Long Beach over 30% white????

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Long Beach over 30% white????

Unread post by krysnum1 » December 19th, 2005, 2:45 pm

How is this so? Is there a rich part of LongBeach?

http://www.city-data.com/city/Long-Beac ... ornia.html

Races in Long Beach:

* Hispanic (35.8%)
* White Non-Hispanic (33.1%)
* Other race (20.6%)
* Black (14.9%)
* Two or more races (5.3%)
* Other Asian (4.8%)
* Filipino (4.0%)
* American Indian (1.7%)
* Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (1.2%)
* Vietnamese (1.1%)
* Chinese (0.8%)
* Japanese (0.7%)

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Unread post by Christina Marie » December 19th, 2005, 2:52 pm

Just like any city there are areas that are more well to do than others. Long Beach does have some upper middle class areas yes.

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Unread post by Sentenza » December 19th, 2005, 3:15 pm

http://www.ci.long-beach.ca.us/civica/f ... lobID=1890

Heres something from the official Long Beach Website.

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Unread post by Sentenza » December 19th, 2005, 3:19 pm

White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208,410 45.2



Hispanic or Latino (of any race) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165,092 35.8
Mexican. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127,129 27.5
Puerto Rican. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,339 0.5
Cuban . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,067 0.2
Other Hispanic or Latino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34,557 7.5




Black or African American . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68,618 14.9
American Indian and Alaska Native . . . . . . . . . . . 3,881 0.8
Asian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55,591 12.0
Asian Indian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,338 0.3
Chinese . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,550 0.8
Filipino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18,608 4.0
Japanese. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,147 0.7
Korean. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,608 0.3
Vietnamese. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,074 1.1
Other Asian 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22,266 4.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. . . . 5,605 1.2
Native Hawaiian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306 0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 578 0.1
Samoan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,951 0.9
Other Pacific Islander 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 770 0.2

The last figure is the percentage....

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Unread post by MiChuhSuh » December 19th, 2005, 4:27 pm

^^^ Yup Long Beach is mostly white. And it's the other way around, there are some ghetto parts, not there are some rich parts. The parts that are messed up are smaller, gang mentallity thinking you have to bang is ruining things, not vice-versa at this point

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Unread post by Christina Marie » December 19th, 2005, 4:42 pm

End Violence NOW wrote:^^^ Yup Long Beach is mostly white. And it's the other way around, there are some ghetto parts, not there are some rich parts. The parts that are messed up are smaller, gang mentallity thinking you have to bang is ruining things, not vice-versa at this point


Now this I have to disagree on.....there is more inner city areas than there are "rich parts". The "rich parts" are on the edges of LB, bordering Los Alamitos, Lakewood....with exception to Belmont Shore/peninsula/Naples and then there is Bixby Knolls which sits right between downtown and N.town.

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Unread post by se11 » December 19th, 2005, 4:48 pm

long beach has just been give a bad reputation i would say mostly from snoop dogg saying it and affiliating it with the crips in almost every other of his songs.

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Unread post by Christina Marie » December 19th, 2005, 5:19 pm

Long Beach has earned its rep, unfortunately.

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Unread post by Maniac » December 20th, 2005, 12:56 am

In Compton there are mainly blacks and whites as well as latinos/hispanics but not many asians, there are large concerntrations of 1 or 2 races in a neighbourhood in LA or even New York so why does it matter.

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Unread post by Invincible » December 20th, 2005, 3:09 am

crstnamre wrote:Long Beach has earned its rep, unfortunately.


why unfortunetly?

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Unread post by Sentenza » December 20th, 2005, 5:12 am

Invincible wrote:
crstnamre wrote:Long Beach has earned its rep, unfortunately.


why unfortunetly?


I think she meant a criminal rep.

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Unread post by AcmeWhiteBread » December 20th, 2005, 11:28 am

Long Beach aint shit. North Long beach yes, but its not like its going off like south central AT ALL.

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Unread post by Christina Marie » December 20th, 2005, 11:30 am

AcmeWhiteBread wrote:Long Beach aint shit. North Long beach yes, but its not like its going off like south central AT ALL.



Whatever you say:roll:

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Unread post by AcmeWhiteBread » December 20th, 2005, 11:35 am

You got that right stupid seeing as how I went to Poly.......

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Unread post by Christina Marie » December 20th, 2005, 11:41 am

AcmeWhiteBread wrote:You got that right stupid seeing as how I went to Poly.......



And?? I have lived here my whole life. Ooooooo "stupid" now that shows some serious intelligence and maturity.

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Unread post by AcmeWhiteBread » December 20th, 2005, 11:43 am

Look who is talking, Im just bringing it to your level. Anyone whi says Long Beach is like some area where your doging bullets all day is full of sh^t.

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Unread post by Christina Marie » December 20th, 2005, 11:52 am

AcmeWhiteBread wrote:Look who is talking, Im just bringing it to your level. Anyone whi says Long Beach is like some area where your doging bullets all day is full of sh^t.


Ummmmm....I don't recall/read where anyone was saying anything about "dodging any bullets all day" anywhere in this thread. Don't know where you read that, but it was'nt this thread. Maybe you imagined it?

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Unread post by cbi562 » December 20th, 2005, 12:15 pm

Acme is on some mark shit. Look cuzz - that city is a well funded and rich city. With that comes flaws as in havin ghettos all around. You guys are on some hood shit, but visitors coming in and out think it as of a respectable city. Now as far as Long Beach not havin drama - nigga I guess you never experinced the pain and wrath of the Eastside. Its a city where bluie fights bluie and even the Surenos hang up the blue and we fight them too. You went to Poly? Where you there when King Park was alive and kickin? Poly HS is adjecent to the hood. Anyway - yes there are more whites in LB and let me stress how many Asians we have. As far Latinos - what city in Southern Cali do we not have browns? LOL

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Unread post by AcmeWhiteBread » December 20th, 2005, 12:24 pm

To be clear, LB is a nice city that has a little drama in the north side. LB is a nice city by comparison to Compton. We all gettin this? No I never felt the pain, Im 6'5" 260, and have the respect of anyone who knows me. All G's I went to school with called me Big Wood. Just being cool. I did time and my perspective of race changed in there. But whatever.......

