General Law city
Incorporated: August 4, 1959
City Hall: 8838 E Valley Blvd, Rosemead, California 91770
Population (2020 Census): 51,185 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 18.0%
Population Density (2020 Census): 9,915.7 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 14,889
Persons Per Housing Unit: 3.4
Land Area: 5.16 square miles (13.37 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.01 square miles (0.04 square kilometers)
Total Area: 5.18 square miles (13.42 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 34.06888 -118.08268
Named in the 1870’s after Leonard J. Rose, owner of a famous horse farm on his Sunny Slope Estate. Rosemead means Rose’s Meadow.
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