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Rossmoor

Unincorporated Community (see map for location in OC)
Population (2000 Census): 10,298 (1990 Census: 9,893)
Population Density (2000 Census): 6,601
Population Under Age 18 (2000 Census): 26.7% (1990 Census: 20.6%)
Population Over Age 64 (2000 Census): 18.5% (1990 Census: 17.4%)
Land Area: 1.56 square miles (4.05 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.00 square miles (0.00 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.788917-118.079721

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In 1956, Ross W. Cortese and his Rossmoor Corporation began subdivision and development of a new community of tract of homes named Rossmoor. The land had been acquired five years earlier by Cortese from the Fred Bixby Ranch Company. Although the community was originally promoted as a subdivision of Los Alamitos, it was later advertised as a smart new suburb of Long Beach (even though Long Beach was across the county line in Los Angeles County).

 

 

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