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

The community was named after town in Canada

The latitude of Inglewood is 33.961N. The longitude is -118.352W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 131 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 115,208.


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Median household income
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$34,269
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Inglewood demographic reports
Inglewood is in the Centinela Valley
Known for chinchilla production in the 1920s

The defense industry moved here during World War II, followed by the space and missile systems program

In April 2004, residents voted to block Wal-Mart from building a store here

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1,091. The number of murders and homicides was 32. The violent crime rate was 9.4 per 1,000 people.
Census 2000 highlights: Ninth most crowded city in the U.S., with 12,371 people per square mile
Well-known residents have included:
· Brian Wilson, singer and songwriter with the Beach Boys
· Vicki Lawrence, actress and talk show host
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Colleges and universities: University of West Los Angeles School of Law
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 99

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1% of Inglewood residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Inglewood ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Inglewood was $14,776, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Inglewood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Inglewood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $613.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,379.


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Libraries in Inglewood include Crenshaw-Imperial Library, Inglewood Public Library, Morningside Park Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Inglewood workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 17 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Inglewood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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