Living in Commerce, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Commerce SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
4
Safety
2
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
6

Commerce, CA Crime Report

1,123
Total Crimes
8,664.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
237.35%
Above National Average

Commerce, CA Cost Of Living

128
Commerce's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average

Commerce, California Info Snack

Commerce is a city located in southeast Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 12,823 at the 2010 census, up from 12,568 at the 2000 census. It is bordered by Vernon on the west, Los Angeles on the northwest, East Los Angeles on the north, Montebello on the east, Downey and Bell Gardens on the south, and Maywood on the southwest. The Los Angeles River forms part of its southwestern boundary, and the Rio Hondo separates it from Downey. Commerce is served by the Long Beach and Santa Ana freeways, as well as the Metrolink commuter rail service at the Commerce station. It is usually referred to as the "City of Commerce" to distinguish it from the common noun.
Population
12,933
Unemployment
8.2%
Poverty
16.3%
Median Home
$385,100
Median Income
$47,083
Median Rent
$1,093

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Map Of Commerce, CA

Population over time in Commerce

Year Population % Change
2017 12,933 -0.5%
2016 12,998 0.0%
2015 12,997 -0.2%
2014 13,017 0.3%
2013 12,975 0.6%
2012 12,896 0.5%
2011 12,836 0.4%
2010 12,791 0.3%
2009 12,758 -
Crime/100k Commerce CA USA
Violent Crime 987.6 447.4 368.9
Murder 7.7 4.4 5.0
Robbery 370.3 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 540.1 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 7676.9 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 833.3 416.2 376.0
Larceny 4984.2 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 1859.4 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Commerce

White
1.2% (155)
African American
1.4% (180)
American Indian
0.9% (113)
Asian
0.6% (73)
Hawaiian
0.1% (15)
Other
0.1% (14)
Two Or More
0.5% (66)
Hispanic
95.2% (12,317)
Race Commerce CA USA
White 1.2% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 1.4% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.9% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 95.2% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Commerce, California

Less than $10,000
7.3% (94,382)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (82,357)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.5% (135,925)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.9% (141,392)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.6% (240,512)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.5% (200,426)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.5% (162,163)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.7% (190,587)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (35,712)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (9,839)
Income Commerce CA USA
Less than $10,000 7.3% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.5% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.9% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.6% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.5% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.5% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.7% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Commerce

Female
51.9% (6,709)
Male
48.1% (6,224)
Gender Commerce CA USA
Female 51.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Commerce for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
21.0% (2,715)
9-12th Grade
19.0% (2,457)
High School / GED
22.0% (2,845)
Some College
20.0% (2,586)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (646)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (1,163)
Master's Degree
3.0% (387)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (129)
Education Commerce CA USA
< 9th Grade 21.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 19.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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