West Los Angeles Demographics

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

What is the population of West Los Angeles?

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There are 14,625 residents in West Los Angeles, with a median age of 37. Of this, 50.05% are males and 49.95% are females. US-born citizens make up 68.08% of the resident pool in West Los Angeles, while non-US-born citizens account for 18.02%. Additionally, 13.9% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 12,301 people in West Los Angeles currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 14,625 1.0%
Male Population 7,320 -0.9%
Female Population 7,305 3.0%
Male population 50.05%
Female population 49.95%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 37 0.0%
Citizen US Born 9,956 2.8%
Citizen not US Born 2,636 -4.0%
Not Citizen 2,033 -0.5%
Citizen US Born 68.08%
Citizen not US Born 18.02%
Not Citizen 13.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 180 -6.3%
Moved from Same County 1,392 -8.4%
Moved from Same State 265 -6.7%
Moved from Different State 351 1.2%
Same House as Last Year 12,301 2.6%
Moved from Abroad 1.24%
Moved from Same County 9.61%
Moved from Same State 1.83%
Moved from Different State 2.42%
Same House as Last Year 84.9%

What are the employment statistics in West Los Angeles?

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White-collar workers make up 95.64% of the working population in West Los Angeles, while blue-collar employees account for 4.36%. There are also 1,367 entrepreneurs in West Los Angeles (14.93% of the workforce); 6,196 workers employed in private companies (67.68%); and 884 people working in governmental institutions (9.66%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 8,756 4.2%
Blue Collar 399 -7.0%
White Collar 95.64%
Blue Collar 4.36%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,367 -6.6%
Private Companies 6,196 7.0%
Governmental Workers 884 -5.4%
Not for Profit Companies 708 10.6%
Self Employees 14.93%
Private Companies 67.68%
Governmental Workers 9.66%
Not for Profit Companies 7.73%

How many households are there in West Los Angeles?

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There are a total of 6,755 households in West Los Angeles, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 39.81% of these West Los Angeles households, while non-family units account for the remaining 60.19%. Additionally, 15.25% of households have children and 84.74% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 6,755 1.0%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.5%
Family Households 2,689 -0.2%
Non-family Households 4,066 1.8%
Family Households 39.81%
Non-family Households 60.19%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 1,030 -2.6%
Households without Children 5,724 1.6%
Households with Children 15.25%
Households without Children 84.74%

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

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The average annual household income in West Los Angeles is $139,911, while the median household income sits at $100,418 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $120,216, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $113,100. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $47,596 and $59,781, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $139,911 4.0%
Median Household Income $100,418 6.0%
People below Poverty Level 1,508 -6.7%
People above Poverty Level 12,925 2.1%

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

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There are 7,259 housing units in West Los Angeles, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1966. Of the 6,755 occupied housing units in West Los Angeles, 31.04% are owner-occupied, while 68.96% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 65.81% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $1,109,500. In general, housing costs reach $2,312 per month in West Los Angeles.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 7,259 1.8%
Median Year Built 1966 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 623 -2.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 455 -1.5%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,017 13.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,133 8.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,606 -2.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,082 -6.3%
Built between 1990 and 1999 509 -1.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 598 3.1%
Built in 2010 or Later 236 23.6%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 6,755 1.0%
Owner Occupied 2,097 -0.1%
Renter Occupied 4,658 1.5%
Owner Occupied 31.04%
Renter Occupied 68.96%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,380 -5.1%
Without Mortgage 717 11.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $1,109,500 6.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $1,060,750 9.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,312 3.2%
With Mortgage 65.81%
Without Mortgage 34.19%

What is the level of education in West Los Angeles?

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Approximately 10.86% of the population in West Los Angeles holds a high school degree (that's 1,399 residents), while 14.44% have attained a college certificate (1,860 locals) and 40.86% have a bachelor's degree (5,263 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 377 -21.3%
Some High School 1,399 -1.1%
Some College 1,860 -1.4%
Associate Degree 516 -3.9%
Bachelor's Degree 5,263 3.3%
Graduate Degree 3,465 4.1%
No High School 2.93%
Some High School 10.86%
Some College 14.44%
Associate Degree 4.01%
Bachelor's Degree 40.86%
Graduate Degree 26.9%

What is the marital status of West Los Angeles residents?

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A total of 6,696 people in West Los Angeles have never been married (which represents 51.24% of the total population), while 4,659 of them are wedded (35.65%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 98 (0.75%) and 1,115 (8.53%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 6,696 2.0%
Married 4,659 -0.8%
Separated 98 -21.0%
Widowed 499 7.8%
Divorced 1,115 0.4%
Never Married 51.24%
Married 35.65%
Separated 0.75%
Widowed 3.82%
Divorced 8.53%

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

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The top three means of transportation people in West Los Angeles use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 6,301 residents commute by car, 463 prefer going to work by walking and 460 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 6,301 -1.9%
Bus or TrolleyBus 460 -1.5%
Railroad 22 266.7%
Bicycle 293 -2.0%
Motorcycle 15 -6.3%
TaxiCab 54 -19.4%
Walk 463 -10.1%

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.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 90025 90064

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