Los Alamitos, California

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Population in 2017: 11,603 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 
Males: 5,549  (47.8%)
Females: 6,054  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 90720.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $83,697 (it was $55,286 in 2000)
Los Alamitos:

$83,697
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,092 (it was $26,014 in 2000)

Los Alamitos city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $811,448 (it was $294,100 in 2000)
Los Alamitos:

$811,448
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $821,571; detached houses: $895,314; townhouses or other attached units: $563,454; in 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $868,735; mobile homes: $109,823

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,774.

March 2019 cost of living index in Los Alamitos: 89.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.3%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.7% for Black residents, 14.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.1% for other race residents, 3.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Los Alamitos, CA (2017)
    • 5,42446.1%White alone
    • 3,27127.8%Hispanic
    • 1,46612.5%Asian alone
    • 9197.8%Two or more races
    • 5464.6%Black alone
    • 640.5%American Indian alone
    • 480.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 150.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Los Alamitos, California as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Los Alamitos is 1,969 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Los Alamitos by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(8.4)
2
(17.1)
1
(8.6)
2
(17.1)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.1)
2
(17.0)
2
(17.1)
3
(25.4)
2
(17.0)
5
(42.8)
1
(8.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(84.3)
17
(145.0)
14
(119.8)
13
(111.4)
7
(59.8)
6
(51.8)
12
(102.3)
11
(93.7)
6
(51.2)
10
(84.8)
4
(34.0)
10
(85.7)
3
(25.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(143.4)
15
(127.9)
9
(77.0)
16
(137.1)
6
(51.3)
6
(51.8)
13
(110.8)
11
(93.7)
8
(68.3)
4
(33.9)
7
(59.5)
1
(8.6)
4
(34.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
108
(910.8)
79
(673.8)
53
(453.5)
56
(479.9)
74
(632.6)
80
(690.6)
80
(682.1)
108
(920.3)
57
(486.8)
52
(441.1)
73
(620.0)
73
(625.5)
54
(464.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
199
(1,678)
226
(1,928)
190
(1,626)
195
(1,671)
179
(1,530)
195
(1,683)
253
(2,157)
213
(1,815)
118
(1,008)
121
(1,026)
129
(1,096)
105
(899.7)
78
(670.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(286.7)
35
(298.5)
47
(402.2)
27
(231.4)
26
(222.3)
29
(250.3)
24
(204.6)
39
(332.3)
29
(247.7)
51
(432.6)
17
(144.4)
24
(205.6)
24
(206.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(42.2)
5
(42.6)
5
(42.8)
8
(68.6)
1
(8.5)
3
(25.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)231.4230.9187.1210.7158.3161.6216.9224.1136.9176.1134.4157.997.3

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City-data.com crime index in Los Alamitos, CA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
California average:

1.99
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Los Alamitos, CA City Guides:

Ancestries: German (8.7%), English (5.3%), Irish (4.9%), American (4.4%), Italian (2.9%), European (2.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 22 feet

Land area: 4.01 square miles.

Population density: 2,892 people per square mile   (average).

Los Alamitos, California map

1,881 residents are foreign born (6.7% Asia, 4.6% Latin America, 1.8% Europe).

This city:

16.0%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,808 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,430 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, CA (4.5 miles , pop. 79,345).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Long Beach, CA (5.4 miles , pop. 461,522).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (26.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Rossmoor, CA (1.1 miles ),
Cypress, CA (1.4 miles ),
Hawaiian Gardens, CA (1.4 miles ),
Seal Beach, CA (1.8 miles ),
La Palma, CA (1.9 miles ),
Stanton, CA (2.0 miles ),
Lakewood, CA (2.1 miles ),
Cerritos, CA (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.80 N, Longitude: 118.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,031 (+76.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 842 (15.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Los Alamitos, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Los Alamitos, CA in 2017
Los Alamitos satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Los Alamitos, CA
Historical housing units in Los Alamitos, CA
Most common industries in Los Alamitos, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Los Alamitos, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Los Alamitos, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Los Alamitos, California environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 135. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

135
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.372. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.372
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.632. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.632
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00758. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00758
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Los Alamitos-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 703% 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 98.6 miles away from Los Alamitos 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 91.8 miles away from Los Alamitos 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 105.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 186.0 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 35.9 miles away from Los Alamitos 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 38.2 miles away from Los Alamitos 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 (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Fires: 12, Storms: 9, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Los Alamitos topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Los Alamitos:

  • LOS ALAMITOS MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 3751 KATELLA AVENUE)
  • ALAMITOS WEST HEALTH CARE CENTER (3902 KATELLA AVENUE)
  • JOHN DOUGLAS FRENCH CENTER/ALZHEIMER (3951 KATELLA AVE)
  • DAVITA-LOS ALAMITOS DIALYSIS (4141 KATELLA AVENUE)

Airports located in Los Alamitos:

Amtrak stations near Los Alamitos:

  • 8 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.
  • 10 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.
  • 11 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.

