About Azusa Police Department
The city of Azusa is located about 24 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles in beautiful Southern California. The city's total area is 9.7 square miles, and is at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains to the north, which is the entrance to the San Gabriel Canyon, hence the city's nickname, "The Canyon City."
Azusa's population, as of the 2011 census, is 46,678. Out of the 1523 cities in California, Azusa is the 190th most populated city. The median annual income in Azusa is about $52,000, and the average age of our residents is 29 years old.
Azusa's largest ethnicity is Hispanic at 67.6%, followed by White at 19.3%, and Asian at 8.4%.
Azusa is home to Azusa Pacific University, a private Christian university, and Dhammakaya Open University, a private Buddhist university. The Azusa Unified School District oversees 19 public schools, which cover grades K-12.
The Metrolink Gold Line public transportation railway is currently being constructed in Azusa. This service will offer quick transportation to downtown Los Angeles from Azusa. Expected completion time is September of 2015.
If you are looking for a beautiful new home in Los Angeles County, look no further. The Rosedale community in Azusa is one of the last cities developing a large master-planned community. With 6 neighborhoods, there are several developers making dreams a reality for families looking for a place to call home.