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El Segundo is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

The community name derives from Spanish for "second," because it was the second refinery of Standard Oil

The latitude of El Segundo is 33.919N. The longitude is -118.415W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 115 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,483.


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Median household income
Local
$61,341
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our El Segundo demographic reports
El Segundo is on Santa Monica Bay
Established by Standard Oil Company
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 43. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.6 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2001 movie, "Joe Dirt"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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14% of El Segundo residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the El Segundo ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in El Segundo was $33,996, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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41% of El Segundo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in El Segundo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $848.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,997.


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Libraries in El Segundo include Center Street School Branch Library, El Segundo Public Library, High School Branch Library, Middle School Branch Library, Richmond Street Elementary School Library ... View libraries

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Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our El Segundo political report.

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El Segundo restaurants taking online reservations include Capistrano's - El Segundo, Daily Grill - South Bay ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for El Segundo workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in El Segundo between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in El Segundo include Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Airport, Doubletree Hotel LAX, Embassy Suites, Hacienda Hotel, Hilton Garden Inn Lax/El Segundo, Homestead LAX, Residence Inn, Summerfield Suites, Travelodge.

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