La Mirada, California Population 2020

48,219

La Mirada is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 48,219, it is the 187th largest city in California and the 819th largest city in the United States. La Mirada is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -0.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,527 in 2010. La Mirada reached it's highest population of 49,181 in 2015. Spanning over 8 miles, La Mirada has a population density of 6,164 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Mirada is $103,791 with a poverty rate of 6.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,637 per month, and the median house value is $516,500. The median age in La Mirada is 39.2 years, 37.2 years for males, and 40.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.1 males.

La Mirada Demographics

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

  • White: 51.88%
  • Asian: 20.29%
  • Other race: 19.36%
  • Two or more races: 5.71%
  • Black or African American: 2.12%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of La Mirada, California is 48,219, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 48,683.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 48,527.

La Mirada, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,40851.88%
Asian9,93920.29%
Some Other Race9,47919.36%
Two or More Races2,7965.71%
Black or African American1,0392.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native2750.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander380.08%

La Mirada Population Pyramid 2020

La Mirada Median Age

39.2


Total

37.2


Male

40.9


Female

La Mirada Adults

There are 39,741 adults, (8,244 of whom are seniors) in La Mirada.

La Mirada Age Dependency

55.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

La Mirada Sex Ratio

Female

25,102

51.26%

Male

23,872

48.74%

La Mirada Households and Families

La Mirada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

La Mirada Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
Female78.6%21.4%
All78.5%21.5%
Non Family67.2%32.8%
Male66.8%33.2%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,3313.2178.5
Married8,7923.783.3
Non Family2,9181.467.2
Female1,7543.5378.6
Male8673.6866.8

3.56

Average Family Size

3.21

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

La Mirada Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6365.00%
9th to 12th Grade1,7795.43%
High School Graduate7,85223.98%
Some College8,13024.83%
Associates Degree3,1819.72%
Bachelors Degree6,90321.08%
Graduate Degree3,2589.95%

La Mirada Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic12,57210,4632,404
White12,00611,1683,393
Asian7,0416,6493,967
Other Race6,0404,949982
Multiple Races940915226
Black616564242
Native American20117546
Islander15

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 97.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.34%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,676$58,582$38,981
Less Than High School$28,779$32,447$22,228
High School Grad$34,595$42,282$28,502
Some College$46,735$61,673$36,140
Bachelors Degree$65,216$69,091$61,106
Graduate Degree$83,646$87,545$81,170

$49,676

Average Earnings

$58,582

Average Male

$38,981

Average Female

La Mirada Language

La Mirada Language by Age

La Mirada Language

56.83% of La Mirada residents speak only English, while 43.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.77% of the population.

La Mirada Poverty

La Mirada Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,6501,0997.50%
Hispanic19,9149624.83%
Asian9,3528238.80%
Other9,3434504.82%
Multiple2,5391977.76%
Black87515017.14%
Native2754516.36%
Islander381026.32%

6.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.53%

Male Poverty Rate

7.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Mirada

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Mirada is Islander, with 26.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Mirada is Other, with 4.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.28%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School8.78%
High School8.77%
Some College5.36%
Bachelors or Greater4.13%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.12%
Male Unemployed9.87%
Female Employed2.99%
Male Employed2.02%

La Mirada Income

La Mirada Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$87,778$103,791
Families$96,450$113,735
Married Families$105,926-
Non Families$38,456$56,337

La Mirada Marital Status

La Mirada Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

La Mirada Married by Age and Sex

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

La Mirada Veterans

2,186

Number of Veterans

2,095

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam882
Korea284
Second Gulf War263
World War II193
First Gulf War182
Age Group Veterans
75+692
65 to 74646
55 to 64402
35 to 54272
18 to 34174
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5147.05%
Hispanic6794.44%
Asian2683.19%
Other2493.44%
2 or More523.38%
Indian5223.96%
Black516.42%

$La Mirada Veterans by Education

7.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Mirada Employment Status

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

La Mirada Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

62.02%

Born in California

75.88%

Native Born

24.12%

Foreign Born

5.79%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

75.88% of La Mirada residents were born in the United States, with 62.02% having been born in California. 5.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202048,219-232-0.48%
201948,451-232-0.48%
201848,683-205-0.42%
201748,888-232-0.47%
201649,120-61-0.12%
201549,1811250.25%
201449,056670.14%
201348,9891230.25%
201248,8661580.32%
201148,7081730.36%
201048,5351,7520.37%
200046,7836,3311.46%
199040,452-534-0.13%
198040,98610,1782.90%
197030,8088,3643.22%
196022,4440.00%