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La Mirada

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  • What makes this a good place to live? What are the downsides?


I live outside of state now but it was a great place to grow up.

— Earl
October 30, 2011 at midnight

what happen to female cops shooting at eachother at la mirada park and were suppose to obey these crack heads or are doing what they do best sweep it uner carpet or make up political rubbish im disgusted

— dr. dth
October 26, 2011 at 4:20 p.m.

A very racist neighborhood with a lot of petty crimes and ignorant white folk.

— Steve
May 22, 2011 at 6:36 p.m.

I grew up in La Mirada and it's a safe and quiet community...biggest negative is the lack of access to freeways.

— David Rubio
March 26, 2011 at 7:11 p.m.

Nice community with one terrible high school.

— Jane
November 23, 2010 at 3:42 p.m.

A quiet place to live, I love it. but no great resturants.

— Armando
August 26, 2010 at 7:14 a.m.

A diverse community without a book store.

— Bill
August 4, 2010 at 6:05 p.m.

Great place to grow up.

— Rick
June 26, 2010 at 11:09 a.m.

La Mirada

is a city in the Southeast region of Los Angeles County.
The neighboring communities are Cerritos, East La Mirada, Santa Fe Springs, South Whittier and Whittier.
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About This Project
La Mirada is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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