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East Palo Alto, California

East Palo Alto is a city located in San Mateo County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 29,506.

Geography East Palo Alto is located at 37°28'1" North, 122°8'23" West (37.467038, -122.139699)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.7 km² (2.6 mi²). 6.6 km² (2.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.78% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 29,506 people, 6,976 households, and 5,273 families residing in the city. The population density is 4,467.6/km² (11,585.5/mi²). There are 7,091 housing units at an average density of 1,073.7/km² (2,784.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 26.98% White, 23.03% African American, 0.83% Native American, 2.23% Asian, 7.63% Pacific Islander, 34.73% from other races, and 4.56% from two or more races. 58.79% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,976 households out of which 47.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% are married couples living together, 19.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% are non-families. 18.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 4.20 and the average family size is 4.64.

In the city the population is spread out with 35.0% under the age of 18, 13.4% from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 14.0% from 45 to 64, and 5.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 26 years. For every 100 females there are 106.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 107.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $45,006, and the median income for a family is $44,342. Males have a median income of $26,631 versus $27,044 for females. The per capita income for the city is $13,774. 16.2% of the population and 13.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 16.6% are under the age of 18 and 10.9% are 65 or older. Music in East Palo Alto: Rap is life for the people in East Palo Alto because they get to express themselves,with the rhythm of the beat. Gangs: Surenos:XIII also known as Scraps are gang members that claim blue. The way you can recognize a scrap is by the way they dress. They have a certain type of style, their style is wearing hairnets, pants all the way up to their waist and cortez which is a certain type of shoes. They basicly control Southern California Nortenos: XIVerz also known as bustas are gang members that claim red.The way you can recognize a norteno is by the way they dress. They wear baggy clothes, red belt, red bandanas and any type of shoes especially K.swiss or Nikes. They basicly control Northern California. Levas:Is when gangmember betrades his gang for the opposite gang



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