It is home to many public centers such as libraries, colleges, universities, and other schools. It is also home to a few private school institutions. The area has a few main parks and places for recreational activities.
According to the 2000 United States Census the median household income in the area was $28,544. The median family income for the area was $29,755. The per capita income was $9,543.
East Los Angeles is served by Metro Gold Line’s Eastside Extension. For more information on East Los Angeles’s restaurants, schools, event venues, entertainment, shopping centers and retail locations check your local yellow pages or business directory.