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"The Canyon City"
Azusa is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
One tradition says the name derives from an Indian term for "hill to the east," while another has it that a local store sold everything "from A to Z in the USA"
The latitude of Azusa is 34.133N. The longitude is -117.906W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 610 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 46,962.
Former shipping center for citrus fruits and avocados
Voters rejected casino gambling in a 1995 referendum
Sections below provide additional information and links about Azusa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Los Angeles County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 91702 ZIP code.
6% of Azusa residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Azusa ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Azusa was $13,412, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Azusa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Azusa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $658. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,300.
Libraries in Azusa include Azusa City Library ... View libraries
Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Azusa political report.
The average commute time for Azusa workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Azusa between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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