Lomita is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 21,053, it is the 339th largest city in California and the 2188th largest city in the United States. Lomita is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually and its population has increased by 0.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,921 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Lomita has a population density of 11,012 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lomita is $94,037 with a poverty rate of 12.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,460 per month, and the median house value is $618,700. The median age in Lomita is 40.1 years, 41.1 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lomitawas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.75%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.50%.
64.37% of Lomita residents speak only English, while 35.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.31% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lomita is Native, with 42.75% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lomita is Multiple, with 7.94% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.69%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lomita
77.23% of Lomita residents were born in the United States, with 60.52% having been born in California. 9.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.