Los Angeles 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?

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There are 3,973,278 residents in Los Angeles, with a median age of 35.9. Of this, 49.49% are males and 50.51% are females. US-born citizens make up 62.34% of the resident pool in Los Angeles, while non-US-born citizens account for 19.1%. Additionally, 18.56% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 3,496,039 people in Los Angeles currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 3,973,278 0.2%
Male Population 1,966,568 0.1%
Female Population 2,006,710 0.2%
Male population 49.49%
Female population 50.51%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 35.9 0.8%
Citizen US Born 2,476,960 0.9%
Citizen not US Born 758,835 2.1%
Not Citizen 737,483 -3.9%
Citizen US Born 62.34%
Citizen not US Born 19.1%
Not Citizen 18.56%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 29,792 -8.7%
Moved from Same County 318,707 -3.7%
Moved from Same State 39,600 -2.4%
Moved from Different State 48,954 -4.0%
Same House as Last Year 3,496,039 0.8%
Moved from Abroad 0.76%
Moved from Same County 8.1%
Moved from Same State 1.01%
Moved from Different State 1.24%
Same House as Last Year 88.89%

What are the employment statistics in Los Angeles?

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White-collar workers make up 80.61% of the working population in Los Angeles, while blue-collar employees account for 19.39%. There are also 323,168 entrepreneurs in Los Angeles (16.04% of the workforce); 1,358,581 workers employed in private companies (67.42%); and 196,976 people working in governmental institutions (9.77%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 1,624,311 0.7%
Blue Collar 390,811 -3.5%
White Collar 80.61%
Blue Collar 19.39%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 323,168 -2.0%
Private Companies 1,358,581 -0.9%
Governmental Workers 196,976 4.7%
Not for Profit Companies 136,397 5.6%
Self Employees 16.04%
Private Companies 67.42%
Governmental Workers 9.77%
Not for Profit Companies 6.77%

How many households are there in Los Angeles?

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There are a total of 1,402,522 households in Los Angeles, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 59.19% of these Los Angeles households, while non-family units account for the remaining 40.81%. Additionally, 28.64% of households have children and 71.36% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 1,402,522 1.4%
Average People Per Household 3 -1.1%
Family Households 830,131 0.7%
Non-family Households 572,391 2.3%
Family Households 59.19%
Non-family Households 40.81%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 401,688 -0.9%
Households without Children 1,000,834 2.3%
Households with Children 28.64%
Households without Children 71.36%

What are the median and average incomes in Los Angeles?

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The average annual household income in Los Angeles is $101,006, while the median household income sits at $65,290 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $71,389, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $72,728. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $37,570 and $46,749, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $101,006 4.8%
Median Household Income $65,290 5.1%
People below Poverty Level 650,086 -5.9%
People above Poverty Level 3,211,013 1.5%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Los Angeles?

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There are 1,513,791 housing units in Los Angeles, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1963. Of the 1,402,522 occupied housing units in Los Angeles, 36.96% are owner-occupied, while 63.04% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 71.77% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $674,600. In general, housing costs reach $1,686 per month in Los Angeles.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 1,513,791 1.4%
Median Year Built 1963 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 299,430 -1.0%
Built between 1940 and 1949 144,136 -1.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 259,582 -0.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 211,058 0.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 206,920 0.8%
Built between 1980 and 1989 159,712 4.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 91,168 7.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 81,042 -2.8%
Built in 2010 or Later 60,743 28.1%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 1,402,522 1.4%
Owner Occupied 518,346 1.7%
Renter Occupied 884,176 1.1%
Owner Occupied 36.96%
Renter Occupied 63.04%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 372,003 0.6%
Without Mortgage 146,343 4.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $674,600 5.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $660,000 6.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,686 4.2%
With Mortgage 71.77%
Without Mortgage 28.23%

What is the level of education in Los Angeles?

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Approximately 28.48% of the population in Los Angeles holds a high school degree (that's 900,979 residents), while 20.77% have attained a college certificate (658,963 locals) and 22.04% have a bachelor's degree (697,168 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 369,778 -2.4%
Some High School 900,979 -2.1%
Some College 658,963 1.1%
Associate Degree 193,654 3.2%
Bachelor's Degree 697,168 4.2%
Graduate Degree 345,187 5.6%
No High School 11.69%
Some High School 28.48%
Some College 20.77%
Associate Degree 6.12%
Bachelor's Degree 22.04%
Graduate Degree 10.91%

What is the marital status of Los Angeles residents?

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A total of 1,508,643 people in Los Angeles have never been married (which represents 45.75% of the total population), while 1,370,931 of them are wedded (41.57%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 81,983 (2.49%) and 266,808 (8.09%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 1,508,643 0.3%
Married 1,370,931 0.9%
Separated 81,983 -3.4%
Widowed 151,210 1.1%
Divorced 266,808 -0.5%
Never Married 45.75%
Married 41.57%
Separated 2.49%
Widowed 4.59%
Divorced 8.09%

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

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The top three means of transportation people in Los Angeles use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 1,499,214 residents commute by car, 138,073 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 64,637 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 1,499,214 -2.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 138,073 -9.8%
Subway or Elevated 2,713 N/A
Railroad 2,325 6.1%
Ferryboat 1,165 46.7%
Bicycle 15,852 -16.1%
Motorcycle 4,662 -4.2%
TaxiCab 7,838 14.0%
Walk 64,637 -4.0%

What is the median and average household income in Los Angeles 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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