Kang's Art (Art Museums; 7002 Moody).

Orange County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 164. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

164
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.389. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 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 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.0790. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0790
U.S.:

1.9290

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 30.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00416. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00416
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.0%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Black residents, 13.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.8% for other race residents, 4.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  82.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.1%
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: 0.3% of all households
14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
24 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards in 2000
6 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000

La Palma compared to California state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in La Palma (2011 data):

  • BBCN Bank: Cerritos Branch at 4875 La Palma Avenue, branch established on 2001/09/14. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $5,170.7 mil, Deposits: $3,989.4 mil, headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: Bbcn Bancorp, Inc.
  • California Bank & Trust: La Palma Branch at 5471 Orangethorpe Avenue, branch established on 1981/08/26. Info updated 2009/07/20: Bank assets: $10,894.1 mil, Deposits: $9,193.9 mil, headquarters in San Diego, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • City National Bank: La Palma Branch at One Centerpointe Drive, branch established on 1983/05/09. Info updated 2011/04/11: Bank assets: $23,303.6 mil, Deposits: $20,475.9 mil, headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: City National Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: La Palma Branch at 5531 La Palma Avenue, branch established on 1967/09/07. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
California average:

15.4

La Palma travel time to work - commute La Palma mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in La Palma:

(La Palma, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for La Palma city (based on Orange County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic797,47367
Evangelical Protestant345,893894
Other141,815329
Mainline Protestant76,574202
Orthodox13,40619
Black Protestant2,4248
None1,632,647-
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: 530
Orange County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 147
Orange County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 434
Orange County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,438
Here:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

18.5%
California:

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

16.4%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$28,496$85,4880$0
Other Government Administration 5$36,445$87,4684$2,657
Police Protection - Officers 23$222,268$115,9665$5,617
Police - Other 7$37,793$64,7882$2,473
Streets and Highways 7$43,273$74,1820$0
Parks and Recreation 6$31,206$62,41224$18,279
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$30,024$90,0720$0
Water Supply 4$22,612$67,8360$0
Totals for Government 60$452,117$90,42335$29,026

La Palma government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $998,000 ($62.80)
    Regular Highways: $606,000 ($38.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $276,000 ($17.37)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,940,000 ($247.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,459,000 ($91.81)
    Water Utilities: $1,428,000 ($89.86)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,350,000 ($84.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,246,000 ($78.40)
    Financial Administration: $766,000 ($48.20)
    Regular Highways: $653,000 ($41.09)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $168,000 ($10.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $130,000 ($8.18)
    Central Staff Services: $130,000 ($8.18)
    Sewerage: $53,000 ($3.34)
    General - Other: $43,000 ($2.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $625,000 ($39.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $39,000 ($2.45)
    Police Protection: $37,000 ($2.33)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($0.31)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($0.31)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,196,000 ($264.03)

La Palma government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,468,000 ($92.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $334,000 ($21.02)
    Sewerage: $209,000 ($13.15)
    All Other: $85,000 ($5.35)
    Housing & Community Development: $70,000 ($4.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,173,000 ($73.81)
    Rents: $257,000 ($16.17)
    General Revenue, NEC: $234,000 ($14.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,782,000 ($112.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $895,000 ($56.32)
    All Other: $349,000 ($21.96)
    Highways: $298,000 ($18.75)
  • Tax - Property: $3,126,000 ($196.70)
    Total General Sales: $3,035,000 ($190.98)
    Public Utilities: $1,584,000 ($99.67)
    NEC: $270,000 ($16.99)
    Other Selective Sales: $184,000 ($11.58)

La Palma government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,418,000 ($655.55)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $6,210,000 ($390.76)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $10,030,000 ($631.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $377,000 ($23.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $6,221,000 ($391.45)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,090,000 ($383.21)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $15,663,000 ($985.59)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,231,000 ($77.46)

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,017 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($597 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.70% ($53,226 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.56% ($47,472)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.30% ($44,337)


4.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
California average:

5.12%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($937 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.06%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.38% ($47,619 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  0.65% ($49,190)
to San Diego County, CA  0.29% ($52,789)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Palma:

  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTX (1390 AM; 5 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Palma:

  • 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.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 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.)
  • 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)
  • KLAX-FM (97.9 FM; EAST LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLAX LICENSING, INC.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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 La Palma:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • 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.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of La Palma fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 51m167ftTotal length
  • $4,529,000Total costs
  • 1,031,000Total average daily traffic
  • 79,070Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Carl E Manson, 8082 Walker Street (Lat: 33.845194 Lon: -118.036944), Type: 18.3, Structure height: 06059 m, Overall height: 18.3 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 Mc: G-asa5reg
  • Mikhail Raznobriadsev, 8082 Walker Street (Lat: 33.845194 Lon: -118.036944), Type: 18.3, Structure height: 06059 m, Overall height: 18.3 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 Mc: G-asa5reg
  • Sharon Yeager, 8082 Walker Street (Lat: 33.845194 Lon: -118.036944), Type: 18.3, Structure height: 06059 m, Overall height: 18.3 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 Mc: G-asa5reg
  • Regulatory Manager, 8082 Walker Street (Lat: 33.845194 Lon: -118.036944), Type: 18.3, Structure height: 06059 m, Overall height: 18.3 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 Mc: G-asa5reg

