Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, is the largest city in the state of California. Lincoln Heights is an affluent neighborhood located in the Northwest part of the city, less than three miles from Downtown LA. Lincoln Heights is in Los Angeles City’s 25th Council District. The neighborhood is so affluent it has its own zip code, 90022. The Lincoln Heights neighborhood is densely populated, and the neighborhood’s population grew drastically between 2000 and 2010. Neighborhoods in Los Angeles County generally have diverse populations, but Lincoln Heights stands apart from other Los Angeles neighborhoods because it has a large Asian population. It used to be an independent city. It is next to the main part of Los Angeles. It is very close to Hollywood, CA.
Lincoln Heights was founded in 1868 by Robert S. Baker and Benjamin Davis Wilson, both of whom were born in pioneer families in Illinois. The original name of Lincoln Heights was Willowthorpe. It was renamed after the Civil War. Wilson was a schoolteacher, lawyer, and an Illinois Central Railroad official. Baker was a captain in the Civil War and an Indiana businessman. They purchased land in the area of present-day Lincoln Heights and established the first Anglo-American colony in Los Angeles County. The colony was called “Willowthorpe” in honor of their former residence near Willowthorpe, Illinois.
There are seven ethnicities that make up the majority of the population in Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles. These ethnicities include but are not limited to, Hispanic or Latino, Non-Hispanic or Latino, and Asian. The Hispanic or Latino ethnic group makes up the majority population of Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles.
Interestingly, according to a report by the Census Bureau, it was found that the population was evenly split among the gender, with women having a slight advantage. Furthermore, the median age in Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles is 30 years old.
Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles is home to Lincoln Heights Jail and the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. The Los Angeles neighborhood is ethnically diverse with a population that includes Latinos, African Americans, and Chinese Americans. Lincoln Height’s population has decreased over the past decade. In 2000, the U.S. Census recorded 48,750 residents in Lincoln Heights. By 2009, the most recent year for which data is available, the Lincoln Heights population had dropped to 42,832 residents.
The population of Lincoln Heights was estimated to be 27,942 in 2012, according to the Lincoln Heights Public Library. This was a decrease from the 2000 population of 28,561. Lincoln Heights is a densely populated neighborhood. The 2010 census reported that the average household size for Lincoln Heights was 3.0 people. While it appears that the population of Lincoln Heights has largely stayed the same in the past 30 years, the population of the City of Los Angeles as a whole has increased dramatically. This is largely due to the large number of Hispanic and Latin American immigrants that continue to move to LA, and Lincoln Heights’ population is largely Hispanic. Moreover, while many in the Lincoln Heights community would like to see the neighborhood remain more isolated from the rest of Los Angeles, the increasing demand for housing in Lincoln Heights and the City of Los Angeles generally will only continue to increase the demand for more housing units in Lincoln Heights and thus the number of residents.
The community’s boundaries are Olympic Blvd to the west, Avenue 20 to the east, North Broadway to the south, and the Los Angeles River and the Golden State Freeway to the north. The community’s name comes from Abraham Lincoln High School, which is the only high school in the neighborhood and sits high on a hill. Lincoln Heights has a sizable Latino population, many of whom are of Mexican descent. The neighborhood also has a sizable African-American population and a large Filipino population.
Jobs and Education of Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles is an artwork by Lawrence Argent, an American artist from Colorado. The artwork is a 50-foot tall tower in the form of a stack of books. The artwork is located on the campus of California State University, Los Angeles, in the St. Genevieve neighborhood, in the northeastern section of Los Angeles. The artwork was unveiled in October 2015. The artwork is a 50-foot tall tower in the form of a stack of books.