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0.11% growth
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Median Household Income
4.63% growth
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1.57% growth
Median Property Value
9.5% growth

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The economy of Los Angeles, CA employs 1.99M people. The economy of Los Angeles, CA is specialized in Information; Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; and Other services, except public administration, which employ respectively 2.51; 1.62; and 1.33 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Los Angeles, CA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (234,263), Retail trade (207,429), and Accommodation & Food Service (175,574), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($72,756), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($56,154), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($55,579).

Median household income in Los Angeles, CA is $54,432. Males in Los Angeles, CA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,697. The income inequality of Los Angeles, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.507 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Los Angeles, CA. In Los Angeles County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 72 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,222. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Los Angeles, CA is from the county of Los Angeles County, CA.

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Los Angeles, CA is home to a population of 3.98M people, from which 80.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Los Angeles, CA is composed of 1.94M Hispanic residents (48.9%), 1.13M White residents (28.5%), 446,561 Asian residents (11.2%), 337,134 Black residents (8.48%), and 85,982 Two+ residents (2.16%). The most common foreign languages in Los Angeles, CA are Spanish (1.56M speakers), Korean (95,725 speakers), and Tagalog (90,644 speakers), but compared to other places, Los Angeles, CA has a relative high number of Armenian (70,764 speakers), Persian (48,828 speakers), and Hebrew (18,623 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Los Angeles, CA awarded 72,572 degrees. The student population of Los Angeles, CA is skewed towards females, with 30,137 male students and 42,435 female students. Most students in Los Angeles, CA are Hispanic or Latino (21,056 and 29%), followed by White (20,604 and 28.4%), Asian (10,930 and 15.1%), and Black or African American (4,935 and 6.8%). The largest universities in Los Angeles, CA by number of graduates are University of Southern California (15,331 and 21.1%), University of California-Los Angeles (12,750 and 17.6%), and California State University-Northridge (9,268 and 12.8%). The most popular majors in Los Angeles, CA are General Business Administration & Management (2,444 and 3.37%), General Psychology (1,983 and 2.73%), and Sociology (1,481 and 2.04%). The median tuition costs in Los Angeles, CA are $51,442 for private four year colleges, and $11,220 and $37,902 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Los Angeles, CA is $593,500, which is 2.9 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $542,100 to $593,500, a 9.5% increase. The homeownership rate of Los Angeles, CA is 35.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Los Angeles, CA have an average commute time of 29.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Los Angeles, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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