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Overview

Introduction to San Gabriel, California

San Gabriel, California, in Los Angeles county, is 1 miles E of Alhambra, California (center to center) and 8 miles E of Los Angeles, California. Asians and Hispanics comprise a large portion of the population. The city is named after the Mission San Gabriel Arcangel, one of the initial Spanish Missions constructed in California. It's one of the first townships established in Los Angeles county.

San Gabriel History

The area was originally inhabited by the Tongva people. In 1771 Mission San Gabriel Arcangel was established. The mission had a primary role in the Spanish colonial society. A vast number of the initial Mexican settlers were baptized at the mission. The city was incorporated in 1913. The San Gabriel Valley was a prominent agricultural region, however, most of the valley has been developed and is regarded as a suburban area.

San Gabriel Attractions

  • Mission San Gabriel Arcangel is a California State Historical Landmark.
  • Ramona Museum.
  • San Gabriel Mission Playhouse.
  • The Church of Our Saviour Episcopal Parish.
  • Hayes House is a small Victorian home.
  • San Gabriel Mission District.
  • The Grapevine Arbor features attractive Spanish architecture.
  • San Gabriel Historical Museum.
  • Valley Boulevard is known for its variety of ethnic shops and restaurants.
  • The San Gabriel Square Mall includes a large number of Chinese shops.
  • Salcido Store is part of the Historical Walk.
  • Plaza Park.

San Gabriel Activities

The nearby San Gabriel Mountains provide great opportunities for hiking, swimming, boating, mountain biking and other outdoor activities. Golf enthusiasts enjoy playing at the region's numerous quality courses.

San Gabriel Higher Education

Residents have opportunities for higher education at the region's Azusa Pacific University, California State University Los Angeles, Alliant International University, California Institute of Technology and other colleges.

Demographics

People

Total Population40,200
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens15.8%
Employed Population 16+19,132
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married50.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.9%
Median Earnings25+$30,217
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,845
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,079

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,318
% Above Poverty Level86.7%
% Below Poverty Level13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation3.4%

Housing

People Living Alone18.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,305
Median House Value$605,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)84.1%
German1.9%
Irish1.7%
English1.2%
Italian1.2%
French Except Basque0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Polish0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Arab0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
African0.2%
Russian0.2%
Latvian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Greek0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
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San Gabriel Almanac

CategoryValue
County Los Angeles County
Standard Zip Codes91775, 91776
P.O. Box Zip Codes91778
Phone Area Codes626
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude34.11
Approximate Longitude-118.08

San Gabriel Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSAN GABRIEL FIRE DEPT
Distance0.4 miles
Jan Temp43 to 70 F
Apr Temp50 to 77 F
Jul Temp62 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 83 F
Annual Precip18.5 inches
StationPASADENA
Distance4.5 miles
Jan Temp44 to 68 F
Apr Temp50 to 76 F
Jul Temp61 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 83 F
Annual Precip21 inches
StationMT WILSON NO 2
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp36 to 53 F
Apr Temp41 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 82 F
Oct Temp51 to 69 F
Annual Precip40.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alhambra84,866$59,682
Monterey Park61,001$60,485
Rosemead54,507$46,150
San Marino13,324$159,662
South Pasadena25,936$117,410
Temple City36,084$75,245

San Gabriel Hospitals

San Gabriel Valley Medical Center
(Proprietary)
438 W. Las Tunas Drive

San Gabriel Public Schools

Coolidge Elementary
421 N. Mission Dr.
ZIP: 91775
Primary
Total Enrollment 422
Emperor Elementary
6415 Muscatel Ave.
ZIP: 91775
Primary
Total Enrollment 670
Washington Elementary
300 N. San Marino Ave.
ZIP: 91775
Primary
Total Enrollment 486
Wilson Elementary
8317 E. Sheffield Rd.
ZIP: 91775
Primary
Total Enrollment 366
Del Mar High
312 S. Del Mar Ave.
ZIP: 91776
High
Total Enrollment 61
Dewey Avenue Elementary
525 Dewey Ave.
ZIP: 91776
Primary
Total Enrollment 408
Gabrielino High
1327 S. San Gabriel Blvd.
ZIP: 91776
High
Total Enrollment 1836
Jefferson Middle
1372 E. Las Tunas Dr.
ZIP: 91776
Middle
Total Enrollment 1180
Mckinley Elementary
1425 Manley Dr.
ZIP: 91776
Primary
Total Enrollment 588
Options For Youth San Gabriel
405 S. San Gabriel Blvd., Ste. A
ZIP: 91776
High
Total Enrollment 1030
Roosevelt Elementary
401 S. Walnut Grove Ave.
ZIP: 91776
Primary
Total Enrollment 430
San Gabriel High
801 Ramona St.
ZIP: 91776
High
Total Enrollment 2326

San Gabriel Private Schools

Angela Preschool Kindergarten
5708 N Muscatel Ave
ZIP: 91775
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
Ark Christian Academy
6539 Rosemead Blvd
ZIP: 91775
Elementary
Total Enrollment 73
Clairbourn School
8400 Huntington Dr
ZIP: 91775
Elementary
Total Enrollment 302
San Gabriel Christian School
117 N Pine St
ZIP: 91775
Elementary
Total Enrollment 471
Growing Time Montessori School
248 S Mission Dr
ZIP: 91776
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
San Gabriel Academy
8827 E Broadway
ZIP: 91776
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 463
San Gabriel Mission Elementary School
416 S Mission Dr
ZIP: 91776
Elementary
Total Enrollment 220
San Gabriel Mission High School
254 S Santa Anita Ave
ZIP: 91776
Secondary
Total Enrollment 236
Sinwa Education Center
401 W Las Tunas Dr
ZIP: 91776
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
St Anthony School
1905 S San Gabriel Blvd
ZIP: 91776
Elementary
Total Enrollment 132
Total Child Preschool
1134 S San Gabriel Blvd
ZIP: 91776
Elementary
Total Enrollment 14
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Study Online in San Gabriel
Historic San Gabriel

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Mission of San Gabriel. c1899.

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Mission of San Gabriel. c1899.

Mission of San Gabriel. c1899.

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