South Gate Tourism

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South Gate is the seventeenth largest city in Los Angeles County, California, with 7.4 square miles (19 km2). South Gate is located 7 miles (11 km) southeast of Downtown Los Angeles. It is part of the Gateway Cities region of southeastern Los Angeles County. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 94,396. The city was incorporated on January 20, 1923, and it became known as the "Azalea City" when it adopted the flower as its symbol in 1965. In 1990, South Gate was one of ten U.S. communities to receive the All-America City Award from the National Civic League.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for South Gate in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore South Gate like a local. When planning a trip to South Gate, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Palm Springs. Palm Springs, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Universal Studios, Santa Monica Pier, The Griffith Observatory. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Palm Springs International Airport. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for South Gate*

  • Pollution Statistics in South Gate

    Know the pollution level of South Gate before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 56.98 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.82 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 52.47 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 42.81 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 36.22 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 42.77 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 46.1 (Moderate)
  • South Gate: Crime and Safety

    How safe is South Gate for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in South Gate.

    • Burglary and Theft 44.73 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 43.22 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50.91 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 47.99 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 44.58 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 49.85 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 44.31 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 61.38 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.48 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 42.77 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.93 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 35.03 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 55.03 (Moderate)
  • Living in South Gate - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of South Gate is 146.31 (High)

    • Safety Index 51.54 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 95.9 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 61.58 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.36 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 83.23 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 64.13 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.03 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 110.04 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in South Gate

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in South Gate

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.4 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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