City of La Mirada

Seal of the City of La Mirada

General Law city
Incorporated: March 23, 1960
City Hall: 13700 La Mirada Blvd, La Mirada, California 90638
City Telephone: (562) 943-0131
Website: www.cityoflamirada.org
Population (2010 Census):
48,527 (2000 Census: 46,783; 1990 Census: 40,452). For latest State Population Estimates, click here.
Population Density (2010 Census): 6,189.7 persons per square mile
Population Age 65+ (2010 Census): 15.2% (2000 Census: 13.8%; 1990 Census: 11.4%)
Population Under Age 18 (2010 Census): 21.1% (2000 Census: 26.2%; 1990 Census: 24.1%)
Land Area: 7.84 square miles (20.31 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.02 square miles (0.04 square kilometers)

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Named for the Spanish word for glance or gaze. The name was given to the railroad station in 1888 built to serve as a link between Los Angeles and San Diego. First named Mirada Hills upon incorporation, voters changed the name to La Mirada later that same year.

City in red below. Click on map for more detailed color map of county.

Map showing location of the City of La Mirada