East Los Angeles, CA Profile: Facts & Data

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East Los Angeles, California - Basic Facts

The East Los Angeles Census Designated Place had a population of 129,403 as of July 1, 2018. East Los Angeles ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for East Los Angeles is located at latitude 34.0315 and longitude -118.1686 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the East Los Angeles Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 200 feet.

The East Los Angeles Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408711) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The East Los Angeles Census Designated Place is located within South Gate-East Los Angeles CCD of Los Angeles County.


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East Los Angeles, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 129,403
Population in Households 129,074
Population in Familes 115,105
Population in Group Qrtrs 329
Population Density2 17,368
Diversity Index3 76
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,402
Average Household Income $53,159
Per Capita Income $12,936

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 32,868 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,478 (31.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,757 (63.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,633 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $382,141
Average Home Value $431,687
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 31,235
Average Household Size 4.13
Family Households 26,273
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.28% 0.28%
Households 0.16% 0.17%
Families 0.2% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

East Los Angeles, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Los Angeles to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 47 97th
Population Density # 13 99th
Diversity Index # 496 67th
Median Household Income # 1241 18th
Per Capita Income # 1427 6th

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