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Bell is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
The community was named after James George Bell and his son, Alphonso, founders
The latitude of Bell is 33.977N. The longitude is -118.186W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 141 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 37,694.
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1% of Bell residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bell was $9,905, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Bell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $588. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,395.
Libraries in Bell include Bell Library ... View libraries
Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bell political report.
The average commute time for Bell workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bell between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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