Broadway-Manchester, Los Angeles

Last updated
Broadway-Manchester
Location map Southern Los Angeles.png
Red pog.svg
Broadway-Manchester
Location within southern Los Angeles
Coordinates: 33°56′30″N118°16′30″W / 33.9417°N 118.2750°W / 33.9417; -118.2750 Coordinates: 33°56′30″N118°16′30″W / 33.9417°N 118.2750°W / 33.9417; -118.2750
Country Flag of the United States.svg  United States
State Flag of California.svg  California
County Flag of Los Angeles County, California.svg Los Angeles
CityFlag of Los Angeles, California.svg  Los Angeles

Broadway-Manchester is a 1.5-square-mile neighborhood in Los Angeles, California. The neighborhood, part of the South Los Angeles area, is home to over 23,000 residents. [1]

South Los Angeles districts and neighborhoods of Los Angeles

South Los Angeles is a region in southern Los Angeles County, California, and mostly lies within the city limits of Los Angeles, just south of downtown.

Contents

Broadway-Manchester district of the city of Los Angeles, as drawn by the Los Angeles Times Outline map of the Broadway-Manchester neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.jpg
Broadway-Manchester district of the city of Los Angeles, as drawn by the Los Angeles Times

Geography

The Broadway-Manchester neighborhood touches Florence on the north, Green Meadows on the east, Vermont Knolls and Willowbrook on the south and Vermont Vista on the west. [2] It is bounded by Manchester Boulevard on the north, San Pedro Street on the east, the Los Angeles City boundary on the south and Interstate 110 on the west. [1]

Florence, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States

Florence is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California. The neighborhood, part of the South Los Angeles region, is home to over 46,000 residents.

Green Meadows, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States

The Green Meadows district of Los Angeles is a 2.22-square-mile neighborhood in Los Angeles, California with a population of more than thirty thousand people. Green Meadows is within the South Los Angeles region and is the home of Locke College Preparatory Academy.

Willowbrook, California Census-designated place in California, United States

Willowbrook, alternatively named Willow Brook, is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Los Angeles County, California. The population was 35,983 at the 2010 census, up from 34,138 at the 2000 census.

Population

A total of 23,471 residents lived in Broadway-Manchester's 1.5 square miles, according to the 2000 U.S. census — averaging 15,060 people per square mile, among the highest population densities in both the city and the county. [1]

Population density A measurement of population numbers per unit area or volume

Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density. It is frequently applied to living organisms, and most of the time to humans. It is a key geographical term. In simple terms population density refers to the number of people living in an area per kilometer square.

The median age was 23, young for the city and the county, and the percentages of residents younger than age 18 were among the county's highest. There were 1,335 families headed by single parents; the rate of 27.9% was considered high for both the city and the county. [1]

Broadway-Manchester was considered "moderately diverse" [3] in 2000, the proportions of Latino and black people being 58.6% and 39.3%, respectively. Other ethnicities were white, 1%; Asian, 0.4%; and other, 0.7%. Mexico and El Salvador were the most common places of birth for the 35% of the residents who were born abroad, about an average percentage for the city as a whole. [1]

Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans are Americans who are descendants of people from Spain or Latin America. More generally, it includes all Americans who speak the Spanish language natively, and who self-identify as Hispanic or Latino, whether of full or partial ancestry. For the 2010 United States Census, people counted as "Hispanic" or "Latino" were those who identified as one of the specific Hispanic or Latino categories listed on the census questionnaire as well as those who indicated that they were "other Spanish, Hispanic or Latino." The national origins classified as Hispanic or Latino by the United States Census Bureau are the following: Argentine, Cuban, Colombian, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Mexican, Costa Rican, Guatemalan, Honduran, Nicaraguan, Panamanian, Salvadoran, Bolivian, Spanish American, Chilean, Ecuadorian, Paraguayan, Uruguayan, and Venezuelan. Brazilian Americans, other Portuguese-speaking Latin American groups, and non-Spanish speaking Latin American groups in the United States are solely defined as "Latino" by some U.S. government agencies. The Census Bureau uses the terms Hispanic and Latino interchangeably.

