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Population

 

Updated with 2000 Census tract data (4/7/01 except maps)

  • Over 800,000 people live within 2 miles
  • Denser population and employment than the even the Long Beach Blue Line, and 2-3 times San Diego or Portland

Exposition Population

Expo population map

  • Within 1/2 Mile (walking distance)         218,000 people       12,200/sq. mi.
  • Within 2 Miles (10-minute bus ride)      837,000people       13,300 /sq. mi.

The population within two miles would be the 12th-largest city in the United States! Particularly high-density neighborhoods include downtown, Baldwin Hills, Palms, West L.A., and Santa Monica.

Light Rail Corridors

Population graph
  • Exposition and Eastside are top light rail corridors in Los Angeles.
  • Population densities 2-3 times other successful light rail lines!
Corridor  2-mile Radius 1/2-mile Radius

Length (mi.)

 Population  Density Population Density Minority
Exposition 837 13.3 218 12.2 78% 17
Eastside 328 10.2 107 15.1 98% 6
Long Beach Blue Line 1,084 12.6 322 11.9 93% 22
Green Line 893 10.8 226 10.3 89% 19
Pasadena Blue Line 447 8.3 117 8.8 70% 14
S.F. Valley 564 8.9 167 8.7 50% 14
San Diego 776 6.1 300 6.8 66% 48
Portland 551 4.8 195 5.3

28%

33
Sacramento 270 3.7 82 4.5 39% 18

Population in thousands; Density in thousand people/square mile

Source: U.S. Census 2000 tract populations from P.L. 94-171 Counts

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