Housing

In 2012, the total number of households in the city was 24,910. That same year, the average household size for South Gate was 4.1 and the median household income was $41,851. 

Housing Units by Type - 2012

Source: California Department of Finance
Housing Type
Number of Units
Percent of Total
Single Family Detached
15,174 63.1%
Single Family Attached
1,865 7.8%
Multi-Family 2 - 4 Units
3,214 13.4%
Multi-Family 5 or More Units
3,505 14.6%
Mobile Home
293 1.2%
Total 24,051  

Housing Production (Number of Total Permits Issued From 2000 - 2012)

Graph Depicting Housing Production 2000-2012

Households by Size - 2012

Graph Depicting Households by Size 2012

Households by Income - 2012

Graph Depicting Households by Income 2012