South Gate, California

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Population in 2014: 96,312 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.1%
 
Males: 49,378  (51.3%)
Females: 46,934  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  32.4 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 90280.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,100 (it was $35,695 in 2000)
South Gate:

$47,100
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,607 (it was $10,602 in 2000)

South Gate city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $300,500 (it was $161,400 in 2000)
South Gate:

$300,500
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $293,532; Detached houses: $289,770; Townhouses or other attached units: $366,793; In 2-unit structures: $247,756; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $378,687; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $387,865; Mobile homes: $101,213

Median gross rent in 2013: $977.

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  • Races in South Gate, CA (2010)

    South Gate races chart
    • 89,44294.8%Hispanic
    • 3,2333.4%White alone
    • 6470.7%Asian alone
    • 5850.6%Black alone
    • 1470.2%Other race alone
    • 1630.2%Two or more races
    • 1100.1%American Indian alone
    • 690.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in South Gate: 134.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (1.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 111 feet

Land area: 7.37 square miles.

Population density: 13,076 people per square mile   (very high).

South Gate,CA real estate house value index trend

South Gate, California map

For population 25 years and over in South Gate:

  • High school or higher: 49.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Gate city:

  • Never married: 44.2%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

41,093 residents are foreign born (42.3% Latin America).

This city:

43.0%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,333 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,088 (0.7%)

South Gate satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southwest San Gabriel Valley, CA (9.4 miles , pop. 320,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (14.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Lynwood, CA (1.2 miles ), Cudahy, CA (1.2 miles ), Walnut Park, CA (1.5 miles ), Bell, CA (1.6 miles ), Bell Gardens, CA (1.7 miles ), Huntington Park, CA (1.7 miles ), Maywood, CA (1.7 miles ), East Compton, CA (1.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2007: 65 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2008: 38 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $214,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.94 N, Longitude: 118.19 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -17,880 (-18.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,234 (13.5%)

South Gate household income distribution South Gate home values distribution

Property values in South Gate, CA


Crime rates in South Gate by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 399616941076921
per 100,000 3.09.09.06.016.09.14.110.37.36.39.42.11.0
Rapes 12141519141719191310151513
per 100,000 12.014.015.018.914.017.219.619.713.510.515.615.713.5
Robberies 334289290305271321344360326269265223217
per 100,000 334.3289.5289.7304.1271.6325.2354.0372.5338.9281.7276.1233.3226.1
Assaults 168272232197205230231177252295264256275
per 100,000 168.1272.5231.7196.4205.4233.0237.7183.1262.0308.9275.1267.8286.5
Burglaries 641590501444416456477377484418410406419
per 100,000 641.5591.0500.5442.7416.9462.0490.8390.1503.2437.7427.2424.7436.5
Thefts 1,0831,2781,3461,1641,1021,0901,0041,0701,2951,2941,2171,3791,441
per 100,000 1,083.91,280.21,344.51,160.61,104.31,104.31,033.11,107.11,346.41,354.91,268.21,442.61,501.3
Auto thefts 1,1821,4241,2951,2891,2461,3751,2931,1248241,181918913827
per 100,000 1,183.01,426.51,293.61,285.31,248.61,393.11,330.51,162.9856.71,236.6956.6955.1861.6
Arson 172020182623263814141067
per 100,000 17.020.020.017.926.123.326.839.314.614.710.46.37.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 352.7400.3377.2358.5359.8386.3381.7370.7357.6372.4346.2322.7315.7

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Crime rate in South Gate detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 112 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.79
California average:

2.32
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.1%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +10,004 (+11.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in South Gate, California

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Earthquake activity:

South Gate-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 710% 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 86.3 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from South Gate 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 108.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 175.2 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 26.2 miles away from South Gate center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (51) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Birthplace of: Lorenzo Romar - Basketball player-coach, Ron McBride - Football player and coach, Roger Smith (actor) - Actor, Dave Huppert - Baseball player and coach, Walter Perez (actor) - Film actor, Buddy Pritchard - Baseball player, Dick Nen - Baseball player, Dick Rand - Baseball player, Dick Wantz - Baseball player, Don Horn - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in South Gate:

