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South Bay


  • 735,964 population in 2000, according to the U.S. Census
  • 105.11 square miles, divided into 19 neighborhoods
  • 7,002 people per square mile. The most dense neighborhood is Lennox, and the least dense neighborhood is Rolling Hills.


  • The most diverse neighborhood is Alondra Park, and the least diverse neighborhood is Lennox.


Household income in thousands of 2000 dollars


Education level
  • 33.8% of residents 25 and older have a four-year degree. The neighborhood with the highest rate is Palos Verdes Estates, and the neighborhood with the lowest rate is Lennox.




Occupied housing units
  • 50.8% of households are renters. The neighborhood with the highest rental rate is Hawthorne, and the neighborhood with the lowest rental rate is Rolling Hills Estates.

South Bay

is a region of Los Angeles County containing 19 neighborhoods.
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About This Project
South Bay is one of the 16 regions in Mapping L.A., the Los Angeles Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools in Los Angeles County.
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