The median household income in 2008 dollars was $29,897, considered low for both the city and county. The percentage of households earning $20,000 or less was high, compared to the county at large. The average household size of 3.7 people was also considered high. Renters occupied 63.1% of the housing units, and homeowners occupied the rest. [1]

Education

Only 3.9% of Broadway-Manchester residents held a four-year degree, a low percentage for both the city and the county. The percentage of residents age 25 and older with less than a high school diploma was high for the county. [1]

Within the Broadway-Manchester neighborhood are found: [4]

Dr. Owen L. Knox Elementary (LAUSD)

Hospitals

See also

Related Research Articles

Beverlywood, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States

Beverlywood is a neighborhood in the Westside of the city of Los Angeles, California.

Pico-Union, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States of America

Pico-Union is a neighborhood in Central Los Angeles, California. The name "Pico-Union" refers to the neighborhood that surrounds the intersection of Pico Boulevard and Union Avenue. Located immediately west of Downtown Los Angeles, it is home to over 40,000 residents.

Carthay, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States

Carthay is a half-square-mile neighborhood in Central Los Angeles, California. It contains Carthay Circle, Carthay Square and South Carthay. There are three Los Angeles Historic Preservation Overlay Zones in Carthay.

South Park, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles

South Park is a 1.41 square miles (3.65 km2) neighborhood within the South Los Angeles region of Los Angeles, California.

Arlington Heights, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States

Arlington Heights is a densely populated, highly diverse neighborhood in Central Los Angeles, California, where most people live in rented homes or apartments. Within it lies the Historic Preservation Overlay Zone of Country Club Park. There is a technology center for adults, two middle schools, three other schools and a public library.

Vermont Square, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States

Vermont Square is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, within the South Los Angeles region. The Vermont Square Branch library, a designated Historic-Cultural Monument, is located in the community.

Hyde Park, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States

Hyde Park is a neighborhood in the South region of Los Angeles, California. Formerly a separate city, it was consolidated with Los Angeles in 1923.

University Park, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States

University Park is a 1.17 square miles (3.0 km2) neighborhood in the South Los Angeles region of Los Angeles, California. It is the home of the University of Southern California (USC), Mount St. Mary's College and Hebrew Union College. Additionally, the neighborhood is the home of the historic Shrine Auditorium.

Vermont Knolls, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States

Vermont Knolls is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, within the South Los Angeles region.

Chesterfield Square, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States

Chesterfield Square is a 0.63-square-mile neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, located within the South Los Angeles region. It contains its namesake park, along with the Van Ness Recreation Center.

Historic South Central Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States

Historic South Central Los Angeles is a 2.25-square-mile neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, within the South Los Angeles region. It is the site of the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall. From the late 1800s to early 1910s, African Americans began relocating to the area, mostly organizing around landholdings of Los Angeles pioneer Biddy Mason. The African American population continued to grow into the 1940s, and countless Jazz nightclubs lined South Central Avenue. In the 1990s, the neighborhood shifted to becoming a hub for Latino immigrants, with many being drawn by low rents and central City location. Also with the addition of the Metro Blue Line on the Washington Boulevard corridor has spurred growth, and a community plan recently adopted by the L.A. City Council hopes to revitalize the neighborhood.

Manchester Square, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States

Manchester Square is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, within the South Los Angeles region.

Gramercy Park, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States

Gramercy Park is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, within the South Los Angeles region. It has a population of at least 11,000. Jesse Owens Community Regional Park is located in the neighborhood.

Harvard Park, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States of America

Harvard Park is a 0.64-square-mile neighborhood in the South Los Angeles region of Los Angeles, California. It is centered on a municipal park by that name.

The Vermont-Slauson district of Los Angeles is a 1.44-square-mile neighborhood within the South Los Angeles region of Los Angeles, California.

Adams-Normandie, Los Angeles districts and neighborhoods of Los Angeles

The Adams-Normandie neighborhood of Los Angeles is a neighborhood within the South Los Angeles region of Los Angeles, California. It is notable within the city for its high density of population, its relatively low household income, its youthful population, its high average household size, the high percentage of its families headed by single parents and the high percentage of residents born outside the United States.

Exposition Park, Los Angeles Neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, United States

The Exposition Park neighborhood of Los Angeles is in the south region of Los Angeles, California. It is home to Exposition Park, which includes the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Banc of California Stadium, Exposition Rose Garden and three museums: the California African American Museum, the California Science Center and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. It is also home to a Science Center Academy.

Vermont Vista is a 1.65-square-mile, low-income neighborhood located in South Los Angeles of Los Angeles, California. It is notable for its dense concentration of residents, their youthful age range, their high ratio of single to married parents, their low rate of marriage and their low median household income.

References