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Los Angeles County, California; California; United States

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Los Angeles County, California
California
United States
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
38,965,193
334,914,895
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
38,965,193
334,914,895
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
9,721,138
39,040,616
333,271,411
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
39,538,212
331,464,948
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
10,014,042
39,538,212
331,464,948
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
-1.4%
1.0%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-2.9%
-1.3%
0.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 10,014,009 39,538,223 331,449,281
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 9,818,605 37,253,956 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
5.5%
5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.4%
21.8%
21.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.2%
15.8%
17.3%
Female persons, percent
50.4%
49.9%
50.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
70.0%
70.7%
75.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
9.0%
6.5%
13.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.5%
1.7%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
15.8%
16.3%
6.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.5%
0.3%
Two or More Races, percent
3.4%
4.3%
3.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
49.0%
40.3%
19.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
25.2%
34.7%
58.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 230,282 1,415,562 17,038,807
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 33.3% 26.5% 13.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 3,642,047 14,627,460 143,786,655
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 46.2% 55.6% 64.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $732,200 $659,300 $281,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,945 $2,759 $1,828
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $754 $732 $584
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,805 $1,856 $1,268
Building permits, 2022 26,572 119,667 1,665,088
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 3,363,093 13,315,822 125,736,353
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.89 2.89 2.57
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 90.4% 88.4% 86.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 55.5% 43.9% 21.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 95.4% 95.9% 94.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 90.2% 91.5% 88.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 80.3% 84.4% 89.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 34.6% 35.9% 34.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 6.7% 7.1% 8.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.1%
7.5%
9.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 64.7% 63.3% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 58.8% 57.8% 58.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 34,725,868 133,716,870 938,237,077
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 84,372,181 311,312,156 2,527,903,275
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 41,113,746 99,160,737 895,225,411
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 150,362,821 594,861,377 4,949,601,481
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $14,899 $15,122 $15,224
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 31.0 29.2 26.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $83,411 $91,905 $75,149
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $41,847 $45,591 $41,261
Persons in poverty, percent
13.9%
12.2%
11.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 297,305 998,582 8,148,606
Total employment, 2021 3,629,082 14,835,360 128,346,299
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 269,549,588 1,296,166,512 8,278,573,947
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -7.3% -5.6% -4.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 1,074,711 3,348,085 27,151,987
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 228,558 742,139 5,744,643
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 135,941 435,455 3,480,438
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 48,447 150,552 1,134,549
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 81,550 237,419 1,014,958
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 130,465 449,317 4,371,152
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,417 34,619 351,237
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 205,046 655,275 4,968,606
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,466.9 253.7 93.8
Population per square mile, 2010 2,419.6 239.1 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2020 4,059.28 155,858.33 3,533,038.28
Land area in square miles, 2010 4,057.88 155,779.22 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 06037 06 1
Value Notes

Methodology differences may exist between data sources, and so estimates from different sources are not comparable.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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