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 7822 Walker St (Lat: 33.848917 Lon: -118.036722), Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: WNRF432
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5600 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2004, Expiration Date: 01/26/2015
    Registrant: Communications Div, 840 N Eckhoff St Ste 104, Orange, CA 92868-1021, Phone: (714) 628-7050, Fax: (714) 628-7023, Email:
  • 7792 Walker St (Lat: 33.849194 Lon: -118.036444), Call Sign: KUQ521, Licensee ID: L00038627
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/1998, Expiration Date: 06/03/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2001
    Registrant: City Of La Palma, 840 North Eckhoff St Ste 104, Orange, CA 92868-1021
  • 7901 Walker St (Lat: 33.846694 Lon: -118.038111), Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: KYK552
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/05/1996, Expiration Date: 12/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Anaheim Memorial Medical Center Dba La Palma Intercommunity Hospital, 1111 W La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA 91802, Phone: (714) 670-7400
  • 6569 Valley View Ave (Lat: 33.864472 Lon: -118.035333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 47 m, Overall height: 53 m, Call Sign: WPMZ992
    Assigned Frequencies: 866.150 MHz, 866.325 MHz, 866.325 MHz, 866.400 MHz, 866.400 MHz, 866.650 MHz, 866.650 MHz, 866.675 MHz, 866.675 MHz, 866.700 MHz... (+35 more)
    Grant Date: 06/01/2004, Expiration Date: 04/16/2014, Certifier: Gary David Gray, P.E.
    Registrant: Communications Division, 840 N Eckhoff St Ste 104, Orange, CA 92868-1021, Phone: (714) 628-7050, Fax: (714) 628-7023, Email:
  • 6569 Valley View Ave (Lat: 33.864472 Lon: -118.035333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 47 m, Overall height: 53 m, Call Sign: WPMU852
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.212 MHz, 856.212 MHz, 856.462 MHz, 856.462 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/1999, Expiration Date: 01/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/26/2003, Certifier: Gary David Gray, P.E.
    Registrant: Gary David Gray, P.E., Fax: (714) 704-7902
  • Lat: 33.710861 Lon: -117.534500, Call Sign: WPTN363
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.775 MHz, 466.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2001, Expiration Date: 11/06/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2012, Certifier: Tuy T Nguyen
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Faifield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 33.847639 Lon: -118.037639, Call Sign: WQII586
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3000 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2008, Expiration Date: 02/20/2018, Certifier: Pat Silvestri
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

119 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Palma)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 201KR , Serial Number: 24-0449, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 02/06/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Bernard Lee, 4942 Santiago Dr, La Palma, CA 90623
  • Aircraft: TOTUSEK TORGER J LONG-EZ (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 606TT , Serial Number: 274, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 05/29/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Torger Totusek, 7872 Sunflower Ln, La Palma, CA 90623
  • Aircraft: LOCKWOOD AVIATION EXPLORER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 75802 , Serial Number: 002
    Registrant (Individual): Bernardo S Jr Tucay, 5412 La Luna Dr, La Palma, CA 90623
  • Aircraft: HALE BRADLEY A DRAGONFLY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: REVMASTER 2100 (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 931BE , Serial Number: 474, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Bradley A Hale, 7571 Black Star Ln, La Palma, CA 90623
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH ERCOUPE 415-E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94864 , Serial Number: 4988, Year manufactured: 1948
    Registrant (Individual): Richard C Moore, 5272 Verna Dr, La Palma, CA 90623

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$446,54155$329,258377$307,72917$214,93310$225,0301$295,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$010$318,07231$326,3993$44,7134$390,9450$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$593,5808$303,65690$339,2297$134,9794$311,7250$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$373,22010$315,80365$327,7962$225,7606$288,5420$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$308,80019$405,8100$03$342,0800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1101.02 , 1101.15, 1101.16, 1103.01, 1103.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$378,7460$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$475,7401$242,950
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$493,110
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$493,6001$292,270
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1101.02 , 1101.15, 1101.16, 1103.01, 1103.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - La Palma

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Palma, CA
Most common first names in La Palma, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3979.5 years
Robert3069.5 years
William2775.6 years
John2672.3 years
Richard2369.1 years
James2072.1 years
Margaret1982.1 years
George1878.0 years
Helen1782.8 years
Joseph1469.8 years
Most common last names in La Palma, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith982.5 years
Kim976.0 years
Jones872.7 years
Davis874.7 years
Roberts872.9 years
Garcia672.7 years
Moore678.2 years
Park672.2 years
Lee679.7 years
Peterson676.0 years
Businesses in La Palma, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2La Quinta1
Carl\s Jr.1McDonald's1
FedEx3Quiznos1
Jones New York1UPS1
Kroger1Walgreens1

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