General Law city
Incorporated: January 20, 1923
City Hall: 8650 California Ave, South Gate, California 90280
Population (2020 Census): 92,726 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 24.6%
Population Density (2020 Census): 12,812.8 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 25,084
Persons Per Housing Unit: 3.7
Land Area: 7.24 square miles (18.74 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.12 square miles (0.30 square kilometers)
Total Area: 7.35 square miles (19.04 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.944159 -118.192761
Named in 1918 after South Gate Gardens on the Cudahy Ranch that was opened to the public in 1917. The name indicates the location of the area south of Los Angeles.
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