Central and West Long Beach Quick Facts:
- The focus area includes 90,000 residents of Latino, Filipino, African-American, and Cambodian descent. Languages spoken include Spanish, Khmer, and Tagalog.
- Cambodia Town in Central Long Beach is home to nearly 18,000 Cambodian residents, representing the largest concentration of Cambodians outside of Southeast Asia.
- 45% of adults in Central and West Long Beach are obese in contrast with both 21% in Los Angeles County and California.
- Nearly twice as many adults in Central and West Long Beach reported fair/poor health (37%) compared to adults in the county (18%) and state (16%).
- Long Beach Unified School District is the 3rd largest school district in California with a total enrollment of 82,256 students. LBUSD oversees 4 High Schools and 10 Middle and Elementary Schools in our focus area.