Bellflower, California – Hispanic gangs
Bellflower is a city in Los Angeles County, located just south of Downey. It is west of Norwalk and Cerritos and north of Lakewood. Long Beach and Paramount border it on the west. The city has a total area of 6.2 sq. mile area of space.
The city gets it name from the bellefleur apple, which was grown in local orchards around the turn of the 20th century. It is typically associated with Artesia and Cerritos as the “A-B-C” region. All three regions together are considered one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse regions of the United States.
According to the 2008 census, the total population is 75,486 people. The race makeup is one of the most evenly dispersed in Los Angeles. 52.2% are of Hispanic origin, 31.2% are White, 11.2% are Black or African American, and 12.6% are Asian. 30.1% of residents are foreign born, 17.3% have a bachelor’s degree or higher, and 76% have a high school degree or higher. Only 12.2% of individuals lives below the poverty level, which is 1% less than the national average.
Hispanic gangs in Bellflower