  • GREENFIELD CARE CENTER OF SOUTH GATE (8455 STATE STREET)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS OF SOUTH GATE (8716 GARFIELD AVENUE, SUITE 100)

Other hospitals and medical centers near South Gate:

  • DAVITA-KIDNEY DIALYSIS CARE UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; LYNWOOD, CA)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; LYNWOOD, CA)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MED CTR DP (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LYNWOOD, CA)
  • BLOOMFIELD EAST (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LYNWOOD, CA)
  • COUNTRY VILLA LYNWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LYNWOOD, CA)
  • DAVITA-IMPERIAL CARE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; LYNWOOD, CA)
  • ELM PARK (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LYNWOOD, CA)

Amtrak stations near South Gate:

  • 9 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.
  • 12 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.
  • 13 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.

Colleges/Universities in South Gate:

  • Career Colleges of America (Full-time enrollment: 1,750; Location: 5612 E Imperial Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: careercolleges.edu)
  • Advanced College (FT enrollment: 156; Location: 13180 Paramount Blvd.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.advancedcollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Gate:

  • ICDC College (about 3 miles; Huntington Park, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,621)
  • United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus (about 4 miles; Huntington Park, CA; FT enrollment: 5,151)
  • El Camino College-Compton Center (about 5 miles; Compton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • Marinello Schools of Beauty-Los Angeles (about 6 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 3,923)
  • Los Angeles Southwest College (about 7 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 3,247)
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills (about 7 miles; Carson, CA; FT enrollment: 9,862)
  • Cerritos College (about 7 miles; Norwalk, CA; FT enrollment: 13,090)

Public high schools in South Gate:

  • SOUTH GATE SENIOR HIGH (Students: 2,360, Location: 3351 FIRESTONE BLVD., Grades: 9-12)
  • SOUTH EAST HIGH (Students: 1,918, Location: 2720 TWEEDY BLVD., Grades: 9-12)
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDIES LRNG CENTER AT LEGACY HIGH S (Students: 621, Location: 5225 TWEEDY BLVD., Grades: 6-12)
  • ODYSSEY CONTINUATION (Students: 55, Location: 8693 DEARBORN AVE., Grades: 9-12)
  • ALLIANCE MARGARET M. BLOOMFIELD TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY (Location: 8691 CALIFORNIA AVE., Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS AT LEGACY HIGH SCHOOL C (Location: 5225 TWEEDY BLVD., Grades: 9-12)
  • SCI, TECH, ENGR, ARTS AND MATH AT LEGACY HIGH SCH (Location: 5225 TWEEDY BLVD., Grades: 9-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in South Gate:

Private elementary/middle schools in South Gate:

  • ST HELEN CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 232, Location: 9329 MADISON AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 112, Location: 2626 LIBERTY BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in South Gate

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • South East High School added by fbrienda

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Notable locations in South Gate: South Gate City Hall (A), Leland R Weaver Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (B), Hollydale Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (C), South Gate Public Library (D), South Gate Hall of Justice (E), First Foursquare Youth Center (F), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 57 (G), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 54 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Tweedy Marketplace Shopping Center (1), South Gate Towne Center Shopping Center (2), South Gate Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Gate include: Templo De Alabanza (A), Iglesia Bautista El Redentor (B), Pentecostal Church of God (C), Centro Cristiano Rey De Gloria (D), La Senda Antigua Iglesia (E), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F), South Gate Church of Christ (G), Saint Margaret's Episcopal Church (H), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rio Hondo (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in South Gate include: South Gate Park (1), Hollydale Park (2), Stanford Avenue Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Americana Travel (3338 Tweedy Boulevard), Costa Rican Fantasy Travel (Recreational Trips & Guides; 4205 Tweedy Boulevard).

