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Los Angeles County, California Economic Information

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

  • American Community Survey employment of persons 16 years of age and older
    7,913,580
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    5,116,995
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    64.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    5,113,315
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    64.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    4,548,646
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    57.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    564,669
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    3,680
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    2,796,585
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    35.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in civilian labor force
    5,113,315
  • Percentage of unemployed persons in civilian labor force
    11.0%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older (labor)
    4,052,276
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in labor force
    2,344,622
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in labor force
    57.9%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    2,344,101
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    57.8%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    2,081,699
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    51.4%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6
    738,665
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    453,183
  • Percentage in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    61.4%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children of 6 to 17 years
    1,499,014
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    986,827
  • Percentage in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    65.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work
    4,434,574
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    3,217,518
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    72.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    457,403
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    311,556
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    126,714
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    96,707
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    224,676
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older mean travel time to work in minutes
    29.60
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older by occupation
    4,548,646
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    1,613,549
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    35.5%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    866,558
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    19.1%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    1,131,295
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    24.9%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    354,071
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    583,173
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    12.8%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older (Industries)
    4,548,646
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    23,848
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    256,082
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    478,309
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    164,278
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    487,221
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    238,160
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    198,576
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    286,493
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    560,301
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    12.3%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    943,128
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    20.7%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    478,191
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    284,924
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    149,135
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older (by class of worker)
    4,548,646
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    3,577,522
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    78.7%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    539,217
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    11.9%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    424,728
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    7,179
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation - dollars)
    3,242,391
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    212,332
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    6.5%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    189,719
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    345,315
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    312,941
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    9.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    408,240
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    12.6%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    541,944
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    16.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    380,020
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    11.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    438,577
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    13.5%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    193,623
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    219,680
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    6.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median household income (dollars)
    55,870
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean household income (dollars)
    82,109
  • American Community Survey with earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    2,666,387
  • Percentage earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    82.2%
  • American Community Survey earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean earnings (dollars)
    82,439
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    758,841
  • Percentage with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    23.4%
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean Social Security income (dollars)
    16,330
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    383,756
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    11.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income, mean retirement income (dollars)
    27,696
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    224,874
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    6.9%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income, mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
    9,759
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    139,400
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income, mean cash public assistance income (dollars)
    5,273
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    273,483
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    8.4%
  • American Community Survey families, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    2,174,805
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    107,466
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    4.9%
  • American Community Survey families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    83,405
  • Percentage of families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    219,271
  • Percentage of families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    10.1%
  • American Community Survey families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    204,146
  • Percentage of families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    9.4%
  • American Community Survey families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    278,418
  • Percentage of families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    12.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    365,483
  • Percentage of families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    16.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    266,352
  • Percentage of families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    12.2%
  • American Community Survey families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    324,200
  • Percentage families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    14.9%
  • American Community Survey families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    151,858
  • Percentage of families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    174,206
  • Percentage of families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    8.0%
  • American Community Survey median family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    62,289
  • American Community Survey mean family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    90,254
  • American Community Survey per capita income , income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    27,987
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    1,067,586
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median non family income (dollars)
    40,008
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean non family income (dollars)
    60,493
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for workers (dollars)
    28,935
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers men (dollars)
    43,520
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers women (dollars)
    40,676
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons (Health Insurance)
    9,902,803
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    7,838,038
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    79.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    5,362,287
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    54.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    3,081,399
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    31.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    2,064,765
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    20.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years (Health Insurance)
    2,343,406
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    196,710
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    8.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons 18 to 64 years of age
    6,437,624
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    4,879,413
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    4,346,140
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    3,224,395
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    74.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    2,926,338
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    67.3%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    351,967
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    8.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    1,121,745
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    25.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    533,273
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    280,585
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    52.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    174,223
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    32.7%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    115,110
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    21.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    252,688
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    47.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age (Health Insurance)
    1,558,211
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    1,091,526
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    70.0%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    646,159
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    41.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    495,516
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health public insurance coverage
    31.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    466,685
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    30.0%
  • Percentage of all families with income below poverty level in the past year
    14.6%
  • Percentage of all families with related children with income below poverty level in the past year
    21.4%
  • Percentage of all families with related children under 18 years (under five years only) with income below poverty level in the past year
    17.6%
  • Percentage of married couple families with income below poverty level in the past year
    9.3%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age, with income below poverty level in the past year
    13.3%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    8.6%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with income below poverty level in the past year
    28.1%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years, with income below poverty level in the past year
    38.9%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    39.4%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (All persons)
    18.4%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age)
    26.0%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children
    25.8%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children under 5 years of age)
    26.9%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children 5 to 17 years)
    25.3%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 years of age and older)
    16.0%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 to 64 years of age and older)
    16.5%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older)
    13.4%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, people in families)
    16.0%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, not related individuals 15 years of age and above)
    29.1%


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.