Los Angeles County CA Information


Los Angeles County Subdivisions

Los Angeles County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,147,765
Population in Households 9,970,260
Population in Familes 8,121,059
Population in Group Qrtrs 177,505
Population Density1 2,501
Diversity Index2 87


Total Households 3,321,508
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 2,249,300
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 3,539,424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,529,323 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,792,185 (50.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 217,916 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $502,014
Average Home Value $576,890


Median Household Income $57,190
Average Household Income $85,730
Per Capita Income $28,565
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.65%
Households 0.39% 0.57%
Families 0.4% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Los Angeles County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Los Angeles County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 3 97th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 25 59th
Per Capita Income # 26 57th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.