3 Walnut Park, California


Walnut Park, California

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Walnut Park, California
settlement_type = CDP
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map_caption = Location of Walnut Park in Los Angeles County, California.


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = California
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Los Angeles
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area_total_km2 = 1.9
area_land_km2 = 1.9
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area_total_sq_mi = 0.7
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 16180
population_density_km2 = 8463.0
population_density_sq_mi = 21919.0

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elevation_m = 45
elevation_ft = 148
latd = 33 |latm = 58 |lats = 8 |latNS = N
longd = 118 |longm = 13 |longs = 26 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 90255
area_code = 323
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Walnut Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 16,180 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Walnut Park is located at coor dms|33|58|8|N|118|13|26|W|city (33.968781, -118.223790)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.9 km² (0.7 mi²), all land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 16,180 people, 3,610 households, and 3,191 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 8,442.1/km² (21,919.0/mi²). There were 3,814 housing units at an average density of 1,990.0/km² (5,166.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 46.11% White, 0.36% African American, 0.90% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 47.53% from other races, and 4.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 95.77% of the population.

There were 3,610 households out of which 54.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 17.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.6% were non-families. 9.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.48 and the average family size was 4.62.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 33.4% under the age of 18, 12.7% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 15.9% from 45 to 64, and 6.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $35,837, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $23,211 versus $19,539 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $10,275. About 19.9% of families and 20.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.0% of those under age 18 and 15.9% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Los Angeles Unified School District schools serve Walnut Park:
* [http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/Walnut_Park_EL Walnut Park Elementary School]
* [http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/Gage_MS/ Gage Middle School]
* Huntington Park High School

A new middle school, South Region Middle School 3, will open in Walnut Park in 2011 [http://www.laschools.org/project-status/one-project?project_number=56.40060] .

Politics

In the state legislature Walnut Park is located in the 22nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Gilbert Cedillo, and in the 50th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Hector De La Torre. Federally, Walnut Park is located in California's 34th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of D +23 [cite web | title = Will Gerrymandered Districts Stem the Wave of Voter Unrest? | publisher = Campaign Legal Center Blog | url=http://www.clcblog.org/blog_item-85.html | accessdate = 2008-02-10] and is represented by Democrat Lucille Roybal-Allard.

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