College/University in Los Alamitos:

  • Touro University Worldwide (Full-time enrollment: 196; Location: 10601 Calle Lee #179; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.tuw.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Los Alamitos:

  • Trident University International (about 2 miles; Cypress, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,974)
  • Cypress College (about 3 miles; Cypress, CA; FT enrollment: 8,732)
  • California State University-Long Beach (about 4 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 28,287)
  • Long Beach City College (about 5 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 15,602)
  • Golden West College (about 6 miles; Huntington Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 7,358)
  • Cerritos College (about 7 miles; Norwalk, CA; FT enrollment: 13,090)
  • Biola University (about 8 miles; La Mirada, CA; FT enrollment: 5,325)

Public high schools in Los Alamitos:

Public elementary/middle schools in Los Alamitos:

Private elementary/middle school in Los Alamitos:

  • ST HEDWIG CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 456, Location: 3591 ORANGEWOOD AVE, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Los Alamitos

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Los Alamitos: Los Alamitos City Hall (A), Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base Fire Department (B), Orange County Fire Authority Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Town Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Los Alamitos include: First Baptist Church of Los Alamitos (A), Saint Hedwig Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Los Alamitos include: Laurel Park (1), Little Cottonwood Park (2), Oak Academy Park (3), Orville R Lewis Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Baesh Music (Arcades & Amusements; 11172 Maple Street).

Hotel: Best Western Los Alamitos Inn (10591 Los Alamitos Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Cathy Rigby - Female artistic gymnast, Marcedes Lewis - College football player, Stacey Nelson - College softball player, Dan Murray (baseball) - Murrays the baseball team, Justin Brunette - Baseball player, Orlando Scandrick - Football player.

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

2.7 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Los Alamitos in 2010:

  • 203 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Los Alamitos in 2000:

  • 308 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Los Alamitos (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Los Alamitos Branch at 10942 Pine Street, branch established on 1973/08/24; Los Alamitos Ball Road Branch at 3996 Ball Road, branch established on 1957/10/16. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • City National Bank: Los Alamitos Branch at 5252 Katella Avenue, branch established on 1979/06/26. 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: Los Alamitos Branch at 11262 Los Alamitos Boulevard, branch established on 1962/11/16. 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
  • Pacific Premier Bank: Cypress/Los Alamitos Branch at 4957 Katella Avenue, Suite B, branch established on 2006/05/16. Info updated 2011/02/14: Bank assets: $956.6 mil, Deposits: $832.2 mil, headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Los Alamitos at 3502 Katella Avenue, branch established on 1994/09/16. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Los Alamitos:

Marital status in Los Alamitos, CA
  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Los Alamitos:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
California average:

15.0

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

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Neighborhoods in Los Alamitos:

(Los Alamitos, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Los Alamitos, CA (based on Orange County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
Orange County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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.
California:

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

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Orange County:

6.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

18.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Orange County:

16.4%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.4%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Los Alamitos:

49.5%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.0%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.2%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

57.5%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.1%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Los Alamitos, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 21$186,315$106,4662$1,328
Other and Unallocable 7$31,401$53,8301$2,451
Streets and Highways 5$24,846$59,6300$0
Parks and Recreation 5$31,547$75,71335$26,781
Police - Other 3$18,013$72,05213$12,629
Financial Administration 3$18,268$73,0722$3,100
Other Government Administration 2$20,874$125,2445$2,044
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$15,713$94,2781$2,657
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 48$346,977$86,74459$50,990

