Los Angeles County, California Population 2018

Los Angeles County, California's estimated population is 10,163,507 with a growth rate of 1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Los Angeles County, California is the 1st largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201710,163,507106,3521.06%
201610,057,155-93,403-0.92%
201610,150,55827,3100.27%
201510,123,24850,5530.50%
201410,072,69554,0910.54%
201310,018,60462,4520.63%
20129,956,15270,1540.71%
20119,885,99861,5080.63%
20109,824,490961,32610.85%
19908,863,1641,385,66118.53%
19807,477,503445,4286.33%
19707,032,075993,30416.45%
19606,038,7711,887,08445.45%
19504,151,6871,366,04449.04%
19402,785,643577,15126.13%
19302,208,4921,272,037135.84%
1920936,455432,32485.76%
1910504,131333,833196.03%
1900170,29868,84467.86%
1890101,45468,073203.93%
188033,38118,072118.05%
187015,3093,97635.08%
186011,3337,803221.05%
18503,5300.00%

Los Angeles County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,283,457
Some Other Race2,030,157
Asian1,431,361
Black or African American831,313
Two or More Races391,386
American Indian and Alaska Native62,671
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander26,810

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Los Angeles County, California Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Los Angeles County, California Median Age

35.8


Total

34.7


Male

37


Female

Los Angeles County, California Adults

There are 7,764,124 adults, (1,226,973 of which are seniors) in Los Angeles County, California.

Los Angeles County, California Age Dependency

53.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Los Angeles County, California Sex Ratio

Female

5,102,539

50.74%

Male

4,954,616

49.26%

Los Angeles County, California Households and Families

Los Angeles County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Los Angeles County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.5%39.5%
All45.7%54.3%
Male38%62%
Female34.9%65.1%
Non Family32.4%67.6%

45.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Los Angeles County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,281,8453.0145.7
Married1,465,2773.860.5
Non Family1,085,6731.3632.4
Female506,1243.8634.9
Male224,7713.938

3.69

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Los Angeles County, California Households

Los Angeles County, California Education

Los Angeles County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade879,31313.10%
9th to 12th Grade616,3049.18%
High School Graduate1,387,98020.68%
Some College1,301,48019.39%
Associates Degree462,0916.88%
Bachelors Degree1,348,25020.09%
Graduate Degree716,66110.68%

Los Angeles County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,840,4971,669,389322,615
White2,097,8211,978,6361,008,695
Other Race1,183,430669,919107,469
Asian1,072,043938,342539,726
Black566,696503,983137,821
Multiple Races189,337162,83467,072
Native American41,46627,6006,268
Islander17,02614,5593,014

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.32%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.35%.

Los Angeles County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,285$37,278$30,879
Less Than High School$19,447$21,992$15,587
High School Grad$26,603$30,331$22,826
Some College$35,344$40,374$31,093
Bachelors Degree$51,865$60,726$45,983
Graduate Degree$73,650$85,218$64,020

$34,285

Average Earnings

$37,278

Average Male

$30,879

Average Female

Los Angeles County, California Language

Los Angeles County, California Language by Age

Los Angeles County, California Language

43.28% of Los Angeles County, California residents speak only English, while 56.72% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.36% of the population.

Los Angeles County, California Poverty

Los Angeles County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,810,2031,088,38422.63%
Other2,011,670498,42224.78%
White2,638,684279,84610.61%
Black810,881193,80323.90%
Asian1,407,671173,41012.32%
Multiple382,12754,62314.29%
Native61,66413,73522.27%
Islander26,3533,85714.64%

17.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.52%

Male Poverty Rate

19.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Los Angeles County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Los Angeles County, California is Other, with 24.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Los Angeles County, California is White, with 10.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.29%.

