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Watts

Population

Ethnicity

Ethnicity

Income

Household income in thousands of 2000 dollars

Education

Education level

Age

Age

Housing

Occupied housing units

Families

Males
Females

Military

Military era
  • There are 739 veterans, or 3.6% of the population, low for the city of Los Angeles and low for the county overall
  • The percentage of veterans who served during 1975-89 is among the county's highest.

Ancestry and immigration

  • Mexican (46.7%) and Unspecified African (1.4%) are the most common ancestries.
  • 12,500 (34.0%) of residents are foreign born, about average for the city of Los Angeles and about average for the county. Mexico (79.8%) and El Salvador (9.2%) are the most common foreign places of birth.

Watts

is a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles in the South L.A. region of Los Angeles County. It contains Imperial Courts, Jordan Downs and Nickerson Gardens.
This neighborhood includes Unincorporated Watts in its area and statistics.
The neighboring communities are Florence-Firestone, Green Meadows, Lynwood, South Gate and Willowbrook.
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About This Project
Watts is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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Source: Census 2000, SCAG, Los Angeles Department of City Planning