La Mirada, California Population 2021

47,461
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La Mirada is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 47,461, it is the 189th largest city in California and the 837th largest city in the United States . La Mirada is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually and its population has decreased by -2.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,527 in 2010. La Mirada reached it's highest population of 49,129 in 2015. Spanning over 8 miles, La Mirada has a population density of 6,067 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Mirada is $108,891 with a poverty rate of 5.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,675 per month, and the median house value is $569,500. The median age in La Mirada is 39.6 years, 37.7 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

La Mirada Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Mirada was:

  • White: 50.81%
  • Asian: 21.68%
  • Other race: 19.02%
  • Two or more races: 5.99%
  • Black or African American: 1.81%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of La Mirada, California is 47,461 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 48,544.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 48,527.

La Mirada, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,77650.81%
Asian10,57321.68%
Some Other Race9,27519.02%
Two or More Races2,9205.99%
Black or African American8831.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native2990.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander380.08%
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La Mirada Population by Race

La Mirada Population Pyramid $2021

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La Mirada Median Age

39.6


Total

37.7


Male

41.4


Female

La Mirada Adults

There are 39,598 adults, (8,474 of whom are seniors) in La Mirada.

La Mirada Age Dependency

56.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

La Mirada Sex Ratio

Female

24,958

51.18%

Male

23,806

48.82%

La Mirada Population by Age

La Mirada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Mirada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All77.3%22.7%
Female74%26%
Male64.8%35.2%
Non Family64%36%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Mirada Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,2173.2277.3
Married8,9553.6883
Non Family2,6671.3464
Female1,8093.4974
Male7863.6664.8

3.55

Average Family Size

3.22

Average Household Size

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La Mirada Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7565.36%
9th to 12th Grade1,7075.22%
High School Graduate7,74723.67%
Some College7,89424.12%
Associates Degree3,0039.17%
Bachelors Degree7,23322.10%
Graduate Degree3,39110.36%
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La Mirada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Mirada Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic12,71410,5192,580
White11,44610,6433,323
Asian7,6317,2154,409
Other Race5,9584,816981
2+ Races1,001930228
Black486436185
Native American21719439
Islander239

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.78%.

La Mirada Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,083$60,560$43,255
Less Than 9th Grade$30,463$35,107$21,310
High School Graduate$35,421$41,751$28,224
Some College$49,894$63,364$38,317
Bachelors Degree$63,634$69,065$60,887
Graduate Degree$82,738$87,411$80,475

$52,083

Average Earnings

$60,560

Average Male

$43,255

Average Female

La Mirada Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Mirada Language by Age

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La Mirada Language

56.27% of La Mirada residents speak only English, while 43.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.16% of the population.

La Mirada Language

La Mirada Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic19,9198824.43%
White14,0168676.19%
Asian9,9376566.60%
Other9,1503473.79%
Multiple2,6622429.09%
Black72215221.05%
Native2918830.24%
Islander38615.79%

5.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.51%

Male Poverty Rate

6.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Mirada

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Mirada is Native, with 30.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Mirada is Other, with 3.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.18%.

La Mirada Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.52%
High School8.29%
Some College3.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.16%

La Mirada Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed10.65%
Female Employed3.48%
Male Unemployed2.79%
Male Employed1.60%

La Mirada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Mirada Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$95,685$108,891
Families$103,149$118,166
Married Families$110,764$126,695
Non Families$36,485$58,259
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Income by Household Type

La Mirada Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

La Mirada Married by Age and Sex

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La Mirada Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

La Mirada Marital Status by Race

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La Mirada Marital Status

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2,122

Number of Veterans

1,996

Male Veterans

126

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam891
Korea291
Second Gulf War280
World War II163
First Gulf War163

La Mirada Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+757
65 to 74628
55 to 64305
35 to 54296
18 to 34136

La Mirada Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4566.95%
Hispanic6504.20%
Asian2843.20%
Other Race2563.54%
2+ Races583.73%
Native American5121.34%
Islander931.03%
Black81.19%

La Mirada Veterans by Race

La Mirada Veterans by Education

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6.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Mirada Veterans by Education

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60.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

La Mirada Employment by Age

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La Mirada Employment by Race

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La Mirada Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.89%

Born in La Mirada

74.66%

Native Born

25.34%

Foreign Born

6.54%

Non Citizen

18.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.66% of La Mirada residents were born in the United States, with 60.89% having been born in California. 6.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

La Mirada Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202147,461-361-0.75%
202047,822-361-0.75%
201948,183-361-0.74%
201848,544-283-0.58%
201748,827-227-0.46%
201649,054-75-0.15%
201549,1291100.22%
201449,019580.12%
201348,9611100.23%
201248,8511490.31%
201148,7021670.34%
201048,5351,7520.37%
200046,7836,3311.46%
199040,452-534-0.13%
198040,98610,1782.90%
197030,8088,3643.22%
196022,4440.00%

La Mirada Population by Year