Los Angeles, CA, US

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Los Angeles is in the state of California, United States of America. Los Angeles is home to 1.23 percent of the United States population, making it one of the most populous cities. There are 252 neighborhoods, a vast network of streets in Los Angeles.

You'll find demographics, education information about Los Angeles, as well as a list of nearby locations, further down this page.

Demographics of Los Angeles

Total Population of Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles
  • US
Total Population chart statistics
Total3,949,7763,949,776321,004,407321,004,407
According to 2017 US Census figures, Los Angeles has a population of 3,949,776 people. This represents 1.23% of the total population of 321,004,407 people in the United States of America.
Following is the data table for total population statistics:
Total PopulationLos AngelesUS
Total3,949,776
1.2% of US
321,004,407
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Gender of Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles
  • US
Gender chart statistics
Male49.2%49.2%50.8%50.8%
Female48.8%48.8%51.2%51.2%
According to 2017 US Census statistics figures, Los Angeles has 1,599,871 male residents (49.2 percent) and 1,649,761 female citizens (50.8 percent). In comparison, the proportions of male and female citizens in the United States of America are: 48.8 percent male and 51.2 percent female.
Gender statistics is shown in the table below:
GenderLos AngelesUS
Male1,599,871
49.2% of Los Angeles,
1.3% of US
126,850,422
48.8%
Female1,649,761
50.8% of Los Angeles,
1.2% of US
133,142,237
51.2%
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Income of Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles
  • US
Income per Household chart statistics
< $10k7.3%7.3%6.7%6.7%
$10k - $25k17.3%17.3%14.6%14.6%
$25k - $40k13.9%13.9%14%14%
$40k - $60k14.8%14.8%16.2%16.2%
$60k - $100k19.6%19.6%22.3%22.3%
$100k - $125k7.9%7.9%8.6%8.6%
$125k - $150k4.9%4.9%5.4%5.4%
$150k - $200k5.9%5.9%5.8%5.8%
> $200k8.3%8.3%6.3%6.3%
As per 2017 US Census data Los Angeles dominant household income ranges are: $60 000 to $99 999 (19.6%), $10 000 to $24 999 (17.3%) and $40 000 to $59 999 (14.8%).
Following is the data table for income statistics:
IncomeLos AngelesUS
Total1,364,227
100% of Los Angeles,
1.1% of US
118,825,921
100%
< $10k99,352
7.3% of Los Angeles,
1.3% of US
7,942,251
6.7%
$10k - $25k236,508
17.3% of Los Angeles,
1.4% of US
17,406,019
14.6%
$25k - $40k189,693
13.9% of Los Angeles,
1.1% of US
16,663,066
14%
$40k - $60k202,485
14.8% of Los Angeles,
1.1% of US
19,261,515
16.2%
$60k - $100k267,495
19.6% of Los Angeles,
1% of US
26,454,560
22.3%
$100k - $125k107,422
7.9% of Los Angeles,
1% of US
10,273,788
8.6%
$125k - $150k67,193
4.9% of Los Angeles,
1% of US
6,428,069
5.4%
$150k - $200k80,989
5.9% of Los Angeles,
1.2% of US
6,931,136
5.8%
> $200k113,090
8.3% of Los Angeles,
1.5% of US
7,465,517
6.3%
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Median Age of Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles
  • US
Median Age chart statistics
Total35.235.237.837.8
Male34.434.436.536.5
Female36.136.139.139.1
Los Angeles average male age is 34.4 and average female age 36.1 as per 2017 US census data. In comparison, the average male age in the United States of America is 34.4 years old, while the average female age is 36.1 years old.
The data table for median age is as follows:
Median AgeLos AngelesUS
Total35.237.8
Male34.436.5
Female36.139.1
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Age Groups of Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles
  • US
Age Groups chart statistics
<18 years21.3%21.3%22.9%22.9%
18 - 24 years10.7%10.7%9.7%9.7%
25 - 34 years17.6%17.6%13.7%13.7%
35 - 49 years21.3%21.3%19.2%19.2%
50 - 64 years17.4%17.4%19.6%19.6%
65 - 84 years10%10%13%13%
>85 years1.7%1.7%1.9%1.9%
