Los Angeles, CA

3,976,324 Population
468.7 square miles 8,484.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
10.1%
was 10.1%
Ranked 1st Highest in CA
Population Density
8,484.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
41.9%
was 41.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
37.7%
was 38.2%
Ranked 25th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
20.8%
was 22.0%
Ranked 100th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
12.1%
was 11.0%
Ranked 74th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.2
was 7.1
Ranked 24th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
19.5%
was 23.0%
Ranked 117th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$51,538
was $48,466
Ranked 110th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
53.3
53.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
7.1
was 6.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
634.8
was 426.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,359.6
was 2,213.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
1,478,666
was 1,406,849
Ranked 1st Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,315
was $1,182
Ranked 88th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
8,392
was 6,700
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,378,844
was 1,320,167
 
Homeownership Rate
35.9%
was 35.9%
Ranked 132nd Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
1,144
was 870
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
3,154.6
was 3,001.8
Ranked 15th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
10.1%
was 9.3%
Ranked 63rd Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
7,248
was 5,830
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.9
Ranked 92nd Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
6.0
was 4.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.2
was 1.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.4%
was 92.2%
Ranked 96th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
84.6%
Ranked 120th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.2%
was 97.0%
Ranked 72nd Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
76.5%
was 74.6%
Ranked 104th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
32.8%
was 31.4%
Ranked 59th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
95.4%
was 95.6%
 
Debt Service Ratio
4.3%
was 4.1%
 
Revenue
 
$15,758,275,978
$15,293,140,048
 
Expenditure
 
$15,713,599,753
$15,040,511,030
 
Revenue per Capita
$4,011
was $3,937
 
Expenditure per Capita
$4,000
was $3,872
 

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