Hotel: Boulevard Motel (9514 Long Beach Boulevard).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 156. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

156
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.435. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.435
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 14.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.8
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.411. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.411
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 29.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00596. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00596
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.9%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.5% for Black residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.5% for American Indian residents, 20.6% for other race residents, 20.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  4.0 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  86.6%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.6%
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: 0.2% of all households
72 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
16 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
80 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
61 people in nursing homes in 2000

South Gate, California environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in South Gate (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: South Gate Branch at 4300 Tweedy Boulevard, branch established on 1950/09/16. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Union Bank, National Association: South Gate Branch at 8710 Garfield Avenue, branch established on 2004/03/01. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Southgate Branch at 4400 Tweedy Boulevard, branch established on 1953/03/02. 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
  • Citibank, National Association: 3352 Tweedy Blvd Branch at 3352 Tweedy Blvd, branch established on 1936/02/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: South Gate Branch at 4240 Tweedy Boulevard, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of the West: South Gate Branch at 12135 South Garfield Avenue, branch established on 1952/04/04. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

25.2
California average:

15.4

South Gate travel time to work - commute South Gate mode of transportation to work chart

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Neighborhoods in South Gate:

(South Gate, California Neighborhood Map)

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
Los Angeles County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

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

18.6%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.0%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.2%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
South Gate:

28.2
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
South Gate:

25.5%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.3%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
South Gate:

6.7
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
South Gate:

29.2%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
South Gate:

53.2%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
South Gate:

81.8%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Gate, CA Residents
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 15$69,278$55,4225$11,291
Other Government Administration 11$78,772$85,9333$6,469
Police Protection - Officers 68$587,804$103,7302$4,231
Police - Other 36$160,575$53,52518$24,936
Streets and Highways 47$256,496$65,48811$26,745
Parks and Recreation 34$145,765$51,44664$47,957
Housing and Community Development(Local) 23$135,085$70,4793$7,415
Water Supply 18$100,879$67,2530$0
Totals for Government 252$1,534,654$73,079106$129,044

South Gate government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,183,000 ($33.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,110,000 ($32.29)
    Central Staff Services: $1,545,000 ($16.04)
    Police Protection: $313,000 ($3.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000 ($1.35)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $16,714,000 ($173.54)
    Regular Highways: $6,396,000 ($66.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,051,000 ($62.83)
    General - Other: $5,605,000 ($58.20)
    Water Utilities: $5,212,000 ($54.12)
    Central Staff Services: $3,999,000 ($41.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,828,000 ($39.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,715,000 ($28.19)
    Financial Administration: $1,919,000 ($19.92)
    Transit Utilities: $1,449,000 ($15.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,381,000 ($14.34)
    Sewerage: $856,000 ($8.89)
    Health - Other: $189,000 ($1.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,917,000 ($102.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,323,000 ($34.50)
    Housing and Community Development: $35,000 ($0.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $45,074,000 ($468.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,691,000 ($17.56)

South Gate government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,694,000 ($27.97)
    All Other: $2,364,000 ($24.55)
    Sewerage: $1,349,000 ($14.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $775,000 ($8.05)
    Regular Highways: $67,000 ($0.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $55,000 ($0.57)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,796,000 ($80.95)
    Highways: $1,025,000 ($10.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $43,000 ($0.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,135,000 ($115.61)
    Interest Earnings: $4,373,000 ($45.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,117,000 ($32.36)
    Special Assessments: $2,063,000 ($21.42)
    Sale of Property: $867,000 ($9.00)
    Rents: $303,000 ($3.15)
    Donations From Private Sources: $36,000 ($0.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,487,000 ($108.89)
    Transit Utilities: $114,000 ($1.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,297,000 ($106.91)
    Highways: $2,287,000 ($23.75)
    All Other: $597,000 ($6.20)
  • Tax - Property: $10,864,000 ($112.80)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,181,000 ($95.33)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,307,000 ($23.95)
    Other License: $1,894,000 ($19.67)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,226,000 ($12.73)
    Other Selective Sales: $267,000 ($2.77)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $229,000 ($2.38)

