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

The community was named after district of Greece

The latitude of Arcadia is 34.139N. The longitude is -118.034W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 482 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 55,443.


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Median household income
Local
$56,100
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Arcadia demographic reports
Arcadia is in the San Gabriel Valley
Developed during the 1880s around the estate of E.J. Baldwin

Santa Anita Racetrack opened here in 1934

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 137. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 2.5 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1995 movie, "Nixon"
· 1983 movie, "Vacation"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Gloria Jean's, Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Los Angeles State and County Arboretum, Angeles National Forest
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.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 48

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8% of Arcadia residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Arcadia ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Arcadia was $28,400, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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44% of Arcadia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Arcadia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $765.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,042.


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Libraries in Arcadia include Arcadia Public Library, Live Oak Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Arcadia include Arcadia Weekly

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

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Arcadia restaurants taking online reservations include Capistrano's - Arcadia, The Derby ... View restaurants

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

A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Arcadia 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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