Cudahy is a part of the Gateway Cities and is located in southern California. This region is known for its thriving industrial and manufacturing business sectors where city governments work together to promote a pro-business attitude.
Incorporated in 1960, Cudahy has a land area of just 1.18 square miles making it the second smallest city within the county by land size. However, Cudahy has one of the highest population densities of any city throughout the United States with a population of 23,805 as of the 2010 U.S. Census.
Cudahy has transformed throughout its history from an urban feel where riding downtown on horseback was the norm to a blue collar town with manufacturing plants after World War II.
The City also provides employment opportunities in a variety of business sectors such as international trade, logistics & warehousing, trucking & transportation, aerospace, manufacturing, and tourism. The community’s residents have a median household income of $38,267 which is higher than four of the five neighboring cities. Cudahy has a housing market considered to be healthy and has experienced an 18.8% growth in home value over the past year.