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County population in 2012: 9,962,789 (99% urban, 1% rural); it was 9,519,338 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,227,146
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 317,603
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,499,694
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,696,455 (it was 1,634,080 in 2000)
% of renters here:

52%
State:

44%

Land area: 4061 sq. mi.
Water area: 691.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 2435 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Los Angeles County: 129.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (22.5%), Educational,health and social services (20.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Los Angeles County, California:


Median resident age:  34.0 years
California median age:  35.0 years

Males: 4,839,654  (47.9%)
Females: 4,978,951  (52.1%)

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Los Angeles County,CA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Los Angeles County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $54,467 ($42,189 in 1999)
This county:

$54467
California:

$58931

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $1,049 (lower quartile is $793, upper quartile is $1,419)
This county:

$1049
State:

$1058


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $441,400 (it was $201,400 in 2000)
Los Angeles County:

$441,400
California:

$384,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $304,300 - $674,100

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $596,041
Here:

$596,041
State:

$521,364

Townhouses or other attached units: $415,982
Here:

$415,982
State:

$436,871

In 2-unit structures: $592,144
Here:

$592,144
State:

$634,434

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $563,575
Here:

$563,575
State:

$443,730

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $453,855
Here:

$453,855
State:

$418,318

Mobile homes: $89,919
Here:

$89,919
State:

$59,450

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $40,287
Here:

$40,287
State:

$63,652
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,432
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $449

Institutionalized population: 68,682

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


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Health of residents in Los Angeles County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is worse than average.
75.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
39.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
80.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
69.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 185 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 156 pounds. This is about average.
12.9% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $3,524 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,552 (0.4%)


Los Angeles County household income distribution in 2009 Los Angeles County home values distribution


Los Angeles County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 16.1%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.7% for Black residents, 21.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.0% for American Indian residents, 13.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.2% for other race residents, 12.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 16.1%
Los Angeles County:

16.1%
California:

14.2%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.7% for Black residents, 21.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.0% for American Indian residents, 13.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.2% for other race residents, 12.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 34 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 35 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Los Angeles County is $952 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1189 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1597 a month.

Cities in this county include: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Glendale, Santa Clarita, Pomona, Torrance, Pasadena, East Los Angeles, Lancaster, Palmdale.

Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
90001Los Angeles431
90002Los Angeles30
90003Los Angeles30
90004Los Angeles540
90005Los Angeles80
90006Los Angeles130
90007Los Angeles401
90008Los Angeles40
90010Los Angeles111
90011Los Angeles10
90012Los Angeles70
90013Los Angeles40
90014Los Angeles40
90016Los Angeles60
90017Los Angeles150
90018Los Angeles40
90019Los Angeles210
90020Los Angeles160
90021Los Angeles20
90023Los Angeles40
90024Los Angeles743
90025Los Angeles907
90026Los Angeles373
90027Los Angeles558
90028Los Angeles110
90029Los Angeles50
90031Los Angeles200
90032Los Angeles91
90033Los Angeles40
90034Los Angeles520
90035Los Angeles380
90036Los Angeles451
90037Los Angeles30
90038Los Angeles20
90039Los Angeles132
90040Los Angeles10
90041Los Angeles231
90042Los Angeles262
90043Los Angeles188
90044Los Angeles20
90045Los Angeles534
90046Los Angeles757
90047Los Angeles100
90048Los Angeles381
90049Los Angeles16216
90050Los Angeles10
90052Los Angeles10
90056Los Angeles50
90057Los Angeles61
90059Los Angeles70
90062Los Angeles10
90063Los Angeles30
90064Los Angeles871
90065Los Angeles133
90066Los Angeles942
90067Los Angeles70
90068Los Angeles1185
90069West Hollywood280
90071Los Angeles10
90076Los Angeles10
90077Los Angeles5815
90078Los Angeles42
90082Los Angeles10
90086Los Angeles10
90093Los Angeles20
90201Bell30
90209Beverly Hills20
90210Beverly Hills14713
90211Beverly Hills340
90212Beverly Hills496
90213Beverly Hills10
90220Compton40
90221Compton10
90222Compton10
90224Compton21
90230Culver City436
90232Culver City130
90233Culver City10
90240Downey60
90241Downey140
90242Downey70
90245El Segundo881
90247Gardena210
90248Gardena20
90249Gardena80
90250Hawthorne190
90254Hermosa Beach341
90255Huntington Park10
90260Lawndale90
90262Lynwood40
90264Malibu10
90265Malibu699
90266Manhattan Beach481
90267Manhattan Beach20
90270Maywood10
90272Pacific Palisades26613
90274Palos Verdes Peninsula29683
90275Rancho Palos Verdes39775
90277Redondo Beach814
90278Redondo Beach510
90280South Gate100
90290Topanga472
90291Venice342
90292Marina Del Rey252
90293Playa Del Rey170
90294Venice10
90295Marina Del Rey10
90301Inglewood42
90302Inglewood40
90303Inglewood10
90304Inglewood10
90305Inglewood20
90309Inglewood10
90401Santa Monica110
90402Santa Monica8116
90403Santa Monica311
90404Santa Monica90
90405Santa Monica653
90406Santa Monica20
90409Santa Monica10
90501Torrance260
90502Torrance216
90503Torrance173
90504Torrance160
90505Torrance615
90509Torrance20
90510Torrance10
90601Whittier80
90602Whittier83
90603Whittier121
90604Whittier122
90605Whittier102
90606Whittier50
90637La Mirada30
90638La Mirada240
90640Montebello140
90650Norwalk130
90660Pico Rivera60
90670Santa Fe Springs30
90701Artesia80
90703Cerritos160
90704Avalon10
90706Bellflower220
90710Harbor City160
90711Lakewood20
90712Lakewood210
90713Lakewood230
90715Lakewood30
90716Hawaiian Gardens20
90717Lomita283
90723Paramount190
90731San Pedro515
90732San Pedro737
90744Wilmington70
90745Carson80
90746Carson90
90755Signal Hill50
90802Long Beach370
90803Long Beach480
90804Long Beach141
90805Long Beach110
90806Long Beach120
90807Long Beach250
90808Long Beach210
90809Long Beach20
90810Long Beach110
90813Long Beach10
90814Long Beach100
90815Long Beach351
90832Long Beach20
91001Altadena453
91006Arcadia480
91007Arcadia160
91009Duarte10
91010Duarte130
91011La Canada Flintridge562
91012La Canada20
91016Monrovia210
91017Monrovia10
91020Montrose100
91024Sierra Madre140
91030South Pasadena3910
91031South Pasadena21
91040Sunland370
91042Tujunga504
91077Arcadia10
91101Pasadena351
91102Pasadena10
91103Pasadena170
91104Pasadena223
91105Pasadena271
91106Pasadena222
91107Pasadena451
91108San Marino421
91109Pasadena20
91118San Marino20
91125Pasadena10
91201Glendale150
91202Glendale190
91203Glendale41
91204Glendale10
91205Glendale41
91206Glendale310
91207Glendale150
91208Glendale400
91209Glendale10
91214La Crescenta330
91301Agoura Hills52658
91302Calabasas30652
91303Canoga Park443
91304Canoga Park18529
91306Winnetka617
91307West Hills21564
91308West Hills21
91309Canoga Park10
91311Chatsworth19632
91313Chatsworth20
91316Encino20361
91321Newhall180
91324Northridge6310
91325Northridge10228
91326Northridge1635
91330Northridge31
91331Pacoima340
91335Reseda11924
91337Reseda10
91340San Fernando10
91342Sylmar6514
91343North Hills977
91344Granada Hills16427
91345Mission Hills200
91350Santa Clarita470
91351Canyon Country230
91352Sun Valley182
91354Valencia180
91355Valencia560
91356Tarzana21034
91357Tarzana10
91363Westlake Village10
91364Woodland Hills29493
91365Woodland Hills188
91367Woodland Hills348117
91372Calabasas94
91376Agoura Hills10
91380Santa Clarita30
91381Stevenson Ranch160
91384Castaic230
91385Valencia10
91387Canyon Country240
91390Santa Clarita120
91392Sylmar20
91394Granada Hills40
91401Van Nuys610
91402Panorama City350
91403Sherman Oaks12720
91405Van Nuys390
91406Van Nuys841
91408Van Nuys11
91409Van Nuys60
91411Van Nuys300
91412Panorama City10
91413Sherman Oaks41
91416Encino10
91423Sherman Oaks16737
91426Encino21
91436Encino28225
91501Burbank140
91502Burbank160
91503Burbank20
91504Burbank380
91505Burbank550
91506Burbank240
91508Burbank10
91510Burbank50
91522Burbank20
91601North Hollywood630
91602North Hollywood490
91604Studio City12320
91605North Hollywood561
91606North Hollywood380
91607Valley Village900
91608Universal City40
91617Valley Village20
91702Azusa50
91706Baldwin Park50
91711Claremont350
91722Covina50
91723Covina40
91724Covina151
91731El Monte30
91732El Monte10
91733South El Monte10
91740Glendora260
91741Glendora100
91744La Puente90
91745Hacienda Heights220
91746La Puente90
91748Rowland Heights200
91750La Verne190
91754Monterey Park60
91755Monterey Park50
91756Monterey Park10
91759Mt Baldy11
91765Diamond Bar366
91766Pomona495
91767Pomona110
91768Pomona30
91769Pomona10
91770Rosemead92
91773San Dimas230
91775San Gabriel160
91776San Gabriel60
91780Temple City160
91788Walnut10
91789Walnut200
91790West Covina130
91791West Covina121
91792West Covina71
91801Alhambra261
91803Alhambra90
93510Acton100
93532Lake Hughes10
93534Lancaster200
93535Lancaster210
93536Lancaster311
93543Littlerock40
93544Llano20
93550Palmdale290
93551Palmdale300
93552Palmdale50
93553Pearblossom70
93590Palmdale10
93591Palmdale10

