Ladera Heights, CA

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Population

7,081

1.58% decline

Poverty Rate

6.16%


Median Age

49


Median Household Income

$101,278

12.2% growth

Number of Employees

3,340

1.37% growth

Median Property Value

$878,100

3.78% growth

About

In 2017, Ladera Heights, CA had a population of 7.08k people with a median age of 49 and a median household income of $101,278. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ladera Heights, CA declined from 7,195 to 7,081, a -1.58% decrease and its median household income grew from $90,241 to $101,278, a 12.2% increase.

The population of Ladera Heights, CA is 65.1% Black or African American Alone, 16.2% White Alone, and 6.54% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Ladera Heights, CA speak a non-English language, and 98.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ladera Heights, CA are West Los Angeles College (1,456 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Ladera Heights, CA is $878,100, and the homeownership rate is 76.4%. Most people in Ladera Heights, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Ladera Heights, CA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Ladera Heights, CA employs 3.34k people. The largest industries in Ladera Heights, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (659 people), Educational Services (427 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (371 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($103,646), Construction ($101,313), and Manufacturing ($90,326).

Median household income in Ladera Heights, CA is $101,278. Males in Ladera Heights, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,252. The income inequality in Ladera Heights, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$101,278

2017 value

± $14,533

12.2%

1 Year Growth

± 23.8%

Households in Ladera Heights, CA have a median annual income of $101,278, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $90,241 in 2016, which represents a 12.2% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,235

Average Male Salary

± $699

$57,252

Average Female Salary

± $582

In 2017, full-time male employees in California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,946 ± $1,081

  2. White

    $59,925 ± $556

  3. Two or More Races

    $49,289 ± $1,826

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Ladera Heights, CA is from California.

0.5

2017 Wage GINI

0.5

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in California was 0.5 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.16% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ladera Heights, CA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ladera Heights, CA (433 out of 7.03k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    296 ± 164

  2. White

    137 ± 144

  3. Hispanic

    16 ± 89

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ladera Heights, CA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.34k

2017 Value

± 520

1.37%

1 Year growth

± 21.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ladera Heights, CA grew at a rate of 1.37%, from 3.3k employees to 3.34k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ladera Heights, CA, are Management Occupations (561 people), Sales & Related Occupations (343 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (337 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ladera Heights, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Ladera Heights, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (561 people), Sales & Related Occupations (343 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (337 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ladera Heights, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (5.62 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (3.2 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.25 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Ladera Heights, CA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($108,235), Natural Resources, Construction, & Maintenance Occupations ($103,255), and Construction & Extraction Occupations ($102,000).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.34k

2017 Value

± 520

1.37%

1 Year growth

± 21.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ladera Heights, CA grew at a rate of 1.37%, from 3.3k employees to 3.34k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ladera Heights, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (659 people), Educational Services (427 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (371 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ladera Heights, CA, though some of these residents may live in Ladera Heights, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Ladera Heights, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (659 people), Educational Services (427 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (371 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ladera Heights, CA has an unusually high number of Utilities (4.51 times higher than expected), Information (3.85 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (3.05 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Ladera Heights, CA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($103,646), Construction ($101,313), and Manufacturing ($90,326).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $232B

  2. $172B

  3. $136B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $232B, followed by Mixed freight ($172B) and Gasoline ($136B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.7T

2020 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

46.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $1.7T. This is expected to increase 46.3% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $71.8B

  2. $46.9B

  3. $34B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $71.8B, followed by Arizona with $46.9B and Washington and $34B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

96.7% of the population of Ladera Heights, CA has health coverage, with 48.4% on employee plans, 6.64% on Medicaid, 20.9% on Medicare, 20.4% on non-group plans, and 0.226% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Ladera Heights, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Ladera Heights, CA see 1391 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.361% increase from the previous year (1386 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1199 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 343 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,391 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Los Angeles County, CA see an average of 1,391 patients per year. This represents a 0.361% increase from the previous year (1,386 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Los Angeles County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.35%