South Gate government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $232,998,000 ($2419.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $224,845,000 ($2334.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,153,000 ($84.65)

South Gate government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,446,000 ($25.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,536,000 ($420.88)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,820,000 ($122.73)

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

Here:

3.18%
California average:

5.03%

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

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

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


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

Here:

3.63%
California average:

5.12%

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

0.07%
California average:

0.10%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in South Gate:

  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNX (1070 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.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KLTX (1390 AM; 5 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Gate:

  • 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.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Gate:

  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
  • KXLA (Channel 44; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA; Owner: RANCHO PALOS VERDES BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KCET (Channel 28; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KFTR (Channel 46; ONTARIO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KTTV (Channel 11; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWHY-TV (Channel 22; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF LOS ANGELES LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVEA (Channel 52; CORONA, CA; Owner: ESTRELLA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of South Gate fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 115m377ftTotal length
  • $7,184,000Total costs
  • 1,415,309Total average daily traffic
  • 145,516Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 101950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for South Gate, CA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in South Gate)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in South Gate, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

106 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Gate)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AVIONS MUDRY ET CIE CAP 10B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 140JA , Serial Number: 140
    Registrant (Corporation): Jjf & Ac Inc, 4996 Park Pl, South Gate, CA 90280
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/12/2006, Exported to: India
  • Aircraft: PILATUS AIRCRAFT LTD PC-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 12, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 361GB , Serial Number: 132, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1995
    Registrant (Corporation): Cwllc Holdings LLC, 8600 Rheem Ave, South Gate, CA 90280
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 71324 , Serial Number: 2751, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth L Husband, 8450 Beechwood Ave, South Gate, CA 90280
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8071W , Serial Number: 28-2158, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/1965
    Registrant (Partnership): Bulmaro Reyes, 2936 Ohio Ave, South Gate, CA 90280, Other Owners: Leon Wilson De, Sarah Avila
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8979C , Serial Number: 22-1559, Year manufactured: 1953
    Registrant (Individual): Walter E Lowe, 9404 Hunt Ave, South Gate, CA 90280

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full 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 ORIGINATED312$247,45998$187,654415$197,51429$128,89510$480,27863$196,6263$63,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED41$270,78026$192,68681$221,31510$87,5990$012$197,5003$44,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED57$258,15937$203,817378$242,95544$101,6553$279,00038$172,6461$30,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN68$259,44225$199,929159$245,71011$155,8011$753,00024$201,6720$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS29$248,45410$194,17964$220,67516$115,1210$04$220,5000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 19 tracts in South Gate, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$208,7982$268,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$254,1007$319,143
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$239,1101$317,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$342,0001$370,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$309,3700$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in South Gate, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John33173.9 years
Mary29978.3 years
William28474.6 years
Maria24375.0 years
Robert21769.5 years
James20072.7 years
George19473.3 years
Charles19175.4 years
Jose14471.9 years
Frank13974.4 years
Most common last names in South Gate, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12276.2 years
Rodriguez9269.7 years
Garcia8970.7 years
Miller8677.1 years
Johnson7670.9 years
Hernandez6974.1 years
Martinez6771.0 years
Brown6778.0 years
Lopez5773.6 years
Gonzalez5668.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • No fuel used (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in South Gate, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Nike2
AT&T1Panda Express1
AutoZone2Payless2
Blockbuster1Penske1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Carl\s Jr.2Popeyes1
Dennys1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
El Pollo Loco3Sprint Nextel1
FedEx1Subway3
GNC1T-Mobile4
GameStop2Target1
H&R Block2Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1True Value1
Jones New York1UPS1
Little Caesars Pizza1Verizon Wireless1
McDonald's3Walgreens1

South Gate compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

South Gate on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wholesale trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 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 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having professional degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 (90280) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (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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