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
5,143,510
51%
50.8
Male
4,994,400
49%
49.2
Total Population
10,137,900
 
323,128,000

Los Angeles County, CA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
628,305
6.2% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
621,873
6.1% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
614,183
6.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
655,202
6.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
740,323
7.3% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
1,613,330
15.9% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,383,870
13.7% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
1,383,890
13.7% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
639,266
6.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
549,096
5.4% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
742,236
7.3% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
388,753
3.8% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
177,584
1.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
7,884,800
77.8%
77.2
Female
4,042,290
51.3%
51.3
Male
3,842,510
48.7%
48.7
21 Years and over
7,467,580
73.7%
73.1
62 Years and over
1,614,780
15.9%
18.8
65 Years and over
1,308,570
12.9%
15.2
Female
743,363
56.8%
55.8
Male
565,210
43.2%
44.2
Median Age (years)
36
0.0%
0.0

Los Angeles County, CA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
9,744,910
96.1% 
96.8
White
5,093,900
50.2% 
72.6
Black or African American
826,516
8.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
65,370
0.6% 
0.8
Asian
1,474,580
14.5% 
5.4
Asian Indian
108,256
1.1% 
1.2
Chinese
467,965
4.6% 
1.3
Filipino
332,119
3.3% 
0.9
Japanese
95,189
0.9% 
0.2
Korean
207,891
2.1% 
0.4
Vietnamese
105,120
1.0% 
0.6
Other Asian
158,035
1.6% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
26,104
0.3% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
3,088
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
3,268
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
11,529
0.1% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
8,219
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
2,258,450
22.3% 
5.1
Two or More Races
393,001
3.9% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
4,918,830
48.5% 
17.8
Mexican
3,757,540
37.1% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
43,177
0.4% 
1.7
Cuban
37,722
0.4% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,080,390
10.7% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
5,219,080
51.5% 
82.2

Los Angeles County, CA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
885,501
12.9% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
604,335
8.8% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,433,560
20.8% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
1,305,580
19.0% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
481,747
7.0% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
1,412,720
20.5% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
754,592
11.0% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
1,489,836
21.7%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
5,388,199
78.3%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2,167,312
31.5%
31.2

Los Angeles County, CA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
3,464,010
41.9%
33.7%
Now Married
3,520,060
42.5%
47.5
Divorced
679,611
8.2%
11.0%
Separated
195,849
2.4%
2.0
Widowed
414,010
5.0
5.8%

Los Angeles County, CA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,089,750
43.0%
78.4%
Languages other than english
5,419,860
57.0%
21.6%
Spanish
3,742,800
39.4%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
523,862
5.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
1,050,510
11.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
102,687
1.1%
1.1%

Los Angeles County, CA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
212,482
6.4%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
172,637
5.2%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
325,700
9.9%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
282,704
8.6%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
393,696
11.9%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
535,611
16.2%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
393,159
11.9%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
485,970
14.7%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
219,535
6.6%
5.8
$200,000 or more
284,095
8.6%
6.4
Median household income
61,338
 
57,617
Per capita income
30,824
 
31,128

Los Angeles County, CA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
19,670
0.4%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
556,470
11.4%
9.8
Construction
273,288
5.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
991,945
20.3%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
290,858
6.0%
6.6
Information
224,206
4.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
473,164
9.7%
10.1
Other services except public administration
296,089
6.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
631,680
12.9%
11.4
Public administration
159,382
3.3%
4.6
Retail trade
516,604
10.6%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
280,678
5.7%
5.2
Wholesale trade
172,930
3.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
366,701
7.5%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,778,030
36.4%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
637,288
13.0%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
1,154,630
23.6%
23.3%
Service occupations
950,320
19.4%
18.1%

Los Angeles County, CA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
4,769,840
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
3,525,430
73.9%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
457,858
9.6%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
287,070
6.0%
5.1
Walked
133,709
2.8%
2.7
Other means
110,200
2.3%
1.8
Worked at home
255,573
5.4%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
31.6
 
26.6

Los Angeles County, CA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
299,209
9.1%
8.7
1 vehicles
1,123,770
34.0%
33.2
2 vehicles
1,164,730
35.2%
37.1
3 or more
717,876
21.7%
21.0

Los Angeles County, CA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,305,590
93.9%
87.6
Owner Occupied
1,473,520
44.6%
63.1
Renter Occupied
1,832,070
55.4%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
215,222
6.1%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
3
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.2
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.9
0.0%
2.5

Los Angeles County, CA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,520,810
1 room
224,527
6.4%
2.4
2 rooms
191,890
5.5%
2.7
3 rooms
568,994
16.2%
9.1
4 rooms
745,709
21.2%
16.5
5 rooms
631,806
17.9%
19.8
6 rooms
517,543
14.7%
17.8
7 rooms
285,864
8.1%
12.0
8 rooms
185,486
5.3%
8.6
9 rooms or more
168,992
4.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Los Angeles County, CA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
3,520,810
 
 
1-unit, detached
1,701,670
48.3%
61.5
1-unit, attached
218,015
6.2%
5.9
2-units
88,925
2.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
208,087
5.9%
4.4
5 to 9 units
286,243
8.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
272,685
7.7%
4.4
20 or more units
688,917
19.6%
9.0
Mobile home
54,150
1.5%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
2,123
0.1%
0.1

Los Angeles County, CA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
507,281
14.4%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
367,619
10.4%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
728,398
20.7%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
531,618
15.1%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
487,498
13.8%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
414,238
11.8%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
223,006
6.3%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
191,409
5.4%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
45,741
1.3%
2.8%
2014 or later
24,003
0.7%
1.4%

Los Angeles County, CA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,168,920
65.6%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
42,070
1.3%
4.7
Electricity
865,193
26.2%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
2,154
0.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
215
0.0%
0.1
Wood
7,429
0.2%
1.9
Solar energy
8,718
0.3%
0.1
Other fuel
5,428
0.2%
0.5
No fuel used
205,462
6.2%
1.1

Los Angeles County, CA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,068,440
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
4,548
0.4%
1.6%
$500 to $999
44,704
4.2%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
137,432
12.9%
28.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
160,326
15.0%
7.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
201,385
18.8%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
219,587
20.6%
20.1%
$3,000 or more
300,456
28.1%
10.3%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
320,748
30.2%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
149,570
14.1%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
127,217
12.0%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
97,687
9.2%
7.0%
35.0% or more
367,244
34.6%
21.3%
Not Computed
5,972
0.0%
0.0%

Los Angeles County, CA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,785,670 
 
41,631,300 
$3,000 or more
66,631
3.7%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
70,361
3.9%
1.9%
Less than $500
90,233
5.1%
10.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
172,476
9.7%
4.4%
$500 to $999
360,017
20.2%
41.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
377,255
21.1%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
648,693
36.3%
28.3%
No Cash Rent
46,402
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,330
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
160,951
9.2%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
175,005
10.0%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
198,934
11.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
191,344
11.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
159,253
9.1%
9.0%
35.0% or more
856,192
49.2%
40.7%
Not Computed
90,389
0.0%
0.0%

Los Angeles County, CA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,473,520
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
31,585
2.1%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
18,341
1.2%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
17,537
1.2%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
18,798
1.3%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
99,773
6.8%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
489,275
33.2%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
574,021
39.0%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
224,191
15.2%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
537,900
 
205,000
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