Los Angeles County, California Population 2024

9,606,925

Los Angeles County, California's estimated 2024 population is 9,606,925 with a growth rate of -0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Los Angeles County, California is the largest county in California. The 2010 population was 9,821,647 and has seen a growth of -2.19% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,324,825-56,420-0.6%
20289,381,245-56,420-0.6%
20279,437,665-56,420-0.59%
20269,494,085-56,420-0.59%
20259,550,505-56,420-0.59%
20249,606,925-56,420-0.58%
20239,663,345-56,420-0.58%
20229,719,765-89,697-0.91%
20219,809,462-183,351-1.83%
20209,992,813-18,789-0.19%
201910,011,602-49,931-0.5%
201810,061,533-30,832-0.31%
201710,092,365-2,500-0.02%
201610,094,86517,6020.17%
201510,077,26343,8140.44%
201410,033,44946,2600.46%
20139,987,18955,7950.56%
20129,931,39457,6940.58%
20119,873,70052,0530.53%
20109,821,64700%
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%
18503,530-9,321,295-99.96%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.58% (-56,420)
County Website
Los Angeles County
County Seat
2020 Population
9,992,813
Area
4060 mi²
Density
2366 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-3.86% (-385,888)

Los Angeles County, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,937,90139.63%
Other race2,253,95622.68%
Asian1,473,63414.83%
Two or more races1,355,71013.64%
Black or African American780,9937.86%
Native American111,0961.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander23,4000.24%

White

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Los Angeles County, California Population by Race

Los Angeles County, California Population Pyramid 2024

Los Angeles County, California Median Age

37.4

Total

36.4

Male

38.4

Female

Los Angeles County, California Adults

There are 7,843,618 adults, (1,415,856 of whom are seniors) in Los Angeles County, California.

Los Angeles County, California Age Dependency

54.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Los Angeles County, California Sex Ratio

Female4,999,58950.31%
Male4,937,10149.69%

Los Angeles County, California Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,363,0932.8946.253.8
Married1,482,9313.6961.338.7
Non Family1,144,4471.3531.568.5
Female494,1693.7237.762.3
Male241,5463.6639.460.6

3.56

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

46.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Los Angeles County, California Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade811,82211.75%
9th to 12th Grade552,8318%
High School Graduate1,412,26020.44%
Some College1,260,21118.24%
Associates Degree482,9676.99%
Bachelors Degree1,542,42222.32%
Graduate Degree847,13712.26%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Los Angeles County, California Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic3,025,2051,942,278451,182
White1,994,6191,901,8731,062,654
Other Race1,433,326870,558169,207
Asian1,128,6521,003,015611,752
2+ Races817,943609,835212,919
Black563,185510,964168,975
Native American76,24051,45013,469
Islander16,88814,9223,836

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.35%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.2%.

Los Angeles County, California Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$46,306$50,755$41,504
Less Than 9th Grade$28,573$32,344$22,775
High School Graduate$35,736$40,371$30,789
Some College$43,549$49,878$37,924
Bachelors Degree$68,166$77,101$59,783
Graduate Degree$93,644$108,774$84,269

$46,306

Average Earnings

$50,755

Average Male

$41,504

Average Female

Los Angeles County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Los Angeles County, California Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Los Angeles County, California Language

44.49% of Los Angeles County, California residents speak only English, while 55.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.31% of the population.

Los Angeles County, California Language

Los Angeles County, California Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,783,301758,58015.86%
Other2,227,463374,61016.82%
White2,458,559238,4229.7%
Multiple1,339,861173,74512.97%
Asian1,449,265160,82711.1%
Black759,120152,31420.06%
Native109,22817,49816.02%
Islander23,1312,51510.87%

13.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.53%

Male Poverty Rate

14.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Los Angeles County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Los Angeles County, California is Black, with 20.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Los Angeles County, California is White, with 9.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.31%.

Los Angeles County, California Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.15%
High School14.73%
Some College10.8%
Bachelors or Greater6.12%

Los Angeles County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed27.61%
Male Unemployed23.7%
Female Employed6.5%
Male Employed5.44%

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

Los Angeles County, California Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$83,411$119,756
Families$93,675$133,537
Married Families$115,423$158,997
Non Families$56,785$85,200

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Los Angeles County, California Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Los Angeles County, California Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Los Angeles County, California 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 45-54.

Los Angeles County, California Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Los Angeles County, California Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

230,282

Number of Veterans

211,392

Male Veterans

18,890

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam72,742
Second Gulf War51,398
First Gulf War40,226
Korea17,728
World War II5,930

Los Angeles County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+66,148
35 to 5452,442
65 to 7450,105
55 to 6438,280
18 to 3423,307

Los Angeles County, California Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White122,7883.83%
Hispanic59,5671.67%
Black38,8936.15%
2+ Races23,2602.42%
Asian21,0961.7%
Other Race20,4821.21%
Native American2,5892.92%
Islander1,1746.1%

Los Angeles County, California Veterans by Race

Los Angeles County, California Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Los Angeles County, California Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Los Angeles County, California Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Los Angeles County, California Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Los Angeles County, California 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

52.38%

Born in Los Angeles County, California

66.67%

Native Born

33.33%

Foreign Born

15.27%

Non Citizen

18.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

66.67% of Los Angeles County, California residents were born in the United States, with 52.38% having been born in California. 15.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Los Angeles County, California Place of Birth

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