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The general attitude in Bellflower (or at least in the part I live in) is very positive. I live near Bellflower Blvd., and they have hidden gems such as a Pirate Park behind a small Towne Center that kids would enjoy, seasonal get-togethers like the weekly free movie-nights during the past two months or so, and for "frugal" people like me, yard sales galore on the weekends! The city is well-kept and tries its best to be people-friendly, as can be seen with the scattering of many small parks for the children and walk/bike trails for the more active. Overall, having been a worker-resident here for almost 8 years, I've got to say this place has definitely got a little something for everybody.
Bellflower is a city full of life and diversity. Offering many different opportunities to meet new people whether that be through high school sporting events, downtown eateries or even a local youth event at a nearby park. I have lived in Bellflower all 23 years of my life and I have no problem calling this city my home. I played little league baseball for 10 years of my life for the city of Bellflower as well as OCJAAF football for the Bellflower Broncos and in doing so I met many lifelong friends as well as learned some life sculpting lessons. The city has much to offer seeing as how it is closely surrounded by other popular cities within a 2-5 mile radius such as the peaceful cities of Lakewood and the more popular cities of Paramount and Long Beach. I recommend Bellflower for a family of any size or for a single person looking for something new.
With a population of 77,593 of diverse people, Bellflower is a small suburban town that has a quaint 60's vibe that attracts people to its historical landmarks and vintage shops in the downtown area. Downtown Bellflower is a sight worth to see if you like soda shacks, shoe shining booths, a mix of both vintage and modern restaurants that give it a modern yet simplistic touch. Though Bellflower doesn't rank top in nightlife, it has more family oriented activities/venues. The cost of living isn't so bad either, with an estimated $700-$2300 cost for apartments and studios, one might find the most fitting place for their budget. From place t place the commute is very convenient with the Bellflower bus running every 15 minutes getting around is easy. I love this city it is safe, family friendly, diverse and have a handful of public schools to give an option on which to attend. It is truly a gem.