Los Angeles County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.29%
High School17.01%
Some College11.69%
Bachelors or Greater6.51%

Los Angeles County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.43%
Male Unemployed29.31%
Female Employed8.80%
Male Employed8.25%

Los Angeles County, California Income

Los Angeles County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,952$85,514
Families$64,824$94,396
Married Families$81,716$113,256
Non Families$40,949$62,419

Los Angeles County, California Marital Status

Los Angeles County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Los Angeles County, California Married by Age and Sex

Los Angeles County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Los Angeles County, California Marital Status by Race

Los Angeles County, California Veterans

Los Angeles County, California Veterans by War

292,006

Number of Veterans

272,610

Male Veterans

19,396

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam96,681
First Gulf War41,050
Second Gulf War40,913
Korea33,898
World War II23,043

Los Angeles County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+80,511
65 to 7472,066
35 to 5461,385
55 to 6450,177
18 to 3427,867

Los Angeles County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White192,5474.63%
Hispanic63,4431.85%
Black45,9947.02%
Asian22,3101.86%
Other17,7661.23%
2 or More9,8164.12%
Indian2,1514.42%
Hawaiian1,4227.08%

Los Angeles County, California Veterans by Education

9.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Los Angeles County, California Employment Status

Los Angeles County, California Employment by Age

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Los Angeles County, California Employment by Race

Los Angeles County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Los Angeles County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Los Angeles379258439763221837384.84%
Long Beach46223547013078951.71%
Glendale19168520083191464.77%
Santa Clarita17629618197256763.22%
Lancaster15664316010634632.21%
Palmdale15274615735646103.02%
Pomona14903015249434642.32%
Torrance14543414719517611.21%
Pasadena13712414205949353.60%
El Monte11348111580723262.05%
Downey11177011326714971.34%
Inglewood1096731106549810.89%
West Covina10612510784717221.62%
Norwalk1055491061786290.60%
Burbank10337510444710721.04%
Comn964189755011321.17%
South Gate944179553811211.19%
Carson917149279710831.18%
Santa Monica897429247827363.05%
Hawthorne842938803137384.43%
Whittier853178688315661.84%
Alhambra830968547423782.86%
Lakewood800548113810841.35%
Bellflower766107779011801.54%
Baldwin Park753907646410741.42%
Lynwood697667118714212.04%
Redondo Beach667486786711191.68%
Pico Rivera62948636356871.09%
Montebello62490633358451.35%
Monterey Park60256610758191.36%
Gardena588296004812192.07%
Huntington Park58114588797651.32%
Arcadia563705852321533.82%
Diamond Bar555525679312412.23%
Paramount54098549098111.50%
Rosemead53771545007291.36%
Glendora500655185117863.57%
Cerritos490475055515083.07%
Azusa463464962832827.08%
La Mirada48527492166891.42%
Covina47792485497571.58%
Bell Gardens42053428067531.79%
Rancho Palos Verdes41657424357781.87%
San Gabriel39634404047701.94%
La Puente39816403775611.41%
Culver City38904393644601.18%
Monrovia36590371265361.46%
West Hollywood343983669823006.69%
Temple City35551363658142.29%
Claremont349293605911303.24%
Bell35477358643871.09%
Manhattan Beach35135357416061.72%
Beverly Hills34102346875851.72%
San Dimas33375343389632.89%
Lawndale32769331453761.15%
La Verne310623238913274.27%
Walnut29172300478753.00%
Maywood27395276332380.87%
South Pasadena25619259132941.15%
San Fernando236462471710714.53%
Calabasas23462241767143.04%
Cudahy23805240982931.23%
Duarte21321218014802.25%
South El Monte20116208837673.81%
Agoura Hills20330207454152.04%
Lomita20256206934372.16%
La Cañada Flintridge20239204472081.03%
Hermosa Beach19506197892831.45%
Santa Fe Springs1622118027180611.13%
El Segundo16654168932391.44%
Artesia16522168743522.13%
Hawaiian Gardens14275144731981.39%
Palos Verdes Estates13438135861481.10%
San Marino13142133652231.70%
Commerce12846129731270.99%
Malibu12635128792441.93%
Signal Hill11016116496335.75%
Sierra Madre10917110571401.28%
Westlake Village830384521491.79%
Rolling Hills Estates806082311712.12%
La Habra Heights53165411951.79%
Avalon37283767391.05%
Hidden Hills18561925693.72%
Rolling Hills18601887271.45%
Irwindale14221434120.84%
Bradbury10481079312.96%
Industry217205-12-5.53%
Vernon11211310.89%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990