West Rancho Dominguez, California

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Population in 2010: 5,669.
Males: 2,698  (47.6%)
Females: 2,971  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
California median age:

36.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,006
West Rancho Dominguez:

$65,006
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,413

West Rancho Dominguez CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $588,700
West Rancho Dominguez:

$588,700
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $319,527; detached houses: $325,964; townhouses or other attached units: $188,359; mobile homes: $89,135

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,285.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Rancho Dominguez: 127.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.5%
(23.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.8% for Black residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.9% for American Indian residents, 20.1% for other race residents, 27.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West Rancho Dominguez, CA (2017)
    • 11,89150.2%Hispanic
    • 10,69645.2%Black alone
    • 3471.5%Asian alone
    • 2941.2%White alone
    • 2421.0%Two or more races
    • 800.3%Other race alone
    • 280.1%American Indian alone
    • 110.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in West Rancho Dominguez detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: African (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

5,204 residents are foreign born (20.6% Latin America).

This place:

22.0%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,706 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,404 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gardena, CA (2.2 miles , pop. 57,746).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Long Beach, CA (9.0 miles , pop. 461,522).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (14.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

West Compton, CA (0.4 miles ),
Willowbrook, CA (1.4 miles ),
Gardena, CA (1.5 miles ),
Compton, CA (1.6 miles ),
West Athens, CA (1.6 miles ),
Alondra Park, CA (1.9 miles ),
Westmont, CA (1.9 miles ),
Carson, CA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 33.89 N, Longitude: 118.27 W

Distribution of median household income in West Rancho Dominguez, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in West Rancho Dominguez, CA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
California:

4.6%
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 124. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

124
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.431. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.431
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.593. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.593
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
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 6.1 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 14.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00829. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00829
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

West Rancho Dominguez-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 705% 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 87.1 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 101.6 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 113.4 miles away from West Rancho Dominguez center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 172.7 miles away from West Rancho Dominguez 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 25.2 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 48.0 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 (52) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near West Rancho Dominguez:

  • AYER LAR SANITARIUM (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GARDENA, CA)
  • GREENFIELD CARE CENTER OF GARDENA (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GARDENA, CA)
  • GATEWAY PLAZA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; COMPTON, CA)
  • SOUTH BAY KEIRO NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GARDENA, CA)
  • ROSECRANS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GARDENA, CA)
  • GARDENA CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GARDENA, CA)
  • BEACH CITIES DIALYSIS-GARDENA (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; GARDENA, CA)

Amtrak stations near West Rancho Dominguez:

  • 10 miles: LONG BEACH (601 N. LONG BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: SAN PEDRO (CATALINA TERMINAL, BERTH 95) - Bus Station . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 12 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Rancho Dominguez:

  • California State University-Dominguez Hills (about 3 miles; Carson, CA; Full-time enrollment: 9,862)
  • Los Angeles Southwest College (about 4 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 3,247)
  • El Camino Community College District (about 4 miles; Torrance, CA; FT enrollment: 13,952)
  • El Camino College-Compton Center (about 4 miles; Compton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • ICDC College (about 7 miles; Huntington Park, CA; FT enrollment: 2,621)
  • United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus (about 7 miles; Huntington Park, CA; FT enrollment: 5,151)
  • Los Angeles Harbor College (about 8 miles; Wilmington, CA; FT enrollment: 5,285)

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Notable locations in West Rancho Dominguez: Pro Med Ambulance Service (A), Ambuserve Ambulance Service Station 1 Headquarters (B), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 95 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Rancho Dominguez include: Greater Jerusalem Bible Church (A), Community Baptist Church (B), True Faith Baptist Church (C), Beulahland Missionary Baptist Church (D), Saint Albert The Great Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in West Rancho Dominguez: Campanella Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

3.7 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

82.4%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.4%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in West Rancho Dominguez in 2010:

  • 9 people in college/university student housing
  • 3 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

For population 15 years and over in West Rancho Dominguez:

Marital status in West Rancho Dominguez, CA
  • Never married: 45.7%
  • Now married: 35.4%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in West Rancho Dominguez:

  • High school or higher: 69.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.0
California average:

15.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Rancho Dominguez, CA (based on Los Angeles County data)

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

Food Environment Statistics:

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

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
Los Angeles County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
This county:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.4%
California:

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

18.6%
California:

17.9%

3.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.12%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($64,742 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.27% ($44,592)
from Riverside County, CA  0.16% ($46,622)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,510 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, CA  0.53% ($74,627 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.44% ($47,062)
to Riverside County, CA  0.25% ($57,313)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Rancho Dominguez:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in West Rancho Dominguez:

  • KBUE (105.5 FM; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: LBI RADIO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around West Rancho Dominguez:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
  • KXLA (Channel 44; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA; Owner: RANCHO PALOS VERDES BROADCASTERS, INC.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Rancho Dominguez, CA
  • 78.1%Utility gas
  • 12.9%Electricity
  • 6.7%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Rancho Dominguez, CA
  • 67.6%Utility gas
  • 23.8%Electricity
  • 7.4%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy


West Rancho Dominguez compared to California state average:

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

West Rancho Dominguez on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Central America (population 500+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Latin America (population 500+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Americas (population 500+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Panama (population 500+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in El Salvador (population 500+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Mexico (population 500+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Central America (population 500+)"
  • #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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