Uninsured

48.4%

Employer Coverage

6.64%

Medicaid

20.9%

Medicare

20.4%

Non-Group

0.226%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ladera Heights, CA declined by 27% from 4.59% to 3.35%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Ladera Heights, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

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Diversity

Ladera Heights, CA is home to a population of 7.08k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 11.7% of Ladera Heights, CA residents were born outside of the country (830 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Ladera Heights, CA is composed of 4.61k Black or African American Alone residents (65.1%), 1.15k White Alone residents (16.2%), 463 Two or More Races residents (6.54%), 436 Asian Alone residents (6.16%), 427 Hispanic or Latino residents (6.03%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

49

Median Native-Born Age

± 4

54

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 14.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Ladera Heights, CA was 49. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 49, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Ladera Heights, CA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Ladera Heights, CA residents was 49.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

830 people

11.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

814 people

As of 2017, 11.7% of Ladera Heights, CA residents (830 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ladera Heights, CA was 11.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,212,695 ± 47,591 people

  2. Philippines

    836,199 ± 22,209 people

  3. China

    612,429 ± 19,062 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 California residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

98.6%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.6% of Ladera Heights, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Ladera Heights, CA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    4.61k ± 689

  2. White Alone

    1.15k ± 262

  3. Two or More Races

    463 ± 216

In 2017, there were 4.01 times more Black or African American Alone residents (4.61k people) in Ladera Heights, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.15k White Alone and 463 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Ladera Heights, CA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    186 ± 98

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    67 ± 91

  3. World War II

    62 ± 97

Ladera Heights, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.78 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Ladera Heights, CA awarded 1,456 degrees. The student population of Ladera Heights, CA is skewed towards women, with 4,796 male students and 7,187 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ladera Heights, CA are Hispanic or Latino (734 and 51.6%), followed by Black or African American (350 and 24.6%), White (149 and 10.5%), and Asian (85 and 5.97%).

The largest universities in Ladera Heights, CA by number of degrees awarded are West Los Angeles College (1,456 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Ladera Heights, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (561 and 38.5%), Criminal Justice - Police Science (195 and 13.4%), and General Business Administration & Management (88 and 6.04%).

The median tuition costs in Ladera Heights, CA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $1,220 and $7,746 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 199 degrees awarded

  2. 88 degrees awarded

  3. 67 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Ladera Heights, CA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 199 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Ladera Heights, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,456 degrees awarded

$1,220

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Ladera Heights, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was West Los Angeles College with 1,456 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

613

Degrees Awarded to Men

843

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 613 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ladera Heights, CA, which is 0.727 times less than the 843 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    734 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    350 degrees awarded

  3. White

    149 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Ladera Heights, CA were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 734 degrees mean that there were 2.1 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 350 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ladera Heights, CA was $878,100 in 2017, which is 3.82 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $846,100 to $878,100, a 3.78% increase. The homeownership rate in Ladera Heights, CA is 76.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Ladera Heights, CA have an average commute time of 29.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ladera Heights, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$878,100

2017 Median

± $43,992

$846,100

2016 Median

± $34,869

In 2017, the median property value in Ladera Heights, CA grew to to $878,100 from the previous year's value of $846,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Ladera Heights, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ladera Heights, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $750k - $1000k range.

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Household Income

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$101,278

Median Household Income

± $14,533

2.96k

Number of Households

± 421

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.96k households in Ladera Heights, CA grew to $101,278 from the previous year's value of $90,241.

The following chart displays the households in Ladera Heights, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Ladera Heights, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ladera Heights, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76.4%

2017 Homeownership

74.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.4% of the housing units in Ladera Heights, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Ladera Heights, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

29.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ladera Heights, CA have a longer commute time (29.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.83% of the workforce in Ladera Heights, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.3%

  2. Worked At Home

    8.54%

  3. Carpooled

    5.09%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Ladera Heights, CA was Drove Alone (83.3%), followed by those who Worked At Home (8.54%) and those who Carpooled (5.09%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Ladera Heights, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ladera Heights, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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