2005 air pollution in Los Angeles County:

Carbon Monoxide: 6 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Lead: 0.02 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.171 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.118 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 43 µg/m3. Significanly above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 79 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 17.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 53 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Significanly above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.006 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.010 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: lacounty.info

Click to draw/clear Los Angeles County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Los Angeles County: A Andrews Ranch (A), Texas Target Shooting Area (B), Wild Honeybee Plantation (C), Area 1 Work Center Forest Service Facility (D), West Fork Camp Picnic Area (E), Texas Canyon Engineering Work Center (F), Savgus District Ranger Office (G), Henninger Flats Non-Forest Service Campground (H), Chantry Flat Picnic Area (I), Echo Mountain Picnic Area (J), Las Cantilles Picnic Area (K), Zuni Campground (L), Bouquet Campground (M), Big Oaks Campground (N), Streamside Campground (O), Aliso Spring Picnic Area (P), Bouquet Campground Number Three (Q), Bear Canyon Picnic Area (R), Desert Marksmen Rifle Range (S), Basin Campground (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Castaic Shopping Center (1), Santiago Square Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Los Angeles County include: Foursquare Church of Pearblossom (A), Pearblossom Community Methodist Church (B), Jehovah's Witnesses of Littlerock (C), Cornerstone Church of Littlerock (D), Living In Christ Faith Ministry (E), Fountain of the World Church (F), Church of Christ (G), First Missionary Baptist Church (H), Saint Andrews Abbey (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Glen Haven Memorial Park (1), Sholom Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Echo Lake (A), Jackson Lake (B), Hidden Lake (C), Holiday Lake (D), Elizabeth Lake (E), Hughes Lake (F), Gookins Dry Lake (G), Crystal Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: North Fork San Gabriel River (A), Harvard Branch (B), Gold Creek (C), Garapito Creek (D), Fish Creek (E), Eller Slough (F), Deer Park Branch (G), Coldbrook Creek (H), Mill Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Los Angeles County include: Placerita Canyon State Park (1), Marshall Canyon Regional Park (2), Antelope Valley Indian Museum State Historic Park (3), Arthur B. Ripley Desert Woodland State Park (4), Leo Carrillo State Park (5), Dexter Park (6), Eaton Canyon Park (7), Leo Carrillo State Park (8), Mount Lowe Railway Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Gallagher Beach (A), Empire Landing (B), Ben Weston Beach (C), Sullivans Beach (D), Moonstone Beach (E), Johnsons Landing (F), Button Shell Beach (G), Bannings Beach (H), Parsons Landing (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Kern County , Orange County , San Bernardino County , Ventura County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 730,314
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 69.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,449,444 (38% naturalized citizens)

Los Angeles County:

