Los Angeles County, California Population 2022

Los Angeles County, California's estimated population is 9,934,710 with a growth rate of -0.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Los Angeles County, California is the 2nd largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 9,823,250 and has seen a growth of 1.13% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18503,5300.00%
186011,3337,803221.05%
187015,3093,97635.08%
188033,38118,072118.05%
1890101,45468,073203.93%
1900170,29868,84467.86%
1910504,131333,833196.03%
1920936,455432,32485.76%
19302,208,4901,272,035135.84%
19402,785,640577,15026.13%
19504,151,6901,366,05049.04%
19606,038,7701,887,08045.45%
19707,032,080993,31016.45%
19807,477,500445,4206.33%
19908,863,1601,385,66018.53%
20109,823,250960,09010.83%
20119,876,48053,2300.54%
20129,935,38058,9000.60%
20139,992,48057,1000.57%
201410,040,10047,6200.48%
201510,085,40045,3000.45%
201610,105,70020,3000.20%
201710,103,700-2,000-0.02%
201810,073,900-29,800-0.29%
201910,039,100-34,800-0.35%
202010,004,300-34,800-0.35%
20219,969,510-34,790-0.35%
20229,934,710-34,800-0.35%
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Los Angeles County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,795,18647.76%
Black or African American810,2868.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native78,1320.78%
Asian1,488,62614.83%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander25,0680.25%
Some Other Race2,113,85221.05%
Two or More Races729,5327.27%
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Los Angeles County, California Population by Race

Los Angeles County, California Population Pyramid 2022

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Los Angeles County, California Median Age

36.7


Total

35.6


Male

37.9


Female

Los Angeles County, California Adults

There are 7,862,123 adults, (1,370,141 of whom are seniors) in Los Angeles County, California.

Los Angeles County, California Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Los Angeles County, California Sex Ratio

Female

5,091,117

50.70%

Male

4,949,565

49.30%

Los Angeles County, California Population by Age

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

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Los Angeles County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.4%39.6%
All46%54%
Male39.8%60.2%
Female37.3%62.7%
Non Family32%68%

46.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Los Angeles County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,332,5042.9646
Married1,493,6703.7560.4
Male227,8803.839.8
Female489,7923.837.3
Non Family1,121,1621.3632

3.63

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

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Los Angeles County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade822,27611.90%
9th to 12th Grade573,6338.30%
High School Graduate1,406,96320.36%
Some College1,302,73818.86%
Associates Degree485,8877.03%
Bachelors Degree1,506,71421.81%
Graduate Degree810,96811.74%
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Los Angeles County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Los Angeles County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,129,049998,139600,689
White2,064,6671,964,0981,065,914
2+ Races410,682328,546125,581
Black575,951518,411163,533
Islander17,68215,4403,754
Native American52,86536,2828,528
Hispanic2,978,2561,880,787412,590
Other Race1,305,694781,950142,097

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.20%.

Los Angeles County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,113$43,343$35,444
Less Than 9th Grade$24,134$27,226$18,830
High School Graduate$30,995$34,628$26,205
Some College$38,198$43,175$33,247
Bachelors Degree$58,281$66,311$51,544
Graduate Degree$81,971$95,579$73,412

$40,113

Average Earnings

$43,343

Average Male

$35,444

Average Female

Los Angeles County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Los Angeles County, California Language by Age

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Los Angeles County, California Language

43.91% of Los Angeles County, California residents speak only English, while 56.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.72% of the population.

Los Angeles County, California Language

Los Angeles County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black787,711158,94720.18%
Hispanic4,797,018811,95916.93%
Native76,40312,46116.31%
Multiple717,87686,95512.11%
Asian1,464,802161,02810.99%
Islander24,5202,61810.68%
White2,554,426239,6969.38%
Other372,864NaN%

14.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.97%

Male Poverty Rate

15.36%

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 20.18% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.09%.

Los Angeles County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.67%
High School14.65%
Some College10.44%
Bachelors or Greater5.94%

Los Angeles County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.90%
Male Unemployed22.88%
Female Employed6.94%
Female Unemployed26.99%

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

Los Angeles County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,358$103,220
Families$80,317$114,887
Married Families$98,752$135,806
Non Families$49,384$73,781
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Income by Household Type

Los Angeles County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Los Angeles County, California Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Los Angeles County, California Marital Status

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252,329

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War50,046
First Gulf War40,748
Vietnam81,510
Korea24,086
World War II10,279

Los Angeles County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3425,246
35 to 5455,493
55 to 6440,571
65 to 7459,495
75+71,524

Los Angeles County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White152,5283.97%
Black42,6706.56%
Native American2,2453.66%
Asian22,0311.77%
Islander9344.63%
Other Race18,5151.19%
2+ Races13,4062.75%
Hispanic61,2601.73%

Los Angeles County, California Veterans by Race

Los Angeles County, California Veterans by Education

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9.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Los Angeles County, California Veterans by Education

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Los Angeles County, California Employment by Age

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Los Angeles County, California Employment by Race

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Los Angeles County, California 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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51.80%

Born in Los Angeles County, California

66.27%

Native Born

33.73%

Foreign Born

15.77%

Non Citizen

17.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

66.27% of Los Angeles County, California residents were born in the United States, with 51.80% having been born in California. 15.77% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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