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The City at a Glance


The City of Pico Rivera is an 8.4 square mile community with large areas of stable residential neighborhoods, many with residents who are both pro-business and provide an excellent labor pool. The City's Economic Development Program, which includes the services of a Business Liaison to work directly with business people in order to better serve their needs, supports both industrial and commercial enterprises.

Strategically located near Interstate 5, San Gabriel River (605) and Pomona (60) freeways, Pico Rivera offers convenient access to the Orange County, Inland Empire, and downtown Los Angeles areas. The City's three railway systems - Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company, Sothern Pacific Lines and Union Pacific Railroad - provide easy access to a myriad of areas including both Los Angeles and Long Beach harbors.

    Land Use Mix                           Demographics 

Utility Providers 

Gas                Southern California Gas              (800) 427-2200
Electric           Southern California Edison           (800) 442-4950
Telephone          General Telephone                    (800) 483-5000 Business
                                                        (800) 483-4000 Residential
Water              City of Pico Rivera                  (562) 801-4316 and
                   Pico Water District                  (562) 692-3756 and
                   San Gabriel Valley Water             (562) 699-1041

Transportation                  Transit Companies 
Freeways: Santa Ana (I-5)               Dial-A-Ride (213) 721-5666
          San Gabriel River (605)       MTA (213) 623-1194
          Pomona (60)                   Montebello Bus Lines (213) 887-4545

East/West Thoroughfares         Schools 
Beverly Boulevard              El Rancho Unified School Dist. (562)942-1500
Whittier Boulevard             Montebello School Dist.        (562)726-1225
Washington Boulevard           Rio Hondo College              (562)692-0921
Slauson Avenue                 Tri-Cities R.O.P.              (562)698-9571
Telegraph Road                 Whittier College               (562)907-4200

North/South Thoroughfares 

Rosemead Boulevard

Paramount Boulevard

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Last Update: September 10, 1997