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  • 1,190,425 population in 2000, according to the U.S. Census
  • 134.99 square miles, divided into 26 neighborhoods
  • 8,819 people per square mile. The most dense neighborhood is Maywood, and the least dense neighborhood is Vernon.


  • The most diverse neighborhood is Artesia, and the least diverse neighborhood is Maywood.


Household income in thousands of 2000 dollars
  • The wealthiest neighborhood is Cerritos, and the least wealthy neighborhood is Cudahy.


Education level
  • 11.4% of residents 25 and older have a four-year degree. The neighborhood with the highest rate is Cerritos, and the neighborhood with the lowest rate is Maywood.


  • The neighborhood with oldest population is Cerritos, and the neighborhood with the youngest population is Vernon.


Occupied housing units
  • 46.9% of households are renters. The neighborhood with the highest rental rate is Vernon, and the neighborhood with the lowest rental rate is Cerritos.


is a region of Los Angeles County containing 26 neighborhoods.
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About This Project
Southeast 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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