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La Mirada is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 49,459 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, La Mirada is the 177th largest community in California.
Housing costs in La Mirada are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, La Mirada is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, La Mirada is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Mirada who work in office and administrative support (16.34%), management occupations (11.08%) and sales jobs (10.52%).
Also of interest is that La Mirada has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, La Mirada is a college town. There are a lot of students in La Mirada attending college, and as a result La Mirada provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
One downside of living in La Mirada, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.77 minutes every day commuting to work.
In terms of college education, La Mirada is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.41% of adults in La Mirada have a college degree.
The per capita income in La Mirada in 2010 was $29,467, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,868 for a family of four. However, La Mirada contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
La Mirada is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call La Mirada home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Mirada residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. La Mirada also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 40.45% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Mirada include German, Irish, English and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of La Mirada's cultural character, accounting for 24.19% of the city’s population.
The languages spoken by people in La Mirada are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in La Mirada is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean and Tagalog.
|LA MIRADA INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||14,346|
|LA MIRADA HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||73.84%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||26.16%|
|TYPE OF LA MIRADA HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||78.40%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.25%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.38%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||14.02%|
|SIZE OF LA MIRADA HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.57%|
|AGE OF LA MIRADA HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||2.53%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||30.13%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||66.61%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.74%|
|LA MIRADA REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$543,141|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,857|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $68,000||2.62%|
|$68,001 - $135,000||1.02%|
|$135,001 - $271,000||3.69%|
|$271,001 - $406,000||7.22%|
|$406,001 - $541,000||32.45%|
|$541,001 - $677,000||30.86%|
|$677,001 - $1,015,000||18.82%|
|$1,015,001 - $1,353,000||2.38%|
|PEOPLE OF LA MIRADA||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.59%|
|5 TO 17||14.96%|
|18 TO 24||14.21%|
|25 TO 34||12.09%|
|35 TO 54||25.09%|
|55 TO 64||11.89%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.17%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||88.74%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$81,178|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$29,467|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.00%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (15.41%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.35%)
Public Service (5.08%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.33%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.59%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.22%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||16.71%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.36%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||40.45%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (7.88%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (56.88%)
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