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Immigrant Population: 4,394,068
Percent of Population: 34.28%
Los Angeles has a long history of immigrant communities making their home in the city. Reports suggest that the number of foreign-born residents has peaked and may even be declining. What this means for greater L.A. is still to be determined.
Source: The Daily Beast
Los Angeles (Spanish for “The Angels”), is officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, and the most populous city in California.
Los Angeles is home to people from more than 140 countries speaking 224 different identified languages. Ethnic enclaves like Chinatown, Historic Filipinotown, Koreatown, Little Armenia, Little Ethiopia, Tehrangeles, Little Tokyo, Little Bangladesh and Thai Town provide examples of the polyglot character of Los Angeles.
People of Mexican ancestry make up the largest ethnic group of Latinos at 31.9% of Los Angeles’ population, followed by those of Salvadoran (6.0%) and Guatemalan (3.6%) heritage. The Latino population is spread throughout the city of Los Angeles and its metropolitan area but it is most heavily concentrated in the East Los Angeles, Northeast Los Angeles and Northwest Los Angeles regions, which has a long established Mexican-American and Central American community.
According to a 2009 Census, the percentage of foreign-born persons in Los Angeles, California was 39.7%, ranking it 5th in the United States for foreign-born populations.
Long Beach is the 36th most populous city in the United States and the 7th most populated city in California. It is located on the Pacific Coast of the United States, within the Greater Los Angeles area of Southern California. As of 2010, its population was 462,257. Long Beach is the second largest city in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, and the third largest city in Southern California behind Los Angeles and San Diego.
According to a report by USA Today in 2000, Long Beach is the most ethnically diverse large city in the United States. Non-Hispanic White Americans made up 30.0% of the city’s population. Its Asian community includes the largest Cambodian community in the United States, and the second-largest Cambodian community outside of Asia (after Paris). A neighborhood along Anaheim Street is called “Little Phnom Penh”. There are also sizable populations of immigrants and descendants from Vietnam and the Philippines.
It has a relatively high proportion of Pacific Islanders (over 1% as of the 2000 Census), from Samoa and Tonga. Most American Indians, about 0.8% of the city’s population, arrived during the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs urban relocation programs in the 1950s.
According to the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau, Hispanic or Latino of any race were 188,412 persons (40.8%). 32.9% of the city’s population was of Mexican heritage.
According to a 2009 Census, the percentage of foreign-born persons in Long Beach, California was 26.9%, ranking it 20th in the United States for foreign-born populations.
Santa Ana (Spanish for “Saint Anne”) is the county seat and second most populous city in Orange County, California. The United States Census Bureau estimated its 2011 population at 329,427, making Santa Ana the 57th most-populous city in the United States.
Santa Ana is located in Southern California about 10 miles away from the California coast. Founded in 1869, the city is part of the Greater Los Angeles Area, the second largest metropolitan area in the United States with almost 18 million residents in 2010.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Santa Ana had a population of 324,528 and the racial makeup of Santa Ana was 148,838 (45.9%) White (9.2% Non-Hispanic White), 4,856 (1.5%) African American, 3,260 (1.0%) Native American, 34,138 (10.5%) Asian, 976 (0.3%) Pacific Islander, 120,789 (37.2%) from other races, and 11,671 (3.6%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 253,928 persons (78.2%).