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

The community was named for Washington Irving's book "The Alhambra"

The latitude of Alhambra is 34.095N. The longitude is -118.126W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 492 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 87,754.


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Median household income
Local
$39,213
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Alhambra demographic reports
Alhambra is on the eastern edge of Los Angeles
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 286. The number of murders and homicides was 5. The violent crime rate was 3.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Texas E. (Tex) Schramm, football player
· Cheryl Tiegs, model and actress
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Starbucks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 76

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3% of Alhambra residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alhambra ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alhambra was $17,350, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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27% of Alhambra residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Alhambra, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $672.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,414.


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Libraries in Alhambra include Alhambra Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Alhambra workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 15 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Alhambra between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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