Los Alamitos government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,323,000 ($114.02)
    Police Protection: $287,000 ($24.73)
    Central Staff Services: $158,000 ($13.62)
    Housing and Community Development: $66,000 ($5.69)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,741,000 ($322.42)
    Central Staff Services: $2,063,000 ($177.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,616,000 ($139.27)
    Regular Highways: $1,189,000 ($102.47)
    Financial Administration: $301,000 ($25.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $191,000 ($16.46)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $160,000 ($13.79)
    General - Other: $59,000 ($5.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $275,000 ($23.70)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($1.47)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($0.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000 ($0.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,081,000 ($265.53)

Los Alamitos government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,268,000 ($109.28)
    Other: $56,000 ($4.83)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($4.31)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $138,000 ($11.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $438,000 ($37.75)
    Special Assessments: $244,000 ($21.03)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($1.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $347,000 ($29.91)
    Other: $91,000 ($7.84)
    General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($1.21)
  • Tax - Property: $3,066,000 ($264.24)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,706,000 ($233.22)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,871,000 ($161.25)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $480,000 ($41.37)
    Other Selective Sales: $88,000 ($7.58)
    Other License: $57,000 ($4.91)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $54,000 ($4.65)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $734,000 ($63.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,728,000 ($752.22)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $242,000 ($20.86)

4.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($76,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,018 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.64% ($74,627 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.45% ($58,801)
from San Diego County, CA  0.27% ($69,550)


4.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
California average:

5.21%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,308 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.07%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.35% ($64,742 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  0.64% ($64,976)
to San Diego County, CA  0.30% ($85,709)
Businesses in Los Alamitos, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1MasterBrand Cabinets4
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Best Western1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Cold Stone Creamery1Safeway1
Decora Cabinetry2Starbucks1
El Pollo Loco1T-Mobile1
FedEx7U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS9
Jones New York2Vons1
Marriott1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Los Alamitos:

  • 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.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFWB (980 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 Los Alamitos:

  • KLAX-FM (97.9 FM; EAST LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLAX LICENSING, INC.)
  • KKJZ (88.1 FM; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: CALIF. STATE UNIV LONG BEACH FOUND.)
  • 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)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Los Alamitos:

  • 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.)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Los Alamitos fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 292ft / 89.3mTotal length
  • $4,493,000Total costs
  • 1,026,290Total average daily traffic
  • 32,831Total average daily truck traffic
  • 844,357Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Los Alamitos, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Los Alamitos, CA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$465,18448$423,238252$358,08916$239,4042$678,00024$417,4443$100,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$399,3605$525,31634$336,6104$263,5850$02$397,2652$140,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$451,76013$466,29956$405,6756$190,1980$011$530,4151$92,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$361,2657$400,69431$369,6041$175,0500$03$434,5630$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$613,00013$384,8803$244,2030$02$656,5000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1100.14 , 1100.15, 1101.08, 1101.13

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$459,8001$581,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$450,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$299,8703$578,503
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$378,590
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1100.14 , 1100.15, 1101.08, 1101.13

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Los Alamitos, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Los Alamitos, CA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 21. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 32 took place in 2005, and the least - 10 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Los Alamitos, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (35.5%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (33.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Los Alamitos, CA
    • 10635.5%Outside Fires
    • 9933.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 7424.7%Structure Fires
    • 206.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Los Alamitos, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Los Alamitos, California:

  • Best Western Los Alamitos Inn & Suites, 10591 Los Alamitos Blvd, Los Alamitos, California 90720 , Phone: (562) 598-2299, Fax: (562) 598-9381
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Orange County/Cypress, 4931 Katella Ave, Los Alamitos, California 90720 , Phone: (714) 484-5700, Fax: (714) 484-5600
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Los Alamitos, California
Most common first names in Los Alamitos, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12573.9 years
Mary12380.0 years
William12175.2 years
Robert9973.3 years
James7870.3 years
Helen7582.0 years
Margaret6881.9 years
Charles6074.4 years
Joseph5874.8 years
George5773.7 years
Most common last names in Los Alamitos, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5477.7 years
Anderson2879.2 years
Miller2581.7 years
Williams2377.0 years
Johnson2073.0 years
Brown1777.9 years
Jones1780.4 years
Nelson1581.2 years
Davis1473.4 years
Olson1476.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Los Alamitos, CA
  • 77.6%Utility gas
  • 19.8%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Solar energy
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Los Alamitos, CA
  • 59.2%Utility gas
  • 30.2%Electricity
  • 7.4%No fuel used
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood


Los Alamitos compared to California state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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.

Los Alamitos on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Armenia (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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