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

The latitude of San Dimas is 34.106N. The longitude is -117.805W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 955 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 36,000.


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Median household income
Local
$62,885
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our San Dimas demographic reports
San Dimas is at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains.
Former and merged names include:
· Mud Springs
· La Cienega
The community developed as a rail shipping point for area citrus growers.
San Dimas maintains an old western look in its commercial district, which features old-fashioned storefronts and wooden sidewalks.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 118. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.3 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1989 movie, "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
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National index: 100
Local index: 85

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12% of San Dimas residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the San Dimas ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in San Dimas was $28,321, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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28% of San Dimas residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in San Dimas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $814.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,691.


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

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

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in San Dimas between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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