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Ladera Heights, California - Basic Facts

The Ladera Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 6,413 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Ladera Heights is located at latitude 33.9963 and longitude -118.3758 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the Ladera Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 305 feet.

The Ladera Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408521) 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 Ladera Heights Census Designated Place is located within Los Angeles CCD of Los Angeles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ladera Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Ladera Heights, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,413
Daytime Population: Workers 3,279
Daytime Population: Residents 3,262
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,541
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 6,400
Population in Familes 5,188
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 2,163
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $100,609
Average Household Income $137,060
Per Capita Income $57,188


Total Housing Units 2,889 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,973 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 720 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 196 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $899,324
Average Home Value $912,855


Total Households 2,693
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,799
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.18% 0.07%
Households -0.29% -0.02%
Families -0.12% 0.01%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Ladera Heights, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ladera Heights to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 594 61st
Population Density # 581 62nd
Diversity Index # 977 36th
Median Household Income # 179 88th
Per Capita Income # 150 90th

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