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City of La Mirada

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General Law city
Incorporated: March 23, 1960
City Hall: 13700 La Mirada Blvd, La Mirada, California 90638
Website: www.cityoflamirada.org
Population (2020 Census): 48,008 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 17.7%
Population Density (2020 Census): 6,138.3 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 15,457
Persons Per Housing Unit: 3.1
Land Area: 7.82 square miles (20.26 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.02 square miles (0.04 square kilometers)
Total Area: 7.84 square miles (20.31 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.902045 -118.008961

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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.

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