Los Angeles County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Los Angeles County?

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There are 10,120,738 residents in Los Angeles County, with a median age of 38.1. Of this, 49.29% are males and 50.71% are females. US-born citizens make up 65.12% of the resident pool in Los Angeles County, while non-US-born citizens account for 19.14%. Additionally, 15.74% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 9,020,644 people in Los Angeles County currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 10,120,738 -0.4%
Male Population 4,988,834 -0.4%
Female Population 5,131,904 -0.4%
Male population 49.29%
Female population 50.71%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 38.1 0.3%
Citizen US Born 6,591,024 0.0%
Citizen not US Born 1,937,148 0.8%
Not Citizen 1,592,566 -3.4%
Citizen US Born 65.12%
Citizen not US Born 19.14%
Not Citizen 15.74%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 66,427 -10.2%
Moved from Same County 721,315 -4.0%
Moved from Same State 107,782 -1.2%
Moved from Different State 98,036 -3.5%
Same House as Last Year 9,020,644 0.1%
Moved from Abroad 0.66%
Moved from Same County 7.2%
Moved from Same State 1.08%
Moved from Different State 0.98%
Same House as Last Year 90.08%

What are the employment statistics in Los Angeles County?

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White-collar workers make up 79.22% of the working population in Los Angeles County, while blue-collar employees account for 20.78%. There are also 660,053 entrepreneurs in Los Angeles County (13.34% of the workforce); 3,360,647 workers employed in private companies (67.91%); and 593,097 people working in governmental institutions (11.98%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 3,920,480 0.2%
Blue Collar 1,028,204 -2.7%
White Collar 79.22%
Blue Collar 20.78%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 660,053 -1.5%
Private Companies 3,360,647 -1.5%
Governmental Workers 593,097 4.3%
Not for Profit Companies 334,887 5.6%
Self Employees 13.34%
Private Companies 67.91%
Governmental Workers 11.98%
Not for Profit Companies 6.77%

How many households are there in Los Angeles County?

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There are a total of 3,358,458 households in Los Angeles County, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 66.42% of these Los Angeles County households, while non-family units account for the remaining 33.58%. Additionally, 32.43% of households have children and 67.57% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 3,358,458 0.5%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.7%
Family Households 2,230,558 0.0%
Non-family Households 1,127,900 1.4%
Family Households 66.42%
Non-family Households 33.58%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 1,089,135 -1.3%
Households without Children 2,269,323 1.4%
Households with Children 32.43%
Households without Children 67.57%

What are the median and average incomes in Los Angeles County?

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The average annual household income in Los Angeles County is $109,908, while the median household income sits at $75,388 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $82,995, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $86,468. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $43,500 and $51,124, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $109,908 4.4%
Median Household Income $75,388 5.1%
People below Poverty Level 1,390,806 -5.2%
People above Poverty Level 8,469,176 0.5%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Los Angeles County?

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There are 3,586,291 housing units in Los Angeles County, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1963. Of the 3,358,458 occupied housing units in Los Angeles County, 46.17% are owner-occupied, while 53.83% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 70.47% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $628,300. In general, housing costs reach $1,741 per month in Los Angeles County.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 3,586,291 0.5%
Median Year Built 1963 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 521,375 -0.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 361,335 -1.8%
Built between 1950 and 1959 726,027 -0.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 529,313 -0.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 499,767 0.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 420,654 2.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 233,371 3.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 188,647 -1.9%
Built in 2010 or Later 105,802 25.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 3,358,458 0.5%
Owner Occupied 1,550,733 1.0%
Renter Occupied 1,807,725 0.1%
Owner Occupied 46.17%
Renter Occupied 53.83%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,092,838 -0.5%
Without Mortgage 457,895 4.8%
Median Value with Mortgage $628,300 4.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $613,650 5.7%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,741 4.0%
With Mortgage 70.47%
Without Mortgage 29.53%

What is the level of education in Los Angeles County?

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Approximately 29.48% of the population in Los Angeles County holds a high school degree (that's 2,358,117 residents), while 22.58% have attained a college certificate (1,806,270 locals) and 20.37% have a bachelor's degree (1,629,492 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 839,359 -2.7%
Some High School 2,358,117 -1.8%
Some College 1,806,270 0.1%
Associate Degree 539,998 1.3%
Bachelor's Degree 1,629,492 3.3%
Graduate Degree 825,279 3.9%
No High School 10.49%
Some High School 29.48%
Some College 22.58%
Associate Degree 6.75%
Bachelor's Degree 20.37%
Graduate Degree 10.32%

What is the marital status of Los Angeles County residents?

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A total of 3,466,023 people in Los Angeles County have never been married (which represents 40.85% of the total population), while 3,747,380 of them are wedded (44.17%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 183,315 (2.16%) and 681,089 (8.03%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 3,466,023 0.2%
Married 3,747,380 -0.3%
Separated 183,315 -2.9%
Widowed 406,110 -0.9%
Divorced 681,089 -0.4%
Never Married 40.85%
Married 44.17%
Separated 2.16%
Widowed 4.79%
Divorced 8.03%

What are the most common means of transportation in Los Angeles County?

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The top three means of transportation people in Los Angeles County use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 3,938,259 residents commute by car, 213,812 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 123,356 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 3,938,259 -2.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 213,812 -8.9%
Railroad 4,990 11.8%
Ferryboat 1,324 45.2%
Bicycle 32,213 -14.0%
Motorcycle 11,001 -8.6%
TaxiCab 14,445 17.3%
Walk 123,356 -4.6%

What is the median and average household income in Los Angeles County by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
90001 58,974 13,689 $48,011.00 $57,935.00
90002 53,402 12,961 $42,245.00 $54,170.00
90003 74,117 17,542 $42,220.00 $54,272.00
90004 61,105 22,528 $52,775.00 $92,624.00
90005 38,885 16,331 $42,398.00 $59,439.00
90006 58,560 19,149 $37,375.00 $53,427.00
90007 42,380 12,248 $30,530.00 $55,776.00
90008 31,900 14,784 $47,230.00 $73,947.00
90010 4,108 2,282 $70,500.00 $102,014.00
90011 110,750 24,827 $44,616.00 $58,009.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

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