Bell, CA

35,927 Population
2.5 square miles 14,367.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
14,367.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
47.3%
was 48.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
41.9%
was 42.7%
 
Percent Under 18
29.1%
was 29.8%
 
Percent 65 and Over
7.9%
was 8.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.5
was 9.1
Ranked 27th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
25.3%
was 27.7%
 
Median Household Income
$38,823
was $37,269
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
38.6
38.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
607.2
was 578.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,121.2
was 1,489.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
9,282
was 9,374
 
Median Rent
$1,023
was $997
 
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
8,891
was 9,008
 
Homeownership Rate
28.3%
was 27.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
3,712.1
was 3,748.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
5.8%
was 5.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
4.0
was 3.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
91.9%
was 90.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
66.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.0%
was 94.3%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
49.3%
was 47.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
6.9%
was 7.3%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
95.3%
was 84.3%
 
Debt Service Ratio
43.3%
was 9.5%
 
Revenue
$79,294,017
was $22,909,394
 
Expenditure
$61,264,577
was $27,519,565
 
Revenue per Capita
$2,209
was $642
 
Expenditure per Capita
$1,707
was $771
 

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