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Bellflower, California

Bellflower is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. It was incorporated on September 3, 1957. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 72,878. The city derives its name from a mispronunciation of belle fleur, a variety of apple tree. Originally settled by dairy farmers of Dutch, Japanese, and Portuguese descent, Bellflower and neighboring Paramount served as the milk production centers for Southern California until soaring post-World War II property values motivated most of the farmers to move several miles east to the Dairy Valley/Dairyland area . Seemingly overnight, the city's pastures and farms were replaced by sprawling subdivisions of inexpensive, largely prefabricated single-story houses. In the 1950s and 1960s, Bellflower Boulevard, the city's main thoroughfare, was a thriving commercial strip. However, suburban growth in Orange County and the San Gabriel and San Fernando valleys made Bellflower's relatively humble housing tracts...more

Bellflower Careers

Among the most common occupations in Bellflower are Management, professional, and related occupations, 30%; Sales and office occupations, 29%; and Service occupations, 21%. Approximately 74 percent of workers in Bellflower, California work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Bellflower Industries

The leading industries in Bellflower, California are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 19%; Manufacturing, 17%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Bellflower job listings indicate that the following industries in Bellflower are hiring the most workers:

Bellflower Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Bellflower, California is $33,368, and the median income of households in Bellflower was $41,507.
 

Average Salaries in Bellflower, CA

Bellflower, CA

$33,000
 

According to our Bellflower Trends data, the number of Bellflower, California jobs has decreased by 11% since October 2013.
Bellflower job trends

Bellflower Employment Statistics

Population of Bellflower
Total population 78,198
Male 47.85%
Female 52.15%
Median age 33.0
  
Bellflower Housing
Owner-occupied homes 40.0%
Median cost of a home $448,100
Median mortgage payment $1,592
Renter-occupied homes 60.0%
Vacant housing 5.6%
Median monthly rent $898
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $25,070
Median for all male full-time $35,926
Median for all female full-time $30,811
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 4%
$15,000 to $24,999 11%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 12%
$100,000 to $149,999 10%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 14%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 25%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 5%
  
Marital Status
Never married 35%
Currently married 48%
Separated 4%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 10%
  
Race
White 43%
Black or African American 11%
Asian 15%
Other 31%
  
Bellflower Commute
Carpool 13.9%
Public transportation 2.2%
Average travel time 27 minutes