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The population of Placentia is approximately 49,943 (2006), 50533 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 13,733 (1990), 16365 (2010).

The amount of land area in Placentia is 17.072 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Placentia is 6.59 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.021 sq kilometers.
The distance from Placentia to Washington DC is 2407 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 381 miles. (as the crow flies)
Placentia is positioned 33.88 degrees north of the equator and 117.85 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Placentia elevation is 250 feet above sea level.
The Placentia city flower is the the gladiolus.
The city tree is the Palm Tree.
Placentia per capita income is $22,328 (2000).
Placentia median income is $$70,400 (2005).

The Placentia median home price is $610,900 (2005).

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Placentia location: about 39 miles from Los Angeles, near Brea and Fullerton. Other nearby communities include Anaheim, Yorba Linda, Villa Park, Orange, Rowland Heights and La Habra.

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Placentia history:

The community, once part of Rancho San Juan Cajon de Santa Ana (a Mexican land grant of 1837), was laid out in 1910 and developed as a center for citrus production. Its main growth as a residential center began in the 1950s. The city name is a Spanish word that means "pleasant place to live." It was suggested by Sarah Ann McFadden, one of the early landowners.
The incorporation date of Placentia: 1926

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