City of Cudahy 


About the City 

Incorporated in November 10, 1960 and situated in Southeast Los Angeles next to the L.A. River, Cudahy is both a small city and part of a large metropolis. It boasts a unique name and a colorful only-in-California history. Learn more about our community!

City Hall:

5220 Santa Ana St, Cudahy 90201
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; Friday 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

City Telephones:  Office: 323 773-5143 - Fax: 323 771-2072

Name Origin:

Named for its founder, meat-packing baron Michael Cudahy, who purchased the land known as Rancho San Antonio in 1908 for development.

Location / Land:

Click here to view a Zoning Map of the City

Zip Code: 90201
33.96 degrees north of the equator and 118.18 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Land Area is 1.1 sq. miles (2.851 sq. kilometers)

City Goverment
 Mayor  Chris Garcia
 Vice Mayor  Cristian Markovich
 City Council Member  Diane Oliva
 City Council Member  Baru Sanchez
 City Council Member  Jack Guerrero
 Interim City Manager  Henry Garcia
 Finance Director  Steven Dobrenen
 City Attorney  Rick Olivares

State Representatives
 Lucille Roybal-Allard, U.S. Congressional (40th District)  213-628-9230
 Ron Calderon, California State Senate (30th District)  323-890-2790
 Ricardo Lara, State Senate (33rd District)  562-495-4766
 Anthony Rendon, State Assembly (63rd District)  562-529-3250
 Gloria Molina, Los Angeles County Supervisor (1st District)  213-974-4111

Demographics
 Population  25,870 (Source: www.LAalmanac.com)
 Major Ethnicity  94% Latino
 Median Age  23.8
 Median Income  $29,040.00
 Education  10% Attended College  -  17% High School graduates

Housing
 Houses  5,542 (Source: www.city-data.com)
 Occupied  5,419
 Owner Occupied  941
 Renter Occupied  4,478
 Density  4,951 Houses/Condos per square mile
 Median Sales Price  $594,200 (Source: www.trulia.com)

Emergency Services
"If you have an Emergency...Dial 911"
Services Department Location Phone
Fire Los Angeles County Fire Department EAST REGION East L.A.
4801 E. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, 90022
323-881-7068
Police LA County Sheriff Department   323-264-4151
Ambulance Care Ambulance Service 1517 W Braden Ct.
Orange, CA 92868
714-288-3800
Nearby Hospitals
 Monterey Park Hospital
900 South Atlantic Blvd.
Monterey Park, California 91754
626-570-9000
 Huntington Park Community Hospital
2623 E. Slauson Ave.
Huntington Park, CA 90255
323-583-1931
 Los Angeles Community Hospital
4081 E. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90023
323-267-0477
 St. Francis Medical Center
3630 E. Imperial Hwy.
Lynwood, CA 90262
310-900-4525

Schools
The Los Angeles Unified School District services Cudahy
 Teresa Hughes Elementary School  323-560-4422
 Park Avenue Elementary School  323-832-1860
 Elizabeth Learning Center (Grades K-8 and Grades 9 through 12)  323-271-3600
 Ellen Ochoa Learning Center (K-8)  323-562-1611
 Bell High School (City of Bell)  323-832-4700
 Jaime Escalante Elementary School  323-890-2340

Library
 5218 Santa Ana St. Cudahy, CA 90201  323-771-1345

Parks and Recreation
 Clara Street Park  4835 Clara Street
 Cudahy Park  5240 Santa Ana Street
 Lugo Park  7810 Otis Avenue at Elizabeth Street
 Cudahy River Park  5322 Clara Street

Post Office
 United States Post Office  4619 Elizabeth Street

Transportation
 Cudahy Area Rapid Transit (C.A.R.T.)  323-773-5143 ext. 314
 MTA Bus routes  111, 260, 315, 361, 611, 612, 711
 Fiesta Taxi  1-800-TAXICAB(1-800-829-4222)