Playa Vista, Los Angeles, CA Demographics

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

What is the population of Playa Vista?

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There are 15,669 residents in Playa Vista, with a median age of 38. Of this, 48.95% are males and 51.05% are females. US-born citizens make up 76.15% of the resident pool in Playa Vista, while non-US-born citizens account for 13.55%. Additionally, 10.3% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 12,399 people in Playa Vista currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 15,669 14.4%
Male Population 7,670 17.8%
Female Population 7,999 11.3%
Male population 48.95%
Female population 51.05%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 38 0.0%
Citizen US Born 11,932 17.1%
Citizen not US Born 2,123 9.0%
Not Citizen 1,614 3.3%
Citizen US Born 76.15%
Citizen not US Born 13.55%
Not Citizen 10.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 155 34.8%
Moved from Same County 2,001 67.2%
Moved from Same State 224 36.6%
Moved from Different State 520 52.9%
Same House as Last Year 12,399 7.3%
Moved from Abroad 1.01%
Moved from Same County 13.08%
Moved from Same State 1.46%
Moved from Different State 3.4%
Same House as Last Year 81.04%

What are the employment statistics in Playa Vista?

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White-collar workers make up 95.09% of the working population in Playa Vista, while blue-collar employees account for 4.91%. There are also 1,443 entrepreneurs in Playa Vista (15.91% of the workforce); 5,960 workers employed in private companies (65.7%); and 1,096 people working in governmental institutions (12.08%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 8,625 19.2%
Blue Collar 445 34.4%
White Collar 95.09%
Blue Collar 4.91%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,443 7.5%
Private Companies 5,960 22.5%
Governmental Workers 1,096 32.2%
Not for Profit Companies 572 8.1%
Self Employees 15.91%
Private Companies 65.7%
Governmental Workers 12.08%
Not for Profit Companies 6.31%

How many households are there in Playa Vista?

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There are a total of 7,453 households in Playa Vista, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 50.05% of these Playa Vista households, while non-family units account for the remaining 49.95%. Additionally, 24.31% of households have children and 75.69% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 7,453 21.6%
Average People Per Household 2 -5.0%
Family Households 3,730 14.0%
Non-family Households 3,723 30.3%
Family Households 50.05%
Non-family Households 49.95%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 1,812 6.5%
Households without Children 5,641 27.4%
Households with Children 24.31%
Households without Children 75.69%

What are the median and average incomes in Playa Vista?

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The average annual household income in Playa Vista is $166,223, while the median household income sits at $128,825 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $141,386, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $126,898. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $62,500 and $98,030, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $166,223 -2.8%
Median Household Income $128,825 -0.2%
People below Poverty Level 880 4.9%
People above Poverty Level 14,355 15.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Playa Vista?

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There are 8,081 housing units in Playa Vista, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1986. Of the 7,453 occupied housing units in Playa Vista, 35.93% are owner-occupied, while 64.07% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 74.42% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $1,244,350. In general, housing costs reach $2,829 per month in Playa Vista.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 8,081 20.9%
Median Year Built 1986 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 151 -5.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 373 -2.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 446 -3.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 296 10.9%
Built between 1970 and 1979 480 -3.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 508 12.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 441 9.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,817 -0.7%
Built between 2010 and 2019 2,540 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 30 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 7,453 21.6%
Owner Occupied 2,678 0.1%
Renter Occupied 4,775 38.2%
Owner Occupied 35.93%
Renter Occupied 64.07%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,993 -0.1%
Without Mortgage 685 0.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $1,244,350 11.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $1,366,550 1.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,829 2.5%
With Mortgage 74.42%
Without Mortgage 25.58%

What is the level of education in Playa Vista?

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Approximately 6.77% of the population in Playa Vista holds a high school degree (that's 872 residents), while 14.37% have attained a college certificate (1,851 locals) and 41.44% have a bachelor's degree (5,337 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 254 -3.8%
Some High School 872 17.1%
Some College 1,851 5.6%
Associate Degree 487 17.9%
Bachelor's Degree 5,337 28.2%
Graduate Degree 4,079 15.4%
No High School 1.97%
Some High School 6.77%
Some College 14.37%
Associate Degree 3.78%
Bachelor's Degree 41.44%
Graduate Degree 31.67%

What is the marital status of Playa Vista residents?

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A total of 4,202 people in Playa Vista have never been married (which represents 32.75% of the total population), while 6,797 of them are wedded (52.98%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 125 (0.97%) and 1,270 (9.9%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 4,202 26.4%
Married 6,797 13.6%
Separated 125 -2.3%
Widowed 436 25.6%
Divorced 1,270 9.2%
Never Married 32.75%
Married 52.98%
Separated 0.97%
Widowed 3.4%
Divorced 9.9%

What are the most common means of transportation in Playa Vista?

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The top three means of transportation people in Playa Vista use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 5,956 residents commute by car, 256 prefer going to work by walking and 119 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 5,956 9.2%
Bus or TrolleyBus 119 -2.5%
Railroad 1 0.0%
Bicycle 91 40.0%
Motorcycle 9 -47.1%
TaxiCab 19 -9.5%
Walk 256 59.0%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 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.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 90066 90094