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
2,015,650
51%
50.8
Male
1,960,670
49%
49.2
Total Population
3,976,320
 
323,128,000

Los Angeles, CA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
233,976
5.9% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
238,426
6.0% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
219,799
5.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
239,033
6.0% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
310,019
7.8% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
708,811
17.8% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
566,352
14.2% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
536,618
13.5% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
237,125
6.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
204,961
5.2% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
268,156
6.7% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
144,337
3.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
68,711
1.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
3,148,720
79.2%
77.2
Female
1,606,500
51.0%
51.3
Male
1,542,220
49.0%
48.7
21 Years and over
2,983,760
75.0%
73.1
62 Years and over
595,357
15.0%
18.8
65 Years and over
481,204
12.1%
15.2
Female
280,260
58.2%
55.8
Male
200,944
41.8%
44.2
Median Age (years)
36
0.0%
0.0

Los Angeles, CA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
3,833,630
96.4% 
96.8
White
2,079,700
52.3% 
72.6
Black or African American
350,543
8.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
26,861
0.7% 
0.8
Asian
452,848
11.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
40,326
1.0% 
1.2
Chinese
78,853
2.0% 
1.3
Filipino
128,470
3.2% 
0.9
Japanese
29,517
0.7% 
0.2
Korean
106,059
2.7% 
0.4
Vietnamese
22,957
0.6% 
0.6
Other Asian
46,666
1.2% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
5,687
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
806
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
1,237
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
1,649
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
1,995
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
917,994
23.1% 
5.1
Two or More Races
142,693
3.6% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,944,760
48.9% 
17.8
Mexican
1,306,050
32.8% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
16,951
0.4% 
1.7
Cuban
13,688
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
608,069
15.3% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,031,570
51.1% 
82.2

Los Angeles, CA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
390,689
14.3% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
251,049
9.2% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
536,725
19.6% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
481,056
17.6% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
178,086
6.5% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
588,490
21.5% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
308,976
11.3% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
641,738
23.5%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
2,093,333
76.5%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
897,466
32.8%
31.2

Los Angeles, CA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,498,499
45.6%
33.7%
Now Married
1,275,184
38.8%
47.5
Divorced
268,439
8.2%
11.0%
Separated
86,008
2.6%
2.0
Widowed
155,993
4.7
5.8%

Los Angeles, CA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,497,160
40.0%
78.4%
Languages other than english
2,245,190
60.0%
21.6%
Spanish
1,610,730
43.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
269,191
7.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
315,030
8.4%
3.5%
Other Languages
50,232
1.3%
1.1%

Los Angeles, CA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
106,131
7.7%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
88,950
6.5%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
151,421
11.0%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
127,500
9.2%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
166,003
12.0%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
219,357
15.9%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
145,511
10.6%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
178,163
12.9%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
79,363
5.8%
5.8
$200,000 or more
116,445
8.4%
6.4
Median household income
54,432
 
57,617
Per capita income
31,619
 
31,128

Los Angeles, CA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
7,754
0.4%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
254,089
12.8%
9.8
Construction
117,012
5.9%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
378,816
19.0%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
121,698
6.1%
6.6
Information
124,905
6.3%
2.1
Manufacturing
162,627
8.2%
10.1
Other services except public administration
137,481
6.9%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
283,780
14.3%
11.4
Public administration
46,395
2.3%
4.6
Retail trade
207,429
10.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
91,293
4.6%
5.2
Wholesale trade
57,592
2.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
151,446
7.6%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
736,148
37.0%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
233,034
11.7%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
446,949
22.4%
23.3%
Service occupations
423,294
21.3%
18.1%

Los Angeles, CA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,938,620
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,350,590
69.7%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
168,311
8.7%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
178,455
9.2%
5.1
Walked
67,440
3.5%
2.7
Other means
55,236
2.8%
1.8
Worked at home
118,590
6.1%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
31.7
 
26.6

Los Angeles, CA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
167,612
12.2%
8.7
1 vehicles
533,393
38.7%
33.2
2 vehicles
446,829
32.4%
37.1
3 or more
231,010
16.8%
21.0

Los Angeles, CA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,378,840
93.2%
87.6
Owner Occupied
494,533
35.9%
63.1
Renter Occupied
884,311
64.1%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
99,822
6.8%
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
3.1
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.5

Los Angeles, CA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,478,670
1 room
138,620
9.4%
2.4
2 rooms
117,474
7.9%
2.7
3 rooms
296,945
20.1%
9.1
4 rooms
315,961
21.4%
16.5
5 rooms
232,686
15.7%
19.8
6 rooms
171,377
11.6%
17.8
7 rooms
90,791
6.1%
12.0
8 rooms
57,436
3.9%
8.6
9 rooms or more
57,376
3.9%
11.1
Median Rooms
4
 
0.0

Los Angeles, CA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,478,670
 
 
1-unit, detached
558,505
37.8%
61.5
1-unit, attached
86,510
5.9%
5.9
2-units
42,266
2.9%
3.6
3 or 4 units
88,805
6.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
130,611
8.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
143,006
9.7%
4.4
20 or more units
419,149
28.3%
9.0
Mobile home
9,016
0.6%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
798
0.1%
0.1

Los Angeles, CA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
292,159
19.8%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
150,021
10.1%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
269,391
18.2%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
208,507
14.1%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
209,832
14.2%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
150,726
10.2%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
80,939
5.5%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
80,457
5.4%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
23,825
1.6%
2.8%
2014 or later
12,809
0.9%
1.4%

Los Angeles, CA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
855,716
62.1%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
11,573
0.8%
4.7
Electricity
407,343
29.5%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
763
0.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
1,679
0.1%
1.9
Solar energy
2,663
0.2%
0.1
Other fuel
2,001
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
97,106
7.0%
1.1

Los Angeles, CA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
366,321
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
1,100
0.3%
1.6%
$500 to $999
10,527
2.9%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
37,396
10.2%
28.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
56,888
15.5%
7.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
66,240
18.1%
20.1%
$2,000 to $2,499
67,208
18.3%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
126,962
34.7%
10.3%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
100,959
27.7%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
48,694
13.4%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
40,577
11.2%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
33,261
9.1%
7.0%
35.0% or more
140,332
38.6%
21.3%
Not Computed
2,498
0.0%
0.0%

Los Angeles, CA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
864,474 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
36,425
4.2%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
37,225
4.3%
1.8%
Less than $500
49,773
5.8%
10.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
86,325
10.0%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
171,145
19.8%
11.9%
$500 to $999
180,967
20.9%
41.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
302,614
35.0%
28.3%
No Cash Rent
19,837
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,315
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
71,073
8.5%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
77,083
9.2%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
90,750
10.8%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
91,099
10.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
76,144
9.1%
9.0%
35.0% or more
434,418
51.7%
40.7%
Not Computed
43,744
0.0%
0.0%

Los Angeles, CA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
494,533
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
6,480
1.3%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
3,697
0.7%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
3,659
0.7%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
4,066
0.8%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
29,735
6.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
149,201
30.2%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
197,388
39.9%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
100,307
20.3%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
593,500
 
205,000
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