Industry, California

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Industry (or City of Industry) is an industrial suburb of Los Angeles in the San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles County. Home to over 2,500 businesses and 80,000 jobs,[5] but only 777 residents as of the 2000 United States census, the city is almost entirely industrial. It was incorporated on June 18, 1957 to prevent surrounding cities from annexing industrial land for tax revenue.



Industry is located at 34°0′57″N 117°57′3″W / 34.01583°N 117.95083°W / 34.01583; -117.95083 (34.015778, -117.950804).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.9 mi² (30.82 km²). 11.7 mi² (30.4 km²) of it is land and 0.2 mi² (0.5 km²) of it (1.51%) is water.

Industry is a suburb of Los Angeles 22 miles (35 km) away from Downtown L.A.

Government and infrastructure

In the state legislature Industry is located in the 24th and 29th Senate Districts, represented by Democrat Gloria J. Romero and Republican Bob Huff respectively, and in the 57th, 58th and 60th Assembly Districts, represented by Democrats Edward P. Hernandez and Charles M. Calderon and Republican Curt Hagman respectively. Federally, Industry is located in California's 38th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of D +20[7] and is represented by Democrat Grace Napolitano.

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