Los Angeles County, CA Demographic Data

Los Angeles County, CA Summary

Los Angeles County is located in California
  • Population: 9,962,789
  • Area: 4,750.94 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 4,057.88 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 693.06 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 2,097.01 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 2,232.61 ft
  • Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (GMT -8)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Los Angeles County, CA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
5,160,960
51%
50.8
Male
5,009,330
49%
49.2
Total Population
10,170,300
 
321,419,000

Los Angeles County, CA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
640,962
6.3% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
616,655
6.1% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
626,509
6.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
671,064
6.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
762,452
7.5% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
1,600,500
15.7% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,403,150
13.8% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
1,395,990
13.7% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
632,998
6.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
542,677
5.3% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
720,744
7.1% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
382,025
3.8% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
174,565
1.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
7,890,450
77.6%
77.1
Female
4,045,300
51.3%
51.4
Male
3,845,150
48.7%
48.6
21 Years and over
7,457,350
73.3%
72.9
62 Years and over
1,585,920
15.6%
18.3
65 Years and over
1,277,330
12.6%
14.9
Female
726,351
56.9%
55.9
Male
550,983
43.1%
44.1
Median Age (years)
36
NR
NR

Los Angeles County, CA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
9,804,280
96.4% 
96.9
White
5,285,350
52.0% 
73.1
Black or African American
836,460
8.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
71,427
0.7% 
0.8
Asian
1,471,600
14.5% 
5.4
Asian Indian
91,723
0.9% 
1.2
Chinese
461,841
4.5% 
1.3
Filipino
360,937
3.5% 
0.9
Japanese
95,484
0.9% 
0.2
Korean
215,625
2.1% 
0.5
Vietnamese
90,021
0.9% 
0.5
Other Asian
155,971
1.5% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
29,126
0.3% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
4,714
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
4,295
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
12,285
0.1% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
7,832
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
2,110,310
20.7% 
4.8
Two or More Races
366,011
3.6% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
4,926,660
48.4% 
17.6
Mexican
3,759,500
37.0% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
46,001
0.5% 
1.7
Cuban
38,330
0.4% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,082,830
10.6% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
5,243,630
51.6% 
82.4

Los Angeles County, CA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
878,322
12.8% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
622,781
9.1% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,453,270
21.2% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
1,316,780
19.2% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
467,645
6.8% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
1,382,580
20.2% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
731,271
10.7% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
1,501,103
21.9%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
5,351,546
78.1%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2,113,851
30.9%
30.6

Los Angeles County, CA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
3,470,860
41.9%
33.5%
Now Married
3,514,700
42.4%
47.5
Divorced
681,020
8.2%
11.0%
Separated
205,878
2.5%
2.1
Widowed
413,705
5.0
5.8%

Los Angeles County, CA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,063,110
42.6%
78.5%
Languages other than english
5,466,220
57.4%
21.5%
Spanish
3,792,700
39.8%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
510,177
5.4%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
1,063,260
11.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
100,084
1.1%
1.0%

Los Angeles County, CA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
208,889
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
172,789
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
323,720
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
305,117
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
418,269
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
541,940
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
384,833
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
469,198
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
213,498
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
254,842
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
59,134
 
55,775
Per capita income
29,403
 
29,979

Los Angeles County, CA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
26,458
0.5%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
540,940
11.2%
9.8
Construction
279,541
5.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
993,951
20.6%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
300,484
6.2%
6.5
Information
206,647
4.3%
2.1
Manufacturing
471,726
9.8%
10.3
Other services except public administration
288,947
6.0%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
629,848
13.0%
11.3
Public administration
148,165
3.1%
4.6
Retail trade
509,564
10.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
271,060
5.6%
5.1
Wholesale trade
164,029
3.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
366,985
7.6%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,762,990
36.5%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
629,983
13.0%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
1,166,400
24.1%
23.6%
Service occupations
904,999
18.7%
18.0%

Los Angeles County, CA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
4,707,560
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
3,489,720
74.1%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
426,493
9.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
287,562
6.1%
5.2
Walked
133,636
2.8%
2.8
Other means
117,444
2.5%
1.8
Worked at home
252,712
5.4%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
31.0
 
26.0

Los Angeles County, CA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
299,217
9.1%
8.9
1 vehicles
1,141,730
34.7%
33.5
2 vehicles
1,171,980
35.6%
37.2
3 or more
680,162
20.7%
20.3

Los Angeles County, CA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,293,100
94.0%
87.7
Owner Occupied
1,486,410
45.1%
63.0
Renter Occupied
1,806,690
54.9%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
211,253
6.0%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Los Angeles County, CA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,504,350
1 room
218,388
6.2%
2.3
2 rooms
189,570
5.4%
2.5
3 rooms
549,739
15.7%
9.0
4 rooms
751,682
21.4%
16.6
5 rooms
622,140
17.8%
20.0
6 rooms
516,942
14.8%
17.9
7 rooms
301,210
8.6%
12.1
8 rooms
180,591
5.2%
8.5
9 rooms or more
174,086
5.0%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Los Angeles County, CA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,504,350
 
 
1-unit, detached
1,717,380
49.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
225,898
6.4%
5.8
2-units
92,021
2.6%
3.7
3 or 4 units
202,186
5.8%
4.5
5 to 9 units
273,504
7.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
276,569
7.9%
4.6
20 or more units
655,979
18.7%
8.8
Mobile home
57,988
1.7%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
2,823
0.1%
0.1

Los Angeles County, CA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
522,479
14.9%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
379,417
10.8%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
725,136
20.7%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
516,517
14.7%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
487,627
13.9%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
410,410
11.7%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
222,099
6.3%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
198,615
5.7%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
34,874
1.0%
2.5%
2014 or later
7,174
0.2%
0.5%

Los Angeles County, CA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,177,050
66.1%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
38,449
1.2%
4.7
Electricity
841,479
25.6%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1,991
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
441
0.0%
0.1
Wood
6,479
0.2%
2.0
Solar energy
5,880
0.2%
0.1
Other fuel
3,616
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
217,710
6.6%
1.2

Los Angeles County, CA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,082,510
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
4,452
0.4%
1.5%
$500 to $999
51,939
4.8%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
146,137
13.5%
29.2%
$2,500 to $2,999
157,424
14.5%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
208,216
19.2%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
229,852
21.2%
20.3%
$3,000 or more
284,492
26.3%
9.9%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
311,512
28.9%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
155,474
14.4%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
131,161
12.2%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
95,546
8.9%
7.3%
35.0% or more
382,770
35.6%
22.3%
Not Computed
6,049
NR
NR

Los Angeles County, CA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,758,800 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
50,631
2.9%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
64,311
3.7%
1.7%
Less than $500
87,979
5.0%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
152,040
8.6%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
350,393
19.9%
11.0%
$500 to $999
407,523
23.2%
42.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
645,926
36.7%
27.9%
No Cash Rent
47,884
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,279
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
152,818
8.9%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
176,984
10.3%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
193,731
11.3%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
184,870
10.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
169,465
9.9%
9.2%
35.0% or more
841,633
48.9%
41.4%
Not Computed
87,186
NR
NR

Los Angeles County, CA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,486,410
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
29,931
2.0%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
18,743
1.3%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
18,603
1.3%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
32,277
2.2%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
129,598
8.7%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
521,550
35.1%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
534,658
36.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
201,048
13.5%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
497,200
 
194,500
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