Los Angeles, CA Demographic Data

Los Angeles, CA Summary

Los Angeles is located in Los Angeles County in California
  • Population: 3,857,786
  • Area: 502.69 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 468.67 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 34.02 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 7,674.23 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 82.02 ft
  • Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (GMT -8)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Los Angeles, CA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
2,012,900
51%
50.8
Male
1,959,000
49%
49.2
Total Population
3,971,900
 
321,419,000

Los Angeles, CA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
255,499
6.4% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
226,506
5.7% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
228,671
5.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
252,408
6.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
320,897
8.1% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
704,854
17.7% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
568,885
14.3% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
528,054
13.3% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
228,331
5.7% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
199,731
5.0% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
255,534
6.4% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
139,391
3.5% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
63,135
1.6% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
3,117,260
78.5%
77.1
Female
1,587,990
50.9%
51.4
Male
1,529,270
49.1%
48.6
21 Years and over
2,944,500
74.1%
72.9
62 Years and over
573,957
14.5%
18.3
65 Years and over
458,060
11.5%
14.9
Female
265,902
58.0%
55.9
Male
192,158
42.0%
44.1
Median Age (years)
35
NR
NR

Los Angeles, CA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
3,838,420
96.6% 
96.9
White
2,068,390
52.1% 
73.1
Black or African American
364,740
9.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
34,816
0.9% 
0.8
Asian
457,354
11.5% 
5.4
Asian Indian
39,039
1.0% 
1.2
Chinese
79,989
2.0% 
1.3
Filipino
131,933
3.3% 
0.9
Japanese
31,397
0.8% 
0.2
Korean
108,482
2.7% 
0.5
Vietnamese
22,728
0.6% 
0.5
Other Asian
43,786
1.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
6,663
0.2% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
2,049
0.1% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
988
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
2,661
0.1% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
965
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
906,458
22.8% 
4.8
Two or More Races
133,476
3.4% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,936,730
48.8% 
17.6
Mexican
1,295,700
32.6% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
15,960
0.4% 
1.7
Cuban
14,011
0.4% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
611,057
15.4% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,035,160
51.2% 
82.4

Los Angeles, CA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
372,012
13.8% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
262,965
9.8% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
543,037
20.2% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
477,244
17.8% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
155,266
5.8% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
579,600
21.6% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
297,791
11.1% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
634,977
23.6%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
2,052,938
76.5%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
877,391
32.7%
30.6

Los Angeles, CA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,518,459
46.6%
33.5%
Now Married
1,234,803
37.9%
47.5
Divorced
270,644
8.3%
11.0%
Separated
90,796
2.8%
2.1
Widowed
146,518
4.5
5.8%

Los Angeles, CA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,489,900
40.1%
78.5%
Languages other than english
2,226,490
59.9%
21.5%
Spanish
1,591,540
42.8%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
260,704
7.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
321,859
8.7%
3.5%
Other Languages
52,389
1.4%
1.0%

Los Angeles, CA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
101,180
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
85,428
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
153,261
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
137,258
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
174,779
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
215,000
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
141,003
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
172,653
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
76,776
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
102,826
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
52,024
 
55,775
Per capita income
30,136
 
29,979

Los Angeles, CA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
9,967
0.5%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
255,966
13.1%
9.8
Construction
121,203
6.2%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
378,051
19.3%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
115,529
5.9%
6.5
Information
114,346
5.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
160,108
8.2%
10.3
Other services except public administration
135,569
6.9%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
285,998
14.6%
11.3
Public administration
43,753
2.2%
4.6
Retail trade
197,132
10.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
91,824
4.7%
5.1
Wholesale trade
50,724
2.6%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
151,401
7.7%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
734,950
37.5%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
234,687
12.0%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
431,422
22.0%
23.6%
Service occupations
407,710
20.8%
18.0%

Los Angeles, CA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,905,000
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,327,820
69.7%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
157,504
8.3%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
180,936
9.5%
5.2
Walked
68,951
3.6%
2.8
Other means
57,378
3.0%
1.8
Worked at home
112,415
5.9%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
31.0
 
26.0

Los Angeles, CA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
164,793
12.1%
8.9
1 vehicles
538,321
39.6%
33.5
2 vehicles
440,486
32.4%
37.2
3 or more
216,564
15.9%
20.3

Los Angeles, CA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,360,160
93.7%
87.7
Owner Occupied
489,367
36.0%
63.0
Renter Occupied
870,797
64.0%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
91,558
6.3%
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, CA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,451,720
1 room
137,753
9.5%
2.3
2 rooms
110,790
7.6%
2.5
3 rooms
277,761
19.1%
9.0
4 rooms
317,824
21.9%
16.6
5 rooms
224,705
15.5%
20.0
6 rooms
175,434
12.1%
17.9
7 rooms
96,942
6.7%
12.1
8 rooms
56,009
3.9%
8.5
9 rooms or more
54,504
3.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
4
 

Los Angeles, CA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,451,720
 
 
1-unit, detached
556,474
38.3%
61.4
1-unit, attached
85,356
5.9%
5.8
2-units
43,685
3.0%
3.7
3 or 4 units
86,065
5.9%
4.5
5 to 9 units
123,913
8.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
144,421
9.9%
4.6
20 or more units
400,819
27.6%
8.8
Mobile home
9,711
0.7%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,278
0.1%
0.1

Los Angeles, CA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
305,810
21.1%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
150,097
10.3%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
253,804
17.5%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
199,186
13.7%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
207,528
14.3%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
145,597
10.0%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
80,571
5.6%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
85,822
5.9%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
19,219
1.3%
2.5%
2014 or later
4,088
0.3%
0.5%

Los Angeles, CA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
837,030
61.5%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
12,690
0.9%
4.7
Electricity
408,190
30.0%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
694
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
178
0.0%
0.1
Wood
1,516
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
2,659
0.2%
0.1
Other fuel
1,011
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
96,196
7.1%
1.2

Los Angeles, CA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
361,644
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
689
0.2%
1.5%
$500 to $999
13,901
3.8%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
37,601
10.4%
29.2%
$2,500 to $2,999
55,415
15.3%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
66,980
18.5%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
69,202
19.1%
20.3%
$3,000 or more
117,856
32.6%
9.9%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
96,700
26.9%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
47,008
13.1%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
42,075
11.7%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
29,130
8.1%
7.3%
35.0% or more
144,723
40.2%
22.3%
Not Computed
2,008
NR
NR

Los Angeles, CA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
851,298 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
27,772
3.3%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
32,850
3.9%
1.7%
Less than $500
50,147
5.9%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
76,087
8.9%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
162,117
19.0%
11.0%
$500 to $999
202,010
23.7%
42.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
300,315
35.3%
27.9%
No Cash Rent
19,499
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,271
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
70,506
8.5%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
81,711
9.8%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
87,608
10.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
86,762
10.4%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
81,099
9.8%
9.2%
35.0% or more
422,935
50.9%
41.4%
Not Computed
40,176
NR
NR

Los Angeles, CA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
489,367
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
6,403
1.3%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
3,784
0.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
3,863
0.8%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
7,160
1.5%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
42,005
8.6%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
160,746
32.8%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
181,215
37.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
84,191
17.2%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
542,100
 
194,500
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