36.2%
Whole state:

26.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 92.7%

Los Angeles County marital status for males
Los Angeles County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Los Angeles County with a mortgage: 1,014,178 (145,085 second mortgage, 86,225 home equity loan, 4,320 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 273,501

Here:

78.8% with mortgage
State:

79.0% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.08%
Here58.1%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 5,528,814
Total congregations: 4,044

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchMuslim Estimate
Adherents3,806,377 (68.8%)564,700 (10.2%)111,634 (2.0%)97,347 (1.8%)92,919 (1.7%)
Congregations278 (6.9%)202 (5.0%)312 (7.7%)239 (5.9%)48 (1.2%)
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents73,217 (1.3%)71,500 (1.3%)64,327 (1.2%)54,676 (1.0%)592,117 (10.7%)
Congregations211 (5.2%)11 (0.3%)260 (6.4%)177 (4.4%)2,306 (57.0%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Los Angeles County - Los Angeles, Long Beach, Glendale, Santa Clarita, Pomona

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
This county:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
Los Angeles County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
This county:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Los Angeles County:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.5%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.4%
California:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

18.6%
State:

17.9%


Agriculture in Los Angeles County:

Average size of farms: 72 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $182,309
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $11342.21
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 76.42%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.10%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $137,099
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.56%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 92.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,652
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.54%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.54
All wheat for grain: 442 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7,079 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,764 acres

Tornado activity:

Los Angeles County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 3.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 45 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/1/1983, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Los Angeles County-area historical earthquake activity is above California state average. It is 3185% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from the county center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from the county center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 20.1 miles away from the county center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from Los Angeles County center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from the county center
On 2/9/1971 at 14:00:41, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 UK) earthquake occurred 23.3 miles away from the county center, causing 65 deaths (65 shaking deaths), causing $535,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (51) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Los Angeles County (%):





Los Angeles County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,714,944 (70%)
  • Carpooled: 582,020 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 234,662 (6%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 1,946 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 6,200 (0%)
  • Railroad: 7,660 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 366 (0%)
  • Taxi: 3,257 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6,758 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 24,015 (1%)
  • Walked: 113,004 (3%)
  • Other means: 29,275 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 134,643 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Los Angeles County, California in 2000:

People in group quarters in Los Angeles County, California in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $57,365.

3.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.22%
California average:

5.75%


0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,038 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.14%
California average:

0.21%

1.61% relocated from other counties in California ($22,611 average AGI)
1.47% relocated from other states ($20,173 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

1.47%
California average:

1.75%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orange County, CA  0.46% ($46,009 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.30% ($37,904)
from San Diego County, CA  0.15% ($41,486)
from Riverside County, CA  0.14% ($40,064)
from Ventura County, CA  0.12% ($61,157)
from Clark County, NV  0.06% ($35,784)
from New York County, NY  0.06% ($87,583)


4.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
California average:

6.27%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($782 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.11%

2.50% relocated to other counties in California ($27,829 average AGI)
2.02% relocated to other states ($21,968 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

2.02%
California average:

2.40%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.64% ($39,463 average AGI)
to Orange County, CA  0.60% ($54,756)
to Riverside County, CA  0.35% ($50,596)
to Clark County, NV  0.21% ($37,471)
to Ventura County, CA  0.17% ($74,653)
to San Diego County, CA  0.17% ($50,193)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.17% ($42,786)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6

Births per 1000 population in Los Angeles County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Los Angeles County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Los Angeles County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,029,780 (911,590 aged, 118,190 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 110.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 88.3
  • Cut/Pierce - 8.5
  • Suffocation - 2.4
  • Struck by/against - 0.6
  • Transportation-Related, Overall - 0.5
  • Transport, Other - 0.3
  • Terrorism - 0.3
  • Poisoning - 0.3
  • Other - 8.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 72.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 30.7
  • Suffocation - 20.5
  • Poisoning - 11.9
  • Fall - 3.8
  • Cut/Pierce - 2.0
  • Drowning - 0.6
  • Fire/Burn - 0.5
  • Transportation-Related, Overall - 0.4
  • Other - 2.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,646,924

Size of family households: 649,627 2-persons, 491,991 3-persons, 472,144 4-persons, 278,178 5-persons, 142,574 6-persons, 159,566 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 784,928 1-person, 203,376 2-persons, 34,946 3-persons, 13,883 4-persons, 5,388 5-persons, 2,382 6-persons, 2,221 7-or-more-persons.

