- Florence-Graham, California
official_name = Florence-Graham, California
settlement_type = CDP
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Location of Florence-Graham in Los Angeles County,
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Los Angeles
area_total_km2 = 9.3
area_land_km2 = 9.3
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 3.6
area_land_sq_mi = 3.6
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 60197
population_density_km2 = 6486.4
population_density_sq_mi = 16799.7
timezone = Pacific (PST)
utc_offset = -8
timezone_DST = PDT
utc_offset_DST = -7
latd = 33 |latm = 58 |lats = 10 |latNS = N
longd = 118 |longm = 14 |longs = 38 |longEW = W
postal_code = 90001
area_code = 323
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 06-24477
Florence-Graham is a
census-designated place(CDP) in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 60,197 at the 2000 census. The community includes Florence and Graham.
Florence-Graham is located at coor dms|33|58|10|N|118|14|38|W|city (33.969364, -118.243881)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.3 km²(3.6 mi²), all land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 60,197 people, 13,354 households, and 11,617 families residing in the CDP. The population densitywas 6,492.2/km² (16,799.7/mi²). There were 14,191 housing units at an average density of 1,530.5/km² (3,960.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 24.55% White, 13.14% Black or African American, 0.98% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 56.40% from other races, and 4.73% from two or more races. 85.90% of the population was Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 13,354 households out of which 60.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 22.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.0% were non-families. 10.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.51 and the average family size was 4.71.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 40.0% under the age of 18, 12.9% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 12.4% from 45 to 64, and 4.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 101.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.9 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $25,425, and the median income for a family was $25,824. Males had a median income of $19,400 versus $16,496 for females. The
per capita incomefor the CDP was $8,092. About 34.1% of families and 35.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.4% of those under age 18 and 23.6% of those ages 65 or over.
Florence-Graham residents are zoned to
Los Angeles Unified School Districtschools.
Zoned elementary schools include:
* Graham Elementary School
* Parmelee Elementary School
* Florence Elementary School
* Lillian Elementary school
Zoned middle schools include:
* Drew Middle School
* Edison Middle School
Residents are zoned to
John C. Fremont High School. Some sections are jointly zoned to Fremont and Jordan High School. County of Los Angeles Public Libraryoperates the Florence Library and the Graham Library.
In the state legislature Florence-Graham is located in the 22nd, 25th, 27th, and 30th Senate Districts, represented by Democrats
Gilbert Cedillo, Gloria Romero, Edward Vincent, and Ronald S. Calderonrespectively, and in the 46th, 50th, and 52nd Assembly Districts, represented by Democrats Fabian Núñez, Hector De La Torreand Mervyn M. Dymallyrespectively. Federally, Florence-Graham is located in California's 34th, 35th, 37th, and 39th congressional districts, which have Cook PVIs of D +23, D +33, D +27, and D +13 respectively [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 Democrats Lucille Roybal-Allard, Maxine Waters, Laura Richardson, and Linda Sánchezrespectively.
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