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Population in 2012: 95,304 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.1%
 

Males: 46,639  (48.9%)
Females: 48,665  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  30.2 years
California median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 90280.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,942 (it was $35,695 in 2000)
South Gate:

$41,942
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,500

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $282,300 (it was $161,400 in 2000)
South Gate:

$282,300
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $305,701; Detached houses: $304,346; Townhouses or other attached units: $358,897; In 2-unit structures: $296,812; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $396,727; Mobile homes: $97,380

Median gross rent in 2012: $943.

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  • Hispanic - 89,442 (94.8%)
  • White alone - 3,233 (3.4%)
  • Asian alone - 647 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 585 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 147 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 163 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 110 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 69 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in South Gate: 130.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (1.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 111 feet

Land area: 7.37 square miles.

Population density: 12,939 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in South Gate:

  • High school or higher: 54.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Gate city:

  • Never married: 43.6%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

44,025 residents are foreign born (44.2% Latin America).

This city:  45.7%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 69 registered sex offenders living in South Gate, California as of November 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in South Gate to the number of sex offenders is 1,381 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,159 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,106 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Long Beach, CA (9.9 miles , pop. 461,522).

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
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 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

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: -20,247 (-21.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,193 (13.4%)

South Gate household income distribution South Gate home values distribution

Property values in South Gate, CA


 

Crime rates in South Gate by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 643996169410769
per 100,000 6.64.13.09.09.06.016.09.14.110.37.36.39.4
Rapes 20241214151914171919131015
per 100,000 22.024.412.014.015.018.914.017.219.619.713.510.515.6
Robberies 317364334289290305271321344360326269265
per 100,000 348.7370.8334.3289.5289.7304.1271.6325.2354.0372.5338.9281.7276.1
Assaults 444141168272232197205230231177252295264
per 100,000 488.4143.6168.1272.5231.7196.4205.4233.0237.7183.1262.0308.9275.1
Burglaries 646583641590501444416456477377484418410
per 100,000 710.6593.9641.5591.0500.5442.7416.9462.0490.8390.1503.2437.7427.2
Thefts 7459261,0831,2781,3461,1641,1021,0901,0041,0701,2951,2941,217
per 100,000 819.5943.31083.91280.21344.51160.61104.31104.31033.11107.11346.41354.91268.2
Auto thefts 9771,0671,1821,4241,2951,2891,2461,3751,2931,1248241,181918
per 100,000 1074.71086.91183.01426.51293.61285.31248.61393.11330.51162.9856.71236.6956.6
Arson 25131720201826232638141410
per 100,000 27.513.217.020.020.017.926.123.326.839.314.614.710.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 426.2354.3352.8400.4377.3358.5359.8386.4381.7370.8357.7372.4346.2

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 114 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.74
California average:

2.36

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South Gate, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.8%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +10,004 (+11.6%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (9%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Apparel (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Average climate in South Gate, California

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Tornado activity:

South Gate-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the South Gate city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1966, a category F2 tornado 6.8 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Gate-area historical earthquake activity is above California state average. It is 2849% 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 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 the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from South Gate center
On 2/9/1971 at 14:00:41, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 UK) earthquake occurred 33.5 miles away from the city center, causing 65 deaths (65 shaking deaths), causing $535,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), 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: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 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/medical centers in South Gate:

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

Other hospitals/medical centers near South Gate:

  • DAVITA-KIDNEY DIALYSIS CARE UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; LYNWOOD, CA)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, about 2 miles away; LYNWOOD, CA)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MED CTR DP (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LYNWOOD, CA)

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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.

Local government website: www.cityofsouthgate.org

Colleges/Universities in South Gate:

  • Career Colleges of America (Full-time enrollment: 848; Location: 5612 E Imperial Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: careercolleges.edu)
  • Advanced College (FT enrollment: 207; Location: 13180 Paramount Blvd.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.advancedcollege.edu)

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

  • United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus (about 4 miles; Huntington Park, CA; Full-time enrollment: 9,540)
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills (about 7 miles; Carson, CA; FT enrollment: 8,354)
  • Cerritos College (about 7 miles; Norwalk, CA; FT enrollment: 6,782)
  • East Los Angeles College (about 8 miles; Monterey Park, CA; FT enrollment: 7,738)
  • Abram Friedman Occupational Center (about 8 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 8,286)
  • Los Angeles Trade Technical College (about 8 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 3,932)
  • The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles (about 8 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 4,013)

Public high schools in South Gate:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in South Gate:

Private elementary/middle schools in South Gate:

  • ST HELEN CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 275; Location: 9329 MADISON AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 136; Location: 2626 LIBERTY BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PILGRIM BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 35; Location: 2702 GLENWOOD PL; Grades: KG - 9)
  • LIL LOLLIPOP (Students: 20; Location: 8439 CALIFORNIA AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in South Gate, School District: LOS ANGELES UNIFIED

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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 47.6. This is significantly worse than average.
City:

47.6
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.0906. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0906
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.417. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.417
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.925. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.925
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 19.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.9
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2009 was 25.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 31.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

31.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 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.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.2%
(23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.1% for other race 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in South Gate, CA

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 compared to California state average:

South Gate, California environmental map by EPA

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


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in South Gate, California:

  • Valu Inn, 10352 Atlantic Ave, South Gate, CA 90280 , Phone: (323) 567-9218
  • Villa Motel, 8967 Atlantic Ave, South Gate, CA 90280 , Phone: (323) 564-2176
  • Guesthouse Intl Inn & Suites, 8821 Garfield Ave, South Gate, CA 90280 , Phone: (567) 927-0212
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in South Gate, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


South Gate travel time to work - commute


South Gate mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • No fuel used (25%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.08%
Here58.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchMuslim Estimate
Adherents68.8%10.2%2.0%1.8%1.7%
Congregations6.9%5.0%7.7%5.9%1.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.3%1.2%1.0%10.7%
Congregations5.2%0.3%6.4%4.4%57.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

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

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

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

18.6%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 22$94,133$51,3452$2,506
Other Government Administration 17$80,065$56,5162$3,602
Judicial and Legal 1$4,610$55,3200$0
Police Protection - Officers 90$735,325$98,0430$0
Police - Other 40$143,669$43,10139$52,837
Streets and Highways 24$96,030$48,0150$0
Parks and Recreation 17$67,102$47,36629$18,903
Housing and Community Development(Local) 12$64,137$64,1374$6,812
Water Supply 20$99,969$59,9813$7,831
Other and Unallocable 375$1,696,947$54,302130$157,628
Totals for Government 618$3,081,987$59,844209$250,119

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,183,000 ($33.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,110,000 ($32.63)
    Central Staff Services: $1,545,000 ($16.21)
    Police Protection: $313,000 ($3.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000 ($1.36)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $16,714,000 ($175.38)
    Regular Highways: $6,396,000 ($67.11)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,051,000 ($63.49)
    General - Other: $5,605,000 ($58.81)
    Water Utilities: $5,212,000 ($54.69)
    Central Staff Services: $3,999,000 ($41.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,828,000 ($40.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,715,000 ($28.49)
    Financial Administration: $1,919,000 ($20.14)
    Transit Utilities: $1,449,000 ($15.20)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,381,000 ($14.49)
    Sewerage: $856,000 ($8.98)
    Health - Other: $189,000 ($1.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,917,000 ($104.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,323,000 ($34.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $35,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $45,074,000 ($472.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,691,000 ($17.74)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,694,000 ($28.27)
    All Other: $2,364,000 ($24.80)
    Sewerage: $1,349,000 ($14.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $775,000 ($8.13)
    Regular Highways: $67,000 ($0.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $55,000 ($0.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,796,000 ($81.80)
    Highways: $1,025,000 ($10.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $43,000 ($0.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,135,000 ($116.84)
    Interest Earnings: $4,373,000 ($45.88)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,117,000 ($32.71)
    Special Assessments: $2,063,000 ($21.65)
    Sale of Property: $867,000 ($9.10)
    Rents: $303,000 ($3.18)
    Donations From Private Sources: $36,000 ($0.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,487,000 ($110.04)
    Transit Utilities: $114,000 ($1.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,297,000 ($108.04)
    Highways: $2,287,000 ($24.00)
    All Other: $597,000 ($6.26)
  • Tax - Property: $10,864,000 ($113.99)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,181,000 ($96.33)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,307,000 ($24.21)
    Other License: $1,894,000 ($19.87)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,226,000 ($12.86)
    Other Selective Sales: $267,000 ($2.80)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $229,000 ($2.40)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $232,998,000 ($2444.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $224,845,000 ($2359.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,153,000 ($85.55)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,446,000 ($25.67)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,536,000 ($425.33)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,820,000 ($124.02)

3.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.22%
California average:

5.75%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,038 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.14%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orange County, CA  0.46% ($46,009 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.30% ($37,904)
from San Diego County, CA  0.15% ($41,486)


4.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
California average:

6.27%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($782 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.64% ($39,463 average AGI)
to Orange County, CA  0.60% ($54,756)
to Riverside County, CA  0.35% ($50,596)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 115 meters (377ft)
Total costs: $8,144,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,566,240
Total average daily truck traffic: 172,580

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 11
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for South Gate, CA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • 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 46-350P (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TIO-540-AE2A (350 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 831C , Serial Number: 4636492, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 02/03/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Catalina Window Co LLC, 8600 Rheem Ave, South Gate, CA 90280
  • 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
Businesses in South Gate, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Panda Express1
AT&T1Payless2
AutoZone2Penske1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
CVS2Popeyes1
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
Nike2
Browse common businesses in South Gate, CA


South Gate on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and related products (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Special education teachers (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Agricultural workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and related products (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #91 (90280) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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