45.9% of residents of Los Angeles County speak English at home.
37.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
5.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
10.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $59,186,337,000 ($5956 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,701,264,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $14,173,548,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,143,933,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $112,921,000
Federal grants: $14,859,308,000
Federal procurement contracts: $14,234,903,000 ($9,746,008,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,661,724,000 ($483,161,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $137,089,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,812,723,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,910,094,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 797,844
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 311,175
Here:

31 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +506,016
Here:

+51 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -562,351
Here -57 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Los Angeles County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1574.83 millions of gallons per day (41% from ground, 59% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.0
State:

3.5

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Los Angeles County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 9,474
  • 2 rooms: 70,424
  • 3 rooms: 161,652
  • 4 rooms: 152,318
  • 5 rooms: 327,381
  • 6 rooms: 341,065
  • 7 rooms: 218,405
  • 8 rooms: 120,130
  • 9+ rooms: 98,845
  • 1 room: 263,188
  • 2 rooms: 353,078
  • 3 rooms: 378,599
  • 4 rooms: 329,534
  • 5 rooms: 184,510
  • 6 rooms: 77,671
  • 7 rooms: 28,830
  • 8 rooms: 11,664
  • 9+ rooms: 7,006
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Los Angeles County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 38,330
  • 1 bedroom: 131,960
  • 2 bedrooms: 389,663
  • 3 bedrooms: 608,654
  • 4 bedrooms: 266,424
  • 5+ bedrooms: 64,663
  • no bedroom: 332,189
  • 1 bedroom: 620,196
  • 2 bedrooms: 492,005
  • 3 bedrooms: 152,999
  • 4 bedrooms: 31,252
  • 5+ bedrooms: 5,439
Cars and other vehicles available in Los Angeles County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 67,891
  • 1 vehicle: 391,061
  • 2 vehicles: 652,120
  • 3 vehicles: 268,968
  • 4 vehicles: 85,706
  • 5+ vehicles: 33,948
  • no vehicle: 325,418
  • 1 vehicle: 766,966
  • 2 vehicles: 427,672
  • 3 vehicles: 84,484
  • 4 vehicles: 19,874
  • 5+ vehicles: 9,666

55% of Los Angeles County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 84% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in California.

Los Angeles County:

54.9%
State average:

52.5%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $170,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Los Angeles County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (85.5%)
  • Electricity (11.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (68.7%)
  • Electricity (24.4%)
  • No fuel used (4.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 139,670
Here:

11.1%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 55,347
Here:

9.0%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 116,532
Here:

19.4%
California:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt Cash and Securities

