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Los Angeles Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Los Angeles Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
3,849,297

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.7%
5 - 17:
14.7%
18 - 24:
10.0%
25 - 34:
18.2%
35 - 54:
27.4%
55 - 64:
11.2%
Over 65 Years:
12.9%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
7.1%
7.1%
78.3%
78.3%
35.6%
35.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Los Angeles
USA
$37,143
$37,143
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Los Angeles
USA
$65,290
$65,290
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.9%

Employment Industries in Los Angeles

 
Healthcare
Retail
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Accommodation
Education
Manufacturing
Other
Information Technology
Construction
Administration
Transportation
Arts
Finance
Wholesale
Public Service
Real estate
12.0%
12.0%
9.8%
9.8%
9.3%
9.3%
8.5%
8.5%
7.9%
7.9%
7.4%
7.4%
6.5%
6.5%
6.4%
6.4%
6.1%
6.1%
5.4%
5.4%
4.7%
4.7%
4.1%
4.1%
3.5%
3.5%
2.6%
2.6%
2.5%
2.5%
2.5%
2.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
White
Asian
Black or African American
Other Race / Two or More Races
American Indian and Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
48.1%
48.1%
28.5%
28.5%
11.6%
11.6%
8.4%
8.4%
3.1%
3.1%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
Irish
English
Italian
Armenian
Russian
Polish
Iranian
European
French
Scottish
African
Eastern European
Swedish
British
Norwegian
Ukrainian
Hungarian
Dutch
Scots-Irish
3.9%
3.9%
3.6%
3.6%
3.0%
3.0%
2.7%
2.7%
2.0%
2.0%
1.8%
1.8%
1.4%
1.4%
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
1.1%
1.1%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
Tagalog
Korean
Chinese
Persian
Armenian
French
Langs. of India
Slavic languages
Vietnamese
African languages
Japanese
Native American languages
Russian
Arabic
German/Yiddish
Other Asian languages
Pacific Island languages
Thai
41.7%
41.7%
41.5%
41.5%
2.4%
2.4%
2.3%
2.3%
1.6%
1.6%
1.4%
1.4%
0.9%
0.9%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Los Angeles Residents:
36.3%