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Social Characteristics of City of Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    1,329,372
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    800,915
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    60.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    374,681
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    28.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    505,546
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    38.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    233,285
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    17.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    90,523
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    6.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    37,785
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    204,846
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    15.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    103,611
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    528,457
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    39.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    399,773
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    30.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    109,803
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    428,308
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    32.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    302,623
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    22.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.84
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.63
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    3,778,282
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    1,329,372
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    35.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    505,444
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    13.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    1,144,840
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    30.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    455,109
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    12.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    343,517
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    107,032
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,553,007
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    759,803
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    48.9%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    620,138
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    39.9%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    35,766
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    29,577
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    107,723
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    6.9%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,597,116
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    673,453
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    42.2%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    592,491
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    37.1%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    54,255
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    3.4%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    118,357
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    7.4%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    158,560
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    9.9%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    50,441
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    20,749
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    41.1%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    31
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    48
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    20
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    70
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    32
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    108,902
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    26,443
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    24.3%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    5,346
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    4.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6,135
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    4,208
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    3.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    10,754
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    9.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    26,443
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    16,873
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    63.8%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    18,079
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    68.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    1,038,559
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    62,126
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    50,100
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    4.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    366,144
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    35.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    210,915
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    20.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    349,274
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    33.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    2,568,460
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    391,767
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    15.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    253,034
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    9.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    499,617
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    19.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    463,614
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    18.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    151,823
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    535,463
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    20.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    273,142
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    10.6%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    74.9%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    31.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    3,003,083
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    101,509
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    3.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    3,835,559
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    369,551
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    9.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    856,298
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    24,720
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    2,567,420
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    183,637
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    411,841
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    161,194
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    39.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    3,815,661
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    3,257,088
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    85.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    528,023
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    13.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    438,147
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    11.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    89,876
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    43,215
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    46,661
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    30,550
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    3,862,210
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    2,373,219
  • Percentage of Native persons
    61.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    2,333,519
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    60.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    1,733,612
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    44.9%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    599,907
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    15.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    39,700
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    1,488,991
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    38.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    1,488,991
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    635,270
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    42.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    853,721
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    57.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    1,528,691
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    39,700
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    39700%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    2,979
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    7.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    36,721
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    92.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    1,488,991
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    64,948
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    1,424,043
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    95.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    1,488,979
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    92,956
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    428,982
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    28.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    25,035
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    6,358
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    921,839
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    61.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    13,809
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    3,611,586
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    1,441,400
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    39.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    2,170,186
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    60.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    1,031,366
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    28.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    1,549,047
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    42.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    761,783
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    21.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    256,314
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    94,610
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    313,241
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    159,402
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    51,584
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    15,571
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    3,862,210
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    102,578
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    32,317
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    7,348
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    9,549
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    18,200
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    121,694
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    3.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    46,132
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    6,496
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    168,896
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    13,375
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    16,485
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    145,271
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    103,421
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    6,981
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    19,822
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    61,864
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    7,186
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    93,816
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    12,547
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    28,162
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    2,223
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    55,730
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    22,487
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    5,512
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    14,442
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    8,935
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    18,456
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.5%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.