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Orange County, California; Los Angeles County, California; California; United States

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Orange County, California
Los Angeles County, California
California
United States
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 3,185,968 10,105,518 39,557,045 327,167,434
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 3,185,968 10,105,518 39,557,045 327,167,434
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 3,010,274 9,818,672 37,254,523 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 5.8% 2.9% 6.2% 6.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 3,010,232 9,818,605 37,253,956 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.9%
6.0%
6.2%
6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.9%
21.7%
22.7%
22.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.8%
13.6%
14.3%
16.0%
Female persons, percent
50.6%
50.7%
50.3%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
71.5%
70.8%
72.1%
76.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.1%
9.0%
6.5%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.0%
1.4%
1.6%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
21.4%
15.4%
15.3%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.4%
0.5%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
3.5%
3.1%
3.9%
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
34.2%
48.6%
39.3%
18.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
40.1%
26.1%
36.8%
60.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 115,733 280,109 1,661,433 18,939,219
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 30.3% 34.4% 27.0% 13.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 1,111,227 3,561,069 14,277,157 138,537,078
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 57.4% 45.9% 54.5% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $620,500 $495,800 $443,400 $193,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $2,610 $2,336 $2,206 $1,515
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $593 $556 $542 $474
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $1,693 $1,322 $1,358 $982
Building permits, 2018 7,515 22,009 113,502 1,328,827
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 1,024,976 3,295,198 12,888,128 118,825,921
Persons per household, 2013-2017 3.04 3.01 2.96 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 86.8% 88.6% 86.2% 85.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 45.6% 56.6% 44.0% 21.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 93.4% 88.7% 90.2% 87.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 87.7% 79.9% 82.6% 78.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 84.7% 78.2% 82.5% 87.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 39.1% 31.2% 32.6% 30.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 5.1% 6.2% 6.9% 8.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.3%
10.1%
8.3%
10.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 65.6% 64.3% 63.0% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 58.5% 57.8% 57.1% 58.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 9,050,642 22,965,135 90,830,372 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 20,682,197 67,261,267 248,953,592 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 47,299,399 163,829,606 512,303,164 5,696,729,632
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 97,795,982 199,804,798 666,652,186 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 45,193,625 121,389,378 481,800,461 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $14,625 $12,184 $12,665 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 27.4 30.9 28.8 26.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $81,851 $61,015 $67,169 $57,652
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $37,603 $30,798 $33,128 $31,177
Persons in poverty, percent
11.5%
14.9%
12.8%
11.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 96,901 275,316 941,3771 7,860,674
Total employment, 2017 1,503,084 3,821,173 14,896,6251 128,591,812
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 87,827,433 224,580,111 955,043,8431 6,725,346,754
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 1.4% -1.3% 2.0%1 1.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 316,034 1,078,846 3,374,050 25,701,671
All firms, 2012 340,116 1,146,701 3,548,449 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 180,456 601,676 1,852,580 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 119,431 439,513 1,320,085 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 145,603 631,218 1,619,857 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 182,028 481,643 1,819,107 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 22,774 69,608 252,377 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 303,786 1,044,750 3,176,341 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 3,807.7 2,419.6 239.1 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 790.57 4,057.88 155,779.22 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 06059 06037 06 00
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

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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