Established in 1925, the city of La Habra calls itself "a caring community," and the city's mission is to increase the quality of life for its residents. Originally founded as a ranch in the late nineteenth century, the city has grown to a population of just over 62,000 people.
Schools in La Habra
La Habra is divided into three school districts: La Habra City School District, Lowell Joint School District, and Fullerton Joint Union High School District. Amidst these three districts there are ten public elementary schools and one private, Catholic, elementary school; two public middle schools; two public high schools and one private, non-denominational Christian high school.
Within the city of La Habra, there are 20 municipally managed parks, a children's museum, community theatre, tennis center, and community center, which offers a range of classes and services. The city is located within an hour's drive of many varied outdoor recreation areas, including beaches, mountains, and desert climates. La Habra is also host to the world-famous Corn Festival, a yearly festival held in August celebrating the local crop.
The city offers a wide range of municipal services, including police and fire protection, water and sanitation services, animal control, street maintenance, and public parks.
Broken down across race lines, the largest racial demographic is White, with just over 55% of the population. The second-largest category is Other, at just over 26% of the population. Asians make up approximately 10% of La Habra's population, and multi-racial, Black, and American Indian or Alaskan people comprise the final ten percent. Just under 60% of the population identifies as Hispanic or Latino.
The median price for a home in La Habra is just under $450,000 and approximately 60% of homes in La Habra are owned, not rented; the median rental rate is approximately $1,500 monthly. About 50% of the living units are detached homes, and there are equal numbers of small (3-4 unit) and large (50+ unit) apartment buildings.
There is an extremely wide range of incomes represented by the population of La Habra. Just under 20% of the population earn between $50k and $75k yearly, with the ranges on either side of that ($35k to $49k and $76k to $99k) each comprise approximately 13% of the population.
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