As per 2017 US Census data Los Angeles dominant age group ranges are: 35 - 49 (21.3%), < 18 (21.3%) and 25 - 34 (17.6%).
Following is the data table for age groups statistics:
Age GroupsLos AngelesUS
Total3,949,776
100% of Los Angeles,
1.2% of US
321,004,407
100%
<18 years840,195
21.3% of Los Angeles,
1.1% of US
73,601,279
22.9%
18 - 24 years424,055
10.7% of Los Angeles,
1.4% of US
31,131,484
9.7%
25 - 34 years696,506
17.6% of Los Angeles,
1.6% of US
44,044,173
13.7%
35 - 49 years840,788
21.3% of Los Angeles,
1.4% of US
61,618,015
19.2%
50 - 64 years685,394
17.4% of Los Angeles,
1.1% of US
62,877,067
19.6%
65 - 84 years395,332
10% of Los Angeles,
1% of US
41,590,866
13%
>85 years67,506
1.7% of Los Angeles,
1.1% of US
6,141,523
1.9%
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Marital Status of Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles
  • US
Marital Status chart statistics
Married41.3%41.3%50.2%50.2%
Never Married45.8%45.8%33.1%33.1%
Divorced8.3%8.3%10.9%10.9%
Widowed4.6%4.6%5.8%5.8%
According to the 2017 US Census statistics, the most common marital statuses in Los Angeles are: Never married (45.8%) and Now married (41.3%).
The marital status data table is as follows:
Marital StatusLos AngelesUS
Total3,249,632
100% of Los Angeles,
1.2% of US
259,992,659
100%
Married1,341,329
41.3% of Los Angeles,
1% of US
130,528,964
50.2%
Never Married1,489,213
45.8% of Los Angeles,
1.7% of US
86,087,136
33.1%
Divorced268,874
8.3% of Los Angeles,
1% of US
28,212,237
10.9%
Widowed150,216
4.6% of Los Angeles,
1% of US
15,164,322
5.8%
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Education of Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles
  • US
Education Level chart statistics
No Schooling3.3%3.3%1.4%1.4%
Unifinished High-school20.3%20.3%11.2%11.2%
High-school Diploma17.9%17.9%23.3%23.3%
GED or alt. creds1.6%1.6%4%4%
Unfinished College17.8%17.8%20.8%20.8%
Associate's degree6.1%6.1%8.3%8.3%
Bachelor's degree21.8%21.8%19.1%19.1%
Master's degree7.2%7.2%8.4%8.4%
Professional School degree2.7%2.7%2%2%
Doctorate degree1.3%1.3%1.4%1.4%
According to 2017 US Census data, the most common education levels in Los Angeles are Bachelor's degree (21.8 percent), Unifinished High-school (20.3 percent) and High-school Diploma (17.9 percent).
The education data table is as follows:
EducationLos AngelesUS
No Schooling89,478
3.3% of Los Angeles,
2.9% of US
3,121,238
1.4%
Unifinished High-school543,895
20.3% of Los Angeles,
2.2% of US
24,315,876
11.2%
High-school Diploma481,561
17.9% of Los Angeles,
1% of US
50,496,716
23.3%
GED or alt. creds41,761
1.6% of Los Angeles,
0.5% of US
8,596,896
4%
Unfinished College479,069
17.8% of Los Angeles,
1.1% of US
44,935,834
20.8%
Associate's degree162,892
6.1% of Los Angeles,
0.9% of US
17,917,481
8.3%
Bachelor's degree584,132
21.8% of Los Angeles,
1.4% of US
41,377,068
19.1%
Master's degree194,456
7.2% of Los Angeles,
1.1% of US
18,154,808
8.4%
Professional School degree72,249
2.7% of Los Angeles,
1.6% of US
4,393,328
2%
Doctorate degree36,033
1.3% of Los Angeles,
1.2% of US
2,962,399
1.4%
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Languages Spoken of Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles
  • US
Languages Spoken chart statistics
English only40.4%40.4%78.7%78.7%
Spanish42.6%42.6%13.2%13.2%
Other Indo-European7%7%3.6%3.6%
Asian and Pacific8.6%8.6%3.5%3.5%
Other Languages1.4%1.4%1%1%
According to 2017 US Census data, the most common languages in Los Angeles are Spanish (42.6%), only English (40.4%) and Asian and Pacific Islands (8.6%).
Following is the data table for languages spoken statistics:
Languages SpokenLos AngelesUS
Total3,705,957
100% of Los Angeles,
1.2% of US
301,150,892
100%
English only1,498,225
40.4% of Los Angeles,
0.6% of US
236,929,699
78.7%
Spanish1,578,442
42.6% of Los Angeles,
4% of US
39,769,281
13.2%
Other Indo-European258,731
7% of Los Angeles,
2.4% of US
10,907,675
3.6%
