Historical information

Chinatown is a neighborhood in Western Los Santos. It is located on 8.4 sq miles of land. In the early 1930s, Chinatown was a known source for fruit, they were shipped from China to Los Santos and soon they took over the market. By 1938, Chinatown was selling one-eighth of San Andreas' exotic fruit.

Chinatown is home to the oldest Chinese Community in Los Santos and the region. The Chinese Dragon Monument at Wong Park commemorating the victims of the Chinese Communist Genocide by the Chinese Government is the largest monument found on public property in Los Santos. After World War 2, many Chinese citizens who lost their homes after being relocated to internment camps, settled in Chinatown and the region. Today, there is a large Chinese population (73%) in Chinatown. There are a lot of Asian street-gangs dominating the area.

According to the 2008 US Census, the total population of Chinatown is 63,957 people. 20% of residents are White, 6,6% are Hispanic, 73,1% are Asian, and 1,3% are Black or African-American. 28,1% of residents are foreign born, and 98.6% speak a language other than English in the home. 16.3% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher and 34% of residents have a high school degree. 12.6% of families and 36,5% of individuals live below the poverty line.

Places of interest

Yangdi Apartment Complex

Wong Park


Picture gallery

  • View at the Yangdi Apartment Complex with Wong Park in the sight.
  • Wong Park, hotspot for teenagers in Chinatown.
  • Aerial view of Chinatown (center) with surrounding area.