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West Covina

  •   State: 
    California
      County: 
    Los Angeles County
      City: 
    West Covina
      County FIPS: 
    06037
      Coordinates: 
    34°03′24″N 117°55′07″W
      Area total: 
    16.09 sq mi (41.67 km²)
      Area land: 
    16.04 sq mi (41.55 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.05 sq mi (0.12 km²)
      Elevation: 
    384 ft (117 m)
      Established: 
    1923; Incorporated February 17, 1923
  •   Latitude: 
    34,0694
      Longitude: 
    -117,929
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
      Timezone: 
    Pacific Standard Time (PST) UTC-8:00; Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) UTC-7:00
      ZIP codes: 
    91790
    91791
    91792
    91793
      GMAP: 

    West Covina, Los Angeles County, California, United States

  •   Population: 
    109,501
      Population density: 
    6,800 residents per square mile of area (2,600/km²)
      Household income: 
    $68,650
      Households: 
    31,781
      Unemployment rate: 
    11.20%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    8.25%
      Income taxes: 
    9.30%

West Covina is a suburban city in Los Angeles County, California, located 19 miles (31 km) east of Downtown Los Angeles in the eastern San Gabriel Valley. The population for the city was 106,098 at the 2010 census. West Covina was the shooting for scenes of Mondo Burger and the title role of the restaurant in the 1997 family comedy film, Good Burger. The city was incorporated in 1923 to prevent Covina from establishing a sewage farm within the current city boundaries. The first Redevelopment Agency project included a regional shopping center, the West Covine Fashion Plaza, with three major department stores and 150 shops in an air-conditioned, enclosed mall. In 1991 the mall was renovated adding a food court and additional shops, as well as the redecorating of the entire mall. The Plaza opened a new 100,000 sq ft (9,300 m2) wing in October 1993 featuring 50 new stores including a new Robinson's-May and interior renovation throughout The Plaza. The City Hall and police facility were built in 1969 as the first phase of an example of a Joint Powers Authority in the County of Los Angeles. A 2020 ranking of the fiscal health of California cities issued by State Auditor Elaine Howle's office placed West Covinas as the ninth-worst in the state. The state auditor had determined that the city's poor finances put it at high risk for default. The Civic Center complex includes the LA County Regional Library and the Citrus Municipal Court building and the city offices.

History

West Covina was the shooting for scenes of Mondo Burger and the title role of the restaurant in the 1997 family comedy film, Good Burger. The city was incorporated in 1923 to prevent Covina from establishing a sewage farm within the current city boundaries. The population in 1930 was 769 and blossomed to 1,549 in 1940. West Covina became one of the fastest-growing U.S. cities between 1950 and 1960, experiencing a growth in population of 1025.69% from less than 5,000 to more than 50,000 citizens. The City Hall and police facility were built in 1969 as the first phase of an example of a Joint Powers Authority in the County of Los Angeles. The Civic Center complex includes the Los Angeles County Regional Library and the Citrus Municipal Court building and the city offices. In 1991 the mall was renovated adding a food court and additional shops, as well as the redecorating of the entire mall. The Plaza opened a new 100,000 sq ft (9,300 m2). wing in October 1993 featuring 50 new stores including a new Robinson's-May and interior renovation throughout The Plaza. The Redevelopment Agency's efforts have also resulted in several major office buildings in the city, such as "The Lakes", in addition to two new community shopping centers, freestanding retail developments, restaurants, residential projects, and the Auto Plaza. A 2020 ranking of the fiscal health of California cities issued by State Auditor Elaine Howle's office placed West Covine as the ninth-worst in the state.

Geography

The San Gabriel Valley region has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate, with summer temperatures averaging above 23 °C (73 °F) The region is located in the southern part of the U.S. state of California. It is home to the University of California, San Gabriel. The San Gabriel River runs through the region. The city's name is derived from the San Gabriel valley, which is in the north of the valley. The town of San Gabriel was named after the town of the same name. It was founded in 1836. The area is known for its hot, dry summers and hot, wet winters. It has a Mediterranean climate and a hot, Mediterranean climate in the summer, with average temperatures of 23°C. The region has an average annual temperature of 23 °F (73°C) and an average monthly temperature of 22°C (74°F) It is also one of the hottest places in the United States, with an average yearly temperature of 24°C or higher. The U.C. San Gabriel has a long history of being hot and dry. It also has a very hot summer climate. The summer average temperature is 23 °C, with a summer average of 22 °F (74 °F). The city is known as the "San Gabriel Valley" because of its hot summers and dry winters. Its summer average temperatures are 23  °C or more. The valley's summer average is 22  °F or more, with the summer average temperatures averaging 23 °C.

