According to top-mba-universities, Huntington Park is a city located in the southeastern region of Los Angeles County, California. It has a population of about 58,000 and is situated about 10 miles from downtown Los Angeles. Geographically, the city is situated on flat land with an elevation of about 200 feet above sea level. It experiences a semi-arid climate with mild temperatures throughout the year and an average annual precipitation of just over 13 inches.
The history of Huntington Park dates back to the late 1800s when it was inhabited by Mexican settlers who had been displaced from nearby areas. The city was formally incorporated in 1906 and over time it has become home to many immigrants from Mexico, Central America, Asia, Africa and other countries around the world. This rich cultural diversity has contributed to Huntington Park’s unique identity as one of Los Angeles’ most diverse cities.
Politically, Huntington Park is governed by a five-member City Council that is elected by popular vote every four years. The current mayor is Karina Macias who was elected in 2017 and has worked hard to improve public safety and boost economic development in the city.
The economy of Huntington Park is largely based on small businesses with many local stores offering goods and services to local residents as well as visitors from outside the area. There are also several large manufacturing plants located within its borders which provide jobs for many people within the community.
Students living in Huntington Park attend schools within either the Los Angeles Unified School District or Montebello Unified School District depending on their address. There are seven elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools located within its borders which offer quality education for students living there.
Huntington Park also boasts many landmarks that attract both locals and visitors alike such as The World War II Memorial Park which commemorates those who gave their lives during World War II; La Plaza de Cultura y Artes which celebrates Mexican culture; Salazar Park which offers recreational activities such as fishing; Maywood Riverfront Bikeway Trail which provides easy access for cyclists; and Pacific Boulevard Promenade which features restaurants, retail stores, movie theaters, museums and more!
Population: 61,348. Estimated population in July 2020: 62,491 (+1.9% change)
Males: 30,716 (50.1%), Females: 30,632 (49.9%)
Los Angeles County
Zip code: 90255
Median resident age: 25.6 years
Median household income: $28,941
Median house value: $164,700
Races in Huntington Park:
- Hispanic (95.6%)
- Other race (51.1%)
- Two or more races (4.9%)
- White Non-Hispanic (2.7%)
- American Indian (1.3%)
- Black (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)
Ancestries: United States (1.6%).
Elevation: 170 feet
Land area: 3.0 square miles
Huntington Park, California is a city located in Los Angeles County. It has a population of 58,114 according to the 2019 U.S. Census Bureau estimates. The racial makeup of Huntington Park is predominantly Hispanic or Latino, with over 85% of the population identifying as such. Other significant racial groups include non-Hispanic Whites, African Americans, Asians, and Pacific Islanders. The median household income in Huntington Park is $45,769 and over 19% of the population lives below the poverty line. There is a large concentration of foreign-born residents in Huntington Park with almost half (47%) being born outside the United States. The most commonly spoken language other than English is Spanish and it is spoken by over 87% of the population in Huntington Park. The largest age group living in Huntington Park are those aged 25 to 44 years old at 28%. Those aged 45 to 64 years old make up 18%, while those under 18 years old account for 22% of the population and those 65 years and older account for 11%.
For population 25 years and over in Huntington Park
- High school or higher: 32.2%
- Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.7%
- Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
- Unemployed: 11.8%
- Mean travel time to work: 29.5 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Huntington Park city
- Never married: 37.4%
- Now married: 49.9%
- Separated: 4.4%
- Widowed: 4.0%
- Divorced: 4.4%
56.0% Foreign born (55.1% Latin America).
Population change in the 1990s: +5,144 (+9.2%).
Hospital/medical center in Huntington Park:
- COMMUNITY HOSP OF HUNTINGTON PARK (2623 E SLAUSEN AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Huntington Park:
- EAST LOS ANGELES DOCTORS HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA)
- LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA)
- KEDREN COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC (about 4 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Huntington Park:
- LONG BEACH /DAUGHERTY FIELD/ (about 13 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; Abbreviation: LGB)
- LOS ANGELES INTL (about 14 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; Abbreviation: LAX)
- BURBANK-GLENDALE-PASADENA (about 18 miles; BURBANK, CA; Abbreviation: BUR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Huntington Park:
- COMPTON/WOODLEY (about 7 miles; COMPTON, CA; Abbreviation: CPM)
- JACK NORTHROP FIELD/HAWTHORNE MUNICIPAL (about 10 miles; HAWTHORNE, CA; Abbreviation: HHR)
- EL MONTE (about 15 miles; EL MONTE, CA; Abbreviation: EMT)
Amtrak stations near Huntington Park:
- 6 miles: LOS ANGELES (800 N. ALAMEDA ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
- 11 miles: GLENDALE (400 W. CERRITOS AVE.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
- 13 miles: PASADENA (150 S. ROBLES AVE.) – Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Colleges and Universities
College/University in Huntington Park:
- UNITED EDUCATION INSTITUTE-HUNTINGTON PARK CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 133; Location: 6812 PACIFIC BLVD; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.UEIGLOBAL.COM)
Colleges and Universities
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Huntington Park:
- EAST LOS ANGELES OCCUPATIONAL CENTER (about 5 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,186)
- LOS ANGELES TRADE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 6 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,528)
- FASHION INSTITUTE OF DESIGN AND MERCH-LOS ANGELES (about 6 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,112)
- COMPTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; COMPTON, CA; Full-time enrollment: 3,797)
- LOS ANGELES SOUTHWEST COLLEGE (about 7 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,971)
- EAST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE (about 7 miles; MONTEREY PARK, CA; Full-time enrollment: 12,670)
- CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-LOS ANGELES (about 8 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; Full-time enrollment: 14,556)
Public high schools in Huntington Park:
- HUNTINGTON PARK SENIOR HIGH (Students: 4,577; Location: 6020 MILES AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
- SAN ANTONIO CONTINUATION (Students: 81; Location: 2861 RANDOLPH ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Huntington Park:
- CHESTER W. NIMITZ MIDDLE (Students: 3,866; Location: 6021 CARMELITA AVE.; Grades: 06 – 08)
- GAGE (HENRY T.) MIDDLE (Students: 3,863; Location: 2880 E. GAGE AVE.; Grades: 06 – 08)
- MILES AVENUE ELEMENTARY (Students: 2,726; Location: 6720 MILES AVE.; Grades: KG – 05)
- MIDDLETON STREET ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,982; Location: 6537 MALABAR ST.; Grades: KG – 05)
- WALNUT PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,345; Location: 2642 OLIVE ST.; Grades: KG – 05)
- SAN ANTONIO ELEMENTARY (Students: 879; Location: 6222 STATE ST.; Grades: KG – 05)
- PACIFIC BOULEVARD SPECIAL ED. CENTER (Students: 191; Location: 5714 PACIFIC BLVD.; Grades: KG – 12)