La Mirada, CA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Suburb
  • Population
    48,754
  • Population Density
    6,219 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    8 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    32 3.2
La Mirada is a suburb in California with 48,754 residents. It has very high home values, very high rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have average education levels and average income levels.

Ratings and Reviews
3.2 from 32 reviews
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    • 2
    Crime & Safety at La Mirada: I just lock my door and close my window and yes I do have a dog with me
    • 2
    Public Services at La Mirada: I notest that in the Southern California there's not enough Highway Potroll or Law Enforcement to catch the peoples who's texting and using they're cell phone while they're driving they're car.
    • 3
    Outdoors at La Mirada: Some of the park have fee especailly when you want to drive your car in the park. I'm not sure if there a park for a dogs to run around the park and for a dogs to swim in the lake or what?.
    • 3
    Weather at La Mirada: Some area is not always the same weather. Like example living in the Northern California is always over case. Living in the Southern California is almost nice and hot. But the rest I don't know.
    • 3
    Food & Drink at La Mirada: Like what I said. Living in La Mirada everything is fare from the house. To use a car, it take you anywhere you want to go.

Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.00 Whittier Township 321,963
2.66 South Whittier 59,166
3.66 Buena Park 81,522
2.33 Santa Fe Springs 16,587
3.33 La Habra 60,898
3.66 Cerritos 49,345
4.00 Fullerton 136,702
3.00 Downey-Norwalk Township 416,053
3.66 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Garden Grove Township 1,666,700
East Whittier 10,528

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
4.00 90638 49,222

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.33 Gretchen Whitney High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
4.33 Carmenita Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.00 Bragg Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Murphy Ranch Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.33 Cerritos Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Cecil B. Stowers Elementary School Public, Magnet K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Helen Wittmann Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Joe A. Gonsalves Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Frank C. Leal Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 William F. Elliott Elementary School Public, Magnet K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Patricia Nixon Elementary School Public, Magnet K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Leffingwell Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.00 Luther Burbank Elementary School Public, Magnet K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Faye Ross Middle School Public, Magnet 7-8 Middle
4.00 John F. Kennedy Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Palms Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Scott Avenue Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.00 Orchard Dale Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 Benito Juarez Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 La Serna High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.33 Willow Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
3.33 Aloha Elementary School Public, Magnet K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Charles J. Carver Elementary School Public, Magnet K-10 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Cerritos High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 John H. Niemes Elementary School Public, Magnet K-6 Elementary, Middle

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
Gethsemane Baptist Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Zinsmeyer Academy Private, Special Education 5-12 High
Committed Christian School Private, Alternative, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Rossier Park School Private, Special Education 7-12 High
4.00 Fairmont Preparatory Academy Private 9-12 High
4.00 Acaciawood School Private 1-12 Elementary, High
3.66 Crystal Cathedral Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Orange County Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Orangewood Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.33 Southlands Christian Schools Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Alton School Private, Special Education 8-12 High
3.33 Cornelia Connelly School Private, Religious, All-Girls 9-12 High
Progressive Achievement Center Private, Special Education 7-12 High
3.33 Padre Pio Academy Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Eastside Christian Schools Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Rosary High School Private, Religious, All-Girls 9-12 High
Christ Heritage Academy Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Wisdom Mission School Private 7-12 High
3.00 Don Bosco Technical Institute Private, Religious, All-Boys 9-12 High
Morning Star Christian School Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Anaheim Magnolia Christian School Private, Religious 1-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Turner Christian High School Private, Religious 9-12 High
3.00 St. Joseph High School Private, Religious, All-Girls 9-12 High
2.66 Servite High School Private, Religious, All-Boys 9-12 High
Trouble Free Educational School Private 5-12 Elementary, Middle, High

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
4.33 California Institute of Technology
4.33 University of Southern California
4.33 Pomona College
4.33 Harvey Mudd College
4.33 Claremont McKenna College
4.33 Scripps College
4.00 Occidental College
3.66 Pitzer College
3.66 Loyola Marymount University
3.66 Biola University
3.66 California State University - Long Beach
3.66 Chapman University
3.33 University of California - Irvine
3.33 University of La Verne
3.33 Bethesda University of California
3.33 California State University - Fullerton
3.00 Otis College of Art & Design
3.00 Azusa Pacific University
3.00 Vanguard University of Southern California
3.00 Southern California Institute of Architecture
3.00 Hope International University
3.00 Life Pacific College
3.00 California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
2.66 Whittier College
2.66 Concordia University Irvine

Around La Mirada

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

La Mirada, CA United States California Los Angeles Metro Area
Hispanic 41.07% 16.62% 37.89% 44.61%
White 36.35% 63.25% 39.67% 31.28%
Asian 17.30% 4.83% 13.11% 14.77%
Multiracial 2.49% 2.05% 2.64% 2.12%
African American 2.02% 12.23% 5.72% 6.56%
Native American 0.43% 0.66% 0.39% 0.18%
Pacific Islander 0.20% 0.16% 0.36% 0.25%
Other 0.14% 0.19% 0.22% 0.23%

Age

La Mirada, CA United States California Los Angeles Metro Area
9 years and under 12% 13% 13% 13%
10 to 17 years 10% 11% 11% 11%
18 to 24 years 14% 10% 11% 11%
25 to 34 years 12% 13% 14% 15%
35 to 44 years 11% 13% 14% 14%
45 to 54 years 14% 14% 14% 14%
55 to 64 years 12% 12% 11% 11%
65 and over 16% 13% 12% 11%

Education Levels

La Mirada, CA United States California Los Angeles Metro Area
Less than a high school diploma 12% 14% 19% 22%
High school diploma or equivalent 23% 28% 21% 20%
Some college or associate degree 36% 29% 30% 27%
Bachelor's degree 18% 18% 19% 20%
Master's degree or higher 11% 11% 11% 11%

Gender

La Mirada, CA United States California Los Angeles Metro Area
Male 48.9% 49.2% 49.7% 49.3%
Female 51.1% 50.8% 50.3% 50.7%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

La Mirada, CA United States California Los Angeles Metro Area
Rent 22.3% 35.1% 44.7% 50.3%
Own 77.7% 64.9% 55.3% 49.7%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

La Mirada, CA United States California Los Angeles Metro Area
Assault 97.7 278.9 218.3 169.7
Murder 2.0 5.0 4.4 4.3
Rape 18.3 15.3
Robbery 28.5 159.8 151.9 139.6

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

La Mirada, CA United States California Los Angeles Metro Area
Burglary 421.2 573.5 600.6 441.9
Larceny 1058.0 2079.6 1703.7 1430.0
Motor vehicle theft 231.9 235.5 440.2 343.5

Income

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