San Pedro

San Pedro 位于 PV and long beach 之间。洛杉矶国际货运港口一部分在long beach, 一部分在 San Pedro. San Pedro 是欧洲移民最早在洛杉矶落脚的地方。这里仍然有很多欧洲国家特色餐馆,比如克罗地亚,葡萄牙,墨西哥,意大利,爱尔兰和希腊餐馆。San Pedro 是南加州意大利美国人最多的地方。

2010 的人口普查显示,San Pedro 有8万人,人口密度为每平方英里6千6百人,在洛杉矶是人口密度最底的城市。San Pedro 是一个多民族聚集的城市,白人42%,拉丁裔40.8%, 非裔6.1%, 亚裔4.8%, 其他族裔4.1%.

San Pedro The Port of Los Angeles, a major international seaport, is partially located within San Pedro. Ethnically diverse San Pedro was a magnet for European immigrants from various countries for years, reflected in the number of restaurants representing diverse cuisines, especially Croatian, Portuguese, Mexican, Italian, Irish and Greek. San Pedro is home to the largest Italian-American community in Southern California, centered on the “Via Italia” (South Cabrillo Avenue). Estimates state that the community numbers about 45,000 Italian-Americans. San Pedro is also considered the heart of the Croatian and Norwegian communities in Los Angeles. The Croatian community, originally composed of seafarers and fishermen from the Dalmatia (especially the islands of Brač, Hvar, Vis and Korčula) region, has been present in San Pedro since the settlement began more than 200 years ago. The City of Los Angeles even named a stretch of 9th Street “Croatian Place” in honor of the city’s old Croatian community. The Norwegian presence can be felt at the Norwegian Seamen’s Church.

2000 census A total of 80,065 people lived in San Pedro’s 12.06 square miles, according to the 2000 U.S. census—averaging 6,640 people per square mile, among the lowest population densities in the city as a whole. 

San Pedro is considered highly diverse ethnically, with a diversity index of 63.0.[15] In 2000 whites made up 44.2% of the population, Latinos were at 40.8%, blacks at 6.1%, Asians at 4.8% and others at 4.1%. Mexico and Italy were the most common places of birth for the 24.5% of the residents who were born abroad, considered a low percentage of foreign-born when compared with the city as a whole.[14]

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