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City of Bradbury
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Location of Bradbury in Los Angeles County, California
Coordinates: 34°8′58″N 117°58′28″W / 34.14944°N 117.97444°W / 34.14944; -117.97444
Country United States
State California
County Los Angeles
Incorporated (city) 1957-07-26[1]
Government
 - Mayor Richard Barakat[2]
Area
 - Total 1.91 sq mi (4.95 km2)
 - Land 1.91 sq mi (4.95 km2)
 - Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)  0.00%
Elevation 676 ft (206 m)
Population (2000)[3]
 - Total 855
 - Density 447.3/sq mi (172.7/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP Code 91008[4]
Area code(s) 626
FIPS code 06-07946
GNIS feature ID 1660369
Website cityofbradbury.org

Bradbury is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. It is in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains below Angeles National Forest. The city of Monrovia is to the west, and Duarte is to the south and east. The population was 855 at the 2000 census. The city has three distinct areas—the Bradbury Estates, which is a gated community consisting of 5-acre (20,000 m2) minimum estates; Woodlyn Lane, which is also a gated community with minimum 2-acre (8,100 m2) lots; and the balance of the City, which is not gated, which has lots generally ranging in size from 7,500 square feet (700 m2) to 1-acre (4,000 m2).

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Geography

Bradbury is located at 34°8′58″N 117°58′28″W / 34.14944°N 117.97444°W / 34.14944; -117.97444 (34.149306, -117.974319).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.9 km² (1.9 mi²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 855 people, 284 households, and 239 families residing in the city. The population density was 172.8/km² (447.3/mi²). There were 311 housing units at an average density of 62.9/km² (162.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 70.53% White, 1.75% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 19.53% Asian, 5.61% from other races, and 2.34% from two or more races. 13.92% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 284 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.4% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.5% were non-families. 12.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $100,454, and the median income for a family was $106,736. Males had a median income of $56,250 versus $40,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $57,717. None of the families and 2.0% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Education

Even though Bradbury and Duarte are both served by the Duarte Unified School District, the majority of Bradbury residents prefer sending their children to private schools throughout Los Angeles County.

Politics

In the state legislature Bradbury is located in the 29th Senate District, represented by Republican Bob Huff, and in the 59th Assembly District, represented by Republican Anthony Adams. Federally, Bradbury is located in California's 26th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +4[7] and is represented by Republican David Dreier.

Public safety

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Temple City Station provides law enforcement services to Bradbury, as does the Los Angeles County Fire Department with their services assigned to Station 44 in Duarte (with backup [paramedic] assistance from Stations 29 [Baldwin Park] and 32 [Azusa], as well as the Monrovia Fire Department). Pomona-based Schaeffer Ambulance provides their services to the area as well.

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