Rosemead, CA – Hispanic gangs
Rosemead is a city in Los Angeles County in the San Gabriel Valley. It occupies a total area of 5.2 sq. miles. Rosemead is part of a cluster of cities, along with Arcadia, Temple City, Monterey Park, San Marino, and San Gabriel, in the west San Gabriel Valley with a growing Asian population.
Rosemead is named after Leonard J Rose, a pioneer who named a ranch he owned in the area “Rosemeade”. The name later lost the “e” before it was incorporated as a city in 1959. Today, Rosemead is home to the headquarters of Edison International, a large family of companies providing electric services. The Chinese cuisine fast food chain Panda Restaurant Group is headquartered in Rosemead.
As of 2009, Rosemead has a population of approximately 57,594. 58.4% of residents are Asian, 33.4% of residents are Hispanic, 17.2% are White, and .8% are Black or African American. 57.3% of residents are foreign born, and 81.4% speak a language other than English in the home. 14.2% of residents have a bachelor’s degree or higher, and 60.6% of residents have a high school degree. 11.2% of families and 13.5% of individuals live below the poverty line.
Hispanic gangs in Rosemead