Asian and Pacific Islands319,241
8.6% of Los Angeles,
3.1% of US
10,409,087
3.5%
Other Languages51,318
1.4% of Los Angeles,
1.6% of US
3,135,150
1%
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Ethnic Diversity of Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles
  • US
Ethnic Diversity chart statistics
White52.2%52.2%73%73%
African American8.9%8.9%12.7%12.7%
American Indian0.7%0.7%0.8%0.8%
Asian11.7%11.7%5.4%5.4%
Hawaiian & Pacific0.2%0.2%0.2%0.2%
Two+ ethnicities3.5%3.5%3.1%3.1%
Other22.9%22.9%4.8%4.8%
As per 2017 US census data Los Angeles dominant ethnic diversity groups are: White (52.2%), Other (22.9%) and Asian (11.7%).
The ethnic diversity data table is as follows:
Ethnic DiversityLos AngelesUS
Total3,949,776
100% of Los Angeles,
1.2% of US
321,004,407
100%
White2,061,262
52.2% of Los Angeles,
0.9% of US
234,370,202
73%
African American351,971
8.9% of Los Angeles,
0.9% of US
40,610,815
12.7%
American Indian & Alaska Native27,961
0.7% of Los Angeles,
1.1% of US
2,632,102
0.8%
Asian460,345
11.7% of Los Angeles,
2.7% of US
17,186,320
5.4%
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander6,903
0.2% of Los Angeles,
1.2% of US
570,116
0.2%
Two or more ethnicities138,635
3.5% of Los Angeles,
1.4% of US
10,081,044
3.1%
Other902,699
22.9% of Los Angeles,
5.8% of US
15,553,808
4.8%
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Household Types of Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles
  • US
Household Types chart statistics
Family Households59.9%59.9%65.9%65.9%
Non-family Households40.1%40.1%34.1%34.1%
Los Angeles family households are 59.9% and non-family households 40.1% as per 2017 US census data. In comparison United States of America family households contains 65.9% and non-family households 34.1%.
Following is the data table for household types statistics:
Household TypesLos AngelesUS
Total1,364,227
100% of Los Angeles,
1.1% of US
118,825,921
100%
Family households,
Married-couple family
523,836
38.4% of Los Angeles,
0.9% of US
57,459,352
48.4%
Family households,
Other family
293,832
21.5% of Los Angeles,
1.4% of US
20,839,351
17.5%
Family households,
Other family,
Male householder no wife present
92,544
6.8% of Los Angeles,
1.6% of US
5,747,150
4.8%
Family households,
Other family,
Female householder no husband present
201,288
14.8% of Los Angeles,
1.3% of US
15,092,201
12.7%
Nonfamily households,
Householder living alone
411,403
30.2% of Los Angeles,
1.3% of US
32,863,560
27.7%
Nonfamily households,
Householder not living alone
135,156
9.9% of Los Angeles,
1.8% of US
7,663,658
6.4%
Family Households817,668
59.9% of Los Angeles,
1% of US
78,298,703
65.9%
Non-family Households546,559
40.1% of Los Angeles,
1.3% of US
40,527,218
34.1%
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Employment Industries of Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles
  • US
Employment Industries chart statistics
Agriculture0.4%0.4%1.3%1.3%
Construction6.1%6.1%6.4%6.4%
Manufacturing8.4%8.4%10.3%10.3%
Wholesale2.7%2.7%2.7%2.7%
Retail10.2%10.2%11.4%11.4%
Utilities0.4%0.4%0.8%0.8%
Information6%6%2.1%2.1%
Finance & Insurance3.6%3.6%4.6%4.6%
Real Estate2.5%2.5%1.9%1.9%
Sci & Tech Services8.5%8.5%6.9%6.9%
Company Management0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%
Administrative Services5.6%5.6%4.3%4.3%
Educational Services7.5%7.5%9.3%9.3%
Health Care11.8%11.8%13.8%13.8%
Arts & Entertainment4.1%4.1%2.2%2.2%
Accommodation & Food Services8.7%8.7%7.5%7.5%
Public Administration2.2%2.2%4.7%4.7%
Other Services7%7%4.9%4.9%
As per 2017 US census data Los Angeles dominant household income ranges are: Health care and social assistance (11.8%), Retail trade (10.2%), Accommodation and food services (8.7%) and Professional scientific and technical services (8.5%).
The data table for employment industries is as follows:
Employment IndustriesLos AngelesUS
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting7,697
