11710 Telegraph Rd, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Santa Fe Springs is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. It is one of the Gateway Cities of southeast Los Angeles County. The population was 16,223 at the 2010 census, down from 17,438 at the 2000 census.


Santa Fe Springs is located at 33°56′15″N 118°04′02″W.[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.9 square miles (23 km2). 8.9 square miles (23 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.45%) is water.

It is bordered by the unincorporated West Whittier-Los Nietos to the north, Pico Rivera to the northwest, Downey to the west, Norwalk to the southwest, Cerritos to the south, La Mirada and the unincorporated South Whittier to the east, and Whittier to the northeast.

The 2010 United States Census reported that Santa Fe Springs had a population of 16,223. The population density was 1,819.9 people per square mile (702.7/km²). The racial makeup of Santa Fe Springs was 9,514 (58.6%) White (11.9% Non-Hispanic White),[10] 371 (2.3%) African American, 233 (1.4%) Native American, 677 (4.2%) Asian, 31 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 4,712 (29.0%) from other races, and 685 (4.2%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13,137 persons (81.0%).

The Census reported that 16,030 people (98.8% of the population) lived in households, 85 (0.5%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 108 (0.7%) were institutionalized.

There were 4,747 households, out of which 2,093 (44.1%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 2,354 (49.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 965 (20.3%) had a female householder with no husband present, 368 (7.8%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 286 (6.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 26 (0.5%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 894 households (18.8%) were made up of individuals and 526 (11.1%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.38. There were 3,687 families (77.7% of all households); the average family size was 3.84.

The population was spread out with 4,286 people (26.4%) under the age of 18, 1,770 people (10.9%) aged 18 to 24, 4,272 people (26.3%) aged 25 to 44, 3,735 people (23.0%) aged 45 to 64, and 2,160 people (13.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.

There were 4,976 housing units at an average density of 558.2 per square mile (215.5/km²), of which 2,894 (61.0%) were owner-occupied, and 1,853 (39.0%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.1%; the rental vacancy rate was 5.5%. 10,323 people (63.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 5,707 people (35.2%) lived in rental housing units.

According to the 2010 United States Census, Santa Fe Springs had a median household income of $54,081, with 9.1% of the population living below the federal poverty line.

Santa Fe Springs, California, gets 14 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 0 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 21.

On average, there are 286 sunny days per year in Santa Fe Springs, California. The July high is around 85 degrees. The January low is 47. Sperling’s comfort index for Santa Fe Springs is an 82 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

Santa Fe Springs water quality report