Mapping LA Neighborhoods
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The Eastside


  • 286,222 population in 2000, according to the U.S. Census
  • 20.66 square miles, divided into 4 neighborhoods
  • 13,852 people per square mile. The most dense neighborhood is East Los Angeles, and the least dense neighborhood is El Sereno.




Household income in thousands of 2000 dollars


Education level
  • 5.1% of residents 25 and older have a four-year degree. The neighborhood with the highest rate is El Sereno, and the neighborhood with the lowest rate is East Los Angeles.


  • The neighborhood with oldest population is El Sereno, and the neighborhood with the youngest population is Boyle Heights.


Occupied housing units
  • 66.8% of households are renters. The neighborhood with the highest rental rate is Lincoln Heights, and the neighborhood with the lowest rental rate is El Sereno.

The Eastside

is a region of Los Angeles County containing four neighborhoods.
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About This Project
The Eastside 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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