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

The community was named for the nearby city of Bell

The latitude of Bell Gardens is 33.965N. The longitude is -118.15W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 121 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 45,491.


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Median household income
Local
$30,597
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bell Gardens demographic reports
Bell Gardens is at the confluence of the Los Angeles River and the Rio Hondo Channel
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 298. The number of murders and homicides was 10. The violent crime rate was 6.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Eddie Cochran, musician
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 148

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

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bell Gardens was $8,415, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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4% of Bell Gardens residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bell Gardens, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $617.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,363.


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Libraries in Bell Gardens include Bell Gardens Library ... View libraries

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

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

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bell Gardens between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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