Ladera Heights, California Population 2024

6,814

Ladera Heights is a city located in Los Angeles County California. Ladera Heights has a 2024 population of 6,814. Ladera Heights is currently growing at a rate of 0.77% annually and its population has increased by 6.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,419 in 2020.

The average household income in Ladera Heights is $184,646 with a poverty rate of 7.15%. The median age in Ladera Heights is 42.9 years: 41 years for males, and 47.9 years for females.

Ladera Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ladera Heights was:

  • Black or African American: 64.23%
  • White: 16.99%
  • Two or more races: 12.15%
  • Asian: 3.55%
  • Native American: 2.06%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,298.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.15% (395)
The current population of Ladera Heights, California is 6,814 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,419.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American4,31064.23%
White1,14016.99%
Two or more races81512.15%
Asian2383.55%
Native American1382.06%
Other race691.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ladera Heights Population by Race

Ladera Heights Population Pyramid 2024

Ladera Heights Median Age

42.9

Total

41

Male

47.9

Female

Ladera Heights Adults

There are 5,520 adults, (1,476 of whom are seniors) in Ladera Heights.

Ladera Heights Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ladera Heights Sex Ratio

Female3,75655.98%
Male2,95444.02%

Ladera Heights Population by Age

Ladera Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6542.5266.433.6
Married1,2222.9470.729.3
Non Family8381.362.937.1
Female4793.5466.633.4
Male1152.7846.153.9

2.97

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ladera Heights Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1963.83%
Associates Degree5019.78%
Bachelors Degree1,75434.23%
Graduate Degree1,37126.76%
High School Graduate3546.91%
Less Than 9th Grade711.39%
Some College87717.12%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ladera Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ladera Heights Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black3,2113,0212,050
White794778548
2+ Races586586307
Hispanic453403204
Asian208197163
Native American11411416
Other Race691919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.37%.

Ladera Heights Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$84,286$85,000$82,134
Graduate Degree$120,625$0$94,636
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$84,961$85,131$84,634
Some College$60,640$60,789$60,425

$84,961

Average Earnings

$85,131

Average Male

$84,634

Average Female

Ladera Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ladera Heights Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ladera Heights Language

82.46% of Ladera Heights residents speak only English, while 17.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.58% of the population.

Ladera Heights Language

Ladera Heights Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,2442936.9%
Multiple8149812.04%
Hispanic5548515.34%
White998707.01%

7.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.51%

Male Poverty Rate

8.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ladera Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ladera Heights is Hispanic, with 15.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ladera Heights is Black, with 6.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.1%.

Ladera Heights Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.51%
Some College11.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Ladera Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed20.41%
Female Employed2.92%
Male Employed0.62%
Female Unemployed0%

Ladera Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ladera Heights Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$177,353$212,061
Households$157,824$184,646
Married Families$180,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$84,968$110,167

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ladera Heights Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ladera Heights Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ladera Heights 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.

Ladera Heights Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ladera Heights Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

355

Number of Veterans

340

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War98
Korea66
Vietnam64
First Gulf War50
World War II16

Ladera Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+171
18 to 3485
35 to 5463
55 to 6421
65 to 7415

Ladera Heights Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black2597.36%
White838.87%
Hispanic8317.4%
2+ Races131.97%

Ladera Heights Veterans by Race

Ladera Heights Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

23.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ladera Heights Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ladera Heights Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ladera Heights Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ladera Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.65%

Born in Ladera Heights

89.66%

Native Born

10.34%

Foreign Born

3.08%

Non Citizen

7.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.66% of Ladera Heights residents were born in the United States, with 57.65% having been born in California. 3.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ladera Heights Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,814520.77%
20236,762520.77%
20226,710520.78%
20216,6582393.72%
20206,419-201-3.04%
20196,620-470-6.63%
20187,09090.13%
20177,081-114-1.58%
20167,195-314-4.18%
20157,5091472%
20147,3621421.97%
20137,2201482.09%
20127,0724486.76%
20116,6241261.94%
20106,49800%

Ladera Heights Population by Year