Los Angeles County CA Information


Los Angeles County Subdivisions

Los Angeles County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,275,545
Daytime Population: Workers 4,952,641
Daytime Population: Residents 5,459,852
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,412,493
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 10,097,125
Population in Familes 8,219,889
Population in Group Qrtrs 178,420
Population Density2 2,532
Diversity Index3 87


Median Household Income $59,613
Average Household Income $90,439
Per Capita Income $30,092


Total Housing Units 3,569,840 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,551,114 (43.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,810,966 (50.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 207,760 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $521,684
Average Home Value $606,023


Total Households 3,362,080
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 2,275,186
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.63% 0.63%
Households 0.51% 0.56%
Families 0.5% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.46%


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, 2017 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 Density # 3 97th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 22 64th
Per Capita Income # 26 57th

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