Los Angeles, CA

3,971,896 Population
468.7 square miles 8,383 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
10.1%
was 10.1%
Ranked 1st Highest in CA
Population Density
8,383
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
41.7%
was 41.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
37.4%
was 38.2%
Ranked 50th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
21.5%
was 22.0%
Ranked 91st Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
11.5%
was 11.0%
Ranked 81st Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.6
was 7.1
Ranked 27th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
20.5%
was 23.0%
Ranked 111th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$52,024
was $48,466
Ranked 107th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
53
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
1,451,722
was 1,406,849
Ranked 1st Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,271
was $1,182
Ranked 80th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
8,392
was 6,700
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,360,164
was 1,320,167
 
Homeownership Rate
36.0%
was 35.9%
Ranked 132nd Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
1,144
was 870
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
3,097.5
was 3,001.8
Ranked 17th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
9.5%
was 9.3%
Ranked 70th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
7,248
was 5,830
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.9
Ranked 86th 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
95.0%
was 92.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
81.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.0%
was 97.0%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
76.4%
was 74.6%
Ranked 104th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
32.6%
was 31.4%
Ranked 55th 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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