Incorporated: January 6, 1888
City Hall: 505 S Garey Ave, Pomona, California 91766
Population (2020 Census): 151,713 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 23.6%
Population Density (2020 Census): 6,600.5 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 43,352
Persons Per Housing Unit: 3.5
Land Area: 22.99 square miles (59.53 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.01 square miles (0.03 square kilometers)
Total Area: 23.00 square miles (59.57 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 34.058494 -117.761091
The Los Angeles Immigration & Land Co-Operative Association adopted Pomona, name of the Roman goddess of orchards and gardens, for the new settlement in 1875. The name resulted from a contest with the winning entry coming from nurseryman Solomon Gates.
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