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Unread post by Christina Marie » December 20th, 2005, 12:26 pm

Now as far as Long Beach not havin drama - nigga I guess you never experinced the pain and wrath of the Eastside. Its a city where bluie fights bluie and even the Surenos hang up the blue and we fight them too. You went to Poly? Where you there when King Park was alive and kickin? Poly HS is adjecent to the hood.


Exactly.

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Unread post by MiChuhSuh » December 20th, 2005, 3:00 pm

cbi562 wrote:Acme is on some mark shit. Look cuzz - that city is a well funded and rich city. With that comes flaws as in havin ghettos all around. You guys are on some hood shit, but visitors coming in and out think it as of a respectable city. Now as far as Long Beach not havin drama - nigga I guess you never experinced the pain and wrath of the Eastside. Its a city where bluie fights bluie and even the Surenos hang up the blue and we fight them too. You went to Poly? Where you there when King Park was alive and kickin? Poly HS is adjecent to the hood. Anyway - yes there are more whites in LB and let me stress how many Asians we have. As far Latinos - what city in Southern Cali do we not have browns? LOL


AcmeWhiteBread wrote:To be clear, LB is a nice city that has a little drama in the north side. LB is a nice city by comparison to Compton. We all gettin this? No I never felt the pain, Im 6'5" 260, and have the respect of anyone who knows me. All G's I went to school with called me Big Wood. Just being cool. I did time and my perspective of race changed in there. But whatever.......


Both of you saying almost the exact same thing, I don't see the need for argument here. cbi just emphasizes E/S stuff and Acme just emphasizes N/S stuff.

As far as just how much drama there is, both of you can be right - there is only as much drama as you get involved in. I know some people come out of Poly fine and others taht get caught up in the 20LC/BIG stuff get all messed up and drop out or get expelled. It really depends on you and who you hang out with, and what part of town you pay attention to in what way. The N/S and E/S both have the majority of the "bad spots" so both of you are right.

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Unread post by Maniac » December 20th, 2005, 3:00 pm

If i go to LA i would look at the good and bad but if was o live there thats another story but even in Australia if you come to where i live you have gunshops and gangs all around.I think most people would say that part of LA are dangerous.

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Unread post by Christina Marie » December 20th, 2005, 5:08 pm

I am from by CSULB (E/S) and believe it....we do have quite a bit of crime over here. There is an AM/PM over here and somebody is always trying to rob it, I have had people running through my backyard, cops everywhere, helicopter with its spotlight in my yard. Also, we have a mall about 2 blocks over and because its near the 405...places over there have robbery attempts quite often.

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Unread post by MiChuhSuh » December 20th, 2005, 5:21 pm

^^ which mall?

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Unread post by krysnum1 » December 20th, 2005, 5:39 pm

LOl, When ever you guys write somthing about drama in Long Beach I think of:

With so much drama in the LBC.

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Unread post by Christina Marie » December 20th, 2005, 5:58 pm

End Violence NOW wrote:^^ which mall?


Los Altos Shopping Center. Target, Comp USA, Circuit City, Borders +

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Unread post by 3Harmonies » December 20th, 2005, 6:36 pm

I lived a lil up north from that city. I tell ya.. Unless you have at least 10 million dollars tucked away and can live in the best area with no having to commute through any bad parts.. LA area in general aint worth residing.. Im serious.. Dont think about getting a miniscule job or whatever.. the heck with that.. well I mean if you are going to school to become something better than maybe but... If you wanna throw your life away, then that area is a good place to do it. I can also do this living near Honolulu, Hawaii or a place like Waipahu.. and survive better but with the same miniscule economic opportunities :lol:

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Unread post by Christina Marie » December 20th, 2005, 6:52 pm

3Harmonies wrote:I lived a lil up north from that city. I tell ya.. Unless you have at least 10 million dollars tucked away and can live in the best area with no having to commute through any bad parts.. LA area in general aint worth residing.. Im serious.. Dont think about getting a miniscule job or whatever.. the heck with that.. well I mean if you are going to school to become something better than maybe but... If you wanna throw your life away, then that area is a good place to do it. I can also do this living near Honolulu, Hawaii or a place like Waipahu.. and survive better but with the same miniscule economic opportunities :lol:


This ^ I agree with. The cost of living here is outrageous.

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Unread post by MiChuhSuh » December 20th, 2005, 6:54 pm

^^For a little while though I lived in Koreatown, just a few months in the summer, and it really wasn't bad. Rent was like 400-500 for a small-@ss studio apartment but it was livable, not like bullets fly by the 5th story room.

And if you already got a job there, I mean in Wilshire district they got those tall business building, someone's making money lol. Mostly bankers and stuff though.

But if you plan on living in the bad areas and don't already have a job there, you're right, it's not a smart idea.

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Unread post by Maniac » December 21st, 2005, 2:00 am

I plan on living LA but not in the rich parts put i would want a reasonable job or some shit like that.

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Unread post by Invincible » December 21st, 2005, 6:01 pm

I thought that it was a good thing that a city has a bad rept. It means it can hold its own. or at least according to some posters like that poster form new york who keeps saying how hard it is and gets mad when someone tells him its not that violent.

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Unread post by Cold Bear » December 22nd, 2005, 11:56 am

Let's be specific now who are you talking about? ^

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