0.4% of Los Angeles,
0.4% of US
1,958,431
1.3%
Construction119,253
6.1% of Los Angeles,
1.2% of US
9,564,541
6.4%
Manufacturing163,169
8.4% of Los Angeles,
1.1% of US
15,477,389
10.3%
Wholesale53,163
2.7% of Los Angeles,
1.3% of US
4,042,867
2.7%
Retail198,974
10.2% of Los Angeles,
1.2% of US
17,167,000
11.4%
Utilities7,407
0.4% of Los Angeles,
0.6% of US
1,257,353
0.8%
Information117,832
6% of Los Angeles,
3.7% of US
3,173,300
2.1%
Finance & Insurance70,595
3.6% of Los Angeles,
1% of US
7,001,182
4.6%
Real Estate48,367
2.5% of Los Angeles,
1.7% of US
2,907,138
1.9%
Scientific & Technical Services166,602
8.5% of Los Angeles,
1.6% of US
10,416,745
6.9%
Company Management1,234
0.1% of Los Angeles,
0.9% of US
144,719
0.1%
Administrative & Waste Management Services110,071
5.6% of Los Angeles,
1.7% of US
6,439,693
4.3%
Educational Services145,967
7.5% of Los Angeles,
1% of US
13,931,235
9.3%
Health Care & Social Assistance231,292
11.8% of Los Angeles,
1.1% of US
20,850,113
13.8%
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation80,170
4.1% of Los Angeles,
2.4% of US
3,283,165
2.2%
Accommodation & Food Services169,848
8.7% of Los Angeles,
1.5% of US
11,303,481
7.5%
Public Administration43,562
2.2% of Los Angeles,
0.6% of US
7,025,870
4.7%
Other Services136,374
7% of Los Angeles,
1.9% of US
7,371,226
4.9%
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Means of Transportation of Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles
  • US
Means of Transportation chart statistics
Car, Truck or Van82.8%82.8%89.9%89.9%
Public Transportation10.4%10.4%5.4%5.4%
Walk3.7%3.7%2.9%2.9%
Motorcycle or Bicycle3.1%3.1%1.9%1.9%
As per 2017 US census data Los Angeles dominant types of transportation to work are: Car truck or van (82.8%).
Means of transportation statistics is shown in the table below:
Means of TransportationLos AngelesUS
Car, Truck or Van1,481,710
82.8% of Los Angeles,
1.2% of US
127,053,717
89.9%
Public Transportation185,471
10.4% of Los Angeles,
2.4% of US
7,607,907
5.4%
Walk66,250
3.7% of Los Angeles,
1.6% of US
4,049,337
2.9%
Taxicab, Motorcycle, Bicycle or Other55,142
3.1% of Los Angeles,
2% of US
2,693,671
1.9%
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Time of Commute of Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles
  • US
Time of Commute to Work chart statistics
< 10 mins6.4%6.4%12.7%12.7%
10-15 mins9.9%9.9%13.6%13.6%
15-20 mins13%13%15.3%15.3%
20-25 mins14.2%14.2%14.6%14.6%
25-30 mins5.5%5.5%6.4%6.4%
30-35 mins19.5%19.5%13.7%13.7%
35-45 mins8.1%8.1%6.8%6.8%
45-50 mins10.3%10.3%8.1%8.1%
> 60 mins13.1%13.1%8.9%8.9%
As per 2017 US census data Los Angeles dominant travel time to work ranges are: 30-35 minutes, 20-25 minutes and > 60 minutes.
Following is the data table for time of commute statistics:
Time of CommuteLos AngelesUS
< 10 mins114,889
6.4% of Los Angeles,
0.6% of US
17,921,724
12.7%
10-15 mins176,650
9.9% of Los Angeles,
0.9% of US
19,241,335
13.6%
15-20 mins231,884
13% of Los Angeles,
1.1% of US
21,633,308
15.3%
20-25 mins253,649
14.2% of Los Angeles,
1.2% of US
20,585,782
14.6%
25-30 mins98,888
5.5% of Los Angeles,
1.1% of US
8,998,679
6.4%
30-35 mins348,734
19.5% of Los Angeles,
1.8% of US
19,345,968
13.7%
35-45 mins145,047
8.1% of Los Angeles,
1.5% of US
9,634,261
6.8%
45-50 mins183,641
10.3% of Los Angeles,
1.6% of US
11,464,394
8.1%
> 60 mins235,191
13.1% of Los Angeles,
1.9% of US
12,579,181
8.9%
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Education of Los Angeles

Schools in Los Angeles

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Colleges in Los Angeles

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Universities in Los Angeles

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Kindergartens in Los Angeles

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Language Schools in Los Angeles

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Locations in Los Angeles