Los Angeles County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Los Angeles County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Los Angeles County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Los Angeles County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Los Angeles County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Los Angeles County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2040 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24,296$281,60835,879$375,805123,285$346,9776,326$255,3781,281$2,131,72911,867$292,816374$129,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2,615$283,3205,486$382,51515,649$358,6301,045$163,29481$4,906,5561,716$299,792273$85,187
APPLICATIONS DENIED6,328$289,4299,849$363,38250,375$371,9264,050$160,565451$1,317,2936,195$285,711683$93,236
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4,436$283,1357,651$378,38428,190$355,0241,937$222,787191$2,344,5453,072$285,913114$181,342
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1,364$272,5271,848$356,5478,739$370,237541$215,14456$2,182,125839$290,04540$90,500
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1614 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3,901$300,927649$350,35714$214,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2,176$312,815546$377,52225$308,2400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED878$314,182385$377,81618$175,0560$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN366$322,025114$345,5705$204,4002$100,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS275$333,65139$348,79510$258,9001$320,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Los Angeles County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John32,38773.6 years
Mary29,97379.4 years
William27,28774.2 years
Robert23,18070.1 years
James21,92671.1 years
George17,82975.3 years
Charles17,63074.0 years
Joseph14,79074.7 years
Helen14,50179.7 years
Frank13,06275.3 years
Most common last names in Los Angeles County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12,99575.1 years
Johnson11,02974.4 years
Williams8,74472.7 years
Brown8,16174.2 years
Jones7,66173.8 years
Miller6,38676.4 years
Davis5,86074.0 years
Garcia5,33471.6 years
Anderson5,14875.8 years
Wilson4,66874.8 years
Businesses in Los Angeles County, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness45JoS. A. Bank5
7-Eleven308Johnny Rockets21
ALDO25Jones New York200
AMF Bowling10Journeys13
AT&T81Just Tires24
Abercrombie & Fitch12KFC149
Abercrombie Kids7Kincaid13
Ace Hardware28Kmart15
Aeropostale16Knights Inn2
Aerosoles5Kohl's19
Albertsons58Kroger182
American Eagle Outfitters19LA Fitness55
Ann Taylor18La Quinta3
Apple Store11La-Z-Boy11
Applebee's12Lane Bryant18
Arby's23Lane Furniture40
Ashley Furniture3LensCrafters28
AutoZone136Levi Strauss & Co.7
Avenue21Little Caesars Pizza111
BMW14Loews1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill43Long John Silver's6
Bakers16Lowe's19
Bally Total Fitness27Macy's31
Banana Republic21Marriott42
Baskin-Robbins138Marshalls31
Bath & Body Works32MasterBrand Cabinets297
Bebe12McDonald's349
Bed Bath & Beyond25Men's Wearhouse17
Ben & Jerry's13Motel 623
Bentleymotors.Com2Motherhood Maternity46
Best Western37New Balance82
Big O Tires14New York & Co10
Blockbuster82Nike573
Brooks Brothers2Nordstrom15
Brookstone11Office Depot40
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards5OfficeMax13
Budget Car Rental19Old Navy20
Buffalo Wild Wings4Olive Garden11
Burger King134On The Border1
Buybuy BABY1Outback10
CVS219Outback Steakhouse10
Cache9Pac Sun18
CarMax2Panda Express141
Casual Male XL14Panera Bread24
Catherines6Papa John's Pizza40
Charlotte Russe14Payless128
Chick-Fil-A8Penske47
Chico's14PetSmart21
Chipotle39Pier 1 Imports19
Chuck E. Cheese's23Pizza Hut139
Church's Chicken35Popeyes46
Cinnabon 19Qdoba Mexican Grill6
Clarion1Quality6
Clarks5Quiznos112
Cold Stone Creamery53RadioShack151
Coldwater Creek3Ramada14
Comfort Inn18Red Lobster7
Comfort Suites3Red Robin11
Costco23Red Roof Inn2
Crate & Barrel5Rite Aid149
Curves74Rodeway Inn8
DHL146Rue211
Dairy Queen14Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing9
Days Inn15SAS Shoes41
Deb1SONIC Drive-In2
Decora Cabinetry59Safeway89
Dennys103Saks Fifth Avenue2
Discount Tire17Sam's Club11
Domino's Pizza95Sears62
DressBarn5Sephora21
Econo Lodge5Soma Intimates4
Eddie Bauer1Spencer Gifts9
El Pollo Loco159Sprint Nextel86
Ethan Allen5Staples54
Express20Starbucks491
Extended Stay America12Studio 61
Famous Footwear14Subway402
Fashion Bug4Super 815
FedEx1,069T-Mobile343
Finish Line11T.G.I. Driday's10
Firestone Complete Auto Care37T.J.Maxx22
Foot Locker33Taco Bell164
Forever 2128Talbots6
Fredericks Of Hollywood11Target57
GNC163The Cheesecake Factory10
GameStop123The Limited3
Gap30The Room Place29
Goodwill16Torrid11
Gymboree18Toys"R"Us52
H&M12Trader Joe's43
H&R Block238Travelodge10
Haagen-Dazs4True Value43
Haworth7U-Haul192
Holiday Inn36UPS933
Hollister Co.16Urban Outfitters9
Home Depot47Vans156
HomeTown Buffet20Verizon Wireless72
Homestead Studio Suites4Victoria's Secret30
Hot Topic18Vons94
Howard Johnson4Walgreens103
Hyatt4Walmart27
IHOP59Wendy's41
IKEA2Westin4
IZOD1Wet Seal9
J. Jill7Whole Foods Market23
J.Crew10Wingate1
JCPenney17World Gym2
Jack In The Box113YMCA47
Jamba Juice74
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