Demographics

The 2010 United States Census reported that West Covina had a population of 106,098. There were 32,705 housing units at an average density of 2,032.7 per square mile (784.8/km²), of which 20,703 were owner-occupied, and 10,893 (34.5%) were occupied by renters. In 2017, there were more than 10,000 Filipino Americans living in the city. Most of the foreign-born population were born in Mexico 27.3%,Philippines 18.9%, Mainland China 13.7%, Vietnam 9.6%, El Salvador 3.1%, Hong Kong 2.7, Guatemala 1.5%, Korea 1.3% and Indonesia 1.2%.Mexican and Filipino are the most common ancestries in West Covine. The median household income of $67,088 was in 2009-2013, with 10% of the population living below the federal poverty line. The average family size was 3.68. The city is broken up into five districts, with the south side of the city making up the majority of the district. It is located in the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, and Imperial Counties. The area has a population density of 6,594.3 inhabitants per square miles (2,546.1/ km²) The racial makeup of West Covino was 42.8% White, 4.5% Black, 1.0% Native American, 25.8%, Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 21.3%. Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin were 53.2%, and 4.4% from two or more races.

Economy

Plaza West Covina is a regional mall that has 208 shops, stores, and restaurants. Eastland Center is a power center which has undergone major renovations since it opened in 1957. The Heights at West Covine is a new 340,000-square-foot (32,000 m2) retail shopping center located just south of Big League Dreams Sports Park. It is anchored by The Home Depot to the north, and Target to the south. The top employers in the city are: Macy's, JC Penney, Sears, Best Buy, PetSmart, Home Depot, Target, Walmart, and Lowe's. The city's economy is based on manufacturing, construction, manufacturing, and wholesale trade. It has a high unemployment rate and is one of the lowest in the U.S., according to the city's 2020 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The unemployment rate is 3.7%. The city has a low crime rate and a low unemployment rate. The economy is stable and the economy is growing. The average household income is $3,000, and the city has an unemployment rate of 3.8%. The economy has a negative unemployment rate, and it is the second-lowest in the United States after the state of New Jersey. The number of people working in retail is at an all-time high, with more than 10,000 people employed in retail and food services. The population has grown by 1.7% since the beginning of the year. The growth rate is expected to continue in the coming years.

Parks and recreation

The West Covina Sportsplex is a 315-acre (127 ha) commercial and recreational center opened in 2007. Built on a former landfill, the center includes a sports park, commercial development, and public golf course. It is located in the city of Covina, Los Angeles County, California. The center was built on aFormer landfill, and includes a Sports Park, Commercial Development, and Public Golf Course. It was built in 2007, and is located on a Former landfill,  Los Angeles County, California, officially opened in 2007. It has a total of 315 acres (127 ha) of land, and a total population of 1,000,000. It also includes a commercial development and a public sports park. The sportsplex is located near the city's downtown area, and has a commercial center as well as a public park. It opened its doors to the public in 2007; it is now home to a number of businesses, restaurants, and entertainment venues. It includes a golf course, a baseball field, a swimming pool, a tennis center, and several other sports facilities. The Sportsplex was built to replace a nearby landfill, which was abandoned in the 1990s. It opened in 2007 and is one of the largest sportsplexes in the United States, along with the Los Angeles Sportsplex in Los Angel City. It cost $1.5 billion to build. It's located in a former landfill in Covina.

