La Mirada

Welcome to the La Mirada Community Page, your guide to living in the beautiful city of La Mirada, California.

La Mirada is served by the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District. The city has a number of excellent public schools, including La Mirada High School, Los Coyotes Middle School, and Foster Road Elementary School. Private schools are also available in the area. 


La Mirada offers a variety of dining options, including local favorites like Hambone’s Bar and Grill, known for its BBQ and live music, and Elephant Bar Restaurant, known for its global-inspired cuisine. Other popular restaurants include Viva Madrid, a Spanish-style restaurant and bar, and The Saddle Ranch Chop House, a Western-themed eatery.

Places of Worship:

La Mirada has a diverse array of places of worship, including Cornerstone Church of La Mirada, St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, and Islamic Center of La Mirada.

Activities and Things to Do:

La Mirada has something for everyone when it comes to entertainment and activities. Visitors and residents can enjoy a performance at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, catch a movie at the Edwards La Mirada Stadium 7, or spend a day outdoors at the La Mirada Regional Park. The city also offers a variety of sports programs and facilities, including the La Mirada Golf Course and the Splash! La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center.


La Mirada has a diverse economy, with job opportunities in a variety of industries, including healthcare, education, and retail. Major employers in the city include Biola University, Target, and Costco Wholesale.

City Information:

La Mirada is a friendly city in southeast Los Angeles County with a population of approximately 49,000 residents. The city is known for its community events, beautiful parks, and family-friendly atmosphere.

Interesting Facts:

  • La Mirada is home to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s Office, which is responsible for registering voters and maintaining vital records.
  • The city was named after the Spanish phrase “la mirada” which means “the look” or “the view.”
  • La Mirada was incorporated in 1960 and has since grown into a thriving city with a rich history.
Housing Statistics and Affordability:

La Mirada has a mix of housing options, including single-family homes, townhouses, and apartments. The median home value in La Mirada is $639,800. For more information on housing in La Mirada, visit

Online Communities:
  • Nextdoor La Mirada
  • La Mirada Community Facebook Page
  • La Mirada Moms Facebook Group
We hope you find this Community Page informative and helpful. Welcome to La Mirada!