Originally two neighborhoods (Pico and Rivera), the city of Pico Rivera was formed in 1958 when they were merged. This is a largely suburban town but has a mix of residential, commercial, and industrial areas. The main thoroughfares are what you'll find in a typical LA suburb, lined with shopping plazas, banks, and fast food chains. The Pico Rivera Towne Center is a particularly large shopping area, clocking in at 60 acres (24 hectares).
Housing-wise, this is a relatively affordable area compared to many parts of LA. The residential streets are clean and quiet. Most of the homes are three bedrooms or larger and sit have decent-sized yards. Residents say its a great place to start a family.
The neighborhood has access to several major highways so getting to other parts of the city is simple.
Burbank: 21.2 miles / 40-90 minutes by car / 90-120 minutes by transit
Century City: 21.5 miles / 60-120 minutes by car / 130 minutes by transit
Downtown LA: 10.3 miles / 25-60 minutes by car / 60 minutes by transit
Santa Monica: 26.9 miles / 60-120 minutes by car / 120 minutes by transit
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