Government

In the California State Legislature, West Covina is split between the 22nd Senate District and the 29th Senate District. In the U.S. House of Representatives, it is in California's 32nd congressional district, represented by Democrat Grace Napolitano. It is also in the 48th Assembly District and 55th Assembly district, both represented by Republican Phillip Chen. The city is located in the Los Angeles suburb of Covina, California, and is in the San Francisco Bay Area. It has a population of 1.6 million. The town is located on the San Gabriel River, which flows into the San Diego River. It was once part of the San Joaquin Valley, which was part of Los Angeles County. The community is now in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains, which are in the Central Coast region of the state. It also has a small portion of the northern San Diego County, which is in San Diego and Imperial counties. The area was once known as the San Fernando Valley, but is now known for its avocado and almond farming. The village has a history of being heavily involved in the construction of homes and other structures. It became a city in the 1950s and 1960s, when it was first incorporated. The current mayor is a former mayor of the town, who was elected in the 1980s and 1990s, and was re-elected in the 2000s and 2010s. In 2010, it was the site of the California Democratic primary for governor.

Education

Public schools in West Covina administered by the Covina-Valley Unified School District include:. Covina Valley Unified District includes:. Rowland Unified District administered by Rowland-Covina Unified includes:;. The Rowland School District also administers:. The Covina School District administers public schools in Covina, including:. San Jose Charter Academy (Standalone) and San Jose High School. The district also runs a number of private schools in the area. The school district also operates a charter school in San Jose, the San Jose School of the Arts, and a private middle school in West C Covina called San Jose Preparatory School. It also runs an elementary and high school in the town of Hollingworth, and an intermediate school in Giano Imitation of Covina. The city's public schools are administered by Covina and Rowland Unified Districts;. It is also the home of the West Valley Unification District; and the West Cov School District administered by the Rowland District;. There are also public schools administered by the West Covina Uniform School District; and by the West Cov Valleys Unified District. The town's unified school districts administrate public schools in West covina and Rowland uniforms; the district administrators also administer public schools in Cleveland and the City Universities.

Infrastructure

Foothill Transit, based in West Covina, provides services across San Gabriel Valley with buses going to Downtown Los Angeles and Montclair. The city operates the Go West shuttle bus system, with three routes. Emanate Health Queen of the Valley Hospital offers the following services: emergency room, surgery, maternity care, pediatrics, neurology, and diagnostic imaging. Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Agency provides services from El Monte Station to Cal Poly Pomona. A free shuttle bus to the Baldwin Park Metrolink station provides transportation to and from the station. In addition to the bus services provided by Foothill transit, the city also provides services through the Los Angeles Metro Transportation Agency, commonly known as Metro. It is the second largest city in Los Angeles County, after Los Angeles, California. It has a population of 2.2 million. The population of West Covine is 1.7 million. It also has the highest rate of obesity in the city, and the second-highest rate of diabetes in the county. The town has a high rate of asthma and high blood pressure, and has a low rate of heart disease and stroke. The average life expectancy in the town is 48 years old, with the lowest rate of death being the age of 65. The area has one of the highest life expectancy rates in the state, with an average age of 48 years. The San Gabriel River runs through the city. It flows through the center of the city and into the San Gabriel Mountains.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in West Covina, Los Angeles County, California = 1. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 52. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in West Covina = 6.2 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 109,501 individuals with a median age of 35.1 age the population grows by 3.62% in West Covina, Los Angeles County, California population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 6,800 residents per square mile of area (2,600/km²). There are average 3.4 people per household in the 31,781 households with an average household income of $68,650 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 11.20% of the available work force and has dropped -6.24% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 16.32%. The number of physicians in West Covina per 100,000 population = 213.2.

Weather

The annual rainfall in West Covina = 17.8 inches and the annual snowfall = 0 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 34. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 278. 78 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 44.9 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 46, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in West Covina, Los Angeles County, California which are owned by the occupant = 65.16%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 41 years with median home cost = $336,600 and home appreciation of -11.64%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $7.73 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,137 per student. There are 22.9 students for each teacher in the school, 12238 students for each Librarian and 1224 students for each Counselor. 8.81% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 16.44% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 5.66% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • West Covina's population in Los Angeles County, California of 9,524 residents in 1900 has increased 11,5-fold to 109,501 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 51.26% female residents and 48.74% male residents live in West Covina, Los Angeles County, California.

    As of 2020 in West Covina, Los Angeles County, California are married and the remaining 43.19% are single population.

  • 36.3 minutes is the average time that residents in West Covina require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    76.29% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 16.01% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 4.28% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.80% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in West Covina, Los Angeles County, California, 65.16% are owner-occupied homes, another 33.17% are rented apartments, and the remaining 1.67% are vacant.

  • The 56.73% of the population